Kyle Cherney
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Kyle Cherney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crystal Lake

High School:
Prairie Ridge

Last College:
Triton CC

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
2B/3B

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
S/R

2008: Played in all 52 games and started in 51 ... made the move from second base to third base, and collected 98 assists ... recorded a career-high eight game hitting streak (3/25-4/5) ... posted 12 multiple-hit games and eight multiple-RBI efforts ... collected three hits, including a career-high two doubles, to go along with three RBI against Tennessee Tech (2/24) ... went 3-for-3 with two home runs, one from each side of the plate, and recorded three RBI against Iowa (4/2) ... also recorded a team-high nine total bases during that game ... was second on the team with 40 walks ... was walked three times on four different occasions ... recorded a career-high six assists against Saint Louis (3/25 & 4/30) ... batted 2-for-3 with a double and a two-run home run against Bradley (5/3) ... collected three hits against Southern Illinois (5/10), including the game-winning single in the 10th inning ... went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI at Western Michigan (5/13).

2007 SUMMER: Played for the Liberal Bee Jays of the Jayhawk Baseball League.

2007: Transferred to ISU prior to the spring semester ... started in 51 games, with 48 coming at second base ... led the team with 152 assists in the field ... recorded a seven-game hitting streak during the season ... posted five multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... picked up first hit at ISU against then No. 7 Nebraska (2/18) ... collected a season-high three hits at Louisville (3/4) ... hit first home run of the season and in a Redbird uniform at Memphis (3/13) ... drove in a season-high three runs in the first game a of a doubleheader against Indiana State (4/13) ... hit second home run of the season at Kansas State (5/15).


Triton 2006: Hit .445 (61-of-137) with 18 doubles, a triple and six home runs ... only committed four errors in 93 chances for a fielding percentage of .956.

Northern Illinois 2005: Played in 50 games for the Huskies, starting in 47 ... finished the season with a .298 batting average (52-of-180) and 25 RBI ... also added six doubles, a triple and three home runs ... collected three RBI in games against Eastern Kentucky (3/20) and MVC member Bradley (3/30).

Prairie Ridge HS: Hit .475 with 12 home runs as a senior ... led team to three-consecutive regional championships.

Personal: Born 2-25-86 in Crystal Lake, Ill. ... son of Michael and Debbie Cherney ... has a younger brother, Kristopher ... major: university studies.