Caleb Cole - 2013 Baseball


Caleb Cole

Caleb Cole

Position: Shortstop
Height/Weight: 5-8, 186

Hometown: Lee's Summit, MO
Previous School: Lee's Summit North
Major: Undecided
Birthdate: 2/8/1992

PERSONAL...
Son of Bill and Jayne Cole.

AT DRURY...
JUNIOR

A key player for the Panthers in 2013, Caleb earned First Team NCBAW All-Midwest Region honors, First Team Daktronics All-Midwest Region honors, First Team ABCA/Rawlings All-Midwest Region and First Team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference honors . . . Cole was second in the GLVC and 41st in the nation for RBIs with 53 (second best single season at DU) and was fourth in the GLVC and 81st nationally for RBIs per game with 0.95 . . . Set the single season record at DU with 177 assists and posted seven assists vs. Maryville and Illinois-Springfield which was third most at DU . . . His six RBIs vs. Rockhurst (4/29/13) tied the single game record at DU . . . Had a four RBI game at Missouri S&T (4/2/13) . . .  Was third in the GLVC and 52nd nationally with 74 hits which was third most ever at DU . . . Had a season best four hits at Quincy (4/21/13) with a career high 12 game hitting steak for 2013 . . . Had seven three hits games on the season . . . Was 102nd in the nation for walks per game (0.57) and had 32 on the year for a new DU season record which was good for 52nd nationally . . . Ranked 26th nationally with 26 sacrifice flies . . . Had a .455 slugging percentage and a .431 on base percentage . . . Posted a career high 12 game hitting streak . . . His 14 doubles tied for fourth most by a Panher for a season  . . . Recorded two triples, those at Pittsburg State (3/12/13) and vs. Southwest Baptist (May 1, 2013) and had a homer vs. Rockhurst (4/29/13) . . . Stole 14 bases, second most on the team and had a career high two vs. Missouri S&T (4/17/13) . . . Currently ranks third all-time with 136 RBIs, 14 homers, 69 walks, 37 doubles and 437 assists . . .  Ranks fourth all-time with 282 total bases . . . Is fifth all-time for hits (193) and at bats (578) . . . Ranks sixth all-time for stolen bases (31).

SOPHOMORE
A First Team West Division All-GLVC selection, Caleb led the Panthers with 14 doubles and tied Brett Neill for the team lead with 37 RBIs. . . Matched his career high with two doubles at Illinois-Springfield (4/6/12). . . Caleb had his season best five RBIs vs. Saint Joseph's (3/17/12) and had four RBIs vs. William Jewell (5/1/12). . . Hit .298 and tied for third on the Panthers with 54 hits. . . Had a season high four hits vs. Quincy (3/31/12) and posted three hits in a game six times with a season best five game hitting streak. . . Scored 28 runs with a had a season high two runs eight different times. . . Caleb was second on the team and 98th nationally with eight homers and had two against  William Jewell (5/1/12). . . Caleb was second on the team with a .508 slugging percentage. . . Had a .376 on base percentage and was walked a career high four times at Lewis (3/25/12) which also set a Panther record for most walks in a game. . . Was named to the Second Team Preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Midwest Region team.

FRESHMAN
Caleb earned Great Lakes Valley Conference Freshman of the Year honors and was a Second Team All-GLVC selection while hitting .346 and posting season numbers of 46 RBIs, 34 runs and 65 hits in 188 at bats. . . Broke the Drury record of most RBIs in a game with eight vs. Illinois-Springfield (4/22/11) and homered twice which matched the single game record. . . Had five hits in that same game which tied for second most by a Panther in a game. . . Tied for second most RBIs in a game with five at Oakland City (4/3/11). . . His 46 RBIs matched the Drury season record and his five homers tied him for third most in season. . . Tied for GLVC lead for most sacrifice flies with seven, which was seventh most in the nation and his .346 batting average ranked 12th highest in the GLVC. . . Started all 54 games at shortstop and led the Panthers with five homers. . . His three triples were second most on the team and his 65 hits tied for third most on the team. . . Ranked third on the team for slugging percentage .505, total bases with 95 and total plate appearances with 218. . . Was fourth on the team with a .398 on base percentage. . . Was walked 19 times and stole 12 bases. . . Scored a season high four runs vs. Illinois-Springfield (4/22/11). . . Was walked twice in games vs. Truman State and Maryville. . . Posted two doubles at Quincy (4/16/11) and posted three or more hits in a game six times. . . Had an eight game hitting streak for the 2011 season. . . Defensively Caleb set  a single game record with nine assists at Northern Kentucky (3/26/11). . . His eight assists vs. Illinois-Springfield (4/22/11) and his seven vs. Missouri S&T (4/20/11) ranks second and third most in a single game by a Panther. . . His 142 assists placed him second most for a single season behind Joe Rohlfing's 161 set in 2007. . . Led the Panthers with 29 turned double plays.

PREP...
Caleb was the 2010 Lee's Summit North Co-Male Athlete of the Year and was selected to play in the Missouri Senior All-Star Game and the Missouri-Kansas All-Star Game. . . In 2009 he was the Suburban Big 7 Conference Player of the Year. . . Caleb earned All-State, All-District, All-Metro and All-Area honors two years in a row and was a three-time Suburban Big 7 Conference selection. . . Cole also played QB for the Lee's Summit North football team and was an Honorable Mention All-Conference selection in 2009. . . Helped North to a Co-Conference title in 2010 and district, sectional titles as well as a Class 4A State Runner-Up finish in 2009.

CALEB'S FAVORITES...
Food: Italian and Mexican
Restaurant: 54th Street Bar and Grill
Musical Artist: Metallica, Lil' Wayne and Zach Brown Band
Movie: Anchorman and Rambo series
Magazine: Sports Illustrated
TV Show: King of Queens
Hobbies: Hunting, Swimming, Fishing and hanging out with friends
Pro Athlete: Derek Jeter
Your Dream Job: Anything where I am not sitting at a desk

CALEB'S DRURY CAREER HIGHS...
Runs:
4 at Quincy (April 21, 2013)
4 vs. Illinois-Springfield (April 22, 2011)
Hits: 5 vs. Illinois-Springfield (April 22, 2011)
Hitting Streak: 12 games--2013
RBIs: 8 vs. Illinois-Springfield (April 22, 2011)
Doubles: 2 vs. Rockhurst (April 29, 2013)
2 at Illinois-Springfield (April 6, 2012)
2 at Quincy (April 16, 2011)
Triples: 1--2 times (2013)
1--3 times (2011)
Home Runs: 2 vs. William Jewell (May 1, 2012)
2 vs. Illinois-Springfield (April 22, 2011)
Walks:  4 at Lewis (March 25, 2012)
Stolen Bases: 2 vs. Missouri S&T (April 17, 2013)

YEAR
G/S
AVG.
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-A

2011

54/54

.346

188

34

65

9

3

5

46

19

35

12-18

2012

51/51

.298

181

28

54

14

0

8

37

18

33

4-7

2013 56/56 .354 209 39 74 14 2 1 53 32 19 14-15

TOTALS

161/161

.322

578

101

193

37

5

14

136

69

87

31-40

2011 Stats

2012 Stats
2013 Stats

Caleb Cole
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