21 Kai Kirk
21 Kai Kirk
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: St. Paul's (Wesleyan Univ.)
Position: P/OF
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Bats/Throws: L/L
app 15
gs 13
w 1
l 12
sv 0
ip 85.0
era 5.72
k 37

Honors
SCIAC All-Academic Team (2015-16)

2017

  • Led the team in innings pitched (85) and complete games (5)
  • 2nd in BB/9 (4.2) and starts (13)
  • T-2nd in triples (1)
  • 3rd in WHIP (1.80) and strikeouts (37)
  • T-3rd in stolen bases (3) and wins (1)
  • 4th in batting average (.309), on-base percentage (.347), slugging percentage (.382) and K/9 (3.9)

2016

  • Led team in games started (10), strikeouts (40), innings (63)
  • Tied for team lead in walks (14), wins (1), pitching appearances (12)
  • 2nd in ERA (8.57)
  • T-2nd in triples (1)
  • T-3rd in runs (14)

Research and STEM activities
Interned with Keisokugiken Corporation, an alliance partner of National Instruments specializing in automotive testing and real-time data logging of seismograms and Geiger counters across Japan, in 2014...Interned as a lab technician at SanDisk Corp. in 2012.

Prior to Caltech
Two-time Dean's List at Wesleyan University...Recorded a 4.12 ERA and 3-1 record over 24.0 innings pitched across seven appearances (three starts) as a freshman at Wesleyan ...Pitched six innings his sophomore year...A 3-2 dual degree program participant.

Recent Games
Apr 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 13-1
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 12-5
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 8-0
Apr 28 Saint Katherine W, 3-1
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 2-1
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 9-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 21
Plate appearances 73 47
At Bats 68 45
Runs 12 7
Hits 21 16
Doubles 3 1
Triples 1 1
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 5 5
Total bases 26 19
Walks 2 -
Hit by pitch 2 1
Strikeouts 18 11
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits 1 1
Hit into double play 1 1
Stolen Bases 3 -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .309 .356
On Base Percentage .347 .370
Slugging Percentage .382 .422
Appearances 15 9
Games started 13 8
Wins 1 0
Losses 12 7
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 5 4
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 85.0 56.2
Hits 113 76
Runs 66 40
Earned Runs 54 35
Walks 40 22
Strikeouts 37 20
Strikeouts per Game 3.92 3.18
Doubles Allowed 23 19
Triples Allowed 5 1
Home Runs Allows 4 3
At Bats Against 349 234
Batting Average Against .324 .325
Earned Run Average 5.72 5.56
Wild pitches 6 3
Hit Batters 7 5
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 5 1
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 5 5
Total Chances 65 45
Put Outs 43 27
Assists 19 16
Errors 3 2
Fielding Percentage .954 .956
Double Plays 1 1
Stolen Bases Allowed 18 11
Runners Caught Stealing 5 1
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .217 .083
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Jan 21 Alumni Game   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 La Sierra W, 7-6 2 1 0 - - - 0 1 1 - -
Jan 29 La Sierra L, 14-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 11 Providence Christian L, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Providence Christian W, 11-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 18 Claremont-M-S L, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 5-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Bates L, 13-6 2 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 1 -
Feb 24 at La Verne L, 17-0 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 25 La Verne L, 11-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 25 La Verne L, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 3 Occidental L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 14-4 4 1 2 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 13 Southern Vt. W, 9-6 5 2 2 1 - - 0 - 2 - -
Mar 18 Bard W, 2-1 3 1 1 1 - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 18 Bard L, 5-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 19 Bard W, 8-6 4 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 24 at Redlands L, 16-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 25 Redlands L, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 25 Redlands L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Pomona-Pitzer W, 4-3 4 1 1 1 - - 1 - 2 - -
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 16-6 4 1 2 - - - 1 - 2 - -
Apr 7 at Chapman L, 10-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 8 Chapman L, 8-5 5 1 3 - - - 1 - - - -
Apr 8 Chapman L, 9-0 4 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 14 Whittier L, 5-2 4 1 2 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 15 at Whittier L, 2-0 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Apr 15 at Whittier W, 13-12 5 1 2 - 1 - 2 - 1 - -
Apr 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 13-1 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 12-5 4 1 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 28 Saint Katherine W, 3-1 4 1 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 9-0 3 0 1 - - - 0 1 1 2 -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Jan 21 Alumni Game   - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 La Sierra W, 7-6 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 3
Jan 29 La Sierra L, 14-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 11 Providence Christian L, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Providence Christian W, 11-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 18 Claremont-M-S L, 4-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 5-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Bates L, 13-6 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 2
Feb 24 at La Verne L, 17-0 - - - 1 0 - 1 - - 2
Feb 25 La Verne L, 11-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 25 La Verne L, 6-2 1 - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 3 Occidental L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 6-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 14-4 - - - 2 0 - 1 - - 4
Mar 13 Southern Vt. W, 9-6 - - - 3 1 - - 1 - 5
Mar 18 Bard W, 2-1 - - - 2 1 - 1 - - 3
Mar 18 Bard L, 5-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 19 Bard W, 8-6 1 - - 0 0 - 1 3 0.33 5
Mar 24 at Redlands L, 16-1 - - - 0 0 - - 2 - 3
Mar 25 Redlands L, 2-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 25 Redlands L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Pomona-Pitzer W, 4-3 - - - 2 1 - - 1 - 4
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 16-6 - - - 2 0 - - - - 4
Apr 7 at Chapman L, 10-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 8 Chapman L, 8-5 - - - 3 0 - - 2 - 5
Apr 8 Chapman L, 9-0 - - - 0 0 - 2 1 2.00 4
Apr 14 Whittier L, 5-2 - - - 2 0 - 2 - - 4
Apr 15 at Whittier L, 2-0 - - - 1 0 - - 1 - 4
Apr 15 at Whittier W, 13-12 - - 1 4 1 - 3 - - 6
Apr 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 13-1 - - - 1 0 1 1 - - 2
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 12-5 - - - 1 0 - 2 - - 4
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 8-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 28 Saint Katherine W, 3-1 - - - 1 0 - 1 1 1.00 4
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 2-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 9-0 - - - 1 0 - 1 - - 4
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Jan 21 Alumni Game   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 La Sierra W, 7-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Jan 29 La Sierra L, 14-0 1 0 1 0 3.0 9 4 4 12.00 1 3 -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 6-5 1 0 1 0 4.1 7 6 3 6.23 2 2 -
Feb 11 Providence Christian L, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Providence Christian W, 11-5 1 1 0 0 4.0 2 4 0 0.00 6 4 -
Feb 18 Claremont-M-S L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 0.2 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 5-0 1 0 1 0 6.0 7 4 4 6.00 4 2 -
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Bates L, 13-6 0 0 1 0 2.0 5 7 7 31.50 2 1 1
Feb 24 at La Verne L, 17-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 25 La Verne L, 11-0 1 0 1 0 4.0 7 6 5 11.25 6 2 -
Feb 25 La Verne L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 3 Occidental L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 6-2 1 0 1 0 7.0 8 5 5 6.43 1 5 1
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 14-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 13 Southern Vt. W, 9-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 18 Bard W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 18 Bard L, 5-2 1 0 1 0 8.0 9 3 3 3.38 2 4 -
Mar 19 Bard W, 8-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 24 at Redlands L, 16-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 25 Redlands L, 2-1 1 0 1 0 9.0 9 2 2 2.00 1 0 -
Mar 25 Redlands L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Pomona-Pitzer W, 4-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 6-5 1 0 0 0 5.0 7 3 3 5.40 4 2 -
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 16-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 7 at Chapman L, 10-3 1 0 1 0 8.0 15 10 7 7.88 1 2 1
Apr 8 Chapman L, 8-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 8 Chapman L, 9-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 14 Whittier L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 15 at Whittier L, 2-0 1 0 1 0 8.0 7 2 2 2.25 3 3 -
Apr 15 at Whittier W, 13-12 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 13-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 12-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 8-0 1 0 1 0 9.0 16 8 7 7.00 2 4 1
Apr 28 Saint Katherine W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 2-1 1 0 1 0 7.0 5 2 2 2.57 5 3 -
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 9-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Jan 21 Alumni Game   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 La Sierra W, 7-6 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Jan 29 La Sierra L, 14-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 La Sierra L, 6-5 1 0 0 1 .000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Feb 11 Providence Christian L, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Providence Christian W, 11-5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 3 1 .250 - -
Feb 18 Claremont-M-S L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 5-0 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 3 - - - -
Feb 19 at Claremont-M-S L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Bates L, 13-6 2 2 0 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Feb 24 at La Verne L, 17-0 2 1 0 1 .500 - - - - - -
Feb 25 La Verne L, 11-0 3 0 3 0 1.000 - 5 - - - -
Feb 25 La Verne L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Occidental L, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 6-2 6 1 4 1 .833 - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Occidental L, 14-4 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 13 Southern Vt. W, 9-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 18 Bard W, 2-1 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 18 Bard L, 5-2 4 4 0 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 19 Bard W, 8-6 4 3 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Redlands L, 16-1 5 5 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 25 Redlands L, 2-1 5 3 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 25 Redlands L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Pomona-Pitzer W, 4-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 6-5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 1 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 16-6 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Chapman L, 10-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 3 - - - -
Apr 8 Chapman L, 8-5 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 8 Chapman L, 9-0 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 14 Whittier L, 5-2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 15 at Whittier L, 2-0 4 1 3 0 1.000 1 - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 15 at Whittier W, 13-12 4 4 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 13-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 12-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Cal Lutheran L, 8-0 4 1 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 28 Saint Katherine W, 3-1 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - 1 1 .500 - -
Apr 29 Saint Katherine L, 9-0 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2015-16 31 63 14 18 1 1 - 5 14 27 2 1 .286 .423 .333
2016-17 33 68 12 21 3 1 - 5 2 18 3 - .309 .347 .382
Total 64 131 26 39 4 2 - 10 16 45 5 1 .298 .387 .359
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2015-16 31 1 - 2 21 2 1 11 8 1.38 80
2016-17 33 2 - 1 26 4 1 17 13 1.31 73
Total 64 3 - 3 47 6 2 28 21 1.33 153
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2015-16 12 10 1 8 0 - 63.0 101 92 61 34 40 5.71 - 8.71
2016-17 15 13 1 12 0 5 85.0 113 66 54 40 37 3.92 4 5.72
Total 27 23 2 20 0 5 148.0 214 158 115 74 77 4.68 4 6.99
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2015-16 31 65 40 16 9 .862 1 17 4 .190 - -
2016-17 33 65 43 19 3 .954 1 18 5 .217 - -
Total 64 130 83 35 12 .908 2 35 9 .205 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 33 68 12 21 3 1 - 5 2 18 3 - .309 .347 .382
Conference 21 45 7 16 1 1 - 5 - 11 - - .356 .370 .422
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 22 44 9 12 3 - - 2 2 11 3 - .273 .333 .341
Away 11 24 3 9 - 1 - 3 - 7 - - .375 .375 .458
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 27 7 7 3 1 - 3 1 8 - - .259 .310 .444
Losses 25 41 5 14 - - - 2 1 10 3 - .341 .372 .341
-
January 2 2 1 0 - - - 0 1 1 - - .000 .333 .000
February 8 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 1 - .250 .400 .250
March 9 23 5 6 3 - - 1 - 7 - - .261 .292 .391
April 14 39 6 14 - 1 - 4 1 9 2 - .359 .375 .410
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 33 2 - 1 26 4 1 17 13 1.31 73
Conference 21 1 - 1 19 2 1 12 7 1.71 47
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 22 2 - - 15 3 - 11 10 1.10 48
Away 11 - - 1 11 1 1 6 3 2.00 25
Neutral - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 8 1 - 1 12 4 - 6 7 0.86 30
Losses 25 1 - - 14 0 1 11 6 1.83 43
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January 2 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 3
February 8 1 - - 1 0 - 2 - - 5
March 9 1 - - 9 3 - 3 7 0.43 24
April 14 - - 1 16 1 1 12 5 2.40 41
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 15 13 1 12 0 5 85.0 113 66 54 40 37 3.92 4 5.72
Conference 9 8 0 7 0 4 56.2 76 40 35 22 20 3.18 3 5.56
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 10 8 1 8 0 3 51.0 69 42 33 27 23 4.06 2 5.82
Away 5 5 0 4 0 2 34.0 44 24 21 13 14 3.71 2 5.56
Neutral - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Wins 1 1 1 0 0 - 4.0 2 4 0 6 4 9.00 - 0.00
Losses 14 12 0 12 0 5 81.0 111 62 54 34 33 3.67 4 6.00
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January 1 1 0 1 0 - 3.0 9 4 4 1 3 9.00 - 12.00
February 6 4 1 4 0 - 21.0 28 27 19 20 11 4.71 1 8.14
March 3 3 0 3 0 1 24.0 26 10 10 4 9 3.38 1 3.75
April 5 5 0 4 0 4 37.0 50 25 21 15 14 3.41 2 5.11
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 33 65 43 19 3 .954 1 18 5 .217 - -
Conference 21 45 27 16 2 .956 1 11 1 .083 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 22 36 24 11 1 .972 - 12 4 .250 - -
Away 11 29 19 8 2 .931 1 6 1 .143 - -
Neutral - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 15 13 2 0 1.000 - 3 1 .250 - -
Losses 25 50 30 17 3 .940 1 15 4 .211 - -
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January 2 3 2 1 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
February 8 10 4 4 2 .800 - 12 2 .143 - -
March 9 28 20 7 1 .964 - 1 - - - -
April 14 24 17 7 0 1.000 1 4 2 .333 - -