25 - Willie Kuhl
Willie Kuhl
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Mission Viejo HS
Position: RHP
B/T: L/R
Experience: 2V
gp 18
avg -
hr -
rbi 0
r 0
sb -

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AS A JUNIOR (2014)
Led the team with a 1.37 ERA, allowing four earned runs in 18 appearances out of the bullpen... Struck out 29 batters and allowed 11 walks in 26 and 1/3 innings of work... Had a 1-2 record and allowed opponents to hit just .161 against him... Earned his only win of the season on Mar. 18 against UNLV, allowing just two hits and fanning six in two and 2/3 innings at to preserve a 2-1 victory Goodwin Field... Went a season-high three and 1/3 innings on Mar. 22 against Long Beach State, allowing one hit and three walks while striking out five.

SUMMER 2013
In 15 appearances, tossed a total 13 innings for the Santa Barbara Foresters of the California Collegiate League…finished the summer with a 0-1 record and 3.46 ERA…struck out 22 while walking just six.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Made 24 appearances and one start…completed the year with a 1-0 record, 3.38 ERA and one save…pitched in three combined shutouts…tossed a total of 29 and 1/3 innings, striking out 39…in Big West games, managed a 1.04 ERA, making 11 appearances and totaling eight and 2/3 innings and striking out 14…at Oral Roberts, in a 6-2 series-clinching win, tossed one inning of shutout baseball and struck out two to record the save… was credited with the win after tossing three shutout innings and striking out four in relief of starter Justin Garza as the Titans clinched the series with an 8-6 victory at Long Beach State (03/23)…longest outing was allowing one unearned run in four and 2/3 innings of relief, striking out a career-best eight in an 11-inning 8-7 win over Nebraska (03/19)…struck out the side at Cal State Northridge in the eighth during the Titans’ series-clinching 6-4 victory (05/24).

SUMMER 2012
In 25 appearances for the Santa Barbara Foresters (38-15) of the California Collegiate League, finished the summer with a 3-1 record, one save and 2.25 ERA • Was named a NBC All-American • In 36 innings, struck out 43 and held opposing batters to a .127 clip.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Made a significant impact on the Titan pitching staff as a true freshman • Earned second-team All-Big West Conference honors and Freshman All-American status from Collegiate Baseball • Appeared in 18 games, all in relief, fourth most on the staff • In 26 and 2/3 innings he compiled a 2-4 record with one save and a 3.71 ERA • He had by far the best strikeouts-per-inning ratio (1.35) on the staff with 36 while walking 15 • In five Big West appearances he was 1-1 with a 2.31 ERA with 17 strikeouts in 11 and 2/3 innings • Struck out season-high eight batters in 3 and 2/3 innings vs. Cal Poly on Apr. 21 but absorbed 8-6 loss • Fanned seven in season-high four innings vs. UC Riverside on May 19 • Got first win at Texas A&M on March 10 with 1 and 1/3 scoreless innings during 6-5 win • Beat UC Davis on Apr. 6 with a perfect one inning in a 5-4 victory • Got his save in a dramatic collegiate debut on Feb. 26 in an 11-10 home win over TCU • Entered game in top of eighth (final inning due to pre-determined travel constraints) with tying run on second base and no outs • Got first out on a rundown play between third and home, the second on a bases-loaded strikeout and the third when he tagged out a runner trying to score from third when the ball eluded the catcher •  Other three losses came at USC, vs. Washington State and vs. Austin Peay in NCAA Regional at Oregon.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a four-year letterwinner for Head Coach Chris Ashbach and the Diablos of Mission Viejo High School in Mission Viejo, Calif. • His four-hit victory over Etiwanda High School at Dodger Stadium in June 2011 not only won his team the CIF Div. II championship, but also set a new school record for wins in a Diablo career (22 victories) • Combined for a 22-14 career record with a 3.20 ERA; Struck out  206 batters in 211 innings • His best season came as a senior in 2011 when he went 8-5 with a 2.60 ERA while striking out 82 in 83 innings.

PERSONAL
Born in Fountain Valley, Calif. • Full name is William Edward Russell Kuhl • His parents are Bill and Julie (deceased) Kuhl • Has an older sister, Rachael • Majoring in business • puts his left sock on before his right sock as a superstition • models his game after Sergio Romo • Favorites include: Jered Weaver (player), Fenway Park (stadium), Nolan Ryan (athlete), Goo Goo Dolls and Linkin Park (musical artists), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Glover Stadium in Anaheim (place to play baseball), “The Hobbit” and “Money Ball” (books) and Lucille’s, Morton’s and Outback Steakhouse (restaurants).

 

 

Career Highs Graphic

Innings Pitched: 4.2 vs. Nebraska (03.19.13)

Strikeouts: 8, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (03.19.13)

Hits Allowed: 7 vs. Cal Poly (04.21.12)

Runs Allowed: 3, 2x, last at UCLA (04.02.13)

Earned Runs Allowed: 3, 2x, last at UCLA (04.02.13)

Walks Allowed: 4 vs. UC Riverside (05.19.12)

Career Wins: 4

Career Saves: 2

Recent Games
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 3
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 18 3
Games started 0 0
Wins 1 0
Losses 2 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 26.1 3.1
Hits 14 1
Runs 4 -
Earned Runs 4 -
Walks 11 2
Strikeouts 29 4
Strikeouts per Game 9.91 10.80
Doubles Allowed 3 -
Triples Allowed 1 -
Home Runs Allows 2 -
At Bats Against 87 10
Batting Average Against .161 .100
Earned Run Average 1.37 0.00
Wild pitches 10 1
Hit Batters 5 1
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 1 -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 2 -
Total Chances 7 0
Put Outs 4 0
Assists 3 0
Errors 0 0
Fielding Percentage 1.000 -
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 2 -
Runners Caught Stealing 3 -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .600 -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Jan 25 Alumni W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Washington State W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington State L, 9-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 16 Washington State W, 5-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 18 at USC L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 San Francisco L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 22 San Francisco W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 San Francisco W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Oregon W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Oregon W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Oregon W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Baylor W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Baylor L, 1-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 at Baylor L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at San Diego L, 5-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 14 Saint Mary's W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Saint Mary's L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Saint Mary's W, 4-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 18 UNLV W, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 21 Long Beach State W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Long Beach State L, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 23 Long Beach State W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Wichita St. W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Wichita St. L, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 30 at Wichita St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 UC Davis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 UC Davis W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 UC Davis W, 9-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 8 UCLA W, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 11 at UC Santa Barbara W, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Santa Barbara L, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 17 at Cal Poly L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Cal Poly L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Cal Poly L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fresno State L, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 25 Hawai'i W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Hawai'i W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Hawai'i W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 San Diego L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 30 Fresno State W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Long Beach State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Long Beach State L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Long Beach State W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at UCLA W, 1-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 9 UC Riverside L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Riverside W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Riverside L, 8-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 16 at UC Irvine W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at UC Irvine W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 20 USC W, 17-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 22 Cal State Northridge W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Jan 25 Alumni W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Washington State W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington State L, 9-7 0 0 0 0.2 1 - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 16 Washington State W, 5-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 18 at USC L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 San Francisco L, 6-5 0 1 0 3.0 3 1 1 3.00 1 2 1
Feb 22 San Francisco W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 San Francisco W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Oregon W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Oregon W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Oregon W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Baylor W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Baylor L, 1-0 0 0 0 1.0 1 - - 0.00 - 2 -
Mar 9 at Baylor L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at San Diego L, 5-3 0 0 0 0.1 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 14 Saint Mary's W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Saint Mary's L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Saint Mary's W, 4-2 0 0 0 2.2 - - - 0.00 - 3 -
Mar 18 UNLV W, 2-1 1 0 0 2.2 2 - - 0.00 - 6 -
Mar 21 Long Beach State W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Long Beach State L, 3-2 0 0 0 3.2 1 - - 0.00 3 5 -
Mar 23 Long Beach State W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Wichita St. W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Wichita St. L, 3-2 0 1 0 1.2 1 1 1 5.40 1 2 -
Mar 30 at Wichita St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 UC Davis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 UC Davis W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 UC Davis W, 9-1 0 0 0 1.2 - - - 0.00 2 2 -
Apr 8 UCLA W, 4-3 0 0 0 0.2 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 11 at UC Santa Barbara W, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Santa Barbara L, 2-1 0 0 0 0.2 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 17 at Cal Poly L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Cal Poly L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Cal Poly L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fresno State L, 2-1 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 1 6.75 - 2 1
Apr 25 Hawai'i W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Hawai'i W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Hawai'i W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 San Diego L, 6-5 0 0 0 2.2 1 - - 0.00 3 2 -
Apr 30 Fresno State W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Long Beach State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Long Beach State L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Long Beach State W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at UCLA W, 1-0 0 0 0 1.1 - - - 0.00 - 1 -
May 9 UC Riverside L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Riverside W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Riverside L, 8-7 0 0 0 1.0 1 - - 0.00 - 2 -
May 16 at UC Irvine W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at UC Irvine W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 20 USC W, 17-3 0 0 0 1.0 1 - - 0.00 - - -
May 22 Cal State Northridge W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7 0 0 0 0.1 1 1 1 27.00 1 - -
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Jan 25 Alumni W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Washington State W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington State L, 9-7 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 16 Washington State W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at USC L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 San Francisco L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Feb 22 San Francisco W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 San Francisco W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Oregon W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Oregon W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Oregon W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Baylor W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Baylor L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 9 at Baylor L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at San Diego L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 14 Saint Mary's W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Saint Mary's L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Saint Mary's W, 4-2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 18 UNLV W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Long Beach State W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Long Beach State L, 3-2 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 23 Long Beach State W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Wichita St. W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Wichita St. L, 3-2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wichita St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 UC Davis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 UC Davis W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 UC Davis W, 9-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 8 UCLA W, 4-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at UC Santa Barbara W, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Santa Barbara L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Cal Poly L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Cal Poly L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Cal Poly L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fresno State L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 25 Hawai'i W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Hawai'i W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Hawai'i W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 San Diego L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 - - 2 - - - -
Apr 30 Fresno State W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Long Beach State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Long Beach State L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Long Beach State W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at UCLA W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 9 UC Riverside L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Riverside W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Riverside L, 8-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 16 at UC Irvine W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at UC Irvine W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 20 USC W, 17-3 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 22 Cal State Northridge W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 18 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -

Wins 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -

  g gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/g hr era
Total 18 0 1 2 0 - 26.1 14 4 4 11 29 9.91 2 1.37
Conference 3 0 0 0 0 - 3.1 1 - - 2 4 10.80 - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

Home 11 0 1 1 0 - 19.2 10 1 1 9 22 10.07 1 0.46
Away 6 0 0 1 0 - 6.1 3 2 2 1 7 9.95 1 2.84
Neutral 1 0 0 0 0 - 0.1 1 1 1 1 - .00 - 27.00

Wins 7 0 1 0 0 - 10.0 3 - - 2 12 10.80 - 0.00
Losses 11 0 0 2 0 - 16.1 11 4 4 9 17 9.37 2 2.20

  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 18 7 4 3 0 1.000 - 2 3 .600 - -
Conference 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 6 3 3 0 1.000 - 2 2 .500 - -
Away 6 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -

Wins 7 3 2 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Losses 11 4 2 2 0 1.000 - 2 3 .600 - -