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#5 Koby Kraemer
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 188
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Terre Haute, Ind.
High School: South Vigo HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2013 – Signed with the Toronto Blue Jays following the 2013 MLB Draft ... Second Team All-MVC … MVC All-Defensive Team at third base … First Team MVC Scholar-Athlete selection … named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team in all three of his eligible seasons … named the MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week on back-to-back weeks on April 10 and April 17 … led the team by hitting .389 (28-for-72) in 20 MVC games, totaling 11 doubles, one home run and 17 runs scored … posted a .483 on-base percentage in league action, also totaling 11 walks and three hit by pitches … did not make an error at third base in conference play, tallying 13 putouts and 37 fielding assists … highlighted a series victory at Minnesota, hitting a grand slam in the rubber match on March 17 inside the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome … also drove in four runs on May 11 against Alcorn State … posted a season-long 10-game hitting streak from April 5-20, totaling seven multi-hit games during that span … hit three doubles against Creighton on April 13 … 17 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games in 2013 … hit .287 for the season in 51 games with 50 starts, leading the team with 15 doubles … also tallied two triples and three home runs with 29 RBIs and 31 runs scored … finished his career with 201 hits, 40 doubles, nine triples, 11 home runs, 125 runs scored and 112 RBIs, along with a .281 career batting average.

2012
- Started 57 games for ISU, beginning the game at second base 38 times, third base 18 times and once at designated hitter ... hit .262 with 10 doubles, three triples and two home runs ... racked up 34 RBIs and 41 runs scored ... led ISU with 12 sacrifice bunts ... second on the team with 129 fielding assists ... hit his home runs against Eastern Kentucky (March 3) and Evansville (May 23) ... hit a go-ahead two-run triple in the 10th inning against Notre Dame during the 2012 Irish Baseball Classic, leading ISU to a 6-4 win in extra innings on Saint Patrick's Day.


2011 - First Team Academic All-MVC ... one of two members of the 2011 roster to start in all 57 games for the Sycamores ... led the team with 75 hits during the season, also topping ISU with 14 doubles ... hit .318 (75-for-238) at the plate with 39 RBIs and 44 runs scored, also hitting four home runs ... also stole a team-leading nine bases in 13 attempts ... tallied a season-high three hits on six separate occasions, driving in four runs twice (vs. Butler on March 23 and against Creighton on April 16).

2010
- Redshirted

2009
- Saw action in 35 games, starting in 12 ... hit .197 with two home runs and 10 RBI ... totaled 13 hits and nine runs scored.

High School -
 Four-year letterwinner in baseball at South Vigo High School ... also a three-year letterwinner in football and won a letter in basketball ... named a 2008 Indiana All-Star selection ... 2007 and 2008 All-MIC selection ... named team captain and MVP as a senior ... posted a career .365 batting average ... holds school records in at-bats (405), runs scored (135), stolen bases (65) ... ranks second in school history in hits (148) and third all-time in doubles (29), walks (61) and being hit by a pitch (14).

Personal -
 Born on October 14, 1989, in Lafayette, Ind. ... son of Michele Barrett and Kyle Kraemer ... has two brothers, Ethan and Nick, and a sister Alexandra ... his father, Kyle, played baseball at Purdue from 1986-90 ... played football for one season at ISU, appearing in 10 games and returning 24 kicks for an average of 21.6 yards per return ... also caught four passes as a receiver and returned six punts during the 2008 season ... majoring in Physical Education and Exercise Science.

 

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