4 Kyle Geason  
Kyle Geason

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
3B

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
R/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

05/23/2012

Senior Spotlight: Gopher Seniors Look Back at Their Baseball Careers

Geason, Klabunde, Liederman, Lubinsky and Schultz weigh in on baseball careers

05/22/2012

Oakes, Halloran and Henkemeyer Earn All-Big Ten Honors

Oakes was named a First Team, while Halloran and Henkemeyer on Third

05/18/2012

Gophers Drop One-Run Game to Illinois

Minnesota fell behind 3-1 and couldn't recover from deficit

05/17/2012

Gophers Fall in 7-5 Hearbreaker to Illinois

Minnesota trailed 4-0, came back and led 5-4 only to fall, 7-5 to Illini

04/15/2012

Minnesota 6, Northwestern 0

Minnesota completed a sweep of Northwestern with a 6-0 win.

05/24/2012

Kyle Geason

Golden Gopher baseball player Kyle Geason

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2012 • SENIOR SEASON:
Letterwinner • missed majority of the non-conference season due to a wrist injury • named a Big Ten Conference Preseason Player to Watch • received David Chelesnik award for overcoming adversity and demonstrating determination • Big Ten Sportsmanship award honoree • batted .261 with 9 runs batted in, 12 runs scored, 4 doubles, and a .358 on base percentage• Had 7 multiple-hit games, and 2 multi-RBI games • Went 1-for-4 with an RBI and one run scored against Northwestern (4/15) • Was 1-for-2 with two runs scored against Nebraska-Omaha (4/17) • Went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI at Michigan State (4/21) • Was 2-for-4 against Iowa with one RBI (4/27) • Was 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI against St. Thomas on May 1 in the last game at Siebert Field • Went 3-for-5 with one run, one RBI, and a double to help the Gophers to an 8-2 victory over Penn State (5/6) • Had a season high .286 batting average on May 12 against Nebraska, and went 2-for-4 with an RBI and one double.

2011 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Batted .243 with 23 runs batted in, 15 runs scored, 10 doubles, and one home run • started all 49 games at third base for the Gophers, one of just two players to start every game at the same position • received Minnesota's Sportsmanship award • was hit by pitches a team-high nine times, with the second-highest total being three times • had 10 multiple-hit games and four multi-RBI games • went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the season opener versus St. John's on Feb. 18 • was 2-for-4 with an RBI, a double, and a run scored versus Wake Forest on Feb. 25 • was 2-for-4 with three runs batted in and a double in an 8-1 win versus Gonzaga on March 11 • went 1-for-4 with two runs scored, a double, and an RBI versus Gonzaga on March 13 • combined versus Gonzaga, he was 4-for-10 with a double in all three games and four RBI • went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles at North Dakota State on May 3 • went 2-for-4 with an RBI at Michigan on May 6, and followed by going 2-for-5 with a pair of runs batted in versus the Wolverines on May 7 • was 2-for-4 with his first home run of the season and a pair of runs batted in to help the Gophers eliminate Ohio State from the Big Ten Tournament on May 27.

2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Batted .278 with 36 runs, 11 doubles, 39 RBI and four home runs • went 3-for-4 with one RBI against No. 11 Louisville on Feb. 28 • went 2-for-5 with two RBI against Oklahoma State on March 6 • went 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs and a stolen base against Purdue on April 3 • had a seven-game hitting-streak (from Apr. 2-Apr. 11), which has raised his average from .253 to .285 • had 17 multi-hit games • was 7-for-11 with six RBI in a weekend series at Northwestern (Apr. 16-18) • went 3-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored against Indiana on April 23 • was 2-for-5 with two RBI and his first homerun of the season against Iowa on May 1 • went 4-for-6 with four RBI, two home runs, and four runs scored against Ohio State on May 20 • was 1-for-4 with one RBI and a home run against No. 7 Cal State Fullerton in the NCAA Regional Championship on June 7.

2009 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Batted .229 with 43 runs, 10 doubles, 19 RBI and seven stolen bases • led the team with 38 walks and had a .379 on-base percentage • batted .257 with 23 runs, 11 RBI and three doubles in Big Ten play • drew 13 walks and had a .395 on-base percentage in conference play • reached base in 48 of 59 games • drew walks in 29 contests • reached base three times and was 1-for-2 with two runs and a stolen base against UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 27 • went 1-for-4 with two RBI, a run and a double against No. 11 TCU on Mar. 14 • was 1-for-2 with three runs against Ohio State on Apr. 5 • went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs and three RBI against Illinois on Apr. 17 • went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a double against Illinios on Apr. 18 • had career-highs in at-bats (7), hits (4), runs (4) and RBI (4) against Iowa on May 2, and collected his only home run of the season in that game • went 2-for-3 with two runs, an RBI and a double at Penn State on May 14 • was 1-for-3 with two runs against Baylor on May 31.

2008 SEASON:
Redshirted the 2008 season.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Eden Prairie High School • high school coaches were Mike Grant and Mike Halloran • helped lead Eden Prairie to a sectional title and to a secondplace finish in the state tournament • batted .472 with seven home runs and 31 RBI as a senior • named All- State as a senior and All-Conference as a junior and senior • helped lead his team to a conference title as a junior • received the Conley Engstrom Award in 2007 • led his Legion team to the World Series in 2007 and was named to the All-Tournament team • guided them to three state titles, three regional appearances, one regional title and runner-up in the World Series in 2007 • hit .489 with 12 home runs, 91 RBI, 31 doubles, 31 walks, and an .821 slugging percentage for Legion team in 2007 • played safety for the Eden Prairie's State Championship football team in 2006.

PERSONAL:
Majoring in Business and Marketing Education • son of Chris and Julie Geason • father played for Augsburg and was drafted by the Minnesota Twins • lists winning the Big Ten Championship and Tournament in 2010 as his biggest sports thrill • likes to snowboard, play the drums, wakeboard and go to the cabin in his spare time • has two older sisters Jenna and Lindsay • born on March 9, 1989.