5 - Keegan Dale
Keegan Dale
Born: Dec. 20, 1991
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: King HS
Position: INF
B/T: L/R
Experience: 2V

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SUMMER 2013
In 45 games for the Alexandria Blue Anchors, hit .296 with 31 runs scored, 45 hits, 11 doubles, one home run, 19 RBIs, 29 walks and nine stolen bases.

AS A JUNIOR (2013)
Appeared in 39 games and made 16 starts…was a defensive replacement at third base, shortstop and second base…hit .192 (14-for-73) with 19 runs scored, one triple and seven RBIs…drew 10 walks and was successful in four of six stolen base attempts…batted 2-for-2 and scored two runs in a series-opening 7-2 victory at TCU (02/22)…hit 2-for-3 with one RBI and one run scored in an 11-inning 8-7 victory over Nebraska (03/19)…batted 3-for-6 with two RBIs and four runs scored in a 25-0 victory over Pacific that completed the series sweep (03/30).

SUMMER 2012
Was named to the California Collegiate League 2012 first team after batting .313 with 14 RBIs, 16 runs scored, six doubles, one triple and eight stolen bases for San Luis Obispo Blues. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Keegan Dale saw limited action as a backup infielder • Appeared in 16 games, starting 9 times -- all in February and early March • Batted .290 in 31 at bats • Was hitting .429 after March 4 but went 0-for-9 over next three starts and batted only one more time all season • Appeared in two of the NCAAA Regional games as a pinch runner and substitute at third base • Went 3-for-4 with a double, triple, 3 runs and 2 RBI in an 11-10 win over TCU on Feb. 26.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
 Passed up redshirt year opportunity when infield injuries mounted • Appeared in 19 games, starting 16 all at shortstop • Made collegiate debut on Apr. 26 and flawlessly handled six not always routine chances • Contributed offensively in next game with 3-for-4 performance with 3 RBI in 12-6 win over Pacific on Apr. 29 • Had two other multi-hit games • Made two errors in the ninth-inning vs. Long Beach State on May 13 but then made difficult over-the-shoulder catch for final out of 4-2 victory.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a four-year letterwinner at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, Calif., under Head Coach Ken Scott • Was the only freshman on the varsity squad in 2007 • As a sophomore hit .511 and had a .569 on-base percentage; he committed no errors as the starting second baseman • Batted .430 with 22 runs scored as a junior; had a .515 on-base percentage • Continued to tear it up as a senior, hitting .402 with a career high 33 runs scored, 20 RBI and 18 stolen bases • Made the King High School Honor Roll his senior season.

PERSONAL
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Born on Dec. 20, 1991, in Riverside, Calif. • Full name is Keegan Tyler Dale • Parents are Marc and Angie Dale • Has one older sister (Kylie) • Major is sociology • Models his game after Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano • Favorites include: Yankee Stadium (stadium), Mike Trout (athlete), Derek Jeter (baseball player), New York Yankees (team), MLB.com (website), Benihana (restaurant), Texas A&M (place to play), "Dodgeball" (movie), Adam Sandler (actor), Lil Wayne (musical artist), enchiladas (food).

 

Career Highs Graphic

At Bats: 6 vs. Pacific (03.30.13)

Runs: 4 vs. Pacific (03.30.13)

Hits: 3, 3x, last vs. Pacific (03.30.13)

RBI: 3 vs. Pacific (04.29.11)

Doubles: 1, 2x, last vs. TCU (02.26.12)

Triples: 1 vs. Texas A&M (03.10.13)

Stolen Bases: 1, 6x, last vs. Pacific (03.30.13)

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