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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:
3L

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
Hits: 2 (Last: 3/18/14 vs. Air Force)
RBI: 2 (3/22/13 vs. Bethune-Cookman)
Runs Scored: 3 (2/28/14 vs. Grand Canyon)
Walks: 2 (Last: 5/10/13 at KU)
Strikeouts: 2 (Last: 2/23/14 at Saint Mary's)

Junior (2014)

  • Hit .179 (7-for-39) with a double, a triple, 4 RBIs, and 6 runs scored in 30 games
  • Also had 9 walks to help him post a .327 OBP
  • Started 7 games, all in the outfield
  • Went 1-for-11 as a pinch-hitter
  • Went 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, and 3 runs scored in a start on Feb. 28 vs. Grand Canyon
  • Was 0-for-2 with a walk and an RBI in final start of the season on March 7 vs. Iowa
  • Appeared in 19 games after his final start of the year on March 7
  • Went 2-for-2 with a walk and an RBI on March 18 vs. Air Force


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.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG BB HBP SO SB-A
2012 .167 33-8 54 6 9 3 0 0 2 .274 .222 7 1 12 0-0
2013 .143 23-9 35 4 5 2 0 0 4 .273 .200 6 1 7 0-0
2014 .179 30-7 39 6 7 1 1 0 4 .327 .256 9 0 12 0-0
Career .164 86-24 128 16 21 6 1
0 10 .290 .227 22 2 31
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