NCAA Division II Pitcher from Concordia St. Paul Available in September 2021 | Baseball Jobs Overseas

NCAA Division II Pitcher from Concordia St. Paul Available in September 2021

Name: Kali Kaestner

Height: 165cm

Weight: 68kg

DOB: March 28, 1997

Date Available: September 1, 2021

Will Pay Flight

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: SP

Positions (alt): Coach, Youth Coach, 2B, RP

College: Concordia University St. Paul

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Personal

Kali pitches to spots well and has a lot of spin on her pitches to get maximum movement and keep hitters off-balance. She offers some versatility, as she can both start and relieve. In high school, she also worked a lot as a middle infielder and could fill in there, as well.

Kali describes herself as one whose “teammates go to when they are working through a slump and need someone there to help them work through it. I am extremely vocal and love to share my knowledge and perspective.”

Her college coach, Bob Bartel, says Kali “absolutely loves to compete and is a great teammate and mentor. I believe that Kali, if she chooses, would also be a great coach. She’s a teacher by trade, and carries that skill over to the field.”

Kali has not much formal coaching experience but says she has “been working hard with my teammates each year and coaching them in my off time outside of practice. Because of this, I believe in my ability to be a great coach and help youths in every aspect of the game.”

She currently is working in summer camps with youths aged 5-17.

In addition, she is training daily to stay in top condition and keep her skills sharp.

Career Highlights

  • Four years of playing experience at NCAA Division II level
    • Overall 38-21 record with 2.64 earned-run average
  • 29 complete games in 43 career starts
    • Completed 14 of 18 starts in senior season, with 123 strikeouts in 128 innings
  • Voted second-Team all-conference
  • Named NSIC Pitcher to Watch four times

 

Overseas Goals

Kali wants to extend her career by playing overseas, while traveling and seeing other parts of the world. She wants to broaden interest in the game worldwide.

Articles/Recognitions

Spring Senior Spotlight: Kali Kaestner, Softball

Three Golden Bears earn All-NSIC honors

Golden Bears to play Minnesota Duluth in first round of NSIC Tournament

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2015-21 Concordia University St. Paul NCAA II - NSIC Starting pitcher, relief pitcher, 2nd-team All-conference

Stats

College/Amateur Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2018 Concordia University St. Paul 3.49 4 2 108.1 109 71 50 8 65 54 10 6 1 1.47
2019 Concordia University St. Paul 2.41 15 10 124.2 119 79 42 11 54 43 12 5 5 1.30
2020 Concordia University St. Paul 2.86 6 3 41.2 46 26 20 5 21 17 4 2 0 1.60
2021 Concordia University St. Paul 2.07 18 14 128.2 141 123 33 9 51 38 12 8 1 1.36
Total 2.64 43 29 403.1 415 299 145 33 191 152 38 21 7 1.39

Testimonials

Bob Bartel

Concordia St. Paul Head Coach

Kali would be and is a great ambassador of the game. She absolutely loves to compete and is a great teammate and mentor. I truly believe that Kali, if she chooses, would also be a great coach. She's a teacher by trade and carries that skill over to the field. I would fully recommend Kali in any capacity to any team.

Thomas Mauer

Concordia St. Paul Assistant Coach

Whitney Johnson

Concordia St. Paul Pitching Coach

Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Semi-pro (State Leagues), Australia Pro, New Zealand Semi-pro, Latin America pro (Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, DR, etc)

Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

Prior engagements: No

Traveling with a companion: No

Educational background: Concordia St. Paul BA- Elementary Education, Concordia St. Paul MA- Child Development