Hard-nosed shortstop ... gritty performer ... loves to compete ... not afraid to get uniform dirty ... plays game with great deal of passion ... carries infectious enthusiasm to field every day ... Army's starting shortstop since arriving at Academy as a freshman ... sports strong, accurate throwing arm ... boasts ability to throw out runners from deep in hole ... features excellent athleticism ... turns pivot extremely well ... explosive first step allows for far-reaching fielding range ... high-energy talent ... brings "bulldog" mentality to every plate appearance ... line-drive hitter with ability to launch balls into power alleys ... clutch performer ... flourishes in pressure situations ... blossomed into one of East's most complete players last spring ... thrived in early season move to leadoff spot ... impact performer as a freshman ... one of Patriot League's premier players ... played entire plebe season with one broken finger and serious injury to another ... key cog in Black Knights' first consecutive conference championships ... established himself as Army's most valuable player a year ago ... standout performer offensively and defensively ... two-year letterman.
MILESTONES: Two-time All-Patriot League selection ... named to the 2005 American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division I All-America Third Team ... also chosen to the ABCA 2005 Northeast Region First Team all-star squad ... set new Army single-season records for base hits (81 in 2005) and plate appearances (224 in 2005) ... ranks tied for fifth on school's single season total base chart (104 in 2005) ... stands fifth on school's single season runs batted in list (44 in 2005) ... tied for 17th in doubles (12 in 2005) ...equaled school seasonal standard of 22 multiple-hit games in 2005, first established the previous year ... one of seven players to set new single season school record for games played (53) last season ... one of six to fashion new single season school record for starts (53) a year ago as well ... ranks 14th on Army's single season stolen base chart (19 in 2005) ... stands 18th on career stolen base list (28) ... carries 105 consecutive game starting streak into junior campaign ... has started every game since entering Academy as a freshman ... sports solid .327 career batting average ... projected to repeat as Patriot League Player of the Year by Collegiate Baseball ... named to preseason All-Patriot League team by Baseball America.
2005: Patriot League Player of the Year ... first team all-conference choice ... one of six players to start all 53 games ... batted .362 with 12 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 47 runs scored and 44 runs batted in ... posted .464 slugging percentage and .411 on-base percentage ... piled up 104 total bases ... established new single season school record with 81 base hits ... successful on 19 of 22 stolen base attempts ... collected 22 multiple-hit showings, tying school record ... added 13 multiple-RBI efforts ... both figures led squad ... batted .477 with runners in scoring position and .440 with runners on base ... hit .412 when leading off inning ... successfully delivered runner from third with less than two outs on 13 of 15 occasions for stunning 86.7 percent success rate ... topped team in base hits, batting average, runs batted in, runs scored, doubles and stolen bases ... stood tied for second in total bases ... also ranked third in on-base percentage and fourth in slugging percentage ... topped Patriot League in base hits, runs scored and stolen bases ... listed second in runs batted in, tied for second in total bases and tied for fifth in doubles ... hit .387 with four doubles, one triple, two home runs, 20 runs scored and 18 runs batted in during 20 Patriot League affairs ... posted .538 slugging percentage and .432 on-base figure in those contests ... also swiped nine bases in 10 tries versus conference foes ... committed just four fielding errors in league action ... turned Army's fortunes with move to leadoff spot in Black Knights' batting order early in year ... responded by batting .394 (71-180) with 45 runs scored and 39 RBI over following 43 games ... Army captured 35 of those contests and reeled off 17 Patriot League victories en route to second straight regular-season championship ... batted .377 (75-199) overall in leadoff spot ... authored career-best 12-game hitting streak midway through year ... slumped a bit down stretch ... became only third Army player to win Patriot League Player of the Year honors and second in a row ... provides outstanding defense up middle ... played large role in Black Knights turning single season school-record 61 double-plays ... committed just 13 errors at shortstop position ... handled 263 chances ... batted .615 with three runs scored and six runs batted as Army swept three-game series from Columbia in Florida to kick off spring trip ... three-game set marked debut in leadoff spot ... rewarded with first Patriot League Player of the Week citation ... posted career-best, five-hit effort to lead non-league defeat of New York Tech ... went 5-for-7 with three runs scored and five runs batted in versus Bears ... established new career bests for hits and RBI, while equaling career standard for runs scored in that contest ... went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and four runs batted in to aid Patriot League defeat of Holy Cross ... smashed home runs against Sacred Heart, Lafayette and Navy ... produced five four-hit showings ... rapped out three hits on four occasions ... slapped two hits twice.
2004: Second team All-Patriot League selection ... third member of Army's freshman class to cop all-conference honors ... assumed starting duties at shortstop immediately ... helped solidify club's improved defense ... one of four Army players to see action in all 52 contests ... that figure set single season school record (since surpassed) ... batted .282 with 10 doubles, one home run, 36 runs scored and 21 runs batted in ... very productive batter out of "nine-hole" ... posted .356 slugging percentage and .352 on-base percentage ... ranked sixth on squad in runs scored, fifth in doubles, ninth in total bases, eighth in base hits and fourth in stolen bases ... successful on 9 of 13 stolen base attempts ... hit safely in 34 of 52 contests ... registered 11 multiple-hit efforts to stand eighth among team leaders ... collected at least two runs batted in on five occasions ... batted .258 with four doubles, one home run, 13 runs scored and six runs batted in during Patriot League play ... saved finest offensive performance for Game Two of Patriot League Championship Series ... went 4-for-6 with three runs scored and four runs batted in during club's title-clinching victory against Lafayette ... established season high in base hits and RBI in that stalwart performance ... tied season high in runs scored ... blasted first collegiate home run in Patriot League defeat of Bucknell ... notched three-hit efforts against Columbia and Lafayette ... collected two of Army's 10 hits against College of Charleston during NCAA Regional appearance.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Greg Hales at Brighton High ... garnered four varsity letters in baseball, two in basketball ... served as team captain on diamond final two years ... two-time all-state selection ... handled team's shortstop duties ... chosen for Junior Olympic squad as well.
PERSONAL: Given name is Kyle Christopher Scogin ... born Aug. 2, 1984, in Grand Junction, Colo. ... parents' names are Jeanie and Gary Scogin ... majoring in Economics.