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#3 Kramer Robertson Season 2024

McGregor, Texas
High School
Midway HS

2017 Third-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
2017 Honorable Mention All-American (Perfect Game)
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC All-Tournament Team
2017 Second-Team All-SEC
SEC Player of the Week (May 22, 2017)
2017 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2016 Second-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
2016 First-Team All-SEC
2016 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament Team
2016 LSWA Second-Team All-Louisiana

MLB Draft: 4th Round in 2017 (St. Louis); 32nd Round in 2016 (Cleveland)

A very athletic and competitive infielder who played at LSU for four seasons, including his final two years (2016-17) as the Tigers’ starting shortstop … played in 212 games (180 starts) during his career, posting a .292 (206-for-705) batting average with 45 doubles, six triples, 11 homers, 107 RBI, 175 runs and 27 stolen bases … has a combination of foot speed, quickness and arm strength that allows him to be a very viable option anywhere on the field; a very tough out at the plate as well … also a dual-threat quarterback in high school, he led his team deep into the Texas 5A state playoffs as a junior and senior … the son of Kim Mulkey, the women’s basketball coach at Baylor … selected in the 32nd round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians, but elected to return to LSU for his final collegiate season … selected in the fourth round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals and signed with St. Louis in the summer of 2017 … named to the 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a sport administration major.

2017 Season
Started all 72 of LSU’s games at shortstop, batting .307 (89-for-290) with 18 doubles, three triples, eight homers, 43 RBI, 85 runs and nine stolen bases … finished No. 1 in the nation in runs scored with 85; also finished No. 5 in SEC in doubles with 18 and No. 7 in the SEC in hits with 89 … batted a team-best .336 (43-for-128) over LSU’s last 30 games, leading the Tigers to a 25-5 record in that span with six doubles, two triples, four homers, 19 RBI and 38 runs … batted .309 (21-for-68) in LSU’s 16 postseason games (SEC and NCAA Tournament combined) with three doubles, one triple, two homers, 11 RBI and 18 runs … 3-for-8 in NCAA Super Regional vs. Miss. State (June 10-11) with one double, two RBI and four runs … named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after hitting .412 (7-for-17) in four games with one double, one triple, two homers, seven RBI and nine runs … launched a three-run homer and collected four RBI in SEC Tournament win over Missouri (May 24) … named SEC Player of the Week after leading LSU to a sweep of Miss. State (May 18-20) – batted .429 (6-for-15) in the series with one triple, two RBI, five runs, three walks and a .529 on-base percentage … 4-for-5 versus Northwestern State (May 16) with two doubles, one homer and three runs … homered in three straight games vs. Texas A&M (March 31, April 1) and Grambling (April 4) … batted .636 (7-for-11) in the Georgia series (March 17-19) with three doubles, two RBI and 10 runs scored tied the LSU single-game record for doubles with three in Friday night’s game … he was 5-for-5 in Game 1 of the UGA series, tying the LSU single-game record for hits, until teammate Antoine Duplantis broke the record in the same game with his sixth hit … Robertson reached base 13 times in 17 plate appearances in the Georgia series for a remarkable .765 on-base percentage.

2016 Season
Started in all 66 of LSU games (59 at shortstop, seven at second base), batting .324 (84-for-259) with 20 doubles, two triples, two homers, 39 RBI, 61 runs and 14 stolen bases … a .364 hitter (32-for-88) with runners in scoring position … LSU’s leading hitter in SEC regular-season games, batting .363 (45-for-124) with nine doubles, one triple, one homer, 19 RBI, 26 runs and six steals … named to the 2016 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List; the award is given to the nation’s best shortstop … finished No. 3 in the SEC in doubles with 20; also No. 3 in the league in runs scored with 61 and No. 8 in base hits with 84 … named to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament Team after batting .571 (8-for-14) with three doubles, one homer, three RBI and six runs scored … batted .341 (14-for-41) in LSU’s 10 postseason games (SEC and NCAA Tournaments combined) with three doubles, one homer, six RBI and nine runs … delivered walk-off single in bottom of 9th inning to lift LSU to 5-4 win over Tennessee in SEC Tournament opener (May 24) … provided game-winning RBI single in bottom of the eighth inning of LSU’s 5-4 win over Florida on May 20 … collected five hits in series at Tennessee (May 13-15) with one double, two RBI and two runs … contributed four hits in the Ole Miss series (April 28-30), smacking a double and scoring three times … batted .462 (6-for-13) in April 22-24 series vs. Miss. State with two doubles, one homer, three RBI and two runs … hit .462 (6-for-13) in the Missouri series (April 15-17) with one double, two RBI and seven runs scored … batted .750 (6-for-8) in the Vanderbilt series (April 7-9) with one double, four RBI, three runs, four walks, one-hit-by-pitch, one steal and an .846 on-base percentage … hit .333 (4-for-12) in the Alabama series (March 19-20) with one double and two RBI … his two-run single in the eighth inning against Alabama in Game 3 gave a LSU a 5-4 lead and proved to be the game-winning hit … 3-for-3 in March 12 win over Ball State with two RBI … collected two hits, including a double, and three RBI in win over Fordham (March 5).

2015 Season
Played in 27 games (12 starts at second base), batting .232 (13-for-56) with one double, one triple, five RBI and 10 runs scored … tripled and scored three runs versus Kentucky (March 29) … 2-for-4 with a double versus Nicholls State (Feb. 18) … collected two hit and two runs versus Boston College (Feb. 21) … drove in two runs, walked three times and scored once versus Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 26) … 2-for-2 with an RBI and two walks versus Baylor (March 7) at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

2014 Season
Played in 47 games with 30 starts at second base … batted .200 (20-for-100) with six doubles, one homer, 20 RBI, 19 runs and three stolen bases … unloaded first career collegiate home run versus Northwestern State on May 13 … produced a two-run double in LSU win over Tennessee on April 25 … also launched a two-run double in LSU’s 5-4 win over Arkansas on April 12 … 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI in win over Toledo (Feb. 22) … made a spectacular sliding catch of a fly ball in foul territory vs. Grambling on Feb. 16; the play made the ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 that day.

Prior to LSU
An All-America and All-State infielder at Midway High School in Waco, Texas … batted .425 with five homers in his high school senior season, .438 with six homers as a junior, .473 with seven homers as a sophomore and .365 as a freshman … 2012 and 2011 District MVP … also played quarterback for the football team and point guard for the basketball squad.

Full name is Kramer Reid Robertson … parents are Randy Robertson and Kim Mulkey … father is self-employed, mother is the women’s basketball coach at Baylor … father played quarterback at Louisiana Tech; mother played point guard at Louisiana Tech and was a 1984 Olympic gold medalist in basketball … has one older sister, Makenzie, a former basketball player at Baylor … chose to attend LSU for “the opportunity to win a national championship, develop my skills with a great coaching staff and play in front of the best fans in the country” … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born September 20, 1994 in Ruston, La.

Robertson’s LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 vs. New Orleans (3/15/17); vs. Arkansas (5/7/16)
Hits: 5 vs. Georgia (3/17/17)
Runs Scored: 5 vs. Georgia (3/17/17)
Doubles: 3 vs. Georgia (3/17/17)
Triples: 1 six times; most recently vs. South Carolina (5/27/17)
Home Runs: 1 eleven times; most recently vs. South Carolina (5/27/17)
RBI: 4 vs. Kentucky (5/25/17)

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