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    23 Kipp Schutz  
    Kipp Schutz

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Evansville, Ind.

    High School:
    Harrison

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 195

    Position:
    Outfield

    B-T:
    L-L


    REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2009
    Earned First Team All-Big Ten honors in the outfield ... finished third in the conference with his team-leading .392 average ... also hit 10 doubles, five home runs, drove in 34 runs and scored 36 ... made his season debut against Indiana State (3/3) and had an RBI single ... had two hits in five at-bats against EMU (3/4) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Georgia Southern (3/6) ... went 2-for-3 with his first homer of the year against Morehead State (3/10) ... went 3-for-4 with a grand slam against Northern Iowa (3/16) ... had three hits against CCSU (3/21) ... went 2-for-5 at Xavier (3/25) ... went 2-for-4 in the opener against Minnesota (3/27) ... hit his third homer of the year against Chicago State (3/31) ... scored a pair of runs against Valpo (4/8) ... went 3-for-4 with a crucial two-run single in the opener against Iowa (4/10) ... went 2-for-5 with a two-run double in the finale against the Hawkeyes (4/12) ...went 3-for-5 with two runs against Michigan (4/25) ... hit a two-run homer in the second game against Purdue (5/2) ... went 3-for-4 and scored a career-best three runs against Northwestern (5/10) ... had three hits for the second straight game and hit an opposite field home run in his return to his hometown of Evansville (5/12) ... went 2-for-4 in the opener against Michigan State (5/14) ... had multiple-hit games in all four games of the Big Ten Tournament to earn All-Tournament honors ... went 3-for-4 in the tourney opener against Purdue (5/20) ... went 5-for-7 in Indiana's two NCAA Tournament games to earn All-Louisville Regional recognition.

    REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR: 2008
    Came back from a season-ending injury in 2007 to hit .317 with six home runs and 48 RBI ... led all conference freshmen with his six home runs ... added 16 doubles and scored 39 runs ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection ... returned to the field for the 2008 opener at LSU (2/22), going 1-for-4 ... went 2-for-4 with a run and a walk in both the Saturday and Sunday contests at LSU (2/23-24) ... went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs against Austin Peay (3/1) ... had a 2-for-5 day and drove in two, posting his first career triple against Valpo (3/2) ... went 2-for-4 against NMSU (3/11) with a pair of runs, two walks and two RBI ... also stole a base against the Aggies ... had two hits and drove in a pair of runs against Fresno State (3/12) ... hit his first career home run and had a three-hit game against New Mexico State (3/15) ... hit his second home run of the season, a two-run shot to deep center, against IPFW (3/23) ... posted a career-best four hits and drove in three runs against Xavier (3/26) ... went 2-for-2 with a walk against Minnesota (3/29) ... had three hits in the series finale with the Gophers (3/30), including a two-run double to break a 3-3 tie in the ninth ... had three singles and scored twice in the opener with the Illini (4/5) ... went 2-for-3 with two runs and a solo homer in Saturday's game one (4/6) ... had two hits and scored twice in the finale against Illinois (4/7) ... had hits in all four games against Iowa, including two-hit games in the second and fourth contests ... hit a two-run double in the opener against Michigan (4/25) ... went 2-for-4 in the finale against the Wolverines (4/27) ... hit a grand slam in the first inning of IU's 18-8 win over Purdue (5/4) ... drilled a solo homer over the scoreboard in right field against Louisville (5/6) ... hit a solo homer and a double against Northwestern (5/11) ... went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI against Penn State (5/23) at the Big Ten Tournament.

    REDSHIRT YEAR: 2007
    Started the first seven games of the year before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury against Indiana State (3/6) that resulted in him being granted a medical redshirt ... was named to the AutoZone Classic All-Tournament Team after going 6-for-11 with two doubles, three runs and an RBI at the event ... finished the year 6-for-21 with three walks.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Joins the Hoosiers after playing three years of baseball under Andy Rice at Harrison ... had a monster season in his final year for Harrison, hitting .480 with three home runs, 35 RBIs and a .763 slugging percentage... hit 19 doubles, which were the most in the state ... was named first team all-state ... selected in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Baltimore Orioles ... hit .393 with four homers as a junior ... was named all-conference and served as his team's captain ... was also an all-conference selection and team captain for the basketball team ... earned three letters in basketball in addition to his baseball prowess ... also played tennis at Harrison ... has one brother, Jerrod, and one sister, Erin ... parents are Chip and Laurie Schutz.

    Birthdate: March 21, 1988
    Major: Recreational sport management


       

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