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Gus Milner

Position OF
Height 6'5''
Weight 245 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Olathe, Kan.
High School Olathe North

Career Honors & Records:

  • Drafted by the Cleveland Indians (47th round)
  • 2005 Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Big 12 Player of the Week (April 12, 2005)

Summer 2005: Played for the Topeka Golden Giants of the MINK League.

2005 (Junior): Drafted in the 47th round by the Cleveland Indians … Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention … Played in 61 games, starting 59 … Hit .298 and was second on the team with nine home runs … Led KU with four triples … Compiled 21 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games … Strung together a nine-game hitting streak … Collected two walk-off hits in a four game stretch, both singles (March 19 vs. Western Illinois and March 26 vs. No. 9 Nebraska) … Went 4-for-5 with two home runs and six RBI against Wichita State on April 6 … Hit a three-run inside-the-park home run, the first by a Jayhawk since the 2003 season against Oklahoma on April 9 … Was named the Co-Big 12 Player of the Week on April 12 … Hit two home runs against No. 6 Stanford on Feb. 12.

Junior College: Played two seasons for head coach Jon Wente at Hutchinson Community College … Batted .366 with four home runs and 39 RBI in 2004 … Named first team all-conference following his senior season at Hutchinson C.C.

High School: Attended Olathe North High School in Olathe, Kan. … Collected five varsity letters, three in baseball and two in basketball … Team won the Sunflower League championship in 2001 and the Regional Championship in 2000 and 2002 … Coached by Joe Gunderson.

Personal: Born April 21, 1984, to parents Kevin and Nancy Miller … Majoring in Economics.