2012 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
Five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010-12, Spring 2011-12)
Made 19 appearances with five starts ... One of eight pitchers to record a save ... Started season in weekend rotation, but moved to bullpen after three starts ... Made two midweek starts late in season ... Retired first 10 batters in order and picked up first win of season in start vs. Oral Roberts (2/19), allowing one run in 5.0 innings ... Picked up second win by retiring all six batters faced in scoreless eighth and ninth innings against Texas Tech (3/17) ... Retired all four batters faced, including strikeouts of first three vs. Kansas (3/23) ... Tied career high with six strikeouts in 3.0 innings of shutout relief to earn third win vs. Oklahoma State (3/30) ... Picked up first save of season by striking out two in nine-pitch, 1-2-3 ninth inning vs. Louisiana-Monroe (4/10) ... Allowed leadoff single, then held next 18 batters hitless in win vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/18) ... Tied career high with six strikeouts in 4.0-inning start vs. UTSA (5/15) ... Stranded all three inherited runners to keep game tied and worked 1.1 innings of relief in Waco Regional elimination game vs. UT Arlington (6/2).
Pitched in 14 games with one start ... Led team with 4.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio and 10.5 strikeouts per 9.0 innings ... One of three pitchers to record a save ... Allowed only four earned runs over last eight outings spanning 16.1 innings (2.20 ERA) ... Struck out multiple batters in nine of 14 appearances ... Made debut at start of eighth inning against No. 4 TCU (2/22) with Bears trailing 2-0 ... Worked 2.0 shutout innings and struck out four straight batters ... Pitched 3.0 innings of one-hit, shutout relief vs. Florida International (3/15) ... Recorded strikeouts swinging on all three batters in fifth inning vs. FIU ... Struck out three of first four batters faced vs. Texas Tech (3/19) ... Gave up leadoff single, then retired next six in order in 2.0 shutout inning vs. UT Arlington (3/22) ... Pitched career-long 4.0 shutout innings vs. UTSA (3/29) ... Earned first career save with 3.0 innings and four strikeouts at Kansas (4/3) ... Worked 1.0 shutout inning with two strikeouts vs. No. 2 Texas (5/26) in Big 12 Championship.
Pitched and played outfield for head coach Roy Kinnan at Lake Travis High School ... Three-year letterwinner ... Posted school-record 205 strikeouts in 98.1 innings pitched as senior ... According to stats listed on Maxpreps, led nation in strikeouts ... Went 10-5 with 1.72 ERA for team that was ranked as high as second in state and finished fifth ... Allowed just 45 hits, walked 40, held opponents to .138 batting average ... Also hit .443 with 17 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 46 RBI ... Named second-team all-state and district MVP ... Played for Team Texas in Heartland Classic ... As junior, went 5-1 with two saves and 1.76 ERA ... Struck out 82 and allowed just 15 hits in 43.2 innings, holding opponents to .101 batting average ... Named honorable mention all-state.
Full name is Bradley Allen Kuntz ... Born May 14, 1992, in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Son of Steve and Julie Kuntz ... Business major.