University of Iowa Athletics

#2 Kurt Lee

Height 5-10
Weight 170 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Redding, Calif.
High School Enterprise
Previous School Shasta College
Kurt Lee - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – Played summer ball in the Prospect League for the Quincy Gems (2010)… played summer ball in the Cape Cod League for the Bourne Braves (2009).

2011 Honors — Academic All-District honoree… named Academic All-Big Ten. 2011 — Played in 52 games with 50 starts… 50 starts ranked third most on team… 47 starts came at shortstop and three were at second base… batted in the nine-hole 29 times and the two-hole 11 times… hit .266, tallying 47 hits in 177 at-bats… ranked third on team with 28 runs scored… stole 10 bases to rank second on the team… recorded a seven-game hit streak… notched 11 multi-hit games and two multiple RBI games… recorded 20 RBI and six extra base hits… led the team with 116 assists… batted .311 in away games and .277 in conference action… hit .361 against lefties and .339 with runners in scoring position… tied for team lead with 12 two-out RBI while batting .323 with two outs… tied for sixth in the Big Ten with nine sacrifice bunts… started all 24 Big Ten games.

2010 — Appeared in 55 games with 53 starts… his 55 games played is the third-most of any Hawkeye… all 53 starts were at shortstop… the nine-hole hitter hit .257… started in 23 Big Ten contests… tied a school record at the Big Ten Tournament going a perfect 5-for-5 with three runs scored, three RBI and a double in Iowa’s victory to get to the championship (Michigan, May 29)… had the most assists of any Hawkeye (166)… was apart of 28 double plays, the second-most on the team… ranked second in team sac bunts (6)… finished with the fifth-most at-bats (175)… finished with 11 stolen bases, the third-most on the team… recorded 12 multi-hit contests… recorded seven multi-RBI games… longest hitting streak was six games… 13 of his 28 RBI came with two outs… recorded first hit as a Hawkeye at the season opener against Illinois State, going 2-for-4 with three runs, an RBI, double, walk and stolen base (Feb. 20)… powered his first homer at Iowa against Ohio State (May 14), which was the game winner with two outs in the bottom of the eighth.

At Shasta College — A unanimous all-Golden Valley Conference selection at shortstop… named best all-around player… helped the Knights finish second in the GVC and attain the program’s first playoff bid in four years… batted leadoff… led Shasta with a .379 batting average, 41 runs scored, 24 walks and 17 steals… played in 2009 Horizon Air Summer Series All-Star Series… received second team honors as shortstop at the all-star series.

At Lassen College — Played shortstop and second base… hit .391 with 17 stolen bases freshman campaign… walked twice as often as he struck out (22 to 11)… appeared in 28 games… named team defensive MVP… all-GVC honorable mention… conference MVP runner-up.

Personal — Born 9/26/89… parents are Scott and Susan Lee… last college coach was Brad Rupert… prepped at Enterprise High School… high school coach was Dave O’Ravez… political science major.

2010 .257 55 175 45 7 1 1 28
2011 .266 52 177 47 5 1 0 20
Career .261 107 352 92 12 2 1 48