High School: Lettered five seasons at William Penn Charter ... As a senior, went 9-1 with a 2.06 ERA en route to 2012 Gatorade/ESPN Pennsylvania Player of the Year honors ... Posted 80 strikeouts in 48 innings ... Also hit .347 with 19 RBI and 18 runs scored ... Garnered 2012 Rawlings Baseball First Team All-Atlantic Region honors ... Three-time first-team all-state and first-team All Inter-Ac League selection ... Selected the 2011 Southeastern Pennsylvania Top Junior Pitcher according to the Pennsylvania Inquirer ... Tabbed 2009 Southeastern Pennsylvania Rookie of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer and Inter-Ac High School League Most Valuable Player.
Personal: Born Kenneth Scott Koplove on August 2, 1993 ... The son of Steve and Joni Koplove ... Has an older brother, Michael, and two older sisters, Andrea and Erica ... Brother Michael lettered two seasons as a pitcher at Northwestern University before transferring to the University of Delaware ... Michael was selected in the 29th round of the 1998 MLB draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks and played seven seasons in MLB (2001-07) with the Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians, posting a 3.82 ERA in 254.2 innings pitched ... Brother also won a bronze medal with the 2008 U.S. Olympic team in Beijing.
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