Appeared in 13 games, making eight starts ... Went 5-3 with a save, a 4.65 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 50 1/3 innings pitched ... at Western Kentucky (Feb. 29-March 2): Allowed one run on two hits in his collegiate debut. Struck out two and walked one in two innings of work ... at No. 4 Kentucky (March 9-10): Tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings while surrendering just one hit. Struck out one ... at Ohio (March 15-16): Tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings out of the bullpen to pick up his first collegiate victory .... Struck out two, walked none and allowed just two hits ... Western Illinois (March 22-23): Made his first collegiate start and earned his second victory of the season with five shutout innings. Gave up just two hits, while striking out two and walking three ... Northwestern (March 28-30): Was roughed up for five runs on six hits over two innings in first Big Ten start ... Charged with his first loss ... at Iowa (April 4-6): Came on in relief and allowed just one run on three hits to earn his first collegiate save ... Struck out three and walked none over three innings ... Penn State (April 11-13): Went 3 2/3 innings in a start ... Allowed two earned runs on six hits ... at Ohio State (April 18-20): Working out of the bullpen, gave up three runs on five hits over four innings ... Struck out three and walked one ... Minnesota (April 25-27): Gave up just one run on four hits over 6 1/3 innings in a start to earn his third win of the season ... at Indiana (May 3-5): Was charged with his second loss of the year after allowing five earned runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings ... Michigan State (May 9-10): Improved to 4-2 on the year with a five-inning start against the Spartans ... Surrendered only two runs on four hits ... at Illinois (May 16-17): Won his fifth game of the season ... Gave up two earned runs on eight hits over 4 2/3 innings ... Big Ten Championship (May 22-24): Dropped his third decision of the season to No. 17 Michigan ... Gave up four runs on five hits, while striking out three and walking one.
Earned two letters at Hamilton Southeastern High School ... Named team's Most Valuable Player as a senior, and earned all-conference honors ... Earned all-county accolades as a junior ... Also earned two letters in hockey.
Full name is Kyle Joseph Cook ...Born: Dec. 8, 1988, in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Son of Kevin and Barbara Cook ... Has two sisters, Danielle and Christina, and one brother, Kevin ... Undecided on his major.