Summer 2005: Played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League … Compiled a 3-1 record in 10 appearances, including four starts … Struck out 39 batters in 33 innings … Carried a 3.55 ERA … Was a teammate of current Jayhawk Ritchie Price.
2005 (Junior): Made 16 starts and appeared in 24 games … Carried a 5-5 record with a 4.62 ERA … Ranked third on the team in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts … Struck out 72 batters in 74.0 innings … Pitched a season-high 6.2 innings and earned the win against Austin Peay on March 5 … Struck out six batters six times during the season … Tossed five innings, allowing one run to earn the win against No. 2 Texas on May 6.
2004 (Freshman): Made 25 appearances, including two starts … Tied for the team lead in wins (four) and saves (two) … Compiled a 4-2 record with a 5.76 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 45.1 innings of work … Combined with four other pitchers to throw the sixth no-hitter in KU history vs. Texas Southern on Feb. 1 … Allowed no runs while throwing a career-high 4.2 innings against Stanford on Feb. 15.
High School: Lettered four seasons in baseball at Lee[apos]s Summit High School … Led Lee[apos]s Summit to a third place finish at the 2003 Missouri State Championships … Was named an all-state performer as a junior and senior … Selected all-conference as a junior and a senior … Named all-area Player of the Year as a senior … Boasted a 7-3 record and an impressive 0.73 ERA as a senior … Was a four-year member of Lee[apos]s Summit[apos]s honor roll.
Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1984, in Kansas City, Mo. … Parents are Gene and Michelle Land … Younger brother, Preston, is a freshman at KU … Majoring in business.