34 Kurt Giller
34 - Kurt Giller
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: RSr.
Hometown: Manhattan, Kan.
Previous College: Univ. of Nebraska
Position: RHP
B/T: L/R

Started 12 games and appeared in 16 for the Golden Eagles… Went 3-4 with a 4.61 earned run average in 68.1 innings… Finished second on the team with 54 strikeouts… Pitched a seven-inning complete game victory with eight strikeouts in the series opener against Northwestern State (3/14)… Struck out six batters in seven innings in a win at Nicholls State (3/19)… Sat down five batters in three innings against No. 8 Oklahoma State (4/22)… Threw two shutout innings out of the bullpen for his third victory of the year at Missouri State (5/6)… Didn’t allow a run over a seven inning stretch in three straight appearances against Central Arkansas (5/3), Missouri State (5/6) and Abilene Christian (5/11).

Made 18 appearances for the Golden Eagles, including seven starts... Threw 39.1 innings, recording an 0-3 record with a 4.35 ERA... Added two saves... Struck out 21 batters... Threw two scoreless innings against Wichita State (3/5)... Threw five innings at Oklahoma (3/19), getting a no decision after allowing four runs... Went a season-high 5.1 innings against Central Arkansas (3/24), allowing two runs... Struck out a season-high four batter against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/30)... Shifted to the bullpen with a scoreless inning against Southeastern Louisiana (4/14), kicking off a season-ending streak where he posted scoreless outings in nine of 11 appearances... Went 3.1 innings without allowing a run against Lamar (5/4)... Notched a save with a scoreless inning of work at Missouri State (5/7)... Tossed a scoreless inning against College World Series runner-up Mississippi State (5/14)... Picked up his second save with a scoreless outing against Northwestern State (5/16).


  • First Team All-Summit League

Started 14 contests and came out of the pen in relief on two other occasions... Finished the season with a 6-4 record and a 3.42 ERA... Struck out at team high 79 batters in 84.1 innings pitched... Had a pair of double digit strikeout performances against Missouri State (3/16) (10) and versus Oakland (4/6) (11)... Pitched a complete game on Southern Utah (4/12) on the road... Went all seven innings, shutting out Western Illinois (4/21) at home...Named First Team All-Summit League.

Redshirted the season after transferring to ORU.

Played at Nebraska in 2010... Was 0-1 with one save and an 11.80 ERA in eight appearances... Pitched 13.2 innings with 11 strikeouts and nine walks... Picked up his first career save at Fresno State (2/26), tossing four innings of one-run ball in a 4-1 victory... Underwent elbow surgery in April and missed the rest of the season.

2009 graduate of Manhattan HS in Manhattan, Kan... Led Manhattan to a state championship runner-up finish in 2007 with a 9-0 record and a 0.91 ERA... Second Team All-State selection following his sophomore year... All-State honorable mention his junior year... First Team All-State as a senior... Three-time First Team All-Centennial League... Earned First Team All-America honors from Collegiate baseball/Louisville Slugger in 2009... Drafted in the 21st round by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009.


Son of Tom and Mary Giller... Received a degree in business administration in Spring 2014.