4 - Kyle Czaplak
Kyle Czaplak
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pacific Grove, Calif.
High School: Pacific Grove HS
Position: INF

2013-14 Action Photos

FRESHMAN (2014): Made 41 appearances and 27 starts, both second-most of Bronco freshmen in 2014 … hit five doubles, drove in eight runs and scored eight runs on the season … made his collegiate debut as a pinch hitter Feb. 14 vs. Nevada ... recorded his first collegiate hit as a pinch hitter Feb. 16 vs. Nevada ... went 2-for-4 with a double Feb. 20 vs. Notre Dame... recorded an RBI, scored a run and walked once Feb. 21 vs. Incarnate Word ... picked up an RBI and walked once Feb. 22 vs. Gonzaga ... went 1-for-4 with an RBI Feb. 23 vs. Notre Dame ... walked and recorded an RBI March 6 vs. Washington ... added a hit March 8 vs. Pacific … recorded a hit March 15 vs. Penn State … doubled, walked and scored a run March 25 at San Diego State … singled and recorded an RBI March 26 at San Diego State … went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored March 28 at Pacific … added a double and an RBI April 8 at Nevada … drove in a run and stole a base April 17 at San Diego … went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored April 22 vs. Stanford … recorded a pinch-hit, RBI double April 29 at San Jose State .. added a walk May 6 at Stanford … walked May 8 at BYU.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Pacific Grove High School in Pacific Grove, Calif. … played baseball and football … First Team All-Mission Trail Athletic League at shortstop as a junior, All-Monterey County Herald shortstop, All-County Salinas Californian shortstop … had a .423 batting average, over .500 in league play, three home runs, 22 RBIs, 38 hits, 34 runs scored, 25 walks, and 20 stolen bases as a junior … his baseball team made it to 2012 CCS Championship and finished with a 20-10 overall record, including a 13-5 mark in league play … Second Team All-Mission Trail Athletic League freshman and sophomore year … played for Trosky Baseball and Giants Scout team and the 2012 Area Code Series with the Northern California Oakland Athletics team … Was named Most Valuable Player in the North-South All Star series.

PERSONAL: Son of Jeffrey Czaplak and Terri Kaltenbach … has one older brother Ryan Kaltenbach (21) and younger sister Emily Czaplak (15) … grandfather played football at Arizona State University and Notre Dame, played professionally for the Buffalo Bills and for the Hamilton Tiger-cats in the CFL … honor roll status throughout high school … coaches young children playing baseball and works with disabled children … hobbies include playing ping-pong, working out, playing pool, attending Giants games and hanging out with friends and family.