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Kyle Spraker
Kyle Spraker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portola Valley, Calif.

Last College:
California

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
INF

Experience:
1V

B/T:
R/R



Briefly... Kyle Spraker is in his second season with LMU baseball after transferring from Cal as a junior...

At LMU... 2008... started all 55 games for the Lions at shortstop... batted .260 with 25 runs scored, 13 doubles, a triple and a home run... posted 16 RBI and slugged .350 for the season... stole a team-best nine bases... posted a season-high four hits against Pepperdine on April 18... collected his first home run as a Lion on Opening Day at Sacramento State on February 22... tallied a season-high three RBI against USC on March 24... hit safely in seven consecutive games from April 12 to April 22... amassed 13 multiple-hit games... posted back-to-back multiple-hit games on four occasions, including the final three games of a four-game series against UC Santa Barbara on March 1 and 2... stole two bases against Sacramento State on February 23 and UC Santa Barbara on March 1...

At Cal... 2007... utilized his redshirt season...

2006... had 18 starts at second base and five starts at shortstop, batting .164 with a double and three RBI... went 2-for-3 at Arizona State on May 26... was 1-for-3 with a RBI at USC on April. 9...

2005... batted .221 with six doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI... made only seven errors in 182 chances (.962 fielding percentage) and turned 31 double plays... had a six-game hitting streak from April 20 to 29... went 3-for-10 with a home run versus USC from April 22 to 24, and 2-for-3 with a home run versus UC Davis on April 26... was 3-for-8 with a three-run homer versus Washington State from March 24 to 26... went 5-for-14 (.357) with a double versus UNLV from March 11 to 13, including a career-high 4-for-5 on March 13... had a five-game hitting streak from February 6 to 18... was 5-for-10 with two doubles and a RBI at Loyola Marymount from February 12 to 13...

High School... a 2004 graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif... earned two varsity letters for Coach Chris Bradford... served as a team captain his senior year... garnered All-League recognition as a sophomore, junior and senior... was voted All-Area and All-State after his senior campaign... batted .420 with three home runs in 17 games as a senior and was named MVP of the 2003 North-South California All-Star Game... also played football in high school...

Personal... Kyle Zachary Spraker was born January 10, 1986 in Denver, Colo... son of Linda and Terry Spraker... father played football and baseball for the University of Bridgeport... has one brother, Kristopher, who played football at UC Davis and attended Columbia University... a sociology major.

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