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Kyle MacDonald
Player Profile:
Kyle MacDonald 3123288
Position: First Baseman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
High School: St. Paul Catholic HS
Other College: Crowder CC
Experience: 1 Letter

JUNIOR SEASON (2018): Played and started in 51 of team's 52 games ... earned Sun Belt Conference Newcomer of the Year honors and was a All-SBC Second Team selection ... picked up All-Central Region First-Team accolades from the ABCA to become 12th player at A-State to earn the award ... led the team in a number of offensive categories including runs (50), hits (66), homers (15), RBI (50), total bases (127), and walks (39) ... hit a team-best .346, which ranked as third best in the SBC ... posted a team-high .464 on-base percentage, which was the best in the league and 47th highest in the country ... registered a slugging percentage of .665 that was first in the Sun Belt, 22nd best in the nation, and seventh best in school history ... his 15 home runs are tied for the second most in a season in A-State history ... his 50 runs batted in were the 10th best in school history, while the 127 total bases tied for eighth most ... also hit 12 doubles, two triples, was hit by five pitches, and had two sacrifice flies, while posting a .982 fielding percentage ... hit .358 in league play with a .489 on-base percentage and .736 slugging percentage ... 10 home runs and 39 RBI came during SBC contests ... named to All-Arkansas Collegiate Team ... led the team in multiple-hit games with 20 and multiple-RBI games with 12 ... ended the season with an 11-game on-base streak ... posted season-high four hits in two games at Missouri (March 21) and at ULM (March 24) ... hit two home runs in back-to-back games versus Ole Miss (May 15) and at Little Rock (May 17) ... hit two doubles against Coastal Carolina March 17 ... recorded eight total bases three times in games at ULM (March 24), versus Ole Miss (May 15), and at Little Rock (May 17) ... knocked in four runs versus Coastal Carolina March 17 and at Georgia State April 7 ... scored a season-best three runs four times and also walked three times in four different games ... was intentionally walked seven times.

CROWDER COLLEGE (2015-17): Played two seasons at Crowder College in Neosho, Mo., after redshirting ... hit .343 with an on-base percentage of .449 and slugging percentage of .624 as a redshirt sophomore ... swatted 15 long balls, which were a BBCOR record for Crowder, along with 21 doubles and a triple while driving in 73 runs in 2017 ... he scored 68 runs, walked 43 times, and stole nine bases during 2017 campaign ... helped the Roughriders to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) World Series where Crowder finished sixth ... team was also Region XVI champs and South Central District Champs ... hit .310 with five homers and 37 RBI as a redshirt freshman in 2016 as the team went 40-22 ... named to Dean's List in fall of 2016

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at St. Paul Catholic Secondary School ... team captain senior season and helped lead the Wolverines to a provincial championship ... also helped the hockey squad to two provincial championships ... also played golf, badminton, basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse during high school years.

PERSONAL: Son of Kirk and Arlene MacDonald ... birthday is June 17 ... majoring in general studies ... enjoys playing golf in spare time.

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