Honors Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2014) Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Redshirt Freshman (2014)
Posted a 3-1 record with a 4.30 ERA (11er, 23.0ip), 14 strikeouts, and 11 walks in 10 appearances (5 starts)
Opened the season as a reliever before being moved into the midweek starter role
Had a 9.95 ERA (7er, 6.1ip) in his first 5 appearances of the season, all as a reliever
In his 5 starts, he was 3-0 with a 2.16 ERA (4er, 16.2ip), 11 strikeouts, and 8 walks ... Opponents hit .226 against Kalmus in his starts
His 2.16 ERA as a starter was the best among all K-State starting pitchers
Did not allow a hit or a run while he struck out 4 in his first career start on March 19 vs. Air Force
Held Nebraska to two runs, one earned, in 5.0 innings on March 26 to help him pick up the winning decision
Surrendered 1 hit and no runs in a scheduled short start at Omaha on April 1 ... Also struck out 1 and walked 2 in 2.0 innings pitched
Struck out 3 and walked 3 in 5.0 innings on April 8 vs. Wichita State, picking up the win after also allowing 2 hits and 2 runs, one earned
Threw 1.0+ innings in his final outing of the year on April 15 at Nebraska, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs
Freshman (2013) Did not play due to redshirt
Rowlett HS: Lettered two years for the Eagles under head coach Paul Carmon... Led team to a 52-18 record over his junior and senior seasons, sporting a 1.66 ERA with 63 strikeouts and 22 walks over 60 innings... Named an all-district third baseman as a senior... Also lettered in golf and football where he passed for 1,823 yards and 15 touchdowns on 107-of-167 aim.
Personal: Colton Michael Kalmus was born April 13, 1994, in Longview, Texas... Son of Michael and Deanna Kalmus... Has one sister, Gracyn.