Scouting Kibler: Polished pitcher with a competitive mentality...left-hander who creates a tough angle for hitters...throws an above-average fastball with effective off-speed pitches...will compete for a spot in the rotation...has proven Division I experience as a freshman with Western Carolina in 2005.
Dundalk (Md.) Community College (2006): A third-team NJCAA Division II All-American...posted outstanding numbers, going 11-2 in 2006 with a 1.63 ERA...struck out 70 batters and walked just 17 in 88 innings of action and 14 appearances...named to the Maryland Junior College all-conference first team...a first-team All-Region XX Division II selection...named to the All-Tournament Region XX Division II team...the Lions finished 2006 with an overall record of 32-16, ranking them second in Region XX Division II.
High School: Earned two letters under Coach Lou Eckert at Calvert Hall High School...earned all-metro honors and played in the Maryland High School All-Star Game...also lettered in football as a guard and tackle...earned all-conference honors in football.
Personal: Born Aug. 10, 1986, to George and Carol Kibler...an economics major...favorite athlete is Roger Clemens...pitched for the Maryland Orioles in the Cal Ripken League in 2006...will pitch for the Weatherford Wranglers in the Texas Collegiate League in the summer of 2007.