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Jim Keyton
Jim Keyton

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Eastern

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
1B

B/T:
L/L


2004: Redshirted

High School: Earned all-conference, all-area, all-district and all-state honors as a senior...selected to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team his senior season...hit .489 as a senior with 11 home runs, 49 RBI and a 1.011 slugging percentage...as a junior, earned first-team all-conference and honorable mention all-area accolades...received first-team all-conference honors as a sophomore in 2001...earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a freshman in 2000...baseball team captain in 2002 and 2003...football team captain in 2002...also lettered in football where he played linebacker and tight end from 2001-02 and in basketball in the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons

Personal: Born James T. Keyton III on Dec. 21, 1984 to James and Diane Keyton...a civil engineering major...a National Merit Scholarship recognized participant in 2003...father played baseball and football at Arizona State...three relatives played varsity sports at Michigan State - Kerry Keyton, football, 1988-90, Tracey (1982) and Lesley (1986-87) Keyton, softball...favorite baseball team is the New York Yankees.