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    Kevin

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Omaha, NE

    High School:
    Creighton Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 200

    Position:
    OF

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    PREP & PERSONAL: Named ESPN Nebraska preseason all-state and preseason Rawlings All-American ... batted .410, with 34 runs, 41 RBI, 20 walks, 43 hits 16 stolen bases, nine doubles, five home runs and three triples ... was a team captain ... represented Nebraska in the Arizona PowerShowcase ... played in the Nebraska Colin/Orcutt All-Star game ... named game MVP ... named to the Rawlings Region 5 all-baseball team ... led Creighton Prep to best record in school history (34-4) and a state championship during senior year ... named Lincoln Journal Star first team SuperState and Omaha World Herald first team All-Nebraska ... finished as the all-time record holder in school history in home runs in a season (10) and home runs in a career ... had outstanding junior campaign, leading the state in homers (10), while finishing top five in the state in stolen bases (19) and top 10 in doubles (8) ... also hit .429 and slugged .938 ... scored 35 runs and drove in 36 runs ... led team in average and homers and was third in RBI while batting leadoff ... played in the 2011 Perfect Game National Showcase ... received a 9.5 rating from Perfect Game ... ranked first in Nebraska, 50th best outfielder in the U.S. and 27th best prospect in country ... selected to the 2011 Perfect Game Midwest Top Prospects team ... named Lincoln Journal Star second team SuperState and Omaha World Herald second team all-Nebraska ... earned two letters in baseball ... led summer league team to Nebraska summer state legion championship, region championship and the Legion World Series all while attending summer school at Notre Dame in 2012 ... full name is Kevin Joseph Connolly ... born in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Tom and Jennifer Connolly ... has an older brother, Tommy, two older sisters, Katie and Kelly, and two younger brothers, Jack and Joe ... sister, Kelly, played soccer at Creighton ... sister, Katie, graduated from Notre Dame ... had two uncles and three aunts... enrolled in First Year of Studies.

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