UNLV: Primed for a strong year after being fully recovered from elbow surgery ... Will be in the mix to join the starting rotation ... A tall left-hander who has the ability to dominate hitters and control games.
2006: Bounced back from surgery to make 14 starts and 20 total appearances ... Worked a career-high 77.1 innings, which tied for the most on the team ... Paced the Rebel staff with 60 strikeouts ... Picked up the first win of his college career against The Citadel on March 18, giving up one earned run and striking out six in 7.2 innings of work ... Best start of his career was on April 29 at Utah, when he struck out a career-high eight batters and gave up two runs, one earned, on three hits in seven innings to earn the victory ... Finished the season 3-6 ... Was taken in the 30th round with the 912th pick of the MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2005: Missed the year due to elbow surgery ... Received a medical redshirt.
2004: Made eight appearances as a true freshman ... Started one game ... Struck out 17 in just 12.1 innings ... Allowed 12 hits and 15 runs, 12 of which were earned ... Walked 13 batters ... Did not earn a decision ... Opposing hitters only hit .245 against him, the second-lowest average on the team.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of Hermiston High School ... Was a 25th-round draft pick, 751st pick overall, by the Dodgers in 2003 ... Played in the 2003 State-Metro game ... Named first team all-state as a pitcher his senior year, second team as a pitcher and first baseman his junior year.
PERSONAL: Kevin Lynn Skogley was born on Sept. 24, 1984, in Hermiston, Ore. ... The son of Gary and Margaret Skogley ... Undecided on a major ... Has one brother ... Also enjoys skiing, hunting and fishing ... Considers his father to be the greatest influence on his athletic career.