Kimbell's 11th-inning walk-off home run gave LA Tech a 6-4 win in Game 1
Trojans scored 9 runs in the seventh off seven walks
Tech returns to action at 6 p.m. Tuesday to face Grambling on the road
Tech returns to action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northwestern State
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2013: Appeared in 13 games on the mound for the Bulldogs in 2013, while starting five games ... Recorded an 8.87 ERA in 23.1 innings in 2013, while striking out 12 batters he faced ... One of only three pitchers on the Bulldog staff that did not allow a home run all season ... Made his first start of the season Feb. 19 at UALR and received a no decision after pitching 3.1 innings and allowing two runs ... Pitched a career-high 4.1 innings twice this season in starts at Baylor and Rice ... Struck out a season and career-high three batters twice in 2013, first at UT Arlington (Feb. 16) and then March 19 versus UALR.
2012: Appeared in 13 games, starting one for Tech in 2012 ... Made his first start of the season and his third career start May 26 vs. Fresno State in the WAC Tournament where he totaled a season-high and matched his career-high five strikeouts in 5.1 IP, his longest outing of the season ... Struck out 13 and held opposing batters to a .315 average in 21.2 innings pitched ... Was named the winning pitcher in a 9-5 victory over Stephen F. Austin April 10 for his lone season win.
2011: Made 16 appearances, starting two games for the Bulldogs... Made his first career appearance vs. UALR, pitching a scoreless inning in relief (2/22)... Tossed 3.1 innings of no-hit ball out of the bullpen at UALR, striking out five (3/1)... Recorded his first win in only his third appearance, as he tossed a hitless 1.2 innings vs. Middle Tennessee (3/6)... Began the season with six innings of no-hit ball with seven strikeouts... Named Verizon WAC Pitcher of the Week (3/7)... Made his first career start at Hawaii (4/18)... Ended the season with 23 strikeouts in 26.2 innings pitched.
2010: Redshirt the 2010 season retaining four years of eligibility.
High School: Lettered three years as a pitcher at C.E. Byrd High School... Named all-District as a senior in 2009... Led C.E. Byrd to the state semifinals during the 2009 season... Earned two letters as a member of the cross country team.
Personal: Full name is Benjamin Kent Carlisle... Son of Kent and Claire Carlisle... Has two siblings, Clark and Annie... Majoring in business management... Born on July 2, 1991 in Shreveport, La.
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