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19 Kye Kolar
Kye  Kolar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Westlake

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
12/04/1984

Experience:
HS

Prep & Personal: Played at third base, shortstop and pitched for coach Darliek at Westlake High School ... Helped lead his team to the Regional Semifinals (Class 5A) in 2003 and to the Regional Quarterfinals (Class 5A) in 2002 ... Received 2003 Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention for two positions, third base and pitcher ... Named MVP for the Central Texas Coaches All-Star Game as third baseman ... As a senior, he batted .396 with a .576 slugging percentage and had an on-base average of .483 while playing third base for 12 games, at shortstop for eight games and pitcher for 15 games (2.20 ERA over 81 innings) ... Member of the Austin Baseball Club Summer Select Team that was a semifinalist in the 2002 Perfect Game Championship in East Cobb, Ga. and a playoff qualifier in the 2002 World Woodbat Championship in Jupiter, Florida ... With the ABC Summer Select Team, he received Perfect Game West Coast High Honorable Mention (2002) and participated in the Perfect Game World Showcase in Fort Meyers, Florida (2003) ... Served as an assistant coach for an 8-9 year old little league team ... Chose Virginia for its mix of academics and sports ... Son of Rhonda and Mike Kolar ... Has one sister, Keely ... Father Mike briefly played basketball for Texas A&M while sister Keely played basketball at Angelo State ... Enjoys wakeboarding ... Born December 4, 1984 in Austin, Texas.

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