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Northwest Bearcats

Kristen Hessel

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Kristen Hessel

Catcher/Infield

Height5-7
ClassSenior
HometownKearney, Mo.
High SchoolKearney
MajorMath Education
MinorEconomics

2010

Played in 48 of 50 games and started 47 (all at catcher) ... hit .239 with two home runs, 17 RBIs and 15 runs scored ... also had eight doubles ... threw out nine base runners attempting to steal ... hit .381 (8-for-21) with a home run and six RBIs during a season-long, six-game hitting streak (3/7 to 3/28) ... hit a grand slam during a 12-3 win against Truman (3/19) ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles in a win against Missouri S&T (2/27) and drove in three runs in the following game against Oklahoma Panhandle State (2/27) ... drew 14 walks - fourth-highest total on the team and had an on-base percentage of .316

2009

One of three Bearcats to start all 51 games (all at catcher) ... hit mainly in the five position ... batted .227 with one home run, 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored ... threw out 11 would-be base stealers and picked off another ... hit .250 in conference play ... batted .417 during a season-long four-game hitting streak ... tied the team high with 12 multi-hit games ... had three hits twice and crossed home three times vs. Emporia State (4/4)

2008

Started 48 of 54 games (47 at DP) ... hit .203 with three home runs, 19 RBIs and 14 runs scored ... also had five doubles ... had a career-high three hits and drove in a career-best four runs vs. Drury (3/1) ... had six multi-hit games

Kearney HS

School's all-time leader for batting average (.441), RBIs (91) and doubles (23) ... two-time all-state selection ... three-time all-district honoree ... Kansas City Star Scholar-Athlete ... set the state record for consecutive hits with 14 ... also competed in basketball

Personal Bio

Born July 1, 1988 ... parents are Ed and Karen ... has two brothers, Keith and Kelvin, and a sister, Keri

Year

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

SLG%

BB

HBP

SO

OB%

SF

SH

SB-ATT

PO

A

E

FLD%

2008

.203

48-48

138

14

28

5

-

3

19

42

.304

9

3

39

.267

-

4

-

2

-

-

1.000

2009

.271

51-51

154

10

35

2

-

1

11

40

.260

13

-

14

.286

1

3

-

187

23

5

.977

2010

.239

48-47

142

15

34

8

-

2

17

48

.388

14

2

21

.316

-

5

-

223

26

3

.988

2011

.271

44-44

133

20

36

9

-

6

30

63

.474

16

4

22

.354

5

-

-

213

18

2

.991

Total

.235

191-190

567

59

133

24

-

12

77

193

.340

52

9

96

.306

6

12

-

625

67

10

.986

 

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