Mike Kessler Athlete Profile

#35 Mike Kessler

Mike Kessler
Position: Outfielder Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 2004 Hometown: Claremont, CA Last School: Claremont High School

Personal

Born in Anaheim, Calif., ... parents are Charles and Lori ... is an Eagle Scout ... father was a 1973 first round draft of the Cincinnati Reds ... served mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salvador, Brazil.

Before BYU

Was a National Football Scholar Athlete and an All-Academic Baseline League at Claremont High ... was the school's athete of the year, offensive and defensive MVP ... All-CIF, three-time all-league, two-time All-Inland Valley ... was Chino Tournament MVP and Claremont Tournament MVP ... had a career .375 batting average and hit 17 homers 75 hits, 70 RBI and scored 90 runs in that career ... lettered four years in both baseball and football ... coached by Al Leyva ... played in the Junior League World Series.