3 - Brett Keeler
Brett Keeler
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Munster, Ind.
High School: Munster HS
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Finished the season with a .265 average in 37 games...Saved his best performance for last, going 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and a career-best eight RBIs in his final game as a Cougar May 19 at Southeast Missouri...Finished his career 49th on the all-time hit list with 126 career hits...Also finished with the third-most runners caught stealing, throwing out 36 during his career.

2011: Hit .248 for the season...Added  two home runs and 24 RBIs...Was 4 for 6 April 3 at Morehead State...Tied with Joel Greatting to lead the team with 233 putouts...Threw out 11 of 29 (.379) would-be base stealers during the year...Appeared in 43 games, making 40 starts during the season...The 40 starts ties his career high.

2010: Started 27 of 35 games he played in...Hit .273 with 15 RBIs...Led the team with 182 putouts.

2009: Tied for second on the team with four home runs ... Batted .227 and received 30 starting assignments behind the plate ... Finished the season with eight multiple-hit games ... Drove in three runs each against Southeast Missouri State and Murray State ... Two of his home runs came in sweep against Ohio Valley Conference rival Morehead State.

High School: Two-time letter winner in baseball and football at Munster High School ... Named to the All-Conference team, All-Area team, and All-State selection in 2007 ... All-Conference pick as a senior ... Played baseball with the American Legion Hammond Post #168. Major: Physical Education.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year       Avg   GP-GS     AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR  RBI   BB   SO   SB-ATT 
2009....  .227   46-40    150   18   34    6    1    4   22   12   44    0-0   
2010....  .273   35-27     99   12   27    3    0    0   15   13   17    0-0   
2011....  .248   43-40    137   22   34    3    0    2   24   16   22    0-0   
2012....  .265   37-37    117   16   31    2    0    3   22   16   11    0-0   
TOTAL...  .250  161-144   503   68  126   14    1    9   83   57   94    0-0   

ALL-TIME RANKINGS:                                     SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most times grounded into DP: 1st (21)                  Highest fielding pct.: 1st (1.000 in 2012)
Most stolen bases against: 1st (181)                   Lowest stolen base against pct.: 1st (.600 in 2012)
Most catchers interference by: t-1st (3)               Most stolen bases against: 1st (75 in 2010)
Most times struck out looking: 3rd (36)                Most times struck out looking: 2nd (17 in 2009)
Most caught stealing by: 3rd (36)                      Most catchers interference by: t-2nd (2 in 2009)
Most putouts: 5th (853)                                Lowest stolen base against pct.: 3rd (.621 in 2011)
Most passed balls: t-6th (15)                          Most times grounded into DP: t-4th (8 in 2011)
Most chances: 7th (942)                                Most stolen bases against: t-4th (64 in 2009)
                                                       Most caught stealing by: t-5th (16 in 2012)
                                                       Most catchers interference by: t-6th (1 in 2011)
                                                       Most caught stealing by: t-8th (11 in 2011)
                                                       Most passed balls: t-8th (9 in 2009)
                                                       Most sacrifice hits: t-9th (7 in 2011)
                                                       Most times struck out: t-10th (44 in 2009)
                                                       Most times grounded into DP: t-10th (6 in 2012)
                                                       Most runners picked off: t-10th (2 in 2010)