Spartans are eliminated from the Mountain West Tournament with two big innings by UNLV.
Four pitchers scattered eight hits and the bottom of the batting order came through offensively.
The Spartans have at least two ways to qualify for the upcoming Mountain West Tournament.
The Spartans look to make up for a 5-2 loss to the Gaels earlier in the season.
The Spartans face a critical MW series against the second-place Aztecs.
San Jose State swept the Falcons after defeating Air Force 3-1 Saturday at Municipal Stadium.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed his fourth season with the Spartans… 2015 & 2017 Academic All-Mountain West honoree... Has started games at shortstop, second base, third base, and left field.
2018: Appeared in 46 games with 43 starts (30 2B, 6 DH, 5 3B, 1 LF, 1RF)…Hit primarily out of the fifth and sixth spots in the batting order…Single game career-high three RBI at UNLV (5/5)…Fourth on the team in batting average at .311 and slugging at .384…Recorded nine doubles with 24 RBI…Fourth in multi-hit games with 15…Tied for third on the team with five-three hit games…Recorded a 13 game hit streak (4/7-4/28)…In his first at-bat of the season he went to the yard for his first career homer...In his final season he recorded career-highs in games played and games started, at-bats (164), hits (51), doubles (9), RBI (24), HR (1). (Game-by-Game Statistics).
2017: Appeared in 38 games, starting in 34... Started 29 games at second, four at left and one at third base... Tied for second in the Mountain West in sacrifice bunts with nine... Finished the season with a 19 game bases reached streak... Had an on-base percentage of .366... First career extra base hit, a double, against Hawai’i (3/24)... Hit his first career triple versus San Francisco (5/14)... Had a career-high nine-game hitting streak from April 11 to May 14.
2016: Batted .286 with a .375 on-base percentage in 15 games… Started one game at shortstop against Grand Canyon (5/3) and collected a hit… Drove in two runs against Fresno State (3/24)… Drew a pinch-hit walk against Air Force (3/12).
2015: Played in 29 games and made 22 starts, all at shortstop…Hit .200 in 60 at-bats and scored seven runs…Walked 13 times and accumulated a .351 on-base percentage…Stole two bases in three attempts…Third on the team in sac bunts with six… First career hit came in the season opener at LMU (2/13)… Recorded a hit, a walk and two sac bunts at Fresno State (3/22)… First multi-hit game and RBI came against San Diego State (4/12)… Scored four runs in three games at Washington State (4/16-4/19).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Leigh High School in San Jose, Calif. …A four-time letterwinner in both basketball and baseball…Part of the 2013-14 Longhorns basketball team that won the Mount Hamilton League with a perfect 14-0 record and the 2014 baseball team that finished second with an 11-3 record…Averaged 10.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game as a senior…In baseball, hit .447 with a team-highs in runs scored (28) and triples (3), nine doubles, one home run and 17 RBIs…Earned second-team All-Mount Hamilton League recognition as a sophomore and junior and first team honors as a senior…Also earned second-team All-San Jose Mercury News in 2014…A first-team all-league performer on the hardwood from 2012-14…Named 2011 All-San Jose Mercury News Freshman of the Year in 2011 for basketball and 2014 Leigh High School All-Around Male Athlete of the Year.
MORE ON KYLE: Majoring in business administration with a concentration in management information systems… Aspires to work in sports marketing when his baseball career is over…Parents are Tim and Gina Morrison…Has an older brother, Jason, and sister, Jenifer…Native of San Jose, Calif.