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Kyle Dean profile

#7 Kyle Dean

Position: Outfielder Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2016-2018 Hometown: San Diego, CA Last School: Rancho Bernardo High School


  • Parents are Alan and Andrea Dean
  • Born in San Diego, California
  • Mother played water polo at USC on the men's team

Before BYU

  • 2014 Under Armour All-American
  • Prepped at both Poway and Rancho Bernardo High Schools
  • Perfect Game USA First Team Preseason HS Underclassman All-American
  • Played in the 2014 Summer Classic at Petco Park in San Diego
  • Rated the No. 1 outfielder in California by Perfect Game, hitting .355 (OBP .441, .581 slugging) with five home runs, 25 RBI, nine doubles and 13 stolen bases as a junior at Poway High
  • Played in the Area Code games in 2013 and 2014 with the Milwaukee Brewers
  • San Diego County CIF First Team and a California All-State selection
  • Member of the USA Baseball 17U National All-Development Team
  • Selected a Max Preps All-Sophomore First Team member
  • In 2012 he was a member of the USA Baseball 15U National Team
  • Played for the Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Elite Scout teams
  • Was Western Region champion in the long jump and on the 4 X 100 and 4 X 400 relay teams
  • Played for Amsterdam Mohawks in the Perfect Game Collegiate League
  • Ranked No. 8 best collegiate summer team during the PGCBL season
  • Named eighth-best prospect in the PGCBL
  • Recruited by Cal-Berkeley, Oregon, LSU, Texas, San Diego State, USC, UCLA, Arizona, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Duke and the University of San Diego

2016 | Medical Redshirt Year

  • Granted medical redshirt by WCC officials
  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
  • Hit 3 home runs in 11-10 win at Kansas
  • Homered in season opener vs. Saint Louis
  • Missed bulk of season with a stress fracture in back the end of March
  • Publicized as preseason 2016 West Coast Conference Freshman of Year by Baseball America, College Sports Madness and D1Baseball.c

2017 | Freshman Year

  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
  • Hit two home runs in third game against Pepperdine
  • Fourth-inning homer vs. Pepperdine was the game-winning RBI in 9-4 victory
  • Hit two home runs in 23-4 win at Utah Valley
  • Sidelined last part of the season with injury