Kyle Gaedele

#4 Kyle Gaedele

Pos. OF
Ht. 6'3"
Wt. 220
Yr. So.
Hometown Arlington Heights, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Rolling Meadows
2010: Started all 56 games as a sophomore … named to the All-Horizon League Second Team … earned All-Tournament honors at the Horizon League Tournament after registering eight hits in four games … hit .373 which ranked fifth in Horizon League … led conference with 88 hits and 144 total bases … drove in 63 runs and registered eight triples, both second in league … scored 61 runs, third best in the conference … fourth in league with 19 doubles and .610 slugging percentage … had 33 multi-hit games, best on the team … led team with seven home runs … was a perfect 17-for-17 on stolen bases … had 15 game hitting streak from April 13 through May 7 … had a two homer game at UIC (May 20) … tallied six RBIs against Northern Illinois (May 11).

2009: Appeared in and started 50 games for the Crusaders as a freshman ... named to the Horizon League’s All-Newcomer Team ... first collegiate hit was a home run at Morehead State (Feb. 21) ... had three hits at Arkansas (March 3), Butler (March 20), UIC (April 25), and Youngstown State (May 9) ... tallied 14 multi-hit games ... had two doubles at Butler and at Northern Illinois (April 29) ... second on the team with 12 two-baggers ... third on the team with eight stolen bases, including two against Northwestern (May 5) ... also homered at UIC and Youngstown State ... tripled against Butler on May 10 ... drove in three runs at Butler and at Northern Illinois.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... a 32nd round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays in 2008 ... an Honorable Mention All-State selection as a senior ... earned All-Area Team honors in 2008 ... named to the All-Mid Suburban League Team as a senior ... Mid-Suburban League East co-Player of the Year in 2008 ... led Rolling Meadows to the conference title as a senior ... hit .510 in conference games as a senior ... an All-Academic Scholar Athlete in the Mid-Suburban League ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Kyle is the son of Bob and Mary Lynne Gaedele ... major is sports management ... born Nov. 1, 1989.