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8 Luke Kempton
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Page
Position: IF
Major: Liberal Arts
B/T: L/R

2001: Earned the George Wynne Most Improved Athlete Award given to the most improved student in Guilford's athletic department... received Guilford's Most Valuable Hitter and Gold Glove awards thanks to his .359 batting average and .997 fielding percentage... led Guilford's hitters for most of the season, finished fourth on the team in batting... led the club and ranked seventh in the ODAC with 51 hits... ranked second among the Quakers' leaders in RBI (31), doubles (9) and home runs (3)... totalled 14 multi-hit games, including a team-best six three-hit contests... had eight games with two or more runs batted in, such as his career-high four RBI effort against Hampden-Sydney April 7... enjoyed an eight-game hitting streak during the year and hit safely in 31 of 39 games... was 4-6 with six runs scored and four RBI in Guilford's doubleheader sweep of Division II Pittsburgh-Johnstown February 23... went 3-5 with three RBI and a double in a March 23 loss to crosstown rival Greensboro... Personal: Lettered four seasons at Page H.S. for Coach Mike Zandler… helped the team to third in Metro 4A Conference and the conference tournament finals in 1999… received All-Conference honors in '97 and '99… won the team's Gold Glove Award in '99… son of Steve and Kathi Barnes