UCLA Baseball BIO
Kevin Kramer
Player Profile:
Kevin Kramer 1264502
Position: Infield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 194
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Turlock, Calif.
High School: Turlock HS
2012 (summer)
Hit .339 with five homeruns and 21 RBI for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League...recorded a .529 batting average with four RBI and a stolen base in the playoffs, leading the Loggers to the Northwoods League title.

Played in 44 games, making 35 starts (29 at third base and four at second base)...batted .281 with five doubles, 13 RBI and 18 runs...hit at a .316 clip in Pac-12 ballgames, going 12-for-38 with four runs and three RBI (16 games, 11 starts)...led the Bruins with a .385 batting average in all eight postseason games, going 10-for-26 with three doubles, three runs and five RBI...posted a .429 on-base percentage in the postseason...was UCLA's leading hitter at the College World Series, batting .375 (3-for-8) with one double, two runs, one RBI and two walks...opened the season as a candidate for the starting position at second base but emerged midway through the year as UCLA's everyday starting third baseman...batted .170 through UCLA's first 36 games, before closing the season with a team-high .351 batting average (26-for-74, 13 runs) in UCLA's final 28 contests...had a key two-run double in UCLA's 6-3 win at Cal State Fullerton (May 15)...had a season-high three hits in the Bruins' 4-2 win at Washington to sweep a three-game Pac-12 series (May 13), going 3-for-3 with one run...went 5-for-11 (.455) with one double, one RBI and two runs in three NCAA Regional contests...went 2-for-2 with two walks, one double, two runs and one RBI in UCLA's 9-1 win over Stony Brook in the opening game of the College World Series (June 15).

High School
Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Turlock High School under head coach Mark DelaMotte...three-year varsity football letterwinner (quarterback) at Turlock under head coach James Paterson...selected in the 25th round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians...as a senior (2011), batted .350 with two homers, six doubles, 30 RBI and 39 runs...was a three-time first-team All-Central California League selection (2009, 2010, 2011)...batted .460 with seven home runs, five triples, 11 doubles, 30 RBI and 47 runs as a junior (2010)...named the Stanislaus District's Athlete of the Year in 2010-11...led Turlock to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section title game in 2010, collecting three home runs in the playoffs...played for the Milwaukee Brewers White Team at the 2010 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif....helped lead the USA Baseball U-16 Team to the gold medal in Taiwan during the summer of 2009...served as starting quarterback for Turlock's football team in 2009 and 2010...earned Central California League MVP honors as a quarterback during his senior season (2010)...passed for 1,037 yards and 15 TDs and rushed for 1,119 yards and 16 TDs as a senior...led Turlock to an 8-3 record and CIF Sac-Joaquin playoff berth in 2010 after going 0-10 in 2009...twice secured first-team All-Central California League honors on the football field, including district offensive MVP one season.

Full name: Kevin Lowell Kramer...born Oct. 3, 1993 in Turlock, Calif...Kevin is the youngest of Glenn and Maureen Kramer's three sons...has two older brothers, Michael and Steven...admires Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Josh Hamilton and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...History major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 5 at Cal State Northridge (2/21/12)
Runs - 2 vs. Stony Brook (6/15/12)
Hits - 3 at Washington (5/13/12)
RBI - 2 (twice), last at Cal State Fullerton (5/15/12)
Doubles - 1 (five times), last vs. Stony Brook (6/15/12)
Stolen Bases - 1 at California (5/19/12)


2012 Fr. .281 44 35 121 18 34 5 0 0 13 39 .322 7 6 19 3 .351 0 6 1 2
TOTALS   .281 44 35 121 18 34 5 0 0 13 39 .322 7 6 19 3 .351 0 6 1 2



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