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Kasey Merck
Kasey Merck

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Keller, Texas

High School:
Keller

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
12/02/1991

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


08/01/2014

BSB: Walk-on tryout meeting on Sept. 2

Those interested in trying out for the baseball team need to be full-time students.

05/27/2014

BSB: Mavericks turned it around in 2014

UT Arlington finished 33-26 after winning 17 of their final 20 games and reached the SBC championship.

05/17/2014

BSB: Mavs sweep Texas State, finish second in Sun Belt

UTA won its last seven games to finish the regular season 30-25 and 19-11 in the SBC.

05/14/2014

BSB: UTA hosts Texas State to close regular season

UTA can reach as high as the No. 2 seed in next weeks Sun Belt Championship.

05/01/2014

Student-Athletes honored at All Sports Banquet

The tennis teams swept the team academic GAP honors. The women's team GPA was a 3.51 and the men finished with a 3.12.

2013

  • Redshirted

2012

  • Made 12 appearances, including nine starts, on the year
  • Carried a 1-3 record with a 5.82 ERA during the season
  • Picked up the win over nationally-ranked Oklahoma on Feb. 29 by holding the Sooners to no runs on five hits in 6.0 innings
  • Matched his season-best wih four strikeouts in a five-inning start at Lamar on Mar. 18

2011

  • Appeared in 18 games, making one start
  • Recorded a 2-1 record with a 4.50 ERA in 38.0 innings pitched
  • Held opponents to a .262 batting average and struck out 21
  • Allowed one hit and struck out three in 5.1 scoreless innings against Houston (2/20)
  • Struck out two and gave up one earned run in a 1.1 win over Louisiana Tech (3/16)
  • Struck out three in 4.0 scoreless innings against Texas A&M (3/30)
  • Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against Dallas Baptist (4/5)
  • Struck out four and allowed one earned run in 1.2 innings against McNeese State
  • Threw 2.0 scoreless innings against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5/6)

High School

  • A two-year varsity letterwinner at Keller High School for head coach Rob Stramp
  • Named All-District and Preseason Phiten Southwest All-American as a senior
  • Missed the majority of senior season with a broken finger
  • Pitched five innings, striking out eight while also batting .471
  • Threw two no-hitters for the Summer D-Bat Mustangs
  • Batted .340 with 21 RBI as a junior outfielder
  • Led team to District 5-5A runner-up in junior and senior seasons

Personal

  • Son of Danny and Kathy Merck
  • Has two brothers, Kaleb and Kyler
  • Brother Kaleb pitched for TCU
  • Born Dec. 2, 1991
  • Undeclared major

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