25 - Kenneth Lin
Kenneth Lin
Birth Date: 01/23/1990
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: So.
Hometown: Castro Valley, Calif.
High School: Head-Royce School
Position: P/IF
Bats/Throws: R/R

COACH BARLOW SAYS: "Kenny is a gifted two-way player. He could be an everyday starter at 3rd base for us and should also be one of our top pitchers. We expect big things from Kenny this season."

2009: appeared in 28 games and started 27 games as a hitter...posted a .287 batting average...ranked 4th in the NEWMAC and led MIT in sacrifice flies (4)...collected his first collegiate hit in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Vassar (3/15)...went 3-for-6 (2 R, 2B, 2 RBI) vs. RIC (3/17)...1-for-3 (R, 2 BB, SB) in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Oberlin (3/21)...went 2-for-4 (R, BB, 2 SB) vs. Hamline (3/22)...combined to go 6-for-8 (4 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, BB) in a doubleheader vs. Chicago (3/23)...2-for-3 (2 R, RBI, HPB, SF, SB) vs. Colby (3/24)...combined to go 4-for-9 with three runs scored and an RBI in a conference doubleheader vs. Coast Guard (4/13)...threw a scoreless inning of relief (H, K) in his only pitching appearance of the year to pick up his first collegiate win vs. Fitchburg State (5/4).

PERSONAL: parents are named Al and Xiaomei...majoring in biological engineering...born on 1/23/90...played summer ball for the Headfirst Gamers-West Coast...received several baseball and athletic honors at Head-Royce including 1st Team All-League his junior year and the Senior Sportsmanship Award...was also named an Under Armour Preseason All-American (2008) and was selected as a "Top Prospect" at the 2006 Perfect Game National Underclass Showcase...named captain of the baseball team his senior year...participated in the 2007 Stanford All-Star and the Harvard "Play to Win" Prospect Camps...favorite things about MIT are the people and the atmosphere...favorite team is the Oakland A's and favorite MLB players are Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, and Barry Bonds...lists The Count of Monte Cristo as his favorite book and American History X and the Bourne Trilogy as his top movies...other baseball experience includes playing for the NorCal Baseball Club, USA Baseball Junior Olympics, and the WWBA World Series in East Cobb, Georgia. HITTING

Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B HR RBI BB SB
2009 28-27 .287 87 22 25 3 0 13 14 6
Totals 28-27 .287 87 22 25 3 0 13 14 6

PITCHING

Year APP-GS ERA W-L SV IP H R ER BB SO
2009 1-0 0.00 1-0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 1-0 0.00 1-0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1