28 John Kurtz
28 John Kurtz
Height: 6-2
Weight: 245
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Sr
Hometown: Minooka, Ill.
High School: Minooka
Position: RHP
app 12
gs 11
w 1
l 7
sv 0
ip 51.0
era 9.18
k 19

Junior (2015): Made the transition to starter, getting the ball in 10 contests while making three appearances in relief … Logged a team-high 49.2 innings on the mound, including three complete games, striking out 23 batters … Won a team-high three contests … Enters his senior season with six career victories … Allowed four hits over 7.0 innings in a victory over Blackburn on April 18 … Struck out a season-high five batters at Principia on March 27.

Sophomore (2014): Made fourteen pitching appearances as a member of the Red Devil bullpen ... Finished the season with 2-1 record and a 8.34 ERA in 22.2 innings of work ... Struck out nine batters ... Threw 3.0 scoreless innings in his final appearance of the season against MacMurray on April 24 ... Also threw 2.0 scoreless innings against Blackburn on April 9th and 1.0 scoreless against Illinois College on March 20 ... Struck out a season-high two batters on two occasions, at Fontbonne (April 12) and versus Principia (April 18).

Freshman (2013): Made eight pitching appearances, three of which were starts ... Finished the campaign with a 1-2 record and a 12.86 ERA in 21.0 innings of work ... Struck out eight batters ... Went 1-for-4 at the plate ... Made his collegiate debut as a pinch hitter at Millikin on March 15 ... Threw 1.0 inning out of the bullpen in his pitching debut at Westminster on March 23 ... Made his first start at Webster on March 30 ... Struck out a career-best four at Blackburn on April 24 ... Earned his first collegiate victory in 4.0 innings of action versus Robert Morris-Springfield on May 1.

Minooka High School: A part of three Southwest Prairie Conference championships for the Indians ... Also helped MHS to IHSA regional and sectional titles ... Received the Indian of the Year Award.

Personal: The son of Dave and Kim Kurtz, John was born in Joliet, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Caitlin (17), Courtney (17) and Jillian (15) ... Majoring in physical education.

Recent Games
Apr 28 at Principia L, 9-0
Apr 28 at Principia W, 6-2
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 2-1
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 10-1
May 3 at Greenville L, 9-3
May 3 at Greenville L, 8-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 7
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 12 7
Games started 11 6
Wins 1 1
Losses 7 5
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 2 2
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 51.0 29.0
Hits 89 60
Runs 68 48
Earned Runs 52 38
Walks 19 11
Strikeouts 19 8
Strikeouts per Game 3.35 2.48
Doubles Allowed 16 11
Triples Allowed 4 3
Home Runs Allows 5 3
At Bats Against 240 148
Batting Average Against .371 .405
Earned Run Average 9.18 11.79
Wild pitches 1 -
Hit Batters 5 1
Balks 1 -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 2 2
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 4 1
Total Chances 9 5
Put Outs 2 2
Assists 6 2
Errors 1 1
Fielding Percentage .889 .800
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 16 11
Runners Caught Stealing 2 1
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .111 .083
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 29 Lincoln Christian L, 9-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 11 at Tougaloo   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Tougaloo W, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 12 at Belhaven L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at Loyola (La.) L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 9-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 16-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Webster L, 12-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 20 Webster L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Webster L, 16-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Iowa Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Illinois Col. W, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 24-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 12-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 25-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Millikin L, 14-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 8 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Lincoln Christian W, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Robert Morris-Peoria W, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 Westminster (Mo.) L, 15-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 19 Robert Morris-Peoria L, 19-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Elmhurst   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 13-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 24 at Fontbonne L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia L, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia W, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 29 Lincoln Christian L, 9-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 11 at Tougaloo   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Tougaloo W, 4-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 12 at Belhaven L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at Loyola (La.) L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 9-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 16-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Webster L, 12-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 20 Webster L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Webster L, 16-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Iowa Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Illinois Col. W, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 24-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 12-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 25-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Millikin L, 14-7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 8 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Lincoln Christian W, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Robert Morris-Peoria W, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 Westminster (Mo.) L, 15-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 19 Robert Morris-Peoria L, 19-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Elmhurst   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 13-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 24 at Fontbonne L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia L, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia W, 6-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 29 Lincoln Christian L, 9-3 1 0 0 0 3.0 3 0 0 0.00 2 7 -
Mar 11 at Tougaloo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Tougaloo W, 4-3 1 0 0 0 5.1 5 3 1 1.69 3 1 -
Mar 12 at Belhaven L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at Loyola (La.) L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 9-0 1 0 1 0 3.0 4 3 3 9.00 2 0 -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 16-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Webster L, 12-2 1 0 1 0 4.1 9 6 6 12.46 1 0 1
Mar 20 Webster L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Webster L, 16-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Iowa Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Illinois Col. W, 6-5 1 0 0 0 7.1 8 5 3 3.68 1 2 -
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 24-2 1 0 1 0 1.0 9 12 7 63.00 1 0 -
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 12-2 1 0 1 0 3.1 8 10 8 21.60 3 1 1
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 25-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Millikin L, 14-7 1 0 1 0 3.1 9 9 7 18.90 0 1 2
Apr 8 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Lincoln Christian W, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 8-2 1 0 1 0 6.0 14 8 6 9.00 1 2 -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Robert Morris-Peoria W, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 Westminster (Mo.) L, 15-1 1 0 1 0 5.0 9 7 6 10.80 1 0 1
Apr 19 Robert Morris-Peoria L, 19-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Elmhurst   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 13-1 0 0 0 0 0.1 3 3 3 81.00 1 - -
Apr 24 at Fontbonne L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia L, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia W, 6-2 1 1 0 0 9.0 8 2 2 2.00 3 5 -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 29 Lincoln Christian L, 9-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 11 at Tougaloo   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Tougaloo W, 4-3 2 0 2 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
Mar 12 at Belhaven L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at Loyola (La.) L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 9-0 0 0 0 0 - - 3 - - - -
Mar 16 at William Carey L, 16-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Webster L, 12-2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 20 Webster L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Webster L, 16-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 at MacMurray L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Iowa Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Illinois Col. W, 6-5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 24-2 1 0 0 1 .000 - 5 - - - -
Mar 29 Iowa Wesleyan L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 12-2 0 0 0 0 - - 2 - - - -
Apr 2 at Spalding L, 25-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Millikin L, 14-7 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Apr 8 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Lincoln Christian W, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 8-2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 2 1 .333 - -
Apr 13 at Blackburn L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Robert Morris-Peoria W, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Westminster (Mo.) L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 Westminster (Mo.) L, 15-1 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 19 Robert Morris-Peoria L, 19-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Elmhurst   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fontbonne L, 13-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Fontbonne L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia L, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Principia W, 6-2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Lincoln Christian W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Greenville L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2012-13 13 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - - .250 .250 .250
2013-14 14 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2014-15 13 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 52 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - - .250 .250 .250
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2012-13 13 - - 1 1 0 - 3 - - 5
2013-14 14 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2014-15 13 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2015-16 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 52 - - 1 1 0 - 3 - - 5
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2012-13 8 3 1 2 0 - 21.0 43 38 30 9 8 3.43 4 12.86
2013-14 14 0 2 1 0 - 22.2 47 29 21 7 9 3.57 2 8.34
2014-15 13 10 3 8 0 3 49.2 88 63 45 18 23 4.17 11 8.15
2015-16 12 11 1 7 0 2 51.0 89 68 52 19 19 3.35 5 9.18
Total 47 24 7 18 0 5 144.1 267 198 148 53 59 3.68 22 9.23
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2012-13 13 5 0 1 4 .200 - 20 2 .091 - -
2013-14 14 5 2 3 0 1.000 - 5 1 .167 - -
2014-15 13 21 4 17 0 1.000 - 11 4 .267 - -
2015-16 12 9 2 6 1 .889 - 16 2 .111 - -
Total 52 40 8 27 5 .875 - 52 9 .148 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
February 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
March 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
February 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
March 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 12 11 1 7 0 2 51.0 89 68 52 19 19 3.35 5 9.18
Conference 7 6 1 5 0 2 29.0 60 48 38 11 8 2.48 3 11.79
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 5 5 0 4 0 - 16.2 39 34 26 5 8 4.32 4 14.04
Away 7 6 1 3 0 2 34.1 50 34 26 14 11 2.88 1 6.82
Neutral - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Wins 3 3 1 0 0 1 21.2 21 10 6 7 8 3.32 - 2.49
Losses 9 8 0 7 0 1 29.1 68 58 46 12 11 3.38 5 14.11
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February 1 1 0 0 0 - 3.0 3 0 0 2 7 21.00 - 0.00
March 5 5 0 3 0 - 21.0 35 29 20 8 3 1.29 1 8.57
April 6 5 1 4 0 2 27.0 51 39 32 9 9 3.00 4 10.67
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 12 9 2 6 1 .889 - 16 2 .111 - -
Conference 7 5 2 2 1 .800 - 11 1 .083 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 4 1 2 1 .750 - 7 - - - -
Away 7 5 1 4 0 1.000 - 9 2 .182 - -
Neutral - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 4 0 4 0 1.000 - 2 1 .333 - -
Losses 9 5 2 2 1 .800 - 14 1 .067 - -
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February 1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
March 5 5 0 4 1 .800 - 10 1 .091 - -
April 6 3 2 1 0 1.000 - 6 1 .143 - -