2016 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)
4-1 with a 1.69 ERA in 32.0 innings of work with 18 strikeouts and five walks … threw one pitch in opening appearance vs. Pitt (2/20) … allowed one unearned run vs. Toledo (2/21) ... allowed just two hits on a career-high 3.2 innings vs. Morehead State (4/13) to claim first collegiate victory … tossed two innings with one unearned run, one walk and strikeout vs. Rutgers (4/16) … pitched a scoreless ninth with a strikeout vs. Cincinnati (4/19) … received the loss after allowing a run on two hits in 0.2 innings of work in 15-inning marathon at Illinois (4/22) … tossed a scoreless inning with a strikeout at Purdue (5/1) … threw two scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts vs. UAB (5/3) … fanned two in 2.0 innings vs. Iowa (5/6) … two scoreless frames with a walk and strikeout to claim second win of his career in ranked win over No. 16 FAU (5/11) … pitched one inning with a strikeout vs. Eastern Michigan (5/17) … 1-0 in 6.0 innings of relief on four hits, three strikeouts and one walk at B1G Tournament (5/25-29) … tossed 2.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts and one walk in B1G tournament vs. Michigan State (5/28) … earned his third win of the season in 2.2 innings of work on four hits, no walks and one strikeout in B1G tournament vs. Michigan State (5/29) … was the winning pitcher in the NCAA regional game vs. Wright State (6/3), throwing 1.2 scoreless innings … finished the season on a 16.1 scoreless innings streak.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman Season)
Made 18 appearances out of the bullpen for the Buckeyes … 0-0 with a 2.84 ERA in 19.0 innings, 11 runs scored, six earned runs, five walks and 12 strikeouts … pitched a scoreless frame vs. No. 4 Louisville (4/14) … pitched one inning giving up one hit on two strikeouts at Northwestern (4/24) … tossed three scoreless frames in Illinois series (5/1-3) …threw two scoreless innings with two strikeouts last time out at Indiana (5/14-15).
Redshirted his freshman season.
Kyle was a four-year letterwinner at Brunswick ... a team captain in 2013, Kyle was named NOC Pitcher of the Year and MVP ... hit .341 with 20 RBI while posting a .263 ERA as a junior after hitting .389 with 16 RBI as a sophomore.
Kyle is the son of Tim and Judy Michalik ... has an older brother, Patrick, and an older sister, Samantha.
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