David Klein

#1 David Klein

Pos. OF
Ht. 6'1"
Wt. 180
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Aurora, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Oswego East
2010: Played in 33 games, making 23 starts, as a junior … hit his first collegiate home run at Southeast Missouri on March 20 … went 7-for-9 in two game stretch against Cleveland State and Saint Francis (Ind.) (April 17-18) … had six multi-hit games … had an eight game hitting streak spanning from March 19 to April 6 … tallied four RBIs on two occasions (March 20 at Southeast Missouri and April 17 vs. Cleveland State) … hit .288 on the year … named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2009: Played in 14 games, making six starts for Valpo ... went 2-for-3 against Butler in the Horizon League Tournament (May 21) ... had hits in five of his first seven games ... drove in runs at Mississippi State (March 11) and against North Dakota (April 13) ... named to the Horizon League’s Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Saw action in 16 games for the Crusaders, making five starts as a freshman ... first collegiate hit came at North Carolina-Greensboro on March 6, a double ... also doubled at Dayton on March 16 ... drove in runs against West Virginia (March 10) and at Milwaukee (May 3) ... made collegiate debut on Feb. 23 at Austin Peay.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Wolves ... a two-time All-Suburban Prairie South selection ... named Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... a two-time Academic All-SPSC pick ... team’s Most Valuable Player in 2006 ... Oswego East’s Offensive Most Valuable Player as a senior ... two-time team captain ... set school record with five doubles in a game ... also lettered in football and basketball.

Personal: David is the son of Dave and Debbie Klein ... major is finance ... born Sept. 6, 1988.