Providence High School senior, Kyle Erwin, has committed to play baseball at Huntington University this fall. During his junior year the left-handed pitcher was 8-2 with a 2.13 ERA. In 56 innings pitched, he had 42 strikeouts and only 13 walks. He was named Honorable Mention All-State.
“We are very pleased that Kyle has decided to attend HU and play baseball for us,” stated head baseball coach Mike Frame. “He will have a chance to make an impact for us as a freshman. He not only has good ability on the mound, but he has demonstrated the ability to throw consistent strikes. We think his best baseball is still ahead of him and we are looking forward to working with him this fall. He is a great addition to our program.”
Huntington University is a member of the Mid-Central College Conference (MCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). On the baseball field, HU has captured the MCC regular season championship or conference tournament championship 27 times in 48 years. In 2008 HU finished 32-14 which included a MCC championship. The Foresters have also had eight former players go on to careers in professional baseball, including Heath Luther with the Anaheim Angels in 2001 and Greg Slee with the Seattle Mariners in 2004.
Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college located in Huntington, IN, with an enrollment of approximately 1100 students. Athletically, HU competes in fourteen intercollegiate sports for both men and women.
Kyle is the son of Eric and Lynn Erwin of Clarksville, IN.