#33 - Kyle Pelchy
Position: RHP
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Yorktown, Va.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Previous School: Grafton High School
Bats/Throws: R/R

GENERAL

  • Powerful right-hander who adds valuable depth to the Black & Gold pitching staff
  • Above-average fastball with devastating curveball that keeps hitters off-balance

2009/FRESHMAN

  • Saw action in 11 games with three starts in his rookie campaign with the Rams
  • Finished 3-3 on the mound with a 6.32 ERA
  • Logged 33.1 innings with 17 strikeouts
  • Began the season 3-0 after picking up wins against Long Island (2/27), Fordham (3/7) and Hofstra (4/4)
  • Registered a save in his collegiate debut, tossing 4.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts against Central Florida (2/23)
  • Had a season-high four punch outs in 2.0 innings of relief against Long Island (2/27)
  • Logged 2.0 innings with a strikeout against College World Series participant and 10th-ranked Virginia (4/21)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Three-sport athlete at Grafton High School and teammate of former Ram Justin Wright
  • Starred on both the gridion, the diamond and the wrestling mat for the Clippers
  • Helped Grafton capture the 2006 Bay Rivers District Championship
  • Led the squad in innings pitched in both his junior and season seasons, compiling a 2.30 ERA and picking up nine wins
  • Earned All-District honors during his junior and senior seasons
  • Tallied 101 strikeouts in his final two seasons, averaging over a strikeout per inning

PERSONAL

  • Son of John Pelchy and Vicky Wheeler
  • Born September 26, 1989
  • Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in business at VCU


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