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Brandon Kloess
Brandon Kloess

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Montgomery, AL

High School:
St. James

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
P

Birthdate:
12/09/1984


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As a senior (2008): Strong finish to his senior season, pitching 7 2/3 innings of one-run baseball vs. Western Kentucky (5/21) at the Sun Belt Conference Championship... Struck out eight batters versus WKU (5/21)... Went 1-1 overall... Fanned 21 in 28 total innings... Made four starts on the year and 11 appearances... In his best start, pitched five scoreless innings in a winning performance vs. Eastern Michigan (3/2)... Allowed just three of 12 inherited runners to score as a reliever... Posted a 3.86 ERA in three Sun Belt Conference regular season appearances.

As a junior (2007): Made 12 appearances on the year with three starts... Started against Boston College, giving up one run in two innings and receiving a no decision... Pitched a scoreless inning against Arkansas State with three strikeouts to pick up his first victory of the year... Won his second game of the year pitching two shutout innings against North Florida.

Summer League (2006): Played in the Montgomery Metro League.

2006: Utilized a redshirt season.

As a sophomore (2005): After starting the season in the bullpen he made the first of nine starts on March 15 against Rutgers and picked up his second win of the year... Threw five innings and did not allow an earned run in that start... Eight wins was second most on the team... His longest outing was his last of the season when he worked 7 1/3 innings at Georgia State... Season-high seven strikeouts came against Florida International on Apr. 6... In games that he started he held a 3.66 ERA... Picked up two wins over top-25 teams... Against No. 25 UCF he worked six innings and against No. 6 Georgia Tech he worked 6 1/3 innings and did not allow a run, struck out six and scattered four hits.

As a freshman (2004): One win on the year came against Belmont... Longest outing was 2 2/3 innings at Mercer... Made seven appearances in A-Sun play and held opponents to a .219 batting average while carrying a 2.08 ERA... Struck out a season-high two batters against FAMU and Winthrop.

High School: Played for Keith Lucky at St. James High School... Three-time all-state and all-conference recipient... In 2001-02 was named the 4A Player of the Year and Montgomery Metro Player of the Year... Threw a perfect game in 2001, retiring all 21 batters.

Personal: Communication major... Son of Branch and Carol Kloess... Born Dec. 9, 1984, in Montgomery, AL.

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2008....  .000   2-0      2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      1   5   2  .750
TOTAL...  .000   2-0      2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      6  18   4  .857

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA BK
2005....  4.17   8-2    18   9   0   0/1     0   58.1   66   37   27   28   48  12   0   5   270   .284   5   6   3   1  2
2007....  7.25   2-1    12   3   0   0/0     0   22.1   26   20   18   14   20   5   1   4   107   .306   5   4   0   4  0
2008....  8.89   1-1    11   4   0   0/0     0   28.1   38   29   28   17   21   6   0   8   142   .322   1   5   1   1  0
TOTAL...  6.03  11-4    41  16   0   0/1     0  109.0  130   86   73   59   89  23   1  17   519   .299  11  15   4   6  2
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