Played for the San Luis Obispo Rattlers, an independent collegiate summer baseball organization ... was the recipient of the Rattler Timber Award as the team's top hitter ... played in 32 games, starting a team-high 31 ... led the team with a .368 batting average, a .570 slugging percentage and a .483 on-base percentage ... scored a team-high 26 runs while driving in 23 runs ... had five doubles, six triples and two home runs ... swiped a team-best 17 bases on 22 attempts.
SOPHOMORE / 2007
Played in 43 games with 30 starts ... had a .262 average on 28 hits, including six doubles, two triples and three home runs ... scored 25 runs and drove home 13 ... led the Boilermakers with 10 stolen bases on 12 attempts ... hit .214 during the Big Ten season, playing in 23 games and starting 13 ... opened the season with hits in the first six games ... in five games vs. UAB and Samford, hit .529 (9-17) with two doubles, two homers, nine runs scored, seven RBI and four stolen bases ... was 2-3 with a double and two runs scored in Purdue's 16-0 win over Ohio State (4/28).
Played for the Duncanville Deputies of the Texas Collegiate League ... batted .220 in 40 games, collecting 22 hits with five doubles and two home runs ... scored 21 runs, drove home 13, and swiped eight bases ... had a .500 on-base percentage, walking 18 times.
FRESHMAN / 2006
Played in 35 games, starting 19, with a .197 average ... had 13 hits, including three doubles, a triple and two homers ... hit .171 in 21 Big Ten games with 10 starts ... made his first start in the season opener vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (2/24), lacing a double off the left field wall ... went 2-3 with a run scored vs. Missouri (3/10) ... homered in his only plate appearance against Chicago State (3/26) ... went 2-4 with a triple vs. Penn State (5/6) ... had a 2-3 performance at the plate vs. Western Michigan (5/16) with a home run, two runs scored and two RBI.
Played for the Graham Roughnecks of the Texas Collegiate League ... batted .173 in 26 games.
Was redshirted while a member of the Rice University baseball team.
Four-year letterwinner at Lake Travis High School ... was an all-state and academic all-state selection, as well as a finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman, as a senior ... batted .385, with nine home runs, nine triples and 35 RBI during senior campaign, earning him Offensive MVP honors at Lake Travis ... had a .397 batting average as a junior, earning him all-state honors and the team's Offensive MVP award ... named Newcomer of the Year and earned second-team all-district honors as a sophomore, batting .325, with three homers, 11 doubles, and 28 RBI ... earned three letters in football, claiming all-district and academic all-state honors as a defensive back.
Full name is Kyle Thomas Reesing ... was born on Sept. 4, 1985, in Austin, Texas ... son of Steve and Debi Reesing ... has one brother, Todd, and one sister, Megan ... majoring in management ... brother, Todd, is the starting quarterback at the University of Kansas.