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Kramer Robertson
Player Profile:
Kramer Robertson 1509737
Position: Infield
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 168 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: McGregor, Texas
High School: Midway HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 09/20/1994

2016 Second-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
2016 First-Team All-SEC
2016 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament Team
2016 Second-Team All-Louisiana

MLB Draft: 32nd Round in 2016 (Cleveland)

A very athletic and competitive infielder who returns to LSU for his senior season at shortstop after an All-American and All-SEC junior campaign ... has a combination of foot speed, quickness and arm strength that allows him to be a very viable option anywhere on the field; a very tough out at the plate as well ... also a dual-threat quarterback in high school, he led his team deep into the Texas 5A state playoffs as a junior and senior ... the son of Kim Mulkey, the women's basketball coach at Baylor ... selected in the 32nd round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians, but elected to return to LSU for his final collegiate season.

2016 Season
Started in all 66 of LSU games (59 at shortstop, seven at second base), batting .324 (84-for-259) with 20 doubles, two triples, two homers, 39 RBI, 61 runs and 14 stolen bases ... a .364 hitter (32-for-88) with runners in scoring position ... LSU's leading hitter in SEC regular-season games, batting .363 (45-for-124) with nine doubles, one triple, one homer, 19 RBI, 26 runs and six steals ... named to the 2016 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List; the award is given to the nation's best shortstop ... finished No. 3 in the SEC in doubles with 20; also No. 3 in the league in runs scored with 61 and No. 8 in base hits with 84 ... named to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament Team after batting .571 (8-for-14) with three doubles, one homer, three RBI and six runs scored ... batted .341 (14-for-41) in LSU's 10 postseason games (SEC and NCAA Tournaments combined) with three doubles, one homer, six RBI and nine runs ... delivered walk-off single in bottom of 9th inning to lift LSU to 5-4 win over Tennessee in SEC Tournament opener (May 24) ... provided game-winning RBI single in bottom of the eighth inning of LSU's 5-4 win over Florida on May 20 ... collected five hits in series at Tennessee (May 13-15) with one double, two RBI and two runs ... contributed four hits in the Ole Miss series (April 28-30), smacking a double and scoring three times ... batted .462 (6-for-13) in April 22-24 series vs. Miss. State with two doubles, one homer, three RBI and two runs ... hit .462 (6-for-13) in the Missouri series (April 15-17) with one double, two RBI and seven runs scored ... batted .750 (6-for-8) in the Vanderbilt series (April 7-9) with one double, four RBI, three runs, four walks, one-hit-by-pitch, one steal and an .846 on-base percentage ... hit .333 (4-for-12) in the Alabama series (March 19-20) with one double and two RBI ... his two-run single in the eighth inning against Alabama in Game 3 gave a LSU a 5-4 lead and proved to be the game-winning hit ... 3-for-3 in March 12 win over Ball State with two RBI ... collected two hits, including a double, and three RBI in win over Fordham (March 5).

2015 Season
Played in 27 games (12 starts at second base), batting .232 (13-for-56) with one double, one triple, five RBI and 10 runs scored ... tripled and scored three runs versus Kentucky (March 29) ... 2-for-4 with a double versus Nicholls State (Feb. 18) ... collected two hit and two runs versus Boston College (Feb. 21) ... drove in two runs, walked three times and scored once versus Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 26) ... 2-for-2 with an RBI and two walks versus Baylor (March 7) at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

2014 Season
Played in 47 games with 30 starts at second base ... batted .200 (20-for-100) with six doubles, one homer, 20 RBI, 19 runs and three stolen bases ... unloaded first career collegiate home run versus Northwestern State on May 13 ... produced a two-run double in LSU win over Tennessee on April 25 ... also launched a two-run double in LSU's 5-4 win over Arkansas on April 12 ... 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI in win over Toledo (Feb. 22) ... made a spectacular sliding catch of a fly ball in foul territory vs. Grambling on Feb. 16; the play made the ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 that day.

Prior to LSU
An All-America and All-State infielder at Midway High School in Waco, Texas ... batted .425 with five homers in his high school senior season, .438 with six homers as a junior, .473 with seven homers as a sophomore and .365 as a freshman ... 2012 and 2011 District MVP ... also played quarterback for the football team and point guard for the basketball squad.

Personal
Full name is Kramer Reid Robertson ... parents are Randy Robertson and Kim Mulkey ... father is self-employed, mother is the women's basketball coach at Baylor ... father played quarterback at Louisiana Tech; mother played point guard at Louisiana Tech and was a 1984 Olympic gold medalist in basketball ... has one older sister, Makenzie, a former basketball player at Baylor ... chose to attend LSU for “the opportunity to win a national championship, develop my skills with a great coaching staff and play in front of the best fans in the country” ... majoring in sport administration at LSU ... born September 20, 1994 in Ruston, La.

Robertson's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 vs. Arkansas (5/7/16)
Hits: 4 vs. Rice (6/6/16)
Runs Scored: 3 five times; most recently at Missouri (4/16/16)
Doubles: 2 vs. Utah Valley (6/3/16); vs. UL-Lafayette (3/22/16)
Triples: 1 three times; most recently vs. Florida (5/21/16)
Home Runs: 1 three times; most recently vs. Rice (6/6/16)
RBI: 3 twice; most recently vs. Mississippi State (4/24/16)

 

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