#49 Kendall Graveman
Position: RHP
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 197
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alexander City, AL
High School: Benjamin Russell HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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Most experienced member of the MSU pitching corps with an 11-8 record and 4.03 earned run average in 49 career appearances, 29 starts and 196.1 innings pitched • In 2012 became first MSU player to earn SEC All-Defensive Team honors • Serves as team co-captain for 2013 with Wes Rea • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

Weekend rotation pitcher who drew a staff-leading 16 starts (all 10 SEC games) • Compiled a 4-4 record with a 2.81 earned run average • Ranked second on the staff with 89.2 innings pitched and 59 strikeouts • Notched a staff-best two complete-game appearances (at 10th-ranked LSU Mar. 18 and vs. Tennessee Apr. 20) • Came within two outs of a third complete game, striking out a career-best eight against Mercer (Mar. 11) and earning his first win of the season in a solid 8.1-inning stint • In addition to LSU and Tennessee, also notched a win at fifth-ranked Florida with 7.1 innings of three-hit, shutout pitching • Matched his career best with eight strikeouts and yielded three hits in the win against UT • Tabbed as the SEC Pitcher of the Week (April 22) after the Tennessee series • Posted a 3-3 record with a 2.77 earned run average and 37 strikeouts in 61.2 innings of league competition • Drew two postseason starts but did not factor in decisions in the SEC Tournament and the NCAA Tallahassee Regional • Became the first Mississippi State played so-honored when he was selected for the 2012 SEC All-Defensive Team •Named to the 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • Finished with a 2-1 record and a 2.22 earned run average pitching last summer for the Cape Cod Collegiate League-championship Wareham Gatemen.

Took the hill for 14 mound stints as a sophomore, posting a 5-0 record with a 3.65 earned run average • Drew nine starts and earned wins over Alcorn State (Mar. 1), Eastern Illinois (Mar. 15), Alabama A&M (Mar. 30), Ole Miss (Apr. 19) and Mississippi Valley State (May 10) • Worked a career-longest seven innings with a career-most seven strikeouts in the wins over Alcorn State (Mar. 1) and Mississippi Valley State (May 10) • Also appeared in three SEC games at Dudy Noble Field, against Florida (Apr. 9), South Carolina (Apr. 24) and in a Sunday start against Alabama (May 1) • Compiled a 4.76 ERA with six strikeouts over 11.1 innings in his three conference appearances • Named to the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Pitched in 19 games as a freshman, compiling a 2-4 record with a save and a 7.02 earned run average • Used primarily in relief but also took the hill as a starter in four contests • Registered 21 strikeouts in 50.0 innings • Had a hand in the MSU pitching staff's lone shutout of the year in his collegiate debut, tossing two scoreless innings in a 9-0 blanking of Rhode Island (Feb. 20) • Fanned four batters over 3.1 innings against Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 28), and matched that total later in a 4.0-inning relief appearance against South Alabama (Apr. 14) • Notched his first career decision and win in a season-longest relief appearance (5.2 innings) in State's 7-4 win over Michigan State (Mar. 6) • Also earned the win over South Alabama • Made his SEC debut and first start at Florida (Mar. 19), taking the loss against the Gators • Also absorbed losses in road starts against eventual national champ South Carolina (Apr. 2) and against Jackson State (May 4) and at home against Vanderbilt (May 14) • Worked a season-longest eight innings and earned his first career quality start in the 3-1 loss to JSU in Pearl, Miss. • Finished with an 0-3 record and a 13.03 earned run average with a save in 11 SEC appearances, three as a starter • Closed out his freshman year impressively, earning his first career save with two innings of game-closing work in a 2-1 road win over defending NCAA champ LSU (May 22) • Among five Bulldog rookies named to the 2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Four-year starter as a right-handed pitcher and shortstop at Alexander City's Benjamin Russell High School • Coached by Richy Brooks • Registered a 6-3 record with three saves, 90 strikeouts  and a 1.19 earned run average in 63 innings of pitching as a senior in 2009 • Started all 36 games for the Wildcats and hit .390 •  Completed his junior season with a 5-2 record, three saves and a 1.83 earned run average and 42 strikeouts in 54 innings pitched • Also hit .385 with a team-best 10 doubles and seven stolen bases • Member of BRHS's 2008 5A Area 5 championship team • Hit .373 with 20 RBI his sophomore campaign in 2007 • Two-time participant in the Alabama High School Coaches' Association All-Star Weekend, earning MVP honors in 2008 • Played summer league baseball with the East Alabama A's, coached by Scott Sullivan and Mark Fuller • Varsity letterman in football in both 2007 and 2008 • Voted Most Athletic and Mr. BRHS in 2008-09 • Member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Selected in the 36th round by Florida Marlins in MLB's 2012 First-year Player Draft.

Born Kendall Chase Graveman on December 21, 1990 in Tallapoosa County, Ala. • Son of Sharon and Gary Graveman of Alexander City, Ala. • Majoring in mechanical engineering.

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