NEVADA All-conference selection who returns for his senior season at Nevada ... Returning starter in right field who led the Pack in 11 offensive categories a year ago ... Will again hit in the middle of the lineup and patrol right field.
2012 (Jr.): Earned first-team All-WAC honors in year one in the program ... Led the Pack in batting average (.335), slugging percentage (.591), on base percentage (.409), hits (68), RBI (42), doubles (16), triples (6), home runs (8), total bases (120), multiple hit games (19) and multiple RBI games (11) ... Hit .453 (24-of-53) with eight runs scored, five doubles, three triples, three home runs and 16 RBI during a team and season high 14-game hit streak ... Streak of reaching base in 17 consecutive games was the fourth longest on the team ... Apr. 16 WAC Hitter of the Week after hitting .353 (6-for-17) with five runs scored, nine RBI, two doubles and two home runs including a grand slam vs. USF ... Mar. 26 WAC Hitter of the Week after batting .533, with two runs scored, a double, two triples, a home run and five RBI ... Played in all 57 games and made 56 starts all in right field ... Earned Nevada baseball letter.
PRIOR TO NEVADA Western Nevada College: Second-Team All Scenic West Conference as an outfielder in 2011 for coach DJ Whittemore ... Hit .286 for the Scenic West Champion Wildcats. High School: Lettered in baseball for three seasons at Sierra Vista High School in Las Vegas ... Hit .480 for his career with 11 home runs ... Was named first team all-state in 2009, in his senior season, as an outfielder.
PERSONAL Community health sciences major ... Son of Steve and Mary Ellen Klein ... Enjoys snowboarding and hiking in his spare time ... Chose to play for the Wolf Pack over interstate rival UNLV ... Lists his sports hero as Chipper Jones.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 4, BYU, Mar 31, 2012 Doubles: 2, at Sacramento State, Apr 21, 2012 ; San Jose State, May 11, 2012 Triples: 1, 6 times Home runs: 1, 8 times Total bases: 10, BYU, Mar 31, 2012 RBI: 4, San Francisco, Apr 17, 2012 ; Utah Valley Univ., Feb 25, 2012 Runs scored: 2, 6 times Walks: 2, 3 times Hit by pitch: 2, Louisiana Tech, Apr 15, 2012 Struck out: 3, Fresno State, Apr 27, 2012 At bats: 5, 7 times Stolen bases: 1, twice Putouts: 5, 3 times Assists: 1, at New Mexico, Feb 18, 2012 ; UC Irvine, Mar 15, 2012