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Kyle Backhus
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Kyle Backhus 2915849
Position: LHP
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 160
Year: Freshman
Hometown: New Waverly, Texas
High School: Willis HS
Experience: High School


Made 28 appearances including six starts during inaugural campaign … posted 4-4 record with 4.19 ERA … limited opponents to a .256 average while striking out 64 across 58 innings … picked up first save and first victory in back-to-back appearances, limiting No. 13 Louisiana to three hits over final four innings for save on Feb. 26 before securing win with perfect 1-2-3 frame vs. Pepperdine on March 1 … made first start on March 23 vs. Buffalo, striking out a season-high seven hitters … limited Southeastern Louisiana to two hits and one run in five-inning start on May 6 … secured victory against Lions in Southland Tournament on May 25, permitting just one hit … made two starts in the NCAA Tournament, holding Arizona to one run in 3 1-3 innings while fanning three … earned Game 1 start in Sam Houston's first ever NCAA Super Regional, limiting Florida State to one run in two innings … held opponents scoreless in four-straight appearances spanning 9 1-3 innings between March 7-18.


Posted a 0.84 ERA with an 8-1 record as a senior for David Walden's Willis baseball program… 2016 District 18-5A MVP… All-Montgomery County Pitcher of the Year… Houston 5A baseball all-star... 2016 Co-District Champs… First-Team All-District, Second-Team All-Montgomery County Pitcher in 2015… named Second-Team All-District 18-4A as a sophomore… played club for Brazos Valley Renegades, winning the 18U IBC World Series championship… also played basketball at Willis.

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