Talented hurler who will add depth to the SDSU bullpen during the 2017 campaign … Made 17 relief appearances for the Quincy Gems of the Prospect League during the summer of 2016, finishing with a record of 1-1 and a 1.88 earned run average … Struck out 27 over 28.2 innings … … Played for the Orange County Giants during the summer of 2015 …Member of the San Diego Scorpions club team in 2014 … 2015 Perfect Game California Region Honorable Mention … 2014 Perfect Game Preseason High School Underclassman All-American Honorable Mention.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2016
Made two appearances out of the bullpen during his freshman campaign … Tossed one inning each vs. Bryant (March 26) and vs. Fresno State (March 5) … Allowed two earned runs in each of those contests … Had one strikeout in the contest vs. Bryant.
Played two seasons of varsity baseball at Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, Calif. … Coached there by former Aztec pitcher James Davis … A first-team all-Grossmont Hills League section as a senior … Named pitcher of the Year as the Eagles won the league title … Compiled a 1.87 earned run average with 53 strikeouts and 19 walks over 67 innings pitched … During his junior season team won league, CIF and state championships … Also played two years of water polo, scoring 49 goals during his senior season … First-team all-league his final two years as well as team captain … Member of Eagle Link involved in tutoring underclassmen.
Kenneth Robert LaPierre was born Dec. 18, 1996, in San Diego, Calif. … Son of Robert and Ricio LaPierre … Hobbies include building and fixing computers … Lists favorite athlete as Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez … Also drew interest form Long Beach State, San Diego and San Jose State … Majoring in criminal justice at San Diego State … Career plans in pro baseball or as a member of the FBI.