Kevin Hamilton | #19 | RHP
Hometown: Kannapolis, N.C.
Previous School: Northwest Cabarrus HS
2013 (Junior): February Sports Spot Student-Athlete of the Month...Earned a team-high five wins (5-3 record)...Also led the staff with 58 strikeouts...Finished second on the staff with a 3.28 ERA...Started the season a perfect 4-0 with wins over Young Harris, Lenoir-Rhyne, Carson-Newman, and Mars Hill in his first four starts...Threw a complete-game shutout against Mars Hill on March 1st...Struckout a season-high 12 batters in the start against MHC.
2012 (Sophomore): Made 14 appearances (five starts) for the Tornados as a sophomore...Finished with a 3-2 record...Had a 5.83 ERA through 29.1 innings of work...Recorded 23 strikeouts to 18 walks.
2011 (Freshman): Appeared in a team-high 17 games in relief for the Tornados in his freshman season...Finished with a 2-1 record...Led the team with a 3.72 earned run average in 19.1 innings pitched...Recorded nine strikeouts against six walks...Opponents hit .347 against Hamilton in the season...Appeared in nine conference games in relief, with an 0-1 record...Had a 2.45 earned run average in 11.0 innings...Struck out four batters against four walks...Conference opponents hit .356 against Hamilton.
2011 Season Stats
High School: Played at Northwest Cabarrus High School under Coach Joe Hubbard...Finished his career with the Trojans as the program’s All-time Career Saves leader.
Off the diamond, Hamilton was a member of the A/B Honor Roll and a Certified Plant Professional through the North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association.
Personal: From Kannapolis, N.C....Graduated from Northwest Cabarrus High School...Son of Roger and Jill Hamilton.