Kenny Clayton Athlete Profile

#24 Kenny Clayton

Position: First Base Height: 6-5 Weight: 215 Roster Years: 1978-1981 Hometown: Orem, UT

Personal

Majored in physical education

Before BYU

Prepped at Highland High where he was Honorable mention All-American, All-State and team MVP in the American Legion All-Star game ... holds high school's batting record (.539) and hit safely in 24 consecutive games.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO
1979 .351 63 248 51 87 19 2 7 49 121 20 22
1980 .382 53 199 48 76 15 0 10 60 121 24 14
1981 .412 68 260 58 107 19 0 21 79 189 18 22

1979 | Sophomore Year

Batted .454 in WAC games, second only to CSU's Jack Upton who led the nation ...tied WAC record for 10 doubles in a season.

1980 | Junior Year

All-Western Athletic Conference.

1981 | Senior Year

All-Western Athletic Conference ... led the team in batting average, hits and RBI in overall and league games ... batted .465 in WAC Games ... his 79 RBI was the second-best in a BYU season and his 21 homers were third-best and .412 was fourth-best in a Cougar season.