Kyle Bacak
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Kyle Bacak

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Seven Lakes HS

Last College:
San Jacinto College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


07/02/2014

Honors Abound for 2014 Squad

19 members of the squad earned honors during the season.

06/18/2014

TCU vs. Virginia Game Notes

06/15/2014

TCU Wins Thriller in CWS Opener

Frogs score two in the bottom of the eighth

06/14/2014

TCU Opens Play In CWS Sunday vs. Texas Tech

Horned Frogs are 3-2 all-time in the College World Series.

06/09/2014

Omaha!

TCU heads to the College World Series for the second time in five years

06/17/2014

Virginia 3, TCU 2 (15 innings)

TCU lost a heartbreaker to Virginia in 15 innings.

06/16/2014

TCU vs. Texas Tech (College World Series)

USA Today Sports Images CWS Gallery

06/15/2014

TCU vs. Texas Tech (College World Series)

TCU wins in thrilling fashion, tops Texas Tech 3-2 in the College World Series.

06/09/2014

TCU advances to the College World Series

TCU rallied for a 6-5 win over Pepperdine to advance to Omaha.

06/07/2014

Game 1: TCU vs. Pepperdine

Game 1: TCU vs. Pepperdine

Career Honors
• Drafted in the 25th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals
• Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• 2013 First-team Academic All-Big 12

2014 (Senior)
Appeared in 63 games and started 59, all at catcher... made three relief appearances as a defensive replacement and one as a pinch hitter... set career highs in batting average (.269), hits (46), doubles (4), RBIs (18), walks (27) and stolen bases (7)... six of his 18 RBIs on the season came with two outs... was 7-of-9 in stolen base attempts... tallied a base hit in 34 games and reached base safely in 49... collected nine multi-hit games and four multiple RBI contests... defensively, he posted a .993 fielding percentage and threw out 39% of base stealers... was TCU's leading hitter in the postseason at .341 (14-for-41) in 13 postseason contests... set a school record with 21 total sacrifices (2 sac flies, 19 sacrifice bunts)... ranked 10th nationally in sacrifice bunts... was TCU's opening day starter behind the plate against Jacksonville on Feb. 14... had an RBI single in the contest... was 2-for-3 with an RBI against UTSA (Feb. 23)... went 2-for-3 in a win over Houston on March 2... collected two hits in the series against Michigan State (March 7-9)... went 1-for-2 with two runs scored against UT Pan American (March 25)... tallied two hits, including a double, in the series at Oklahoma State (March 28-30)... was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in TCU's win at UT Arlington on April 1... was 4-for-7 in a doubleheader sweep of West Virginia on April 5... singled home a run at Kansas on April 12... collected just tow hits over a nine game span from April 19-27)... snapped out of his slump with a three hit contest at Stephen F. Austin... picked up a double and two RBIs in the game... drew a walk against Kansas State on May 3 to start a 20-game streak in which he reached base safely... was 1-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs in the series finale against the Wildcats on May 4... had an RBI single in the series finale against Oklahoma (May 11)... had three hits, including two in the series finale, at Baylor (May 15-17)... hit safely in all four games at the Big 12 Championships (May 21-25)... drove in a run in a win over West Virginia on May 22... collected two hits against Baylor (May 24)... caught all 22 innings against Sam Houston State in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional on May 31... was 1-for-4 with three walks in the game... hit safely in all three games of the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional against Pepperdine (June 7-9)... was 2-for-2 with two RBIs in the clinching game against the Waves on June 9... his ninth inning suicide squeeze drove in the eventual game-winning run as the Frogs clinched a berth in the College World Series... went 3-for-6 in the 15-inning loss to Virginia on June 17 in the College World Series.

2013 (Junior)
Played in 57 games and started 52, all as the catcher... other five appearances came as a defensive replacement... recorded a base hit in 28 of 55 games with a plate appearance... reached base safely in 34 contests... tallied six multi-hit games... posted a .991 fielding percentage... threw out 19 runners trying to steal... the TCU pitching staff posted a 2.83 ERA in games he started behind the plate... led the team with 12 sacrifices (11 sac bunts, 1 sac fly)... five of his 12 RBIs on the season came with two outs... tallied his first career hit on Feb. 16 at Ole Miss... went 1-for-3 at Dallas Baptist on Feb. 26... was 2-for-3 with a career-high three runs scored and one RBI in TCU's win at Jacksonville (March 3)... was 1-for-1 with a run scored and two walks against Northwestern State (March 12)... hit safely in two of the three games against Kansas (March 15-17)... hit safely in the first two games at Texas Tech (March 29-30)... drove in a run against the Red Raiders on March 30 and March 31... was 2-for-4 with two runs scored against UT Pan American (April 2)... tallied a hit in the series finale against San Francisco (April 7)... went 2-for-2 with a run scored in the series opener against Oklahoma State on April 12... started a season-long six game hitting streak with a hit at UT Arlington on April 16... hit .375 (9-for-24) during the streak... first extra base hit of the season came in the 15th inning against Baylor (April 20) as he doubled home the game-winning run with two outs in the frame... posted a two-hit day at Kansas State on April 27... drove in a run with a 1-for-3 day at the plate in the series finale against the Wildcats (April 28)... hit safely in all three games against West Virginia (May 11-12)... tallied the Frogs' lone four-hit game in the series finale against the Mountaineers (May 12)... doubled twice and drove in a run in that contest... was 1-for-3 with an RBI in the Frogs' win over Texas on May 17... hit safely in all three games at the Big 12 Championships.

At San Jacinto College
Spent his sophomore campaign at San Jacinto College... named first-team all-conference... earned the Jay W. Tolman Defensive Player of the 2012 Juco World Series... selected to the Juco World Series all-tournament team.

At Houston
Played his freshman season at Houston... appeared in six games and made two starts... had a 1.000 fielding percentage and drew three walks.

High School
Was a four-year letterwinner at Seven Lakes High School... earned first-team All-District honors as a junior senior... was a second-team Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association selection... selected as a three-time preseason Under Armour All-American and a Rawlings Preseason All-American... played in the THSBCA All-State game... was a THSBCA All-Houston Area team selection as a sophomore... hit .452 with three home runs and 31 RBI as a senior.

Personal
Parents are Larry and Michele... has an older brother, Ryan, three younger sisters, Lauren, Megan and Melissa, and two younger brothers, Michael and Andrew... brother, Ryan, played baseball at Houston Baptist from 2010-11... majoring in mathematics.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB HBP SO SB-A
2013 .238 57-52 151 24 36 3 0 0 12 .258 14 3 21 0-0
2014 .269 63-59 171 23 46 4 0 0 18 .292 27 11 23 7-9
Career .255 120-111 322 47 82 7 0
0 30 .276 41 14 44
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