|Mitch Kloskowski - 8
Received a medical redshirt ... made one start before being sidelined by injury ... allowed two runs (one earned) over five innings to earn the win Feb. 24 at Jacksonville State.
Made 18 appearances and started 14 games ... tied for the team-lead with six wins ... led the Blazers and ranked seventh in Conference USA with 92.2 innings pitched ... finished the season with a 5.73 ERA and a team-best 61 strikeouts ... earned the win in the season-opener Feb. 22 against Ball State, allowing one run on three hits in 6.0 innings ... threw a complete game in his second start of the year Feb. 29 versus Brown, giving up one run on four hits ... struck out a season-high seven batters in each of his first two starts ... pitched another complete game to earn the win April 2 against Alabama ... threw 5.0 scoreless innings, allowing one hit, to earn the win April 8 against Alabama A&M ... also earned conference wins against then-No. 19 Houston (April 19) and UCF (May 11) ... also made four appearances out of the bullpen without allowing a run in 5.0 total innings.
Appeared in 16 games, making 15 starts ... led the staff in wins (5), innings pitched (86.2) and strikeouts (52) ... held opponents to a .239 batting average ... boasted an ERA of 3.84 ... recorded six quality starts of six innings or more with three earned runs or less ... recorded six strikeouts three times ... earned a complete game victory against No. 29 East Carolina May 17, striking out six and allowing two earned runs ... earned first career save at Tulane May 6 as he struck out two in closing out the final inning ... went 5.1 innings and recorded four strikeouts against third-ranked Rice on April 27 ... earned his fourth win of the season by striking out five and allowing five runs in 6.0 innings at Houston April 6 ... struck out four and allowed three runs in 8.0 innings against UNC Asheville March 23 ... won his third game of the season at Kennesaw State March 16, striking out five and allowing just two earned runs in 7.0 innings ... allowed two runs in 8.0 innings to earn his second win of the season against Furman on March 9 ... carried a no-hitter for 7.1 innings en route to earning his first collegiate win against Central Arkansas March 2 ... made his first career start against Central Michigan on Feb. 17, lasting five innings and striking out three, while not allowing any runs on just two hits.
Appeared in one game ... threw 0.1 innings worth of relief against Mississippi State on March 14.
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Scott Calhoun at Southside High School ... named all-area and all-county as a junior and senior ... received team's most outstanding pitcher award as a junior and senior ... helped Panthers to consecutive second-place finishes at the Region 12 Championship in 2004-05 ... went 17-4 with 148 strikeouts in 118 innings in his junior and senior seasons ... hit .485 with six home runs and 43 RBI as a junior in 2004 ... also played four years of football ... named Gadsden Times 2005 Area Quarterback of the Year ... member of the National Honor Roll and National Honor Society ... named to "Who's Who Among American High School Students."
Mitchell Allen Kloskowski ... born June 1, 1986 ... parents are Tom and Cindy Kloskowski ... has one brother and one sister ... currently in the MBA program at UAB ... owns an undergraduate degree in business management.