34 - Kevin Rath
Kevin Rath
Height: 6-6
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Silverado HS
Position: LHP
B/T: L/L
Experience: 2V

TITANS `09: Made 15 appearances including five midweek starts totaling 37.2 innings •Struck out nine (setting a career high) and tossed 4.2 innings of relief to earn the win on Mar. 20 vs. Oral Roberts • Started and tossed a career-high 7.0 innings in the Titans' 3-1 loss to then-No. 3 Arizona State on Apr. 1. He allowed three runs on eight hits and struck out three • Picked up his other two wins in starts on Apr. 22 at Pepperdine (4.0 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 K) and May 5 vs. Arizona (5.0 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 5 K).



TITANS `08: Made seven appearances for the Titans, with his last four coming as midweek starts • In his first career start, struck out a season-high five Sun Devils in his longest outing of the year (4.1 IP) on Apr. 23 against then-No. 6 Arizona State • Struck out four over three innings of work in his collegiate debut on Feb. 29 at Stanford • Earned his first career win on May 6 against Pepperdine by allowing just one run on four hits over four innings in the Titans' 9-1 "staff day" win.



SILVERADO HS: Was a four-year letterman for Head Coach Brian Whitaker helping the Skyhawks to three league championships from 2004-2007 • Was dominant on the mound posting an impressive 18-5 career record and a 2.56 ERA in 150.2 career innings • Was just as dominant at the plate hitting a career .342 with a school record 27 home runs and 111 RBI • Was a three-time first-team All-Sunrise-Southeast League player (2005-07) • Was named all-region and All-Southern Nevada twice (2006-07), and named to the all-state team his senior season • Also lettered in football (2005-07) and basketball (2004-06) and earned academic honors as a scholar athlete every semester of high school • Was drafted by the Oakland A's in the 38th round of the 2007 MLB draft.



PERSONAL: Born on August 18, 1989, in Santa Ana, Calif. • Parents are Michael and Teresa Rath • Has an older brother (Kyle) and an older sister (April) • Full name is Kevin Michael Rath • Nickname is Rathman • Majoring in communications • Models his game after White Sox lefty Mark Buerhle • Favorites include: Denzel Washington and Jessica Alba (actors), "Remember the Titans" and "Training Day" (movies), "Harry Potter" series (books), Hawthorne Heights and Eminem (musical artists) myspace.com and facebook.com (websites).



RATH'S DIV. I CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched:
7.0, Apr. 1, 2009 at Arizona State
Strikeouts:9, Mar. 20, 2009 vs. Oral Roberts
Hits Allowed:9, Apr. 23, 2008 vs. Arizona State
Runs Allowed: 7, Apr. 23, 2008 vs. Arizona State
ERs Allowed:4, 2 times, last on Mar. 20, 2009 vs. Oral Roberts
Walks Allowed: 5, Feb. 24, 2009 at San Diego State