Overland Park, Kan.
Blue Valley West
|Height / Weight:|
5-9 / 183
Junior (2011): Played in 38 games, including 34 starts... Hit .302 (35-for-116) with five doubles, two homers and nine RBI... Started 15 of the team's final 19 games, raising his batting average 36 points during that stretch... Hit .364 (20-of-55) with five doubles, two homers over the final 19 games... Helped the Wildcats finish second in school history in fielding percentage as he committed just three errors in 281 total chances (.989)... Tallied a career best three hits with two RBI, including an inside-the-park home run, at Kansas on May 22... It was the first inside-the-park home run by a Wildcat since 2005... Went 2-for-4 with a double and a season-high three runs scored against Missouri on May 7... Went 3-for-6 at the NCAA Fullerton Regional, earning a spot on the all-regional team.
Hutchinson CC: Played two seasons for the Blue Dragons under head coach Kyle Crookes... Led Hutchinson to a third-place finish at the Junior College World Series... Named the 2010 NJCAA Region VI Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Central District selection as he threw out 45-percent of the base stealers against him and also registered six pickoffs... Was also a second team all-region selection and a First Team All-Jayhawk Conference pick... Hit .337 (56-for-166) as a sophomore with 12 doubles, four home runs and 33 RBI in 61 games, including 56 starts... Played in 13 games as a freshman, going 4-for-24 with a double and two RBI.
Blue Valley West HS: Lettered three years for the Jaguars under head coach Bill McDonald... Hit .339 as a senior in 2008, earning second team all-league honors... Helped the Jaguars to a 5A state runner-up finish in 2006 and a 2007 6A state championship.
Personal: Dan Harris Klein was born August 29, 1990, in Wichita, Kan... Son of Gregg and Brenda Klein... Has one sister, Aubrey... Named to the honor roll all four years... A finance major.