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David Kyriacou

Position INF
Height 5'8''
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Oakland, Calif.
High School Bishop O'Dowd
B/T Fr./HS

2018, Junior season
Started 27 of the 32 games he played in … Batted .269 (21-for-78) with three doubles, five home runs and 17 RBIs … Led the team in on base percentage (.448) … Started opening day at third base against Murray State (2/16) … Matched career highs in runs (2), walks (2) and doubles (2) against Northwestern (2/24 & 2/25) … Drove in the go-ahead run in a pinch-hit situation at Grand Canyon (3/21) … Hit the second home run of his career at Baylor (3/24) … Hit second home run of the season against Missouri State (3/27) … Hit third-straight home run in as many games played in a pinch-hit situation against Morehead State (3/29) … Hit a home run in back-to-back games played at Kansas State (5/11 & 5/13) … Had career day against Western Illinois (5/20) where he matched or set personal bests in hits (3), RBIs (4) and runs scored (2).

2017, Sophomore season
Started opening day at The Citadel (2/17) at third base … Fifty-two games played with 50 starts … Batted .225 (39-173) with six doubles, one triple, and one home run … Blasted first-career home run at The Citadel (2/17) … Hit first-career triple against Omaha (2/21) … Started the season on a four-game hitting streak … Drove in two of KU’s four runs in win at then-No. 3 TCU (3/19) … Blasted a double at Missouri State (4/4) … Had KU’s lone hit on Saturday at West Virginia (4/8) … Had two of KU’s four hits at Wichita State (4/19) … Career-high four RBIs at then-No. 19 Oklahoma (4/23) … Tied a personal-best two walks against K-State (5/12) … Career-high two doubles at then-No. 4 Texas Tech (5/18).

2016, Freshman season
Started 10 games in 29 played … Made collegiate debut and first-career start against Northern Colorado (2/22) … Three at bats in start against then-No. 5 Oregon State (2/27) … Notched first-career base hit vs. Murray State (3/15) … Notched a career-high three hits and two RBIs against Baker (3/23) … Tallied hit and first-career run vs. Benedictine (3/30) … Made first-career start at second base vs. then-No. 6 TCU (4/8) … Scored third-career run at Texas (4/15) … Hit first double of his career at Kansas State (5/14).

Bishop O’Dowd HS
Lettered four years under father and head coach Chris Kyriacou … Batted .343 with three home runs, 12 doubles and five triples his senior season … Batted .322 with 10 doubles, two home runs and .597 slugging percentage his junior year … Named First-Team All-WACC at shortstop in 2014 and 2015 … Named First-Team All-WACC at second base in 2013.

Born in Oakland, California … Son of Chris and Kandy Kyriacou … Has one younger brother, Jon … Father, Chris, played baseball at Cal Poly Pomona; uncle, Steve Kyriacou, played baseball at UC Berkeley and cousin, Jason Kyriacou, played ball at San Francisco State … Plans to major in sport management.