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Kurt Heyer
Kurt Heyer


Huntington Beach, Calif.

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Height / Weight:
6-2 / 211





National Champs Inducted Into UA Sports Hall of Fame

The 2012 national champion Arizona baseball team was inducted into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame as part of a festive Homecoming weekend on campus.


Shaun Cole Named Pitching Coach of the Year

Arizona baseball assistant coach Shaun Cole has been named the Collegiate Baseball National Pitching Coach of the Year presented by Edge Charting Systems.


National Champs Honored At Chase Field

The 2012 Arizona Baseball national championship team was honored before the Arizona Diamondbacks home game against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field on Aug. 25.


Cats Win NCAA Championship

Arizona sweeps South Carolina in CWS Championship Series...


Cats Move Closer to NCAA Title with 5-1 Victory

Arizona tops South Carolina for Game 1 of CWS Championship Series...


Arizona vs. Florida State

Arizona vs. Florida State


Arizona vs. FSU - CWS

Arizona vs. FSU - CWS

Career Stats Summary (PDF)


2011 Louisville Slugger TPX Preseason All-American Third Team
2011 College Baseball Lineup Preseason Second Team All-American
2010 All-Pac-10 Team
2010 Baseball America Freshman All-America (First Team)
2010 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2010 NCBWA Freshman All-American Team (Second Team)
2010 Yahoo! Sports Freshman All-America
2010 Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week (2/22/2010)
2010 Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week (4/19/2010)
2010 College Baseball Foundation Pitcher of the Year quarterfinalist

Arizona 2011

Named a third-team Louisville Slugger All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... First team All-Pac-10 as selected by league coaches ... Named to the College Station Regional All-Tournament team ... Tied for most starts in the nation by a pitcher (20) ... Struck out 134 batters on the season, fourth-most nationally and second-most in Pac-10 ... Fifth-highest ERA (2.41) among all Pac-10 pitchers ... Pitched the most innings of any Pac-10 pitcher and the third-most of any pitcher nationally (138.1) ... Worked through five full innings of all 18 full starts (excludes two mid-week starts) ... In five losses on his pitching record, UA scored a total of six runs in those contests ... On three days rest, pitched 7.2 innings in championship game of College Station Regional against Texas A&M (6/7). Carried a shutout into eighth inning, before Aggies rallied with three runs to win 3-0. Gave up just five hits, one walk and struck out six while being charged for two of the runs ... Suffered loss in opening game of regional against Seton Hall (6/2). Gave up four runs - three earned - on seven hits with a walk and a strikeout ... Tossed a complete game shutout with five strikeouts and no walks against Washington (5/27) ... Threw nine complete innings with 10 strikeouts and no walks, but did not factor into decision of 1-0 extra-inning loss at Stanford (5/20) ... Did not factor into decision after allowing six runs - five earned - on nine hits at Washington State (5/14) ... Matched season-high with 11 strikeouts in 8.0 innings in victory over Alcorn State (5/7) ... No decision effort against USC (5/1) with 5.1 innings of work with five runs on nine hits allowed ... Suffered loss in mid-week start against Arizona State (4/26). Gave up four runs on nine hits with five strikeouts in 6.0 innings of 4-3 loss ... Suffered loss despite allowing just three runs on nine hits in 7.2 innings at Oregon (4/21) ... Improved to 6-1 on the season with six strikeouts and four runs allowed over 7.1 innings at UCLA (4/15) ... Did not factor into decision despite tossing 8.2 innings against California (4/8). Struck out 11, walked four and gave up four runs on six hits ... Struck out nine and tossed a complete-game five hitter in 18-0 shutout of Oregon State (4/1). Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week on 4/4 for his effort against the Beavers ... Improved to 4-1 on the season after allowing just two runs in 7.1 innings and eight strikeouts at Arizona State (3/25) ... Picked up third win with 11 strikeouts in 7.0 innings against San Francisco (3/19) ... Made mid-week, no-decision start at Wichita State (3/15), pitching 3.1 innings with four strikeouts and just one run allowed ... Established season-high with 11 strikeouts in 8.0 innings with one run allowed against Northern Colorado (3/11) ... Struck out 10, walked none and scattered seven hits in 5.0 innings of no-decision effort against Utah Valley (3/4) ... Struck out four, walked one and allowed just two hits in 2.2 scoreless inning of mid-week series against Rice (3/1) ... Suffered loss in 7.0 inning effort with just two runs allowed in 2-1 loss at Long Beach State (2/25) ... Earned victory in season-opener against North Dakota State (2/18). Struck out eight, walked two and scattered five hits in 7.0 innings.

Arizona 2010

Became club's No. 1 starter from opening day ... Led team with 3.26 ERA, which set a new UA freshman record ... Led pitching staff with 109 strikeouts, also a new UA freshman record ... Seven wins ranks tied for No. 4 amongst all freshman pitchers at the school ... Tied for the fifth-most starts and tied for No. 3 in freshman winning percentage with a .636 clip in 11 decisions ... Total of 102.0 innings pitched were the fourth-most for a freshman and became one of just four pitchers to throw a shutout in a rookie season ... Struck out 9.62 batters per nine innings, which is the second-best ratio in program history for a freshman ... Mark of 2.56 walks per nine innings was the third-lowest for a Wildcat freshman ... Made 17 appearances on season, including 16 starts ... Picked up postseason win in 6.0 inning effort against Baylor in Fort Worth Regional (6/4). Allowed four runs on six hits with five strikeouts ... Suffered loss at Oregon State (5/28) after allowing six runs on eight hits in 6.1 innings ... Earned a tough-luck loss after 7.0 strong innings against Stanford (5/21) in which he allowed three runs and struck out seven in 3-1 loss ... Dropped decision after throwing 5.2 innings in conference series against Arizona State (5/15). Allowed seven runs on seven hits and walked a career-high four batters ... Did not factor into decision in loss to Cal State Bakersfield (5/7) after throwing 6.2 innings. Allowed just two runs and struck out nine ... Suffered first career loss after allowing three runs - two earned - over 5.2 innings at USC in 6-0 defeat (4/30) ... Threw 6.0 strong innings with one run allowed and eight strikeouts in no decision effort against UCLA (4/23) ... Struck out a career-high 14 batters against Washington State (4/16) in dominating effort. Pitched 8.2 innings and allowed just three runs - two earned - on four hits and a walk ... Picked up road victory at Washington (4/9) with 6.2 innings pitched and just two runs allowed ... Struck in the head with a line drive and removed from the game for precautionary reasons in top of fourth inning at California (4/1). Had allowed a run on three hits before leaving game ... Picked up first conference victory on the mound in 6.0 inning effort against Oregon (3.26). Struck out five and scattered seven hits in game, while giving up two runs - one earned ... Turned in 7.0 scoreless innings in win over Sacramento State (3/19) ... Struck out two batters against Wichita State (3/16) in only relief appearance of season ... Earned first career complete game in decisive win over Northern Colorado (3/12). Struck out 10 batters and allowed just one run on three hits and a walk ... Struck out six batters and allowed two runs in 5.1 innings in series-opening win over Cal State Fullerton (3/5) ... Struck out seven batters and allowed four runs in 5.2 innings against Long Beach State (2/26) ... Made collegiate debut and struck out 13 batters against Utah Valley in just 6.0 innings. Allowed one run on three hits in the game with just one walk.

High School

Graduated from Edison High School in Huntington Beach, Calif., in 2009 ... Earned varsity letters under coach Steve Lambright ... Set school records for strikeouts, wins, walks, innings pitched and complete games as a senior ... Named All-CIF First Team as a senior in 2009 ... Team captain in junior and senior seasons ... Named a 2009 EA Sports Second Team All-American ... Named league Pitcher of the Year in 2009 ... Tallied an 11-3 record and recorded a 0.84 ERA with 116 strikeouts in 100 innings pitched as a senior ... Pitched in CIF Championship game against Capistrano Valley ... Named first team All-League as a junior ... Named Rookie of the Year in 2007 ... Earned an athletic award from US Marine Corps ... Recognized as a student-athlete on scholars with honors list at school ... 2009 Golden Key winner ... Member of Character Coalition from 2006-2009.


Full Name: Kurt Wolfgang Heyer ... Born 1/23/91 in Orange County ... Son of Robert and Stacy Heyer ... Has one brother, Nolan ... Father played football at the University of Delaware, winning the 1979 NCAA Division II Championship ... Enjoys drawing, watching movies and playing golf in free time ...Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences with a major in general studies and a minor in adolescents, community, and education.