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    10 Kyle Schwarber  
    Kyle Schwarber

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Middletown, Ohio

    High School:
    Middletown

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 240

    Position:
    Catcher/Outfielder

    B-T:
    L-R


    IU CAREER
    Selected in the first round of the 2014 MLB Draft (fourth overall) by the Chicago Cubs, the highest draft pick in Indiana baseball history ... Two-time First Team All-American and Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honoree ... In IU history, ranks fifth in slugging percentage (.607), sixth in home runs (40), eighth in hits (238) and tied for eighth in triples (12) and runs (182) ... All-Big Ten honors all three years ... for career batted .341 in 180 games played.

    2014 - JUNIOR
    Johnny Bench Award Finalist ... First Team All-American (Baseball America and Perfect Game), Second Team All-American (Louisville Slugger, NCBWA and ABCA/Rawlings) ... First Team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player and Big Ten All-Tournament Team ... on Big Ten charts, ranked first in slugging percentage (.659), on base percentage (.464), runs scored (66), home runs (14), total bases (153), walks (44) and total plate appearances (280), tied for first in triples (6), second in hits (83), third in batting average (.358), fifth in RBI (48), tied for fifth in doubles (16) and sixth in at bats (232) ... In IU single-season history, ranked tied for tenth in runs (66) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (March 3) ... reached base in all five plate appearances in win at No. 9 Louisville ... accounted for eight runs in two-game sweep in Louisville ... team-high 23 games with multiple hits, including three contests with career-high four hits ... in four NCAA Regional games, recorded 10 hits, seven RBI, one double, one triple and two home runs.

    2013 - SOPHOMORE

    Selected as the best catcher in the country by Perfect Game and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, earning First Team All-America honors from both entities ... named a Louisville Slugger Second Team All-American by the Collegiate Baseball newspaper ... chosen as the NCBWA's District V Player of the Year ... also picked up First Team honors for both the ABCA/Rawlings All-Mideast Region and All-Big Ten squads ... paired with Sam Travis to become only college teammates to compete for USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team over the summer ... led the Big Ten with 18 homeruns (3rd nationally), 65 runs (13th), 152 total bases (16th), .647 slugging percentage (19th), .456 OBP and 42 walks ... his .366 average, 54 RBI and 86 hits each ranked third in the conference ... the 18-homer total is slotted sixth all-time in school history ... fielded .989 on the season ... earned a spot on both the All-Big Ten Tournament and All-NCAA Bloomington Regional teams ... named the CollegeBaseballInsider.com's Central Regional Player of the Week and Big Ten Player of the Week on March 11 after destroying Florida for 10 hits, four RBI and four runs scored in a road series victory ... racked up seven hits, six runs and four RBI in series sweep at Iowa ... blasted a no-doubt homer in the bottom of the 10th vs. Michigan, setting up a walk-off win for IU later in the inning ... went on a 10-game postseason hitting streak which included four long-balls, 11 RBI, 14 runs scored and 14 total base knocks ... clobbered a pair of cloud-scraping homers in an 8-6 win at Nebraska on the Big Ten Network ... whacked homeruns in back-to-back games four different times, including twice in the postseason ... Indiana went 46-13 (.780) in games he started and 3-3 (.500) in games an injury held him out of the starting lineup ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2012 - FRESHMAN
    Tabbed as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by the Collegiate Baseball newspaper ... voted All-Big Ten second team catcher ... unanimous selection to the Big Ten All-Freshman squad ... three-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week honoree (Mar. 5/Apr. 30/May 21) ... ranked in the conference's top-10 of seven offensive categories: five triples (2nd), 51 runs (t-4th), 47 RBI (t-5th), 118 total bases (t-5th), 15 doubles (t-6th), eight homeruns (t-7th) and a .513 slugging percentage (9th) ... threw out 27 attempted base stealers, second-most in the Big Ten ... added nine stolen bases, a .300 batting average and .390 on-base percentage ... numbers exploded in Big Ten play; hitting .376, slugging .624 and reaching base at a .464 clip during conference action ... stroked nine doubles against Big Ten foes, the seventh-most in school history ... started all 60 games, 54 behind the dish and six in the corner outfield ... second on the team with 21 multi-hit and 13 multi-RBI games ... batted .364 (24 of 66) with runners in scoring position ... drove in four runs three times, including a grand slam at East Tennessee State ... scored one or more runs in 12 consecutive games during late April/early May ... scored at least once in 35 of 60 games.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Led the Greater Miami Conference with a .474 batting average, eight homeruns and .643 on-base percentage as a senior ... also recorded 28 RBI and 11 stolen bases in his league's Co-Player-of-the-Year-winning season ... four-time team MVP ... a second team All-Ohio linebacker selection.

    PERSONAL
    The son of Greg and Donna Schwarber ... has a brother, Jamin, and three sisters, Alicia, Kelly and Lindsey ... born on March 5, 1993 ... majoring in Recreational Sports Management.

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