Smart, experienced pitcher... Increased his arm strength to match an increase in workload.
Wayne Graham said -- "Kyle could be a definite factor as a middle reliever."
2006: C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll... Made his college pitching debut... Appeared six times out of the bullpen, including game two of the NCAA super regional against Oklahoma... Also saw action against the Sooners in February, firing 1.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts... Pitched against national power Cal. State Fullerton and St. John's, a pair of teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament the year before... Worked a total of six innings... Did not issue any walks... Made the official travel squad for the team's trip to the College World Series...
2005: Did not appear in any games...
2004: Started at first base on opening day for the defending national champions... Went 1-for-2 and scored in his Division I debut against eventual NCAA tournament team Texas Tech at the Minute Maid Park College Classic... Made nine starts and played in a total of 15 games... Doubled, drew a pair of walks and scored in a start against Kansas State at Minute Maid... Scored a pair of runs in a 4-1 win over regional rival Sam Houston State.
All-state and all-central Texas selection at Anderson High School in Austin... Named District 26-4A most valuable player after leading the Trojans to the fourth round of the state playoffs... Four-year starter for coach Troy Garis... Earned two varsity letters in football and one in basketball... Academic all-district honoree and member of the National Honor Society.
Full Name: Kyle Leonard Gunderson. Born: Jan. 31, 1985, in Austin. Parents: Patrick and Maureen Gunderson, Austin (one brother). Major: managerial studies/economics. College: Jones.
Rice Scholar Athletes Honored
02/26/2017 - Rice Athletics and the R Association honored some of its best and brightest on Sunday evening as the 2017 Rice Scholar Athletes and Honor Athletes ...
Dallas Baptist Tops Rice Tuesday Night, 8-4
02/21/2017 - Six Rice pitchers combined for 17 strikeouts to post the staff’s highest single game total in two years, but a pair of Dallas Baptist homers ...
Owls Host Dallas Baptist Tuesday Night In Home ...
02/20/2017 - The Rice baseball team, ranked as high as No. 21 in the nation, hosts state foe Dallas Baptist in its home-opener on Tuesday (Feb. 21) at Reckling ...
Owls Take Series Finale At Texas, 7-1
02/19/2017 - Sophomore catcher Dominic DiCaprio went 3-for-4 with three RBI, two doubles, a walk and two runs scored while three Owl pitchers combined to hold...
Baseball Falls Saturday In Texas Twinbill
02/19/2017 - The Rice baseball team struck for the lead in both games of Saturday’s double-header at Texas’ UFCU Disch-Falk Field in Austin, but the...
Baseball Wins Season-Opener Friday Night at Texas
02/18/2017 - Junior Dane Myers pitched six quality innings on the mound, had two hits at the plate and scored what proved to be the game-winning run in the top ...
Baseball Opens 2017 Season Friday Night
02/16/2017 - The Rice baseball team, ranked as high as No. 21 in the nation heading into the 2017 campaign, plays its season-opener on Friday (Feb. 17) on the...
Baseball Fanfest Set For Sunday
02/08/2017 - The second-annual Rice Baseball Fanfest, where the public can get up close to the Owls' baseball program, is set for this Sunday (Feb. 12) from 12:...
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