8 Kyle Ritchie
8 Kyle Ritchie
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brewster, Mass.
High School: Nauset Reg.
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2007.... 6.43 0-2 12 0 0 0/1 0 14.0 11 10 10 10 13
2008.... 4.63 0-2 18 1 0 0/1 0 23.1 19 13 12 9 23
2009.... 7.20 1-6 10 9 0 0/0 0 45.0 62 49 36 20 38
TOTAL... 6.34 1-10 40 10 0 0/2 0 82.1 92 72 58 39 74

2009: Appeared in 10 games with nine starts, second-most on the team, posting a 1-6 record with a 7.20 ERA... Finished third on the squad with 38 strikeouts and 45.0 innings pitched... Struck out six in his first start of the season, Feb. 20 against Washington & Lee, in Arizona... Lasted just three innings, suffering a 7-4 loss.. Went 7.1 innings on March 12 against Case, a game the Judges won in the ninth, 6-5...  Earned first collegiate win in the Judges' home opener against RIT, March 21... Tossed five innings of four-hit ball and struck out a career-high seven Tiger batters... Next time out, did not get a decision despite career-long outing of eight innings against Salve Regina on March 26, when Brandeis won in the ninth, 7-6...Gave up six runs, just three of which were earned, while fanning five and walking two... Pitched into the sixth inning of his next three starts, but lost all three... 2008: Finished second on the team in appearances with 18, including 17 relief outings, posting an 0-2 record with a 4.63 ERA ... Led team in opponent's batting average for the second year in a row at .224... Struck out 23 batters and walked nine in 23.1 innings pitched... Allowed two hits and one earned run in three innings of work over three games in UAA action... Had four outings of two innings or more... Struck out three and walked one in 2.1 innings against Salem State on March 27, as the Judges lost a 3-2 heartbreaker... Suffered the loss after leaving the game in a 5-4 extra-inning defeat to Babson on April 2, despite not allowing a hit in three innings... Struck out two and walked two against the Beavers... Second defeat of the season came in his career-long outing, when he tossed four innings of two-hit relief against 18th-ranked Keene State in the first game of a double-header... Faced just three batters in three of the five innings he appeared in, but gave up walk-off homer in the eighth inning... Had first career start against Amherst, April 22, lasting two innings of a 10-6 loss...  2007: Led team with 12 relief appearances... Allowed just a .208 opponents' batting average... Pitched at least one inning in nine of his 12 appearances... Did not allow a run eight times and held opponents hitless six times... Struck out one and walked one in collegiate debut in an inning of work against Norwich in a 27-0 win... Tossed a perfect 1.2 innings with a strikeout against Washington University, March 15, in a key 4-3 UAA win... Threw a season-high two innings against WPI, April 11, stranding a runner at third base in both frames... Academic/ Extracurricular: American Studies and history double major... High School: Native of Brewster, Mass.... 2006 graduate of Nauset Regional High School in Eastham, Mass.... Played three years of baseball for the Warriors, starting all three years... Named team MVP as a junior, helping the squad to an Eastern Massachusetts State title... Also a four-year letter-winner on the golf team.