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Brian Kemp
Brian  Kemp

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Rockaway, N.Y.

High School:
Chaminade

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

As a Sophomore (2008)

A preseason All-BIG EAST selection ... played in and started 36 games ... batted a team-high .360 with 20 RBI, three doubles, five triples and one home run ... stole a team-best 16 bases in 21 attempts ... had 15 multi-hit games ... strung together a 15-game hitting streak ... went 2-for-4 at then-No. 5 Rice in the NCAA Tournament (May 31) ... had a double and an RBI at Pittsburgh (April 19) ... combined to go 5-for-10 with four RBI, three runs scored, three stolen bases and a double in a three-game set at Louisville (April 4-6) ... went 3-for-5 with an RBI, a triple and two runs scored against Seton Hall (March 29) ... had three hits and two runs scored at Rutgers (March 20) ... had three stolen bases in a 3-for-4 day at Fairfield (March 18) ... combined to go 5-for-9 with three runs scored and two RBI in a double-header against Fairfield (March 15) ... picked up two hits, two runs scored and an RBI against LIU (March 12) ... homered and had a career-high four RBI in a 2-for-3 day at Cal St. Northridge (March 9) ... tripled and had two RBI against Kent State (Feb. 28) ... went 2-for-4 and had two stolen bases at Winthrop (Feb. 26) ... went 3-for-5 with a run scored at Winthrop (Feb. 24).

As a Freshman (2007)

Started 56 games and batted .348 ... tallied team-bests with 53 runs and 25 stolen bases ... earned freshman All-America honors from Louisville Slugger ... named to the All-BIG EAST third team ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three stolen bases against Connecticut (May 24) ... collected three hits and drove in five runs at USF (May 17) ... scored three runs and went 3-for-5 at NYIT ... drove in a run during a 3-for-5 day against Cincinnati (May 12) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored against Cincinnati (May 11) ... was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored against Louisville (May 6) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI against NYIT (May 1) ... combined to go 8-for-14 with five RBI in a three-game series with West Virginia (April 27-29) ... drove in two runs and went 4-for-6 at Georgetown (Apr. 20) ... drove in three runs and scored three runs during a 2-for-4 day at LIU (Apr. 17) ... went 3-for-11 with two RBI during a double-header against Pittsburgh (Apr. 14) ... scored three runs, stole three bases and went 3-for-4 in a double-header against Fairleigh Dickinson (Apr. 11) ... was 2-for-4 with two RBI against Villanova (Apr. 7) ... combined to go 3-for-9 with three runs scored in a double-header against Villanova (Apr. 5) ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI against Rutgers (March 31) ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored against Temple (March 21) ... stole two bases and scored two runs during a 1-for-4 day against then-No. 8 Rice (March 6) ... was 3-for-6 with three runs scored at Lamar (March 4) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored against Washington (Feb. 24) ... went 3-for-4 against Duke (Feb. 24) ... scored a run and went 3-for-5 against Texas Tech (Feb. 17) ... was 1-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored in collegiate debut against Dallas Baptist (Feb. 17) ... tabbed by Baseball America as a top-10 prospect in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) ... was named the Most Valuable Player of the NECBL ... led the NECBL in batting average (.398), runs scored (38), hits (72), total bases (87) and stolen bases (32) ... also named to the NECBL first team as a member of the Sanford Mariners.

At Chaminade

Earned two varsity letters in baseball and one in soccer ... was an All-Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School Athletic Association (NSCHSAA), All-Long Island and All-Star game Most Valuable Player as a senior in 2006 ... named one of Metro New York's Top 10 Position Players by High School Sports Magazine ... hit over .350 and led the NSCHSAA in stolen bases in both his junior and senior seasons ... helped the Long Island Titans and Bayside Yankees summer league teams to national championships in 2004 and 2006, respectively.

Personal

Brian Michael Kemp Jr. ... born in Rockville Centre, N.Y. ... son of Brian and Jane Kemp ... has two older brothers, Terence and Patrick ... was an Honor Roll student and a member of National Honor Society while at Chaminade ... lists his parents as the people he admires most and Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in management.

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