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44 Kyle Baumgartner

Outlook & Highlights
Strong player who runs the floor well, can rebound, defend and can score with her back to the basket or facing the basket ...
Can rebound, defend and score with back to basket ... Scored in double figures on 39 occasions in career (twice in 2012-13, seven in 2011-12, 15 in 2009-10, 15 in 2008-09), including six double-doubles ... Grabbed at least seven rebounds on 45 occasions in career (five times in 2012-13, seven in 2011-12, 15 in 2009-10, 18 in 2008-09) ... Transfer from fellow MAC member Akron ... Starting center for Zips for two seasons (2008-10).

As a Senior (2012-13)
Appeared in all 33 games, making two starts ... Averaged 3.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.2 blocks and 0.5 steals in 13.3 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 4.1 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 0.5 apg, 0.3 bpg and 0.8 spg in 15.3 mpg ... Led Rockets in rejections four times and rebounding on three occasions ... Earned team’s "Sixth Man Award," sponsored by Igniters Fan Club ... Knocked down collegiate-best five treys and totaled season-high 17 points with nine boards in 21 minutes at Miami (Feb. 6) ... Finished with 14 points, six boards, one assist and one steal in season-best 21 minutes at Akron (Jan. 23) ... Tallied eight points and four rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Ball State in second start of season (March 6) ... Contributed three points, season-tying best nine caroms, season-high three dimes and one steal in 19 minutes vs. Eastern Michigan (March 3) ... Finished with game-high eight rebounds, one blocked shot and one theft vs. Northern Illinois (Feb. 20) ... Totaled six points, five rebounds and one rejection in season-tying best 21 minutes vs. Kent State (Feb. 16) ... Tallied four points, six caroms and two dimes in 17 minutes vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 3) ... Contributed six points and six caroms vs. Charlotte in opening contest of GSU Holiday & Hoops Tournament (Dec. 29) ... Finished with seven points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal vs. Prairie View A&M in championship game of Toledo Invite (Dec. 21) ... Tallied five points, team-high eight boards and one rejection in 18 minutes vs. Evansville in opening contest of Toledo Invite (Dec. 20) ... Totaled seven points and two caroms vs. Milwaukee (Dec. 8) ... Had team-high seven boards and two helpers at Nevada in championship game of John Ascuaga’s Nugget Classic (Nov. 24).

As a Redshirt Junior (2011-12)
Appeared in 32 games, making four starts ... Averaged 5.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.5 steals in 15.6 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 3.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg and 0.6 spg ... Led Rockets in rebounding five times, scoring on four occasions, steals three times and blocks twice ... Contributed 6.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg and 1.0 apg in 17.5 mpg in WNIT (March 16-24) ... Totaled season high in points (18) and rebounds (13) vs. Detroit in first round of WNIT to post first double-double of season (March 16) ... Tallied 7.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg in MAC Tournament, shooting 62.5 percent (5-of-8) from floor and 80.0 percent (4-of-5) from charity stripe (March 8-9) ... Contributed five points, nine rebounds and one rejection vs. Eastern Michigan in MAC Tournament Semifinals (March 9) ... Finished with nine points and seven caroms vs. Northern Illinois in MAC Tournament Quarterfinals (March 8) ... Had 16 points and three caroms at Northwestern (Dec. 27) ... Posted 15 points and squad-best nine boards vs. Iona (Dec. 1) ... Shot 6-of-9 from field and 2-of-2 from charity stripe and finished with team-high 14 points, eight rebounds, two helpers and one steal at Ball State in regular-season finale (Feb. 28) ... Knocked down season-high three triples and totaled season-best 17 points, four rebounds, three helpers and two thefts in 25 minutes at Milwaukee (Dec. 18) ... Had 11 points, eight caroms and two assists in 29 minutes off bench at Indiana (Nov. 25) ... Registered 11 points and four boards vs. Cleveland State (Dec. 10) ... Tallied nine points and three caroms vs. nationally ranked Green Bay (Dec. 8) ... Totaled five points, five boards and three dimes vs. former team Akron (Feb. 1) ... Tallied nine points, seven caroms, one assist and one steal in 21 minutes at Buffalo (Jan. 28).

As a Junior (2010-11)
Sat out season as transfer per NCAA rules.

As a Sophomore (2009-10 @ Akron)
Honorable mention All-MAC selection ... Appeared in all 32 games, making 30 starts ... Averaged 10.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.2 steals, 0.8 assists and 0.5 blocks in 25.0 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 10.6 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 0.8 bpg ... Shot 43.9 percent (130-of-296) from the floor, including 33.3 percent (13-of-39) from three-point land, and 71.4 percent (50-of-70) from free-throw line ... Ranked ninth in MAC in defensive boards (4.09 rpg), 14th in field-goal percentage, tied for 14th in overall rebounding and 27th in scoring ... Totaled double-double against Niagara (17 pts., 12 reb., Dec. 20) ... Netted season-high 20 points against Rider (Nov. 27) ... Scored game-high 19 points in come-from-behind win at Buffalo, including game-sealing three-pointer with 37 seconds left (Feb. 13) ... Connected on 8-of-10 shots from the floor against Bulls ... Led all scorers with 19 points and eight rebounds at Ball State (Jan. 27) ... Registered 16 points and eight caroms vs. Buffalo (Jan. 9) ... Hit game-winning three-point field goal with three seconds left to defeat IPFW (Dec. 2) ... Reached double digits in scoring 15 times and rebounding on three occasions.

As a Freshman (2008-09 @ Akron)
MAC All-Freshman Team ... Appeared in all 30 games, making 23 starts ... Started final 18 contests of season ... Averaged 9.8 points, team-high 7.2 rebounds, squad-best 1.0 blocks, 0.9 assists and 0.8 blocks in 25.3 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 10.9 ppg, 7.3 rpg and 1.1 bpg ... Shot 47.2 percent (127-of-269) from the floor, including 30.3 percent (10-of-33) from three-point land, and 61.7 percent (29-of-47) from free-throw line ... Ranked third in MAC in defensive caroms (5.13 rpg), sixth in overall rebounding, seventh in blocked shots, 11th in field-goal percentage and 30th in scoring ... Was top first-year rebounder in league ... Ranked 10th in Akron annals in blocked shots (30) in single season ... Totaled double-doubles against Michigan (14 pts., 10 reb., Nov. 17), Sam Houston State (15 pts., 10 reb., Dec. 31), Bowling Green (21 pts., 13 reb., Feb. 21) and Miami (17 pts., 15 reb., Feb. 25) ... Her 15 rebounds vs. RedHawks were most recorded by Akron player since 2002 campaign.

High School

As a Senior - Averaged 12.0 points and 9.4 rebounds per game ... Garnered first-team all-league and first-team all-district recognition ... As a Junior - Broke high school's single-season blocked shots record with 52 rejections ... Propelled team to league championship, district title and No. 17 nationally ranking by USA Today ... Squad finished runner-up at regional tournament ... Career - Starred for coach Paul Wackerly at North Canton Hoover High School ... Led Vikings to combined record of 41-7 as junior and senior, winning pair of league titles.

Personal
Born Kyle Jean Baumgartner on April 19, 1990 ... Parents are Stan and Kathy Baumgartner ... Has one sister, Kelly ... Grandfather played basketball at Fordham University ... Lived in Hong Kong, China, for four years ... Has also resided in Michigan, Massachusetts and was born in Atlanta ... Majoring in sociology with minor in criminal justice.

Baumgartner's Career Highs
Points:
21 vs. Bowling Green (2/21/09)
Rebounds: 15 at Miami (2/25/09)
Assists: 4 at Lehigh (1/4/09)
Blocks: 3 (2 times, last at Eastern Michigan (1/30/10)
Steals: 3 (5 times, last at Eastern Michigan (1/16/13)
Field Goals: 8 (6 times, last at Buffalo (2/13/10)
Free Throws: 5 (3 times, last at Toledo (2/10/10)
3-Point FGs: 5 at Miami (2/6/13)
Minutes: 38 at Ohio (1/14/09)

Baumgartner's Career Statistics

Year G/GS MIN FG-FGA PCT 3FG-ATT PCT FT-FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG A BS S
2008-09@ 30/23 759 127-269 .472 10-33 .303 29-47 .617 293 9.8 216 7.2 28 30 24
2009-10@ 32/30 800 130-296 .439 13-39 .333 50-70 .714 323 10.1 192 6.0 27 17 38
2011-12 32/4 498 73-159 .459 13-49 .265 28-45 .622 187 5.8 144 4.5 30 4 17
2012-13 33/2 439 43-134 .321 21-72 .292 16-24 .667 123 3.7 119 3.6 13 7 17
Totals 127/59 2,496 373-858 .435 57-193 .295 123-186 .661 926 7.3 671 5.3 98 58 96
Position: Center
Height: 6'3"
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Atlanta, GA
High School: Hoover
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