Cody Keefer
Cody Keefer

Player Profile

Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis Senior

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195




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UCLA Eliminated from CWS with 4-1 Loss to Florida State

Pac-12 co-champion Bruins conclude 2012 campaign with 48-16 record.


UCLA Baseball Set to Face Florida State at CWS

Bruins to play Seminoles in elimination contest Tuesday evening


UCLA Baseball Falls to Arizona, 4-0, in College World Series

Nick Vander Tuig registers eight strikeouts, one walk in 6.1 innings for UCLA.


Florida State 4, UCLA 1 - College World Series

Florida State defeated UCLA, 4-1, eliminating the Bruins from the College World Series (June 19, 2012).


Arizona 4, UCLA 0 - College World Series

UCLA dropped a 4-0 decision to Arizona in a College World Series game on Sunday.


UCLA vs. Stony Brook: CWS Game 1

UCLA vs. Stony Brook: CWS Game 1

Recorded a career .319 batting average in three seasons (2010-12), recording 86 RBI and 102 runs in 166 games (164 starts)...helped lead UCLA to the postseason all three years, guiding the Bruins to the College World Series in 2010 and 2012 as the team's everyday left fielder...was selected in the 15th round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins.

Started 63 games in left field...ranked second on the team with a .333 batting average, totaling 12 doubles, one triple, 37 RBI and 44 runs...logged a .418 on-base percentage and was second on the team with 31 walks...finished third on the team with a .333 batting average in Pac-12 games...captured All-Tournament Team acclaim at the NCAA Los Angeles Regional...reached base safely via hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 55 of 62 games in which he logged at least one plate appearance...recorded a career-high four hits in UCLA's 6-5 comeback win against USC (May 26), going 4-for-5 with one double, two runs and one RBI...went 3-for-3 with one double, two runs and one RBI in UCLA's 7-1 victory over New Mexico (June 2) in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional...went 6-for-12 (.500) with one double, two walks and four runs in UCLA's three-game series at Arizona (April 13-15)...went 3-for-5 with one double, two RBI and one run in UCLA's series-sweeping 7-3 win at Georgia (March 11)...opened the season going 9-for-21 (.429) with four RBI and four runs in the Bruins' first five games.

2011 (summer)
Played in 39 games for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League...batted .280 with three home runs, one triple, five doubles, 17 RBI and 18 runs...played in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game at Fenway Park, representing the Eastern Division...Yarmouth-Dennis went 19-21-4, finishing fourth in the league's Eastern Division.

Started 58 games in left field...batted .303, the second-highest average on the team...totaled one home run, one triple, 13 doubles, 18 RBI and 29 walks...recorded a team-leading .408 on-base percentage with 31 walks, second-highest on the team, and stole seven bases in eight attempts...secured honorable mention All-Pac-10 team honors...ranked second on the team with 19 multiple-hit games, including four three-hit efforts...also logged three multiple-RBI games...reached base safely via hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 49 of 58 games...averaged 1.59 hits and walks combined per game...batted .285 (4-for-14) with three walks and a team-leading .444 on-base percentage in UCLA's four NCAA Regional games...went 2-for-5 with one double in the final game of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional against UC Irvine (June 5)...went 2-for-4 with one RBI, one run and one walk in a 3-1 win over Fresno State in an elimination game (June 4)...reached base safely in all five plate appearances in a 10-1 victory against Cal State Bakersfield (May 14), going 3-for-3 with one home run, two walks, two runs and one RBI...went 5-for-12 (.417) with two RBI in a three-game Pac-10 sweep at Oregon (May 6-8)...went 6-for-12 (.500) with four doubles, three runs and one RBI in a three-game Pac-10 series at Stanford (April 21-23)...went 5-for-10 (.500) with two doubles and one run in a three-game Pac-10 sweep of Washington (April 1-3).

Played in 45 games, making 43 starts (all in left field)...batted .318, totaling two home runs, nine doubles, 31 RBI and 29 runs...compiled a team-leading .450 on-base percentage and drew 32 walks, third-most on the team...missed the team's final 20 games with a leg injury...reached base safely via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 39 of his 43 starts...totaled 13 multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI efforts...started each of UCLA's first 32 games (all in left field)...most clutch at-bat of the season came in the series finale versus USC (May 16), belting a two-out walkoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Bruins past the Trojans, 2-1, and to a series sweep...opened the season going 4-for-9 with five runs, two RBI and six walks in the Bruins' first weekend at the MLB Urban Invitational (Feb. 19-21)...went 3-for-5 with one double, two runs and one RBI in UCLA's 6-1 non-conference victory over USC (Feb. 28) at Dodger Stadium...went 3-for-4 with one double in a 3-2 UCLA victory against UC Riverside (March 9)...went 3-for-5 with a season-high five RBI and two runs in a series-opening victory over Cal Poly (March 25)...went 4-for-9 with three RBI and one run in three games against Stanford (April 1-3)...finished the weekend versus Stanford going 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Bruins won, 7-5, clinching a series victory...went 2-for-3 with three RBI against Oregon (April 17)...went 2-for-4 with his first career home run, four RBI and two runs in UCLA's second game at Washington (May 8)...went 4-for-10 with one home run, one double, four RBI and two runs in a three-game sweep of USC (May 14-16).

2009 (summer)
Played in 39 games (37 starts) for the Wenatchee AppleSox of the West Coast Collegiate League...ranked third on the team with a .292 batting average...finished the summer with one home run, two triples, nine doubles, 20 RBI and 20 runs...recorded a .346 on-base percentage and stole four bases in eight attempts...Wenatchee finished 34-14, capturing the West Coast Collegiate League title.

High School
Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Davis Senior High School under head coach Dan Ariola...selected in the 33rd round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers...earned first-team Sacramento Bee All-Metro honors and first-team all-league accolades...batted .449 with six home runs his senior season (2009), helping lead Davis to the Delta Valley League Conference title and a berth in the Northern California Division I Section Playoffs...was named team MVP in addition to earning Davis High School Athlete of the Year honors...selected for the 2009 Optimist All-Star Game...earned Tournament MVP honors at the Fresno Easter Classic...batted .541 as a junior (2008), recording two home runs, five triples, five doubles, 16 RBI and 20 runs...also collected a .581 on-base percentage and .973 slugging percentage as a junior...helped lead Davis to the league title before batting .500 in the North Section playoffs...batted .380 as a sophomore (2007), helping lead Davis to the North Section Championship series, batting .550 in the section tournament...also collected three home runs, 10 doubles, 27 RBI and 32 runs as a sophomore...earned honorable mention all-league honors as a sophomore, leading Davis to a 23-9 record (11-4 league mark)...played on the Milwaukee Brewers Area Code Team and Colorado Rockies Scout Team...also played for the San Francisco Giants-Mariners Cup Series at Safeco Park (Seattle)...competed for the North Squad at the California Coaches Association North/South Series...selected for the MLB Scout Team All-Stars, playing at AT&T Park (San Francisco)...was a Northern Califonria ESPN RISE Magazine selection for baseball...also a talented football player, secured first-team All-League and first-team All-Area (Davis Enterprise) accolades as a junior (2007), his final season of football...named team defensive MVP and earned honorable mention All-Metro (Sacrmento Bee) accolades as a linebacker.

Full name: Cody L'amour Keefer...born November 6, 1990 in Woodland, Calif....Cody is one of Kevin and Melissa Keefer's two children...has one sister, Kindall...undeclared major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 6 at Oregon State (4/10/10)
Runs - 3 (three times), last vs. New Mexico (6/3/12)
Hits - 4 vs. USC (5/26/12)
RBI - 5 vs. Cal Poly (3/25/10)
Doubles - 2 (four times), last vs. Purdue (5/6/12)
Home Runs - 1 (three times), last vs. Cal State Bakersfield (5/14/11)
Stolen Bases - 2 vs. Sacramento State (3/3/12)


2010 Fr. .318 45 43 148 29 47 9 0 2 31 62 .419 32 6 31 2 .450 3 2 1 2
2011 So. .303 58 58 201 29 61 13 1 1 18 79 .393 31 5 49 4 .408 1 7 7 8
2012 Jr. .333 63 63 240 44 80 12 1 0 37 94 .392 31 6 36 3 .418 3 7 7 15
TOTALS .319 166 164 589 102 188 34 2 3 86 235 .399 94 17 116 9 .423 7 16 15 25