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#21 Chris Kupillas
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rochester, Mich.
High School: Stoney Creek HS
Chris Kupillas
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Release: 12/13/2006

2008: Named CMU’s most improved player following the season ... began the year as a midweek starter but moved into the closer’s roll once conference play began ... 2.19 ERA as a reliever ... opponents batted .262 overall against his tosses, but just .205 in league action ... started the season-opener against Southern Utah (2/22) ... tossed six shutout innings in relief against Michigan to earn his second win of the year (4/2) ... picked up his first save with 3.1 innings of work, fanning four against Bowling Green (4/6) ... capped off a victory against Ohio State with a save ... picked up saves in four straight appearances against Ball State (4/19), Illinois-Chicago (4/23), Toledo (4/27) and Northern Illinois (5/4) ... closed out a win over Eastern Michigan with a scoreless inning and three strikeouts (5/16). 2007: Went 1-0 in five MAC relief appearances in 11.2 innings of work ... opponents batted .250 off his offerings ... walked 10 and struck out 10 in conference games ... threw four scoreless innings while walking and fanning three in a start against Oakland (3/20) ... worked 2.1 shutout innings at Michigan (4/3) ... blanked Eastern Michigan over 3.1 innings while walking two and striking out one (5/5). 2006: Appeared in six games ... struck out two hitters in one inning of relief against Northern Illinois (4/22), Oakland (4/26), and Saginaw Valley State (5/8). 2005: Redshirted. High School: Earned two letters each in football, basketball, and baseball ... played baseball for Clint Roger ... all-league and MVP in all three sports. Personal: Born Christopher Jarret Kupillas on March 10, 1986 ...  son of Bonnie and Joe Kupillas ... majoring in marketing and logistics ... wants to be a salesman ... carries a 3.18 GPA ... most memorable moments in athletics were winning the NABF national championship and winning the Great Lakes League with the Grand Lake Mariners ... drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 38th round of the 2007 draft ... nicknames are Curvepillas and K-Pill.

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA BK
2006.... 6.75 0-0 6 0 0 0/0 0 5.1 11 9 4 3 9 1 0 1 33 .379 0 1 0 0 0
2007.... 4.60 4-3 18 4 0 0/0 0 45.0 38 27 23 37 30 11 0 2 219 .232 7 11 2 5 3
2008.... 4.59 2-1 16 2 0 0/0 7 33.1 34 20 17 17 35 5 0 1 156 .262 5 7 2 0 1
TOTAL... 4.73 6-4 40 6 0 0/0 7 83.2 83 56 44 57 74 17 0 4 408 .257 12 19 4 5 4