Scouting Report: TCU's No. 2 starter from a year ago looks to remain in the Frogs' rotation as a senior ... was the Horned Frogs' only southpaw in the regular rotation a year ago ... also showed ability to close games in `02, earning a save in two relief appearances.
As a Junior (2002): Member of TCU's regular weekend rotation ... split time between squad's normal No. 2 and 3 spots in the rotation ... was TCU's only two-time Conference USA Pitcher of the Week, earning the honor on Feb. 11 and May 13 ... made 16 starts, tied for team high ... also came out of the bullpen twice, earning one save ... 97.0 innings pitched ninth-most in C-USA ... compiled a 7-5 overall record and 4.55 ERA with one save ... seven wins good for second on the squad ... was even more impressive in conference play, sporting a 5-3 mark, 3.75 ERA and a save in C-USA games ... garnered TCU's first-ever C-USA baseball honor, being names C-USA Pitcher of the Week for performance in first outing as a Horned Frog, an 8-1 win over No. 9 Texas on Feb. 8 ... went six innings against the Longhorns, allowing just two infield hits and no runs in upset victory ... earned second win of season despite allowing five runs and eight hits in five innings of work as Frogs routed UT-Arlington 23-12 on March 4 ... turned in gutsy performance March 10 vs. Southwest Texas, as he gave up 10 hits in six innings of work, but gave up just three runs (two earned) and struck out six top defeat Bobcats 4-3 ... recorded final two outs of 8-6 win over Southern Miss on March 15 to claim first-career save ... scattered eight hits over 6.1 innings of work, allowing just two runs (one earned) and striking out five as Frogs completed three-game sweep at No. 20 East Carolina on March 24 ... held Charlotte to one run in eight innings of 19-3 rout on March 30 ... won third-straight decision, going the distance in 11-1 win over Saint Louis on March 13 ... allowed just one unearned run against the Billikens as the TCU pitching staff did not allow an earned run to cross the plate in the entire three-game series with SLU ... had three consecutive rough starts at Tulane, Louisville and vs. No 5 Texas, dropping decisions to Tulane and UT while not making it out of the first inning of eventual 12-10 TCU win at Louisville ... rebounded to win next two starts over UAB and Cincinnati ... tossed perhaps most impressive game of season versus UC on May 12, striking out a career-high 10 and picking up his second complete game of the season in 6-1 victory ... was named C-USA Pitcher of the Week for performance versus the Bearcats, becoming one of just four players to earn multiple weekly accolades from the league in 2002 ... dropped to 7-5 for the season with 6-1 loss at No. 10 Houston in regular-season finale ... did not see action in C-USA Tournament ... member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in recognition of posting a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
At Seminole: Garnered all-conference and all-region honors in 2001 ... helped Seminole to a combined 91-34 record over two years ... went 8-4 with 3.60 ERA in 2001 ... won 12 games in 2000, losing just three, and posting a 3.47 ERA ... coached by Lloyd Simmons ... carried a 3.68 GPA.
High School: Was an all-state selection as a senior ... went 12-2 with 3.15 ERA in 1999, while also batting .381 with a pair of home runs ... four-year letterwinner ... coached by Lonnie Cobble ... also earned four letters in football ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Kyle Ray Shoemaker ... born September 15, 1980 (22 years old) ... son of Sheri and Orville Shoemaker ... enjoys movies, hunting and fishing ... majoring in business finance with a real estate emphasis.
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