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Keaton Kringlen profile

#17 Keaton Kringlen

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-10 Weight: 210 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2016-2018 Hometown: Cedar City, UT Last School: Canyon View High School


  • Born in Cedar City, Utah
  • Parents are Mike Hansen and Kim Kringlen
  • Father Bill played baseball for UC Santa Barbara (1966-68)
  • Grandfather Glen Milne was invited to play for the Salt Lake Bees, but served instead with the Coast Guard
  • Uncle Blaine Milne played baseball for BYU (1990-91) and in the St. Louis Cardinals organization
  • Uncle Gary Milne played football, basketball and baseball at Dixie JC
  • Cousin Adam Milne played baseball at Southern Utah
  • Cousins Dustin and Travis Milne played baseball at Dixie JC
  • Plans to major in business

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Canyon View High School for coach Jason Jacobson
  • Four-time first team all-state
  • Second all-time leader in doubles for the state of Utah
  • Batted .390 as a senior
  • Letterd four times in baseball, three times in basketball and twice in football
  • Played in the 2015 Gates Field World Series
  • Played three years for the Utah Marshalls
  • Recruited by San Diego, Nevada, Utah, Utah Valley and Salt Lake Community College

2016 | Freshman Year

  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Magazine
  • Freshman of Year, West Coast Conference
  • All-WCC Second Team, Coaches
  • All-WCC Freshman Team, Coaches
  • Finished season with a current 11-game hitting streak

2017 | Sophomore Year

  • Named National Player of the Week by National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, Collegiate Baseball magazine and College Sports Madness week of March 28-April 1.
  • Named Rawlings WCC Player of the Week by the league office, week of March 28-April 1
  • Named WCC Player of the Week by College Sports Madness week, March 28-April 1
  • All-West Coast Conference Second Team
  • Selected as Male Rookie of the Year in the 2017 Y Awards
  • Hit an inside the park homer along with two other home runs in 14-1 win vs. Saint Mary's
  • One of his six outfield assists was a double play at Loyola Marymount
  • Had game-winning RBI at Utah, vs. Saint Mary's and San Francisco