Kyle Van Hoeck
Kyle  Van Hoeck


Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
St. Benedict at Auburndale

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180





Old Gold & Black Series Recap

Kennedy homers in game 1; Brooks and Hofstra impress on the mound in game 2


Kennedy Powers Aviators to League Title

Lafayette native homers in his first at-bat on consecutive days


Hunter Wins Title, Frawley Promoted

Kennedy posts multi-homer game, 7-game RBI streak in Prospect League


Purdue Summer League Assignments

Boilermakers to be represented in 12 different summer wood bat leagues


Kennedy Named Prospect League All-Star

Dressler, Minch riding consecutive scoreless innings streaks


Kyle Van Hoeck

Collection of action photos from the 2016 season.


Western Carolina Weekend

Baseball Opens at Western Carolina Weekend

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: David Price
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Jim Van Hoeck, Father
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Favorite Field He's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Autozone Park
Toughest Hitter for Him to Face Among Teammates: Harry Shipley
MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Anthony Rizzo
Favorite Playoff Format: World Series
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: John Wooden
In His MP3 Player: Yo Gotti
Last Concert He Attended: Brad Paisley
Favorite Author: Billy Graham
Last Book He Read: Outliers
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Denzel Washington, Jennifer Lawrence & Christopher Nolan
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Miracle
Favorite Super-Hero: Batman
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Game of Thrones
Dream Car: Nissan 350z
Favorite Month: April
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Fried Chicken
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Memphis
Unique Travel Locale: Bermuda
Country He'd Like to Visit: Spain
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Swimming
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Mound
Hidden Talent: Plays The Piano
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: First save at Nebraska in 2015
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Amit Varma, Civil Engineering
Animal Friend: Scoop, Goldfish

2017 Season
Faced five batters in the finale of the season-opening series at Texas State in his lone appearance of the season. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

2016 Season
Van Hoeck pitched in eight games, including the home opener vs. Louisville and Big Ten games against Penn State and Michigan State... made two appearances in the Cal series, working a hitless inning of relief in the opener... worked a season-high inning and two-thirds in the finale of the Ohio series. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2015 Season
Van Hoeck pitched in 17 games, all in relief... worked at least three innings of relief against Arizona State, IPFW, Indiana State and Michigan... also made Big Ten appearances against Iowa, Maryland and Nebraska... recorded the final out of the rubber game win at Nebraska with the bases loaded to earn his first collegiate save... allowed only three of 10 inherited base runners to score... retired all six batters he faced with consecutive 1-2-3 frames in his two scoreless innings of relief at Oklahoma... gave up just one hit while striking out four over four scoreless innings of relief combined in his two appearances vs. IPFW... also worked at least one inning of scoreless relief against Iowa and Ball State... compiled a 2.25 ERA and .192 batting average against while striking out seven over eight innings at Alexander Field. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

High School
Van Hoeck was a four-year letter-winner for coach Steve Heinz at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School in suburban Memphis... the team's pitcher of the year as a senior recorded 52 strikeouts vs. 18 walks to go along with a 3.30 ERA and 1.40 WHIP in 60 innings pitched... first team all-conference and an all-tournament team honoree at 2014 Region Tournament... Perfect Game all-southeast region honorable mention... Memphis Commercial Appeal Best of Preps team selection... also a Best of Preps scholar athlete of the year finalist... four-year TSSAA scholar athlete was the St. Benedict senior scholar athlete award winner... also played three years of basketball... National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society member... AP scholar award winner as a senior.

Full name is Kyle John Van Hoeck... born in Memphis... parents are Jim and Dee Ann Van Hoeck... family also includes brother Ryan... mother played volleyball at Iowa, where his dad is also an alumnus... majoring in civil engineering.



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