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.