Kade Reinertson

#19 Kade Reinertson

Pos. C
Ht. 6-2
Wt. 195
Yr. R-So.
Hometown Huxley, Iowa
High School (Prev. School) Ballard Community

2023: Played in 18 games before suffering a season-ending injury… Had a .231 batting average with three doubles, seven RBIs and six runs scored… Cut down six would-be base stealers…. Had two hits and four RBIs including a home run on Feb. 18 at Kansas… Enjoyed a multi-hit effort on April 8 at Evansville.

2022: Played in 22 games and made 17 starts... Had eight hits, nine walks and five runs scored... Had his first career multi-hit output on April 26 at Purdue, reaching base four times against the Boilermakers with two walks and two hits... Had his first collegiate extra-base hit with a double on May 7 vs. DBU... Picked up his first career RBI on May 20 at Evansville... Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2021: Did not see game action… Member of MVC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Valpo (Athletics): Four-year varsity letter winner… Earned second team all-conference honors at catcher in 2017 and 2018 before capturing first team recognition in 2019… Earned academic all-conference in all four seasons… Named first team all-district and second-team all-state in 2019…. Also played football (2016-2017) and basketball (2016-2020), earning academic honors all four years in basketball… Played travel ball with Titans Baseball from 2010-2015… 2016-2017 Peak Performance player… Was sent to play in the Perfect Game Sophomore Champion Tournament with the 2020 Colorado Slammers and ranked ninth in the tournament with a .538 batting average… Member of the Iowa Sticks from Fall 2017-2020… 2018 Preseason Underclassman All-American Perfect Game award… 2017 National Honor Society and 2016-2020 academic award recipient.

Personal: Plans to study education or sport management… Son of Randy and Crystal Reinertson… Has an older brother, Kai… Enjoys golfing and disc golfing… Kicks with his left foot but does everything right-handed… Favorite food is chicken alfredo, movie is the Hangover, pro baseball team is the Chicago Cubs, MLB Player is J.T. Realmuto, musical artist is Kane Brown and TV show is West Coast Customs.