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Jack Kalina
Player Profile:
Jack Kalina 2608243
Position: Infielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
High School: Papillion-LaVista
Honors and Awards
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ummit League Academic Honor Roll (2015-16)

As a Freshman (2016)
Appeared in 46 games in his freshman campaign, starting 29...Batted .291 with a double, two home runs, 18 runs scored, 19 RBI and eight walks...Registered nine multi-hit games and four multi-RBI efforts...Made his first career start vs. Morehead State (Feb. 27), going 1-for-2 with a run scored...Finished 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs at Grand Canyon (March 5)...Fueled an offensive outburst at South Dakota State (April 9), finishing 3-for-5 with a grand slam, two runs scored and seven RBI...It marked the most RBI in a single game of any Maverick in the Division I era and the most of any Omaha player since 2011...In the series opener at Western Illinois (May 13), had a 3-for-5 day behind his second homer of the year...Added a 3-for-5 effort with a pair of runs vs. Oral Roberts (May 21)...Named to the Summit League's Academic Honor Roll.

Papillion-La Vista High School

Three-year letterwinner for Coach Nate McCabe at Papillion-LaVista High School...Two-time all-state selection, earning first-team honors from the Omaha World-Herald as a senior and second-team recognition as a sophomore...All-state honorable mention as a junior...Also lettered four years in football and three years in basketball...Part of two Monarch football squads that qualified for the state playoffs...Twice garnered all-state honorable mention recognition in football as a junior and senior...Capped his senior campaign ranked second in the state for passing...Member of the honor roll.

Personal
Born on April 22, 1997 in Omaha, Neb....Parents are Jerry and Amy Kalina...Has one sister, Nicole...Mother, the former Amy Gradoville, was a two-time All-American in volleyball at UNO...Grandfather, Phil Gradoville, played baseball at UNO...Has not yet declared a major.
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