35 Tyler Kimbrell
35 Tyler Kimbrell
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
High School: Wando H.S. / Spartanburg Methodist
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

2017 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll

— Made 14 appearances in his first year with the Paladins, including one start...went 1-1 with a 5.30 ERA...worked 18.2 innings, (19 H, 5 BB, 17 K)...earned his victory (3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER) in an 11-6 win over Presbyterian...performance versus PC was part of stretch of eight effective outings (11.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 13 K...0.81 ERA) from Apr. 9-May 9...charged with the defeat (1.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 K) against Georgia (10-6 loss)...start (3.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 K...ND) came against UNCG (6-4 win) in SoCon Tournament play...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

Junior College/High School:  2016 graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College, where he played alongside fellow-Furman signees Nik Verbeke and Hunter Baker...coach at SMC was Tim Wallace...went 3-2 with a 5.16 in eight appearances (six starts) in 2016...worked 29 2/3 innings and struck out 24...notched a 5-2 record with a 3.38 ERA (40.0 IP, 38 K) in 2015, his freshman year...2014 graduate of Wando (4A) High School...baseball coach was Dirk Thomas...member of state championship basketball team his senior year at Wando...played travel ball with the Diamond Devils and Lexington County Blowfish.

Personal: Full name is Tylaer Whalen Kimbrell...born May 19, 1996, in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina...son of Mike and Cindy Kimbrell...father played baseball at Clemson (1988-91)...computer science major.