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Kyle Speer
27  Kyle Speer
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Manhattan, Kan.

High School:
Manhattan

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
10/22/1992

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R

03/22/2013

K-State Runs Past Bethune-Cookman for DH Sweep

Wildcats pick up 21 runs on 30 hits over twin bill, while Flattery works second-career complete game

02/13/2013

K-State Baseball Preview: Outfielders

A pair of All-Big 12 selections return as well as a player that shined in the fall after missing all of 2012

08/20/2012

K-State Summer Baseball Update: August 20

Martini tallies four multi-hit games; Brown totals eight hits

08/13/2012

K-State Summer Baseball Update: August 13

Hunter earns a pair of wins; Jurica tallies four multi-hit games

08/06/2012

K-State Summer Baseball Update: August 6

King recorded hits in each game last week; Doller picked up a win and a save

Game-Highs
At-Bats: 4, 6x (Last: 5/19/12 at Texas Tech)
Hits: 2 (4/25/12 at KU)
RBI: 2 (3/22/13 vs. Bethune-Cookman)
Runs Scored: 1, 10x (Last: 3/26/13 vs. Nebraska)
Walks: 2, 2x (Last: 5/10/13 at KU)
Strikeouts: 2, 2x (5/5/13 at Texas)

Sophomore (2013)

  • Batted .143 (5-for-35) with 2 doubles, 4 RBI and 4 runs scored in 23 games
  • Started 7 games as the designated hitter
  • Went 3-for-8 (.375) with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored in series vs. Bethune-Cookman
  • Had a pinch-hit RBI double vs. Texas Tech in the Big 12 Championship on May 23
  • Collected one hit in his only at-bat of the Super Regional on June 9 vs. Oregon State


2013 Summer League
Played for the Junction City Brigade ... Batted .333 (20-for-60) with 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs and 18 RBI

Freshman (2012)

  • Saw time in 33 games during his freshman campaign, including eight starts
  • Hit .167 with three doubles and two RBI
  • Was perfect on all 18 fielding chances, including an outfield assist at the plate against Oklahoma State on April 29
  • Registered a season-best two hits in a non-conference game at Kansas on April 25 ... The contest against the Jayhawks featured one of two doubles on the year and his first RBI of the season
  • Also doubled in a pinch-hit appearance at Minnesota on March 14, while he drove in a run in a 1-for-2 effort against KU on May 13


Manhattan HS:
Lettered four years for the Indians under head coach Don Hess... A three-time second team all-state player by the state's coaches, while he earned first team honors as both a junior and senior by Rivals.com... Joined fellow K-State freshman Austin Fisher as the only two sophomores on the coaches' all-state team in 2009... Also earned first team all-league accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior... Hit .534 with nine doubles, two triples, two home runs and 34 RBI as a senior in 2011, which followed a season in which he hit .465 with seven doubles, four homers and 28 RBI as a junior... Helped guide team to a regional championship as a junior... Earned the Kansas High School Activities Association Citizen of the Year Award in 2011.

Personal:
Kyle Edward Speer was born October 22, 1992, in Manhattan, Kan... Son of Mark and Pam Speer... Has one sister, Katie... Plans on majoring in nutrition and kinesiology.