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Hawkeyes take command in second half
Seven-run second, senior pitchers secure win
Freshmen shine at the plate and on the mound in win
Senior Day set for Saturday
Nittany Lions take first game Saturday
Appeared in 10 games with eight starts before season ended due to injury.
Season: Started 23 of 28 games played all at second base … Hit .260 with a .345 on-base percentage … Was opening day starter at second base but was injured in the game and did not return until April. Purdue (4/2): Earned first career hit while pinch-hitting in the first game of the day. At Lafayette (4/6): Went 2-for-4 plus two walks with a run and two RBIs. Michigan State (4/10): Hit 2-for-6 in a doubleheader with a run and RBI. Northwestern (4/16-17), Bucknell (4/19), at Kent State (4/20) & at Rutgers (4/22-23): Went on seven-game hitting streak, going 8-for-17 (.471) with two runs, three RBIs and three walks … Went 1-for-2 plus a hit by pitch with two runs and a stolen base against Bucknell … Hit 4-for-8 with three walks in three games against Rutgers. Maryland (4/29): Went 2-for-4 with a double. Iowa (5/20): Hit walk-off RBI-single in bottom of the 12th inning to win season finale and secure Penn State’s first overall winning record since 2012. Summer: Named to the Cal Ripken League All-Star team.
2015 CUBA TRIP
Limited to one at-bat in the finale at Matanzas due to injury.
Head coach in high school was Bruce Bobst and was coached by Greg Kinneman in travel baseball (Chandler World) ... Hit .443 as a junior with two home runs ... Selected as first team all-conference ... Ranked in Top 500 players in the country by Perfect Game.
Full name is Connor Finn Klemann …Born June 5, 1997 in East Norriton, Pennsylvania … Parents are Finn and Christine Klemann … Has two younger brothers, Trevor and Grant … Father, Finn, played tennis at The College of New Jersey … Majoring in kinesiology.