University of Iowa Athletics
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#23 Kyle Crowl

Height 6-2
Weight 195 lbs.
Class Fr.
B/T R/R
Hometown Council Bluffs, Iowa
High School Abraham Lincoln

2018 — Started 52-of-53 games — 51 at shortstop… hit .247 (45-of-182) with 41 runs and 33 RBIs… scored at least one run in 28 games… hit safely in 34 games and reached safely in 43 contests… reached safely in a career-best 14 straight contests from March 11-April 7… had 10 multi-hit games (nine 2-hit, one 4-hit)… was tied for fourth in the Big Ten in hit by pitches (12) and tied for ninth in walks (34)… missed his only game of the season May 15 at Western Illinois, suffering from the flu… tied a school record with four walks May 17 and again on May 18 against Penn State… walked in eight straight plate appearances (MLB record is seven)… hit .400 in the three-game series against No. 12 Oklahoma State (5/4-6)… went a career-best 4-for-4 in game two with a double, three runs, and two RBIs… finished 2-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs against Missouri (5/1)… hit his sixth home run — a two-run shot — in the contest… hit his fifth home run — a solo shot — in game two at Nebraska (4/13)… connected on his fourth home run — a solo shot — against Bradley (3/28)… hit .500 (5-for-10) in the series sweep of Evansville (3/17-18) with six RBIs and four runs… went 2-for-3 with a double, triple, and a career-high four RBIs in a game two win and 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a solo home run — his third of the season — in game three… had a pair of multi-hit games and drove in three runs in the three-game series at UAB (3/2-4)… hit two home runs at the All-State Sugar Bowl Baseball Classic, connecting on a solo shot against Virginia Tech (2/23) and a two-run shot against New Orleans (2/25)… tallied his first career multi-hit game against Old Dominion, finishing 2-for-5 with a run scored.

at World University Games (2017) — Started all seven games at shortstop… finished third on the team with a .333 (7-of-21) average to go along with five runs, five walks, and an RBI… went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Korea (8/26) and 3-for-3 in the semifinal victory over Czech Republic (8/28).

2017 — Played in 20 games with six starts (five at third base, one at shortstop)… hit .061 with one run and four RBIs… hit a two-run home run for his first collegiate hit at South Florida (2/18)… had an RBI double against Omaha (5/16).

High School — Ranked as the No. 367-best player nationally by Perfect Game… 2014 and 2015 Underclass High Honorable Mention by Perfect Game… first-team all-state selection as a senior, hitting .440 with six home runs, 33 RBIs, and 14 steals… two-time first-team all-conference and all-district selection… was a Perfect Game Preseason All-American… hit .379 with 13 doubles, 21 runs, and 17 RBIs as a junior… also stole seven bases… played for the Perfect Game Iowa Select Black Team for four years… also earned all-conference and All-Western Iowa honors in basketball, where he is the state record holder for 3-pointers made in a game with 13… holds school records for 3-pointers in a season, career scoring, and all-time 3-point leader…was a two-time state qualifier in tennis, where he was a conference, district, and city singles champion… earned academic all-conference honors in all three sports and was a member of the Honor Roll… club coach was Steve James.

Personal — Born May 19, 1998… son of Ron and Mary Jo Crowl… has two siblings, Alex and Collin… Alex played college baseball at Iowa Western Community College; Collin played at Ohlone College and Cal Lutheran… majoring in pre-business.