A 6-foot-4, 210-pound freshman in 2009, Kapteyn has totaled a 2-1 record and a 1.80 ERA in three starts on the mound. The Lansing, Ill., native has hurled 15 innings, allowing only six hits, walking 10 and striking out 23. Kapteyn has also started nine games in the field, batting .306 (11-for-36) with four RBI and three steals. Kapteyn's best outing of the summer of the mound came June 16, when he tossed six scoreless frames, allowing only one hit, walking two and striking out 13 of the 23 batters he faced.
As a freshman in 2009 for UK, Kapteyn emerged as a two-way talent, starting 35 games in the field and batting .319 (45-for-141) with a team-high 11 doubles, adding four homers and 27 RBI. On the mound, Kapteyn functioned as UK's closer, totaling a 5-0 record and a 6.06 ERA in 23 relief appearances, tallying four saves. Kapteyn tossed 32.2 innings and walked 16, striking out 42.
Kapteyn off to great start with Mohawks
AllWildcats Top Stories
Twenty-four Cats on NBA RostersWhen the 2016-17 NBA season tips off this week, the league will be represented by 24 former Kentucky Wildcats, the most players from any single college program.
AllWildcatsYesterday at 5:13 PM
Barnhart, Mingione on New UK Baseball StadiumKentucky AD Mitch Barnhart and new Wildcats coach Nick Mingione spoke Monday about the planned baseball stadium to be built along Alumni Drive.
AllWildcatsYesterday at 2:51 PM
Mingione Excited About New Baseball StadiumNew Kentucky Baseball coach Nick Mingione spoke to the media on Monday regarding the school's announcement that it will build a new stadium for the Wildcats along Alumni Drive.
AllWildcatsYesterday at 1:07 PM