Draft: Taken in the fourth round of the 2000 draft by the Cincinnati Reds ... Was the highest high school draft pick that did not sign a professional contact.
Arizona 2001: Made 17 starts on the mound, five at DH, one at third base and one in left field ...
Hitting - Was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored in a game against Cal (4/23) ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs in a game vs TAMU-CC (4/14) ... After tossing first complete game of the season against Oregon State he went 5-for-8 (.625) as DH in the next two games ... Collected first collegiate hit and RBI against New Mexico (2/9).
Pitching - Worked 8.1 innings in final start of the season against the Washington Huskies, struck out eight hitters to earn his team-leading eighth win of the year ... Tossed first career complete game to earn sixth victory of the season in Arizona's 5-2 win over Oregon State (3/30) ... Won his fifth game with six inning, six K performance vs. Southern Utah (3/16)... Was impressive in no-decision effort against UCLA, scattering eight hits in eight innings pitched. Battled UCLA ace Josh Karp to a 2-2 tie after eight innings, striking out four and walking only one ... Won third straight decision with five inning performance against Utah (2/23) ... Earned second consecutive victory with 5.2 innings of work against Texas A&M ... Tossed a career high seven innings in win against New Mexico (2/8), striking out eight while surrendering only three runs (two earned) ... Earned first career victory with five inning, four hit performance against Hawaii-Hilo (1/19).
High School: Graduated from Reno High School in Reno, Nev., where he played for coach Pete Savage ... Four year letterwinner on the diamond ... Was team captain for two seasons ... Was named all-state his junior and senior years ... Set school records in batting average, runs scored and RBIs ... Also lettered twice in football and three times in basketball.
Personal: Full name: Marc Alan Kaiser ... Born 5/7/82 in Reno, Nev. ... Majoring in communication ... Son of Tony and Denise Kaiser ... Was a member of the 2000 Junior National Baseball Team that took the silver medal at the IBAF World Championships.
Marc Kaiser Arizona Career Stats Hitting Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR 2001 19 39 9 17 2 1 0 RBI SB BA SLG% OB% 2001 5 2 .436 .538 .488 Pitching Year G GS W L Sv. IP H 2001 17 17 8 6 0 101.0 122 R ER BB K ERA 2001 82 60 57 70 5.35