UCLA Baseball BIO
Chris Keck
Player Profile:
Chris Keck 1264501
Position: Infield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 188
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Amador Valley HS

Started all 61 games (split between first and third base)…hit .293 with 43 runs and 47 RBI…totaled a team-high 29 extra-base hits, tallying a Pac-12-high 21 doubles, a team-high tying seven home runs and one triple…led the team with a .483 slugging percentage while also posting a .389 on-base percentage…drew 34 walks and was hit by a pitch five times…racked up 18 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games…set or tied new single game career-highs in at-bats (7), runs (3), RBI (4), doubles (2) and home runs (1)…made just five errors, posting a .972 fielding percentage…totaled 102 assists and contributed to 13 double plays…hit .292 with 18 runs and 15 RBI in Pac-12 play…led the team with 11 doubles against conference opponents…opened the season with a home run in three of the first four games, going 4-for-12 with seven runs and five RBI over that span…went 2-for-5 with a double, a run and a season-high tying four RBI at North Carolina on February 22…named Pac-12 Player of the Week after going 5-for-10 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, three runs and nine RBI over a four-game stretch from February 24 to March 1…went 2-for-3 with a home run, a run and three RBI at Pepperdine on March 10…racked up four multi-hit games in the midst of a season-high tying seven-game hit streak from March 7 to March 20…went 2-for-3 with a single-game career-high two doubles, three runs and an RBI at Stanford on April 25…went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, a season-high three runs and an RBI at Arizona State on May 8…tied his season-high hit streak with a seven-game run from May 12 to May 23…registered two hits during postseason play.

Started 34 games, all at third base...hit .215 with 14 runs, two doubles, one triple, one home run and 10 RBI...slugged .280 with a .301 on-base percentage as well...drew seven walks and seven hit by pitches...logged six multi-hit games on the year...batted .200 in 12 conference games, registering three runs and four RBI...fell a home run short of the cycle on Feb. 15 vs. Portland, going 4-for-5 with three runs scored, a double, a triple and a RBI...went 2-for-4 with two runs and a RBI in UCLA's 7-1 win over Cal State Northridge on Feb. 18...posted a 2-for-5 day with a home run and two runs at USC on March 9, leading the Bruins to a 6-5 victory...went 2-for-3 with a run and a RBI in UCLA's 5-3 win at Loyola Marymount on April 1...missed the final 22 games of the season due to injury.

2013 (summer)
Played in 17 games for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League...batted .219 with nine runs, two doubles, one triple, three home runs and 14 RBI...posted a three RBI game on July 14 against the Wisconsin Woodchucks...went 2-4 with a run and three RBI in an 11-5 win over Alexandria Blue Anchors on August 7...La Crosse finished in second place in the South Division of the Northwoods League.

Played in 31 games, making 22 starts (11 at first base, 11 at designated hitter)...hit .186 with nine runs, three doubles, a triple, a home run and 10 RBI...drew 13 walks and slugged .300...recorded two RBI against Minnesota on Feb. 16, drawing two walks and scoring a run as well...went 2-for-4 with a run and a RBI against Washington on March 17...went 2-for-3 with a double, hist first career home run, a career-high four RBI and two runs vs. Arizona on May 12...made one pinch-hit appearance in the College World Series, appearing against North Carolina State on June 18.

Played in 28 games, making 10 starts as the designated hitter...batted .293, going 12-for-41, with three doubles, five RBI and three runs...drew 15 walks, compiling a .354 on-base percentage...was among the team's most effective pinch-hitters, going 6-for-16 (.375) in that role...had a season-high two hits in UCLA's 7-6 win at Georgia (March 10), going 2-for-4 with one double and one run...went 1-for-1, scoring one run after a key pinch-hit single in a ninth-inning rally at Oregon State (April 22)...went 1-for-2 with one RBI in UCLA's 7-2 series-opening victory at California.

High School
Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Amador Valley High School under head coach Lou Cesario...appeared in the Connie Mack World Series in 2009 and 2011...won the home run derby at the 2011 Connie Mack World Series...batted .462 with four homers, three triples, 26 RBI, 26 runs and 30 walks as a junior (2010)...secured East Bay Athletic League MVP honors as a junior, posting a .609 on-base percentage that year...earned "triple crown" honors in the East Bay Athletic League as a junior (batting average, home runs, RBI)...helped lead Amador Valley to its first-ever CIF North Coast Section title in 2010...played for the Milwaukee Brewers White Team at the 2010 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif....competed in the Connie Mack League for the Danville Hoots Baseball Club.

Full name: Chris Charles Keck...born Sept. 2, 1992 in Castro Valley, Calif...Chris is the youngest of Paul and Cynthia Keck's four children...has two older brothers, Paul and Willie, and one older sister, Candace...admires Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Josh Hamilton...History major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 7 at Arizona State (5/9/15)
Runs - 3 (four times), last at Arizona State (5/8/15)
Hits - 4 vs. Portland (2/15/14)
RBI - 4 (four times), last vs. Michigan State (2/28/15)
Doubles - 2 (two times), last at Stanford (4/25/15)
Triples - 1 (two times), last vs. Portland (2/15/14)
Home Runs - 1 (nine times), last at Arizona State (5/8/15)
Stolen Bases - 1 at Loyola Marymount (4/1/14)


2012 Fr. .293 28 10 41 3 12 3 0 0 5 15 .366 4 1 7 0 .354 2 1 0 0
2013 So. .186 31 22 70 9 13 3 1 1 10 21 .300 13 0 10 1 .306 2 0 0 0
2014 Jr. .215 34 34 107 14 23 2 1 1 10 30 .280 7 7 22 1 .301 2 4 1 2
2015 Sr. .293 61 61 232 43 68 21 1 7 47 112 .483 34 5 29 5 .389 4 2 0 2
TOTALS   .258 154 127 450 69 116 29 3 9 72 178 .396 58 13 68 7 .352 10 7 1 4



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