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Kevin Medrano
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Kevin Medrano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lee's Summit, Mo.

High School:
Lee's Summit North HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160

Position:
Infielder

B/T:
L/R

07/23/2012

Gordon Selected for Cape Cod League All-Star Game

Veteran Reliever is the Latest Bear to Earn Cape League All-Star Nod

06/25/2012

Helms Signs Professional Contract With Kansas City T-Bones

Former Bear Joins Independent Club After Standout Two-Year MSU Career

06/20/2012

Burgess, Petree Add ABCA Recognition to Bears' 2012 Honor Roll

Petree Garners Another All-America Nod, While Burgess is First MSU Freshman in 11 Years to Earn All-Region Honors

06/12/2012

Johnson Agrees to Professional Contract Terms with Chicago Cubs

Bears' Right-Hander Becomes Second 2012 MSU Draftee to Sign Pro Deal

06/11/2012

Burgess Picks up Another Freshman All-America Honor

Left-Hander Becomes First Bear to Earn First-Team Freshman All-America Honors from NCBWA

05/23/2012

MVC Tournament - Bears vs. WSU Postgame Press Conference

MVC Tournament - Bears vs. WSU Postgame Press Conference

2011: Medrano was named First-Team All-MVC for a third consecutive season and was voted by his teammates as the MSU Player of the Year for a second consecutive season...Batted .325 with 34 RBIs, 34 runs scored and 13 steals in 50 games...Hit .364 with 14 RBIs in 20 MVC games...Enters senior season first in school history in sac bunts (20), sixth in assists (409), eighth in singles (179) and 11th in double plays turned (89)...Hit .376 in season's final 33 games after a slow start that included a six-game absence with a shoulder strain...Ranked 37th in the nation by striking out just once every 14.7 at bats, and had streaks of 42, 32 and 26 plate appearances without fanning during the year...Singles total of 59 ranked ninth in MSU history, while six sac flies tied for fifth and ranked 62nd nationally...MVC Player of the Week May 9 after logging seven hits, six RBIs, six steals and four runs in four games...Had 17 multi-hit games, including eight with three or more base knocks...Went 5-for-5 in an April 30 game at Evansville...Led the team with 12 multi-RBI efforts with a high of three against Western Illinois (3/18)...Chosen by St. Louis in the 14th round (440th overall) in the June draft.

2010: Earned second consecutive First-Team All-MVC honor...Ranked second in MSU and ninth in MVC history with a 29-game hitting streak from March 23-May 14, hitting .469...Hit .410 for the season to rank second in the MVC, while also finishing second in hits (86), on-base (.482), seventh in double plays turned (42), doubles (18) and assists (156), and ninth in total bases (120) and slugging (.571)...Ranked one shy of the team lead in RBIs (29) and walks (30), while leading the Bears with 44 runs scored...Stole 16 bases in 18 tries...Ranked 10th in school history with 86 hits and sixth with 62 singles for a season...Hit safely in 49 of 55 games, completing hitting streaks of 33 at Hammons Field and 23 against MVC teams...MVC Player of the Week on April 5 after hitting .706 in four games against Kansas and Oral Roberts...Started every game at second base and led Bears with four game-winning RBIs...Registered 29 multi-hit games...Had four hits in back-to-back games at Kansas (March 31) and Oral Roberts (April 2)...Recorded three-hit outings versus North Dakota State (March 6), Evansville (March 27 and March 28) and Wichita State (May 25)...Scored an MSU season-high four runs against North Dakota State (March 6)...Had six multi-RBI games with a high of three at Bradley (April 11)...Cape Cod League all-star in the summer with the Falmouth Commodores, ranking fourth in the league with a .321 average and nine doubles.

2009: Named MVC Freshman of the Year after hitting .329 with 40 RBIs as the Bears' everyday second baseman...A first-team all-MVC choice, Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American and MSU Rookie of the Year...Ranked fourth in MSU history among freshmen with 76 hits and third with an average of 1.407 per game...Had four hitting streaks of six games or longer with a season-long of nine...Totaled 24 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games...Ranked fourth in the MVC with 53 runs scored...Had a .980 fielding percentage as a second baseman, including .990 in league play...Went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI in his first career start at Middle Tennessee (Feb. 22)...Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs at No. 23 Oregon State (March 15)...Drove in five runs in a 3-for-5 effort against Bradley (March 21)...Had four hits and three RBIs at Illinois State (April 12)...Homered in back-to-back games against Wichita State (April 17-18), going 3-for-4 each day with a total of five RBIs and four runs scored...Homered and drove in four runs at Oklahoma State (April 22)...Went 3-for-5 at Evansville (April 24) and at home versus UNI (May 2)...Totaled 14 hits over the final seven games of the season, including consecutive three-hit games versus Indiana State (May 14-15)...Spent the summer hitting .363 with 22 RBIs for the Palm Springs Power of the Southern California League.

Background: Medrano was a three-year letterman as a shortstop and second baseman for Lee's Summit North High...The Broncos went 68-24 and finished third or higher in the conference standings during each of his three seasons...Was a second-team all-state and first-team all-Kansas City metro choice as a senior after batting .500 and logging 43 hits...Named first-team all-state and all-metro as a junior, hitting .495 and shattering the old school record of 42 hits by knocking 50 base hits on the year.

Personal: Kevin Medrano is the son of Sal and Maria Medrano...Born May 21, 1990, in West Covina, Calif...Brother Jesus was a Triple-A player for both the Florida Marlins (2003) and Boston Red Sox (2004), and brother Steve reached the Double-A level in the Kansas City Royals organization three times, most recently in 2003...Majoring in criminology at Missouri State.

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