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 Joe Kirkland 12
Joe Kirkland
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Magnolia, Texas

High School:
Magnolia HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
RHP

Experience:
SQ

B/T:
R/R

02/26/2013

Pepperdine-Baylor Post-Game Quotes

Reactions from Baylor's 5-4 comeback win

05/15/2012

Baseball Tops UTSA, 14-3, for 40th Win

Bears extend school record with 21st consecutive home win

04/25/2012

Bremer Pitches Baseball Past UTA, 6-4

Senior strikes out career-high nine batters in longest outing of career

04/10/2012

15 Straight: Baseball Beats ULM 7-5

Freshman Ryan Smith becomes 10th Baylor pitcher to record win during streak

03/21/2012

Hainsfurther Pitches Baseball to 10-3 Win

Bears' senior tosses 5.0 shutout innings in first career start on mound

04/26/2014

BU vs. Kansas

BU baseball vs Kansas

03/07/2014

Baylor Baseball vs Cal State Fullerton - 03/07/2014

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Career Honors
• Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2013, Spring 2012-13)

2013 (So.)
Made four relief appearances, striking out two and allowing zero hits in three innings pitched ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2013) ... Three of four appearances were scoreless efforts ... Threw one scoreless inning at UC Irvine (Feb. 16), at Dallas Baptist (April 23) and at UT Arlington (April 30) ... Finished the season with a 3.00 ERA.

2012 (Fr.)
Pitched in seven games, all out of bullpen ... Pitched 1-2-3 ninth innings in three appearances and 1-2-3 eighth inning in another ... Made three of first four appearances on the road, including a career-long 2.1-innings outing at TCU (3/6) with one run allowed and a career-high four strikeouts ... Struck out four of first five batters faced vs. TCU and stranded pair of inherited runners ... Had four outings where only work was a 1-2-3 inning -- 3/3 vs. Lamar, 3/21 at Sam Houston State, 4/10 vs. Louisiana-Monroe and 5/15 vs. UTSA ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011, Spring 2012).

High School
Pitched and played first base for coach Dale Westmoreland at Magnolia (Texas) High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Helped MHS to playoffs in each of last three seasons ... Team advanced to Region III finals in final season ... Rated No. 55 high school prospect in Texas and in top 500 nationally by Perfect Game ... Named second-team all-region pitcher as senior ... Earned second-team All-District 17-4A honors in 2010 and second-team All-Distrcit 18-4A honors as sophomore in 2009 ... Played in Houston Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star games in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Teammate of Baylor infielder Duncan Wendel.

Personal
Full name is Joseph Walker Kirkland ... Born June 18, 1992, in Columbia, S.C. ... Son of Randy and Kathy Kirkland ... Health Science Studies major.

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