34 Kevin Kannappan
34 - Kevin Kannappan
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto
Position: P
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: R/R

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his sophomore year as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Baseball team, where he is a right-handed relief pitcher...2014: SCIAC All-Academic team...Became the team's closer and appeared in 14 games with three saves, before missing the final month with an injury...Picked up a save with two innings of relief in a 4-3 win over CMS, allowing only one run after inheriting a bases-loaded, no-out situation in the eighth...Had saves in back to back wins over Chapman and Wesleyan...Threw 2.2 innings of shutout relief in an 11-7 win over Redlands...Struck out three in two shutout innings of relief in a loss to Whitworth...2013: Appeared in nine games, including one start...Earned his first start against nationally ranked Ithaca and threw two shutout innings...Threw one shutout inning in relief in a 4-2 win over Chapman.

High School: Attended Palo Alto High School, where he was a member of the baseball and football teams...Was a four-year letterman on the baseball team...Had an 18-6 record combined in his career, including 6-0 with an 0.88 ERA as a freshman...Helped Palo Alto to league championships his final three seasons, and a sectional championship as a junior...Was 6-3 with a 2.27 ERA his senior year...Also had a 1.13 ERA in summer ball during 2010...Played for Team Kado and CCB...Part of three league championships in football as well...Earned President's Volunteer Service Award from Palo Alto High School in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Personal: Attends Pomona College, where he majors in economics with a mathematics minor...Has a younger brother...Hobbies include hiking, traveling and being outdoors, as well as playing basketball and football...Played Baseball  in the summer of 2013 for the Casper Cutthroats, a collegiate league team that plays in the Mountain Collegiate Baseball League, set a league record for regular season wins...Favorite athletes are Ryan Vogelsong and Kevin Durant...Favorite books are Moneyball and The Blind Side and favorite movie is Top Gun...Worked as a volunteer for Second Harvest Food Bank for four years.