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#7 Sam Kimmel
Position: Catcher/Infielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: Palm Beach Gardens HS
Other College: Indian River State College
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BEFORE STETSON: Played for coach Mitch Markham, a former Associate Head Coach at Stetson, at Indian River State College ... Hit .370 with eight doubles, a triple and 18 RBI during his freshman season while playing shortstop, earning second team All-Conference and team MVP honors ... Moved behind the plate as a sophomore, hitting .361 with 17 doubles, three triples and 23 RBI to earn first team All-Conference and second team All-State honors ... During the summer after his sophomore year he played for the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs in the Florida Collegiate Summer League, and captured the league batting title with a .378 average ... Was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 35th round of the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Palm Beach Gardens High School where he earned three varsity letters playing baseball for coach Joe Russo ... He received All-Conference honors each of his three years and was selected to play in the Dick Howser All-Star Game in 2008 as a pitcher ... Played in high school with current Hatter Ben Carhart as well as former Stetson star Nick Rickles.

PERSONAL: Full name is Samuel B. Kimmel ... Was born on November 3, 1989, in West Palm Beach, Florida ... Is the son of George Scher and Kathy Kimmel ... Is a Sociology major.

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