Started 14 contest and came out of the pen in relief on two other occasions... Finished the season with a 6-4 record and a 3.42 ERA... struck out at team high 79 batters in 84.1 innings pitched... had a pair of double digit strikeout performances on March 16 against Missouri State (10) and verus Oakland (11) on April 6... pitched a complete game on Southern Utah on the road on April 12... went all seven innings, shutting out Western Illinois at home on April 21...named All-Summit League 1st team.
Was a redshirt transfer in 2011.
Prior to ORU
Played at Nebarska in 2010 … was 0-1 with one save and an 11.80 ERA in eight appearances … pitched 13.2 innings with 11 strikeouts and nine walks … picked up his first career save at Fresno State on Feb. 26, tossing four innings of one-run ball in a 4-1 victory … underwent elbow surgery in April and missed the rest of the season.
2009 graduate of Manhattan HS in Manhattan, Kan…led Manhattan to a State Championship runner-up in 2007 with a 9-0 record and a 0.91 ERA…2nd team All-State following his sophomore year… All-State honorable mention junior year… 1st team All-State as a senior… three-time first-team all-Centennial League…Earned first-team All-American honors from Collegiate baseball/Louisville Slugger in 2009…drafted in the 21st round by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009…
Full name is Kurt Joseph Giller … son of Tom and Mary Giller … business administration major.