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Kellen Urbon
Player Profile:
Kellen Urbon 2400347
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Graduate
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Point Loma/Cornell

 Career Statistics   2016

2016 (Duke): Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Made 21 appearances and 13 starts … Went 7-2 with a team-best 2.87 ERA … Posted five quality starts … Led the team in ERA (2.87) and opposing batting average (.228) … Tied for the team lead in wins (7) … Ranked 16th in the ACC in ERA (2.87), 15th in hits allowed per nine innings (7.60), sixth in WHIP (1.04) and third in walks allowed per nine innings (1.75) … As a starter, went 5-2 with a 2.15 ERA … Received his Master’s in Management Studies from the Fuqua School of Business. 

2015 (Cornell): Made eight starts for the Big Red his senior season ... One of two Cornell pitchers to not make an appearance out of the bullpen ... Finished the season with a 2.36 ERA and 2-4 record ... Allowed 22 runs -- 12 earned -- on 48 hits over 40.2 innings while striking out 32 and walking 11 ... Did not surrender a home run ... Did not allow a run in two-straight starts to open the season ... Tossed a three-hit shutout April 12 against division-leader Penn, allowing three hits while striking out five over 7.0 innings ... Named Ivy League Pitcher of the Week following his performance versus the Quakers ... Finished his Cornell career as the Big Red’s all-time leader in saves (13) ... Received his undergraduate degree in economics.


2014 (Cornell): Appeared in 12 games with two starts as a junior ... Went 2-3 with a 3.63 ERA ... Struck out 15 batters and issued 11 walks in 22.1 innings ... In 10 relief appearances, posted a 2.31 ERA ... Tied for the team lead with two saves ... Made his first collegiate start Apr. 19 against Columbia ... Earned the victory is his second collegiate start, picking up the win in the second game of Cornell's Apr. 25 doubleheader versus Princeton ... Surrendered three runs in 5.2 innings in the win over the Tigers.

2013 (Cornell): Went 1-1 in four appearances before being sidelined by injury ... Did not allow an earned run in 5.1 innings ... Collected three strikeouts and did not walk a batter ... Recorded two saves.

2012 (Cornell): Made a team-high 22 appearances and served as the Big Red closer his freshman season ... Set the program single-season records for saves (9) and ERA (0.47) ... Unanimously selected the Ivy League Rookie of the Year as well as the lone pitcher on the All-Ivy League First Team ... Tabbed a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... Helped Cornell to its first Ivy League baseball championship since the league began sponsoring baseball in 1993 ... Earned the win in the decisive game three of the Ivy League championship series against Dartmouth, pitching five scoreless innings ... Posted a 3-1 record and held opposing batters to a .170 average ... Registered three outings of five innings or more ... Earned his first collegiate victory after tossing five scoreless innings Apr. 7 at Brown ... Surrendered a lone unearned run in 6.1 innings of relief Apr. 29 at Princeton ... Earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors following his performance against the Tigers ... Closed out the season with 2.2 innings against East Carolina in the NCAA Regionals, allowing one unearned run.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Point Loma High School in San Diego, Calif. ... Named to the Western League’s first all-star team following his senior season ... Tabbed to the Division 2 San Diego Section first team in 2009.

Personal: Born Kellen Jeffrey Urbon on March 11, 1993 in San Diego, Calif. ... The son of Peter and Julie Urbon ... Has a younger brother (Seth) ... Enrolled in the Fuqua School of Business’ Master of Management Studies program.

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