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Harrison Kain
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Harrison Kain

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Thousand Oaks HS

Last College:
Moorpark College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 173

Position:
OF

Experience:
2 VL

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Kain's Career Pepperdine Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER HIGHS: Hits: 3 (5x), Last: 5/15/11 at San Francisco; Runs: 3 (2x), Last: 3/25/11 vs. Dayton; HR: 1, 4/17/11 at San Diego; RBI: 2 (6x), Last: 4/17/11 at San Diego; SB: 2 (2x), Last: 5/27/11 vs. Saint Mary's; Hitting Streak: 6g, 3/22 - 3/31/11.

CAREER: Graduated from Pepperdine with a degree in advertising ... In two years as a Wave appeared in 92 games with 72 starts and batted .244 with 44 runs, 17 RBI and 14 extra-base hits ... Stole 12 bases ... Made one error through 181 chances, equaling a .994 fielding percentage while collecting 19 outfield assists.

2011/SENIOR: Ranked among the national leaders with 13 outfield assists, four of which led to a double play ... Gunned down five runners at home, four at second base and three at third base, and doubled one runner off first base ... Finished year with .992 fielding percentage and 24-game errorless streak ... Appeared in 52 games with 46 starts and hit .239 with 27 runs, 11 RBI and eight extra-base hits to go along with nine stolen bases ... Was successful on 4-of-5 stolen base attempts at third ... Finished second on team with 12 hit by pitch and ranked third with nine sacrifice hits ... Collected 10 multi-hit games, including three in which he tied his career high with three hits ... Had four two-RBI games, which also matched a lifetime best ... Finished senior campaign on a five-game hitting streak, which was his second longest of the season ... Recorded at least one hit in six consecutive games, establishing a D1-career high, from March 22 to 31, in which he boosted his average 76 points from .205 to .281, scored seven times while driving in five ... Had pair of three-hit games during this stretch vs. Dayton (3/25 and 3/27), as well as a two-hit, two-RBI outing vs. Cal Poly (3/22) ... Scored three times in the game one victory vs. the Flyers (which tied a career and 2011 team season high) as part of a 3-for-4 day at the plate with a career best two stolen bases ... Stole two in a game later in the year vs. Saint Mary's (5/27) and finished series vs. Gales with .375 batting average ... During three-game set vs. Dayton posted a .583 batting average (7-for-12) and .643 on-base percentage with three RBI, which helped him win his first WCC/Rawlings Player of the Week award (3/28) ... Hit .429 with two RBI in two games vs. Cal Poly ... Put together a solid offensive series at San Diego (4/15-17), ripping two hits in each of the three games with four runs, two RBI and his first Pepperdine home run, which was delivered in game three's 11-10 victory (4/17) ... Batted .500 vs. Toreros (6-for-12) ... Went on to record three additional multi-hit contests vs. Cal State Fullerton (5/10), San Francisco (5/15) and USC (5/24), scoring a pair of runs in the latter two games.

2010/FALL: Batted .250 through six starts in the outfield for the Orange Team at the Pepperdine Fall World Series ... Scored two unearned runs and drove in a pair ... Drew one walk ... Made nine catches patrolling center field ... Scored one of five runs during the first inning of Orange's 5-2 victory over Blue in game three (11/10) ... Credited with an RBI single in the fifth inning of game four's (11/13) 4-0 win.

2010/SUMMER: Assigned to the Oneonta (N.Y.) Outlaws of the New York Collegiate Baseball League but did not compete.

2010/JUNIOR: Appeared in 40 of the Waves' 54 games, making 26 starts in the outfield and led the team with six outfield assists ... Gunned down two opposing base runners headed toward home plate from right field, and doubled another off the first-base bag ... Did not commit an error through 62 chances ... Stole three bases in four attempts and helped pull off the second of two double steals (w/Ryan Van Amburg) in the fifth inning of an 11-2 win at Gonzaga (4/17) ... At the plate, finished the year with a .253 batting average, no home runs and six RBI ... Smacked four doubles and two triples, and scored 17 runs ... Experienced great success vs. left-handed pitchers, recording 16 hits in 31 at-bats (.516) ... Posted eight multi-hit games, including a career-high three hits against Brown (3/6) and Gonzaga (4/18) ... His 3-for-5, two run game vs. Brown marked his first career start as a Wave ... In three games vs. the Bulldogs, went 6-for-11 (545) with four runs and four RBI with a double, triple and stole base ... Tripled again the following game as part of a 2-for-4 night at No. 16 Cal State Fullerton (4/20), which extended his season-best hitting streak to a fourth game ... Also had a strong series vs. No. 13 East Carolina (3/11-13), ripping five hits in 13 at-bats (.385) with three runs and an RBI ... Defensively against the Pirates in game one of their series (3/11), threw out a runner at home for the final out during the sixth inning of a 3-3 game.

2008-09/FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE: Played two years at second base for Moorpark College and head coach Mario Porto ... Made the 2009 All-Western State Conference first team and was voted team MVP after hitting .333 with four home runs, 33 RBI and 13 stolen bases ... Scholar Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2007 from Thousand Oaks High School, where he played two years of varsity baseball and one on the JV squad for head coach Frank Mutz ... Hit .435 during his senior year with four home runs and 26 RBI and was named to the All-Ventura County, All-Area and All-Marmonte League second teams ... Also received the Thousand Oaks Big Bat Award ... Hit .372 through 16 games as a junior ... Part of a team that won the 2007 Marmonte League Championship and finished the year with a No. 10 national ranking from USA Today ... Was high school teammates with former Pepperdine star Matt Bywater.

PERSONAL: Given name is Harrison Robert Kain ... Born in West Covina, Calif. and raised in Thousand Oaks ... Majoring in advertising ... Son of Bob and Paula Kain ... Brother of Truman ... Chose Pepperdine because of the, "wonderful atmosphere and the high quality of athletics and academics."

FAVORITES: Dustin Pedroia (pro baseball player) ... Los Angeles Angels (pro baseball team) ... Holes (book) ... Dumb and Dumber, Angels in the Outfield (movies) ... Batting Practice (TV show) ... Daughtry (musical artist) ... Sushi, Pizza and Lasagna (food) ... Football (sport other than baseball) ... Lists Cal Ripken Jr. as his sports hero ... Hobbies include working out, hanging with friends and family, and enjoying different types of food.

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