Erik Kaiser 33
Erik  Kaiser

Waterloo, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205





Omaha Challenge - Day 1

Commodores open annual Challenge


Baseball America tabs Vandy with #1 recruiting class

Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class

Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched:
1.0, 2x, last 3/7/18 at Long Beach State
2, 2/27/18 vs. Austin Peay
Hits Allowed:
 1, 2/27/18 vs. Austin Peay
Walks Allowed:

Runs Allowed:

2018 - Made two scoreless appearances during his inaugural collegiate campaign… Limited Austin Peay to one hit while striking out a pair on Feb. 27… Struck out one and did not allow a base runner on March 7 at Long Beach State.

High School - Lettered three years at Waterloo High School under coach Mark Vogel... also played varsity basketball... helped the Bulldogs to the Regional Final as a senior... was named Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention, Central-All Region first-team, Republic Times first-team, All-USA Today second-team All-State, Conference Player of the Year, and All-Metro Pitcher and First baseman as a senior... as a junior was named Rawlings-Perfect Game 2016 Underclass first-team and was a finalist for the Rising Star Award by the ABHOF... played high school baseball and/or summer ball with Jordan McFarland (Arkansas) and Tyler Mcalister (Missouri State).

Academics - Kaiser is undecided on a major.

Personal - Erik Richard Kaiser... Born 11/20/98 in St. Louis, Mo.... Son of Jeff and Karen Kaiser... dad played baseball at Missouri State and in the San Francisco Giants organization... has one sibling, Danielle... Nickname is Kais... Favorites include: Max Scherzer (player), St. Louis Cardinals (team), Basketball (other sport), Call of Duty: Black Ops (video game), Happy Gilmore (movie), Fastball (tv show), Will Ferrell (actor), Ribs and Potato Salad (meal), Hip Hop, Rap (music/singer/band), Sour Patch Kids (late night snack), Anywhere baseball can be played (vacation spot)... names Will Ferrell as the actor to play him in a movie... uses Goofy as one word to describe himself... roommates with Justin Willis... lists Watching my friend in high school hit a walk-off single to beat our rival school in a regional championship game as his most memorable athletic moment... chose Vanderbilt "because of the city of Nashville. I found it very interesting as well as how nice the campus is. I also knew if I came here I would be getting a top notch education. Lastly, I felt when I met the coaches they would help grow me as an athlete as well as a person during my time here."

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