Kendall joined Garrett Cooper (sixth round, Milwaukee Brewers) and Conner Kendrick (ninth round, New York Yankees) as draft picks this season.
With the win Auburn won its fourth SEC series of the season and moved to 31-20, 11-16 SEC.
The Auburn baseball team was shutout on six hits as it fell in the series finale at No. 10 Mississippi State, 6-0.
Auburn hits the halfway point of the SEC season 22-14, 5-10 SEC
Auburn wins its second straight SEC series after taking two over Georgia
5-3-13 Ole Miss vs Auburn
3-31-12 Miss State vs Auburn
LSU vs Auburn on Saturday, March 24, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Belmont vs Auburn Baseball on Saturday, March 10, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Melissa Hazeldine
03-03-12 Charleston Southern vs Auburn Baseball Anthony Hall
2012 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Went 4-0 with a 1.88 ERA in nine appearances (six starts) before suffering a season-ending arm injury which required Tommy John surgery ... 1.88 ERA was fourth in the SEC at the time of his season-ending injury ... Struck out 19 in 38 1/3 innings of work ... Opponents hit .226 against him ... Team averaged 7.0 runs per game in support of him in his six starts, most of anyone in the weekend rotation ... Was 2-0 with a 3.27 ERA in four SEC appearances (all starts) ... Threw 4 2/3 innings of one-run ball (it was unearned) on Saturday against Alabama (4/7) before leaving with an elbow strain which resulted in his surgery ... Earned his second SEC win and his fourth overall on Saturday against Mississippi State (3/31), facing the minimum through six innings before being roughed up for three runs in the seventh ... Completed his day by throwing 6 1/3 innings allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits and two walks, striking out four to win his fourth straight decision ... Had his second quality start of the year on Saturday against No. 8 LSU (3/24), allowing two runs on six hits without surrendering a walk in a 3-2 win ... Did not factor into the decision, leaving with Auburn down, 2-1 ... Earned the win by throwing five innings in the 10-4 win at No. 12 Ole Miss (3/17), allowing four runs on four hits and two walks ... Picked up a second straight win on 3/10 vs. Belmont when he scattered five hits and two walks over 5 2/3 innings ... Allowed a pair of unearned runs, the first runs of any sort he had surrendered this season in 16 1/3 innings ... Making his first collegiate start, scattered five hits and two walks over 6 1/3 innings of shutout baseball with a career-high five strike outs in a 13-1 win over Charleston Southern (3/3) ... Never allowed more than one hit in an inning and struck out the side in the fifth ... Was named the Saturday starter following Friday night's game ... Retired all six hitters he faced in two innings of work in the 7-1 win over Alabama State (2/28) ... Earned a hold with a shutout inning behind Jon Luke Jacobs against Alcorn State (2/21) ... Threw a total of 2 1/3 innings of shutout relief in the series sweep of Alcorn State (2/21-22).
2011 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Made five relief appearances and had a 5.11 ERA in 12 1/3 innings ... Entered in the fourth at Samford (5/10) with Auburn down 6-3 and a man on first and one out ... Threw 1 2/3 innings, allowing a run and leaving with Auburn down 8-4 with two outs in the sixth ... Threw a career-long 5 1/3 innings in the loss to Samford (4/26), holding them to just one run after entering in the third with Auburn down 7-0 ... Run scored after he had left the game in the ninth ... Threw a then-career-long 3 1/3 IP at #20 Troy (4/5), allowing a pair of unearned runs in the eighth ... Made his Auburn debut in the seventh inning against No. 13 Virginia (2/19), allowing three runs on three hits and a walk in 1/3 of an inning of work.
Played for Jeff Rowland at Pope ... Was 7-1 with a 1.56 ERA in 55 innings as a senior, striking out 67 ... 2009 and 2010 all-state and all-county ... 2010 Pope HS Cy Young winner ... 2010 Preseason Under Armour All-American ... Was 13-4 with a 1.87 ERA in 104 career innings, striking out 125 against just 31 walks ... 2009 National Showcase invitee ... Selected to the Top Prospect Team at the 2008 National Underclassman Perfect Game Showcase ... Also played for Wes Fields and the East Cobb Astros ... Two-time East Cobb team MVP.
William Douglas Kendall ... Son of Scott and Karen Kendall ... Has a sister, Erin (20) ... Major: management.