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9 John Kinne

2015: Saw action in 34 games, making 17 starts… Hit .301 with 12 RBI and 14 runs scored… Had a pinch-hit single at No. 6 Houston (2/28 – Game 1)… Drove in a run in nightcap against Cougars (2/28)… Went 2-for-2 with RBI against UNC Greensboro… Had 2-for-4 outing at Duke (3/17)… Delivered pinch-hit, walk-off single against Harvard (3/29 – Game 1)… Came up with game-tying pinch-hit single in ninth inning to help Lions top Cornell (4/18 – Game 2)… Was 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored against Big Red in series finale (4/19)… Posted pair of hits and scored eventual game-winning run against FIU at NCAA Regionals.

2014: Played in 25 games, making 16 starts … Batted .274 with 17 hits and five RBI … Went 3-for-5 and scored a run in 9-3 triumph at Kennesaw State (3/8) … Knocked a pinch-hit single at Texas (3/22) … Was 2-for-3 versus Princeton (4/12) … Drove in two runs, walked and stole a base in 13-3 downing of the Tigers (4/13) … Tallied two hits in 7-5 win over Fordham (4/23) … Went 1-for-3 and scored a run in the Gehrig Division playoff victory against Penn (5/3) … Slapped two hits, drove in a run and scored once in NCAA Regional versus Bethune-Cookman (5/31).

2013: Played in 12 games, making one start at third base … Batted .615 (8-for-13) and slugged .769 in limited action as a first-year … Notched first career hit, a double, at UCF (3/15/13) … Scored a run in 7-1 victory over Princeton (4/20/13) … Went 3-for-3 and drove in a pair of runs at Fordham (4/24/13) … Posted two RBI in final regular season series against Penn (4/26-27/13).

At Monument Mountain: Two-time Berkshire County League MVP ... twice named all-league ... twice selected to the Massachusetts Underclass All-Star Game ... member of the West team at the Bay State Games ... batted .508 during one high school season ... three-year letterwinner ... team captain ... also played basketball for three years and was a captain.

Personal: Liberal arts student ... was high school's class president ... comes from an athletic family: mother played basketball for four years at Smith and father played baseball at Amherst ... father also played for the Chatham A's in the Cape Cod League ... son of Cathleen and Kevin Kinne.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO
2013 .615 12-1 13 3 8 2 0 0 4 0 1 2
2014 .274 25-16 62 6 17 0 0 0 5 1 4 9
2015 .301 34-17 83 14 25 3 0 0 12 1 11 9
Total .316 71-34 158 23 50 5 0 0 21 2 16 20
Position: Infielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Great Barrington, Mass.
High School: Monument Mountain
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