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Kenton Gedwed 3

Kenton  Gedwed

Southlake, Texas

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Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180




2010 (SENIOR)
Played in 23 games with four starts ... Appeared 17 times as pinch hitter, second-most on team ... Second on team with four pinch hits ... All four starts came as designated hitter ... Hit .269 (7-for-26) overall ... Scored five runs and added three RBI ... Walked twice, both as pinch hitter ... Had pinch-hit single vs. Western Kentucky (2/28) in first at-bat of season ... Walked and scored run as pinch hitter against Oral Roberts (3/6) ... Had pinch-hit two-run single vs. Illinois-Chicago (3/14) ... In first start of season, went 2-for-4 with double vs. Kansas (3/28) ... Walked and stole a base as pinch hitter at Missouri (4/4) ... Collected RBI and scored a run after reaching on fielder's choice as pinch hitter vs. Northwestern State (4/7) ... Singled and scored game-tying run after coming on as pinch hitter in eighth inning of series opener vs. Nebraska (4/23) ... Delivered pinch-hit single and scored a run in win over No. 11 TCU (4/28) ... Singled and scored a run at Texas Tech (5/15) in final start of season.

2009 (JUNIOR)
Was Baylor's primary pinch hitter, appearing in 24 games with two starts ... Batted in leadoff spot in both starts ... Started once in left field and once as designated hitter ... Had 21 at-bats as pinch hitter, six more than any other Baylor player ... Led Big 12 with 10 pinch hits ... Hit .387 (12-for-31) with 12 RBI, two doubles and home run on season ... Drove in run with groundout in pinch hit appearance against Houston Baptist (2/25) ... Drew walk as pinch hitter against South Alabama (3/6) ... Delivered pinch-hit single in win over No. 16 TCU (3/26) ... Singled as pinch hitter and walked in following at-bat against Prairie View A&M (4/1) ... Sparked three-run rally by driving in game-tying run with pinch-hit single in ninth inning of series-opening win at Kansas (4/3) ... Drew walk as pinch hitter and scored run in series finale against Jayhawks (4/5) ... Reached on infield single as pinch hitter against Dallas Baptist (4/8) ... Singled again at UT Arlington (4/14) in next pinch-hit at-bat ... Delivered in third consecutive pinch-hit appearance, this time with two-run single at Oklahoma State (4/17) ... Started as DH and went 1-for-4 with single against Texas State (4/22) ... Got first career Big 12 start in left field against Oklahoma (4/26) ... Drove in run with single against Sooners ... Knocked pinch-hit RBI single and came around to score against No. 8 Texas (5/2) ... Doubled in ninth inning as pinch hitter at Nebraska (5/16) ... Led team with six RBI, despite making only four plate appearances at Baton Rouge Regional ... Delivered two-run double as pinch hitter in win over No. 21 Minnesota (5/29) ... Drilled pinch-hit Grand Slam for first career homer in loss to Golden Gophers two days later.

Saw limited action, appearing in two games ... Did not play in Big 12 action ... Both outings were early in season, playing against Texas Southern (2/26) and Illinois (2/29).

Played 21 games with three starts, all as designated hitter ... Appeared in six Big 12 games with no starts ... Was 2-for-11 (.182) as pinch hitter ... All three hits on season came in non-conference games ... First career start was against top-ranked Rice at Astros College Classic (2/10) ... Started against Texas State in Bears' home opener (2/13) ... Became first Baylor designated hitter to bat leadoff since April 6, 2002 in that game ... Walked twice in three plate appearances ... First career hit was as pinch hitter against Stephen F. Austin (2/16) ... Started and walked once in three plate appearances against Stephen F. Austin the following day ... Came off bench and went 1-for-2 with walk, RBI and run scored against Texas Southern (3/20) ... Had pinch-hit RBI single at UT Arlington (3/27) ... Walked and scored against Texas Southern (5/9).

Sat out season as redshirt.

Earned two letters for head coach Larry Hughes at Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas ... Member of Carroll's 2003 and 2005 regional quarterfinalist teams ... Two-time all-district honoree ... NTHSCA All-Star Game MVP ... Posted .350 career batting average with one home run, 56 RBI and 28 stolen bases ... Also played wide receiver for Carroll's two-time state champion football team ... Led 15-1 Dragons to state runner-up finish in 2003, followed by 16-0 state and national title 2004 season ... Two-time football all-district selection.

Full name is Kenton Michael Gedwed ... Born Jan. 6, 1987, in Bridgeport, Conn. ... Son of Bill and Debbie Gedwed ... Brother, Chris, played linebacker at SMU ... Information systems major.

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