2011 (SENIOR): Compiled 6-0 mark with 3.34 ERA in 56.2 innings of work and 14 appearances with seven starts … Recorded two saves, allowing 54 hits and 15 walks with 37 strikeouts … Also scored twice as pinch-runner, once versus McKendree Univ. and again at Bethel Univ., and entered as defensive replacement at shortstop versus Embry-Riddle and at Lyon College … Tossed five innings against the Univ. of St. Francis [IN] in first career start, giving up three runs on three hits with six strikeouts … Tossed two scoreless innings of relief versus Brewton-Parker and two scoreless frames the next day against Indiana Tech … Allowed four runs on seven hits in 2.1 innings in start at Northwood [TX] Univ., his worst outing of the year … Picked up second win with six innings against Shawnee State, giving up four runs on eight hits … Struck out career-best 10 in six innings of work versus Campbellsville Univ., allowing an unearned run on five hits … Worked six innings against Georgetown College, giving up four runs on seven hits to pick up victory No. 4 … Tossed career-long 6.1 innings versus Lindsey Wilson, allowing five runs on 10 hits … Pitched 4.1 scoreless innings of relief at Bethel Univ., then his longest career relief stint, giving up three hits with three strikeouts in 18-15 victory … Tossed one hitless inning to post a save at Lee Univ. and worked three hitless frames, striking out two, against Freed-Hardeman in TranSouth Championships for another save … Also worked 5.2 scoreless innings of relief the next day against Union Univ., allowing one hit and one walk with two strikeouts … Worked six innings against William Jewell in NAIA Championship Opening Round, giving up three runs on six hits with four strikeouts.
2010 (JUNIOR): Worked in 16 contests, all in relief, compiling 2-1 record with six saves, 6.35 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 22.2 innings of work ... Allowed two runs on three hits in one inning at North Alabama … Tossed shutout inning with two strikeouts against Viterbo Univ. for first save of the year … Picked up second save with scoreless 10th inning, striking out one at St. Catharine College … Tagged with the loss after giving up four runs on seven hits with three strikeouts in 3.1 innings at Oklahoma Christian … Allowed two runs on four hits in 1.1 innings versus Shawnee State but still posted third save of the season … Tossed two scoreless frames with one walk against Davenport Univ. for fourth save … Struck out two in 1.1 hitless innings to earn win at Georgetown College … Posted fifth save with one inning against Lambuth Univ., allowing one run on two hits … Shelled for six runs on six hits in 1.1 innings versus Lee Univ. … Allowed one run in an inning with two strikeouts against Lindsey Wilson … Tossed scoreless inning versus Milligan College … Picked up second victory with two shutout innings against Lyon College, striking out one … Struck out one in an inning at Mid-Continent … Tossed scoreless frame with one strikeout in first game against Union Univ. in TranSouth Championships … Tossed 2.1 scoreless innings in finale versus Union, giving up just one hit and striking out three for sixth save … Worked one scoreless inning versus Embry-Riddle in opener of NAIA World Series, striking out two.
BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Played baseball at Broward CC in Davie, Fla. … Posted 5-1 record in 14 appearances … Led team with 1.33 ERA in 27 innings pitched … Struck out 29 batters … Selected First Team All-Conference as sophomore … Appeared in 18 games with 26.1 innings pitched and 33 strikeouts as freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Fla. … Selected Second Team All-County as sophomore and junior … Named First Team All-County as senior.
PERSONAL: Daniel Michael Kern … Son of William and Cindy Kern … Born December 7, 1987.