2005 (Junior): Righthanded pitcher who served as both a starter and reliever, missing time in late March-early April because of an injury ... Made 14 appearances with five starts, posting a 2-3 record in 36.0 innings of work ... Pitched three innings against Iowa at ScreenTech Wiregrass Classic, striking out three and giving up two runs ... Allowed five earned runs in 3.2 innings in start versus Southeastern Louisiana, striking out three to take the loss ... Walked four in 1.1 innings at Southwest Missouri State, including the winning run in the 14th for third loss of the year ... Did not pitch for more than a month, returning against Memphis and working 2.1 innings in start ... Pitched three innings of relief versus South Alabama, allowing no earned runs ... Next start came at Vanderbilt, tossing 5.2 innings and giving up three runs with four strikeouts in the second-longest outing of his career ... Worked three innings in finale against New Mexico State to get second straight victory ... Tossed three innings in championship game of Sun Belt Tournament against South Alabama, giving up one run on three hits.
2004 (Sophomore): Righthander who posted a 2-1 mark with a 3.95 ERA, making four starts with nine appearances before being shut down because of injury ... Struck out 22 in 27.1 innings ... Opponents batted .222 with runners on base ... Posted 2-1 mark with 2.21 ERA in four starts, striking out 16 in 20.1 innings ... Worked two scoreless innings in opening series versus IP-Fort Wayne ... Roughed up at Southeastern Louisiana, allowing four runs in one-third of an inning ... Allowed one earned run in three innings versus Troy State ... Picked up first win versus Tennessee Tech, working five shutout innings with three strikeouts ... Saw action in first Sun Belt contest versus Louisiana-Lafayette, working 0.2 innings in relief ... Allowed three unearned runs in five innings with five strikeouts versus Lipscomb ... Gave up one run on two hits with six strikeouts to get his second win versus Austin Peay ... Suffered first defeat at Memphis, allowing five runs in 3.1 innings, his last outing of the season.
2003 (Freshman): Defensive replacement in the outfield as well as a reliever ... Posted 1-1 mark in six appearances, all in relief, striking out five in 5.1 innings of work ... First at-bat of season came against Samford, striking out ... Scored as a pinch-runner against Florida International ... Allowed a run in 0.2 innings with one strikeout in first collegiate outing, at Tennessee Tech ... Tossed one scoreless inning against Purdue ... Threw 1.1 innings versus Tennessee Tech, striking out two to get the victory ... Got two outs in doubleheader at Memphis ... Allowed four runs in 0.2 innings at Lipscomb to take the loss ... Gave up four runs in one inning versus Florida International.
High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Phil Clark at Germantown HS ... Named to All-State Tournament team as junior ... Lost only two games in career ... Earned All-Metro honors as senior ... Also lettered three years in football, earning All-District, All-Region and All-State accolades.
Personal: Jeffrey John Kasser ... Born September 22, 1984 ... Son of Rick and Christine Kasser ... Majoring in Business Administration ... Father played football at Southern Illinois.