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Kyle Crocker
Kyle Crocker

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Baxter, Minn.

High School:
Brainerd

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
1B

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
L/R


05/30/2012

Gopher Baseball Holds Annual Banquet at TCF Bank Stadium

Gopher seniors were honored and annual awards given out at the banquet

04/03/2012

Minnesota Claims a Mid-Week Match-Up Against Augsburg 7-1

Pitcher Ty McDevitt earns his first win of the season

04/03/2012

Minnesota Claims a Mid-Week Match-Up Against Augsburg 7-1

Pitcher Ty McDevitt earns his first win of the season

03/04/2012

Gophers Win Dairy Queen Classic; Fall to Nebraska But Win the Tie-Breaker

Matt Puhl was named tournament MOP, while Bobby Juan, TJ Oakes and Dan Olinger were named all-tourney

02/15/2012

Gophers Set to Start 2012 Campaign On the Road

Minnesota travels to Big Ten/Big East Challenge

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2015 • REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON:
Played in 13 games, seeing time at all four infield spots • batted 1-for-1 with a run and a walk • substituted in at first twice at Houston (2/13 and 2/14) • scored a run as a pinch runner against Northwestern (3/29) • batted 1-for-2 against UC Irvine (5/3).

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON:

Appeared in 13 games, making one start • hit .182 in 11 at-bats • was perfect in the field in 23 chances, playing at first base, second base and shortstop • had three at-bats at Saint Mary's College (3/18) • started the next day (3/19) at first base • picked up his first hit of the season against South Dakota State (4/9) • went 1-for-1 with a run scored in a win over Augsburg (5/6).

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Saw action in six games with three at bats and one walk • earned his second letter • was perfect in the field with a 1.000 fielding percentage • played third base in a game against UCLA (2/16) • pinch hit and played first in two games against Western Michigan (2/22-23) • pinch hit in a game against Western Michigan (2/22), drawing a walk which tied a career high.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Saw action in seven games and started in two • earned his first collegiate letter • had eight at bats, held a RBI and two runs scored off of one hit • walked three times and was hit by pitch once • made his first collegiate start in the UW-Milwaukee game (2/26) • competed in the Dairy Queen Classic against Nebraska (3/4) and scored a run • saw action in the loss to Kansas (3/10) when he walked once • played against The Citadel (3/25) and South Dakota State (3/28) • earned his first collegiate hit in the win over Augsburg (4/3) when he went 1-2 with a RBI and a run scored.

2011:
Red-shirted the season.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Brainerd High School • coached by Lowell Searcyp • named First-Team All-State in baseball and football as a s enior • three-time All-Area in football and four-time All-Area honoree in basketball • was a three-time All-Conference honoree in baseball • helped lead Brainerd to the State Tournament in baseball where they finished fifth • in his senior season, Brainerd won the section and conference titles • also led his team to a conference title in 2008 and 2009 • named the 2010 Brainerd Athlete of the Year, and was the MVP of his baseball, football and basketball teams as a senior • hit a team-high .419 with 22 runs, 15 RBIs, two doubles, a triple and just four strikeouts in 62 at bats as a junior • was also 8-for-9 in stolen base attempts in his junior campaign.

PERSONAL:
Sports Management major • son of Mary and Bruce Crocker • born on June 9, 1991 • has three older sisters Kelly, Katie and Kendra • lists going to the 2010 State Tournament as his biggest sports thrill.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2012 7 2 .125 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 .125 3 3 0 0
2013 6 0 .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0
2014 13 1 .182 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 .182 0 6 0 0
2015 13 0 .100 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 .100 1 2 0 0
Total 39 3 .125 32 4 4 1 0 0 0 .125 5 12 0 0

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 2 0 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0

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