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    JR Kyes
    6 JR Kyes
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Springfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Springfield Southeast

    Last College:
    Lincoln Land C.C.

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 180

    Position:
    IF

    Birthdate:
    03/02/1983

    B/T:
    R/R

    AT ILLINOIS
    2004 Junior:
    Appeared in 25 games and started nine, all at the designated hitter slot • Collected multi-hit games against Texas State, Winthrop and Indiana State • Picked up first extra base hit with a double against MacMurray • Played for the Springfield Rifles of the CICL during the summer.

    Prior to Illinois
    Played 2002 and '03 seasons at Lincoln Land Community College as a second baseman • Hit .387 with 23 doubles and 12 home runs • Earned first team Collegiate Conference of Central Illinois honors, as well as first team Region XXIV All Region Team honors • Played for the Springfield Rifles of the CICL during the 2002 and '03 summers.

    High School
    Earned seven varsity letters at Springfield Southeast: four in baseball and three in soccer • Set the school record for doubles with 20 and hit a conference-leading .478 as a junior • Was an All-Conference selection in 1999, '00 and '01 in the Central State Eight conference • Participated in the Illinois Baseball Coaches Association State All-Star game in 2001.

    Personal
    Born March 2, 1983 • Parents Rik and Julie Kyes • Majoring in sports management • Lists his parents as the most influential people in his athletic career • Plans on pursuing a masters degree and working in the front office of a professional organization after graduation.

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