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(Updated November 2016)


Made 12 relief appearances during his sophomore campaign…did not record a win or loss while posting a 6.10 ERA…tallied 10.1 innings of work with 10 strikeouts…worked a season-high 2.0 shutout innings in a Florida State victory over Presbyterian (3/5)…held the opposition scoreless in his first five relief appearances – a span covering 5.1 innings of work…struck out a season-high two three times including two in an inning vs. Duke and two more in 1.1 innings against Clemson.


Appeared in 22 games – all in relief – in his first season with the Seminoles…compiled 27 strikeouts in 22.2 innings of work…went 0-1 with a 7.15 ERA…helped preserve four of the seven shutouts registered by the Seminole pitching staff in 2012…first collegiate appearance came on opening day against Hofstra (2/17) – allowed a run on one hit and a walk as he struck out one in an inning of work…recorded at least one strikeout in his first 10 appearances…threw 2.0 shutout innings at UCF (3/7) as he finished with two strikeouts…worked a career-high 3.0 innings at Florida (3/13)…struck out a career-high four batters in game one of a doubleheader at Clemson (5/14)…fanned three in 1.2 scoreless innings at Wake Forest (3/24)…pitched twice in the ACC Tournament and worked a combined 1.1 innings…pitched a scoreless inning against Georgia Tech (5/23) with two strikeouts, while allowing a run on one hit in 0.1 innings against Virginia (5/26)…appeared in the second game against Arizona (6/21) at the College World Series and faced two batters…played summer ball with the Sanford River Rats of the Florida Collegiate League.


Played baseball all four years at Clay High School; member of the basketball team as a freshman and sophomore…posted a 9-1 record on the mound en route to earning first team All-District and All-State honors…named a first team All-District honoree as a junior after recording an 8-1 mark.


Full name is Ronald Kyle Bird…son of Ron and Mariann Bird…transferred to Flagler College following his sophomore season…born April 12, 1993.