Karl Bolt
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    Karl Bolt

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Stockton, CA

    High School:
    Lincoln

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 215

    Position:
    1B

    Birthdate:
    08/16/1985

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    Notable: Three-year starter moves to right field after playing first base the past two years ... career .324 hitter with 25 home runs and 101 RBI, will be expected to lead the Falcon offense for the fourth consecutive year ... ranks amongst the Air Force top 10 all-time in hit-by-pitches, walks and closing in on the home runs list.

    Junior: Appeared in 47 games, starting 46, primarily in the cleanup spot ... team MVP for 2006 ... led the team witha .314 batting average, which was 65 points higher than the team average ... led the team in nearly every offensive category, including: home runs (9), runs (30), RBI (30), doubles (10), triples (2), walks (28), slugging percentage (.582) and on-base percentage (.437) ... batted .375 in MWC play with six homers and 19 RBI in 22 conference games ... led the team with 13 multi-hit games and a 12-game hitting streak ... had a career-best four hits against San Diego State on May 5 ... Went 3-for-5 with two homers, three runs and five RBI vs. New Mexico.

    Sophomore: Played and started in 49 games, finishing second on the team ... moved across the diamond to first base ... led the team with 12 home runs and 39 RBI, to go with .579 slugging percentage ... the 12 long-balls ties him for 11th all-time in a season at the Academy ... named MWC player of the week on Feb. 7 after going 6-for-13 with two homers and six RBI in Southern Utah series ... named to 2005 Service Academies Spring Classic All-Tournament Team ... homered twice against Utah Valley State in one game ... hit bottom of 11th walk-off home run against BYU to end 47-game conference losing streak ... had 14 multi-hit games ... second on team with 36 runs and 56 hits ... led team with .433 on-base percentage with 26 walks and 12 hit-by-pitches ... was sixth in the conference with 358 putouts ... fielded .976.

    Freshman: Second on team with 52 games played and 49 starts ... played primarily at third base ... led team with .349 batting average and 60 base hits ... second on team with 31 runs, 10 doubles and 32 RBI's ... had a .488 slugging percentage and .416 on base percentage ... hit four homers ... played even better in conference, batting .358 in MWC action ... first career home run was a grand slam vs. Murray State on Feb. 29 ... had a career-high four base hits vs. BYU on May 21 ... batted .404 with runners in scoring postions and .405 with runners on base ... led team with 16 multi-hit games and was second with nine multi-RBI games ... had a six game hitting streak, tied for third-best on the team ... also homered against New Mexico, UNLV and BYU.

    Lincoln HS (Stockton, Calif.): Lettered two years in baseball and three years in soccer ... coached in baseball by Randy Ortega.

    Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 8, the War Eagles ... majoring in management ... birthdate is August 16, 1985 ... also recruited by UC Santa Barbara, Cal and UC Davis ... played summer travelling ball for four years with NorCal coached by Rob Bruno, Tony Crivello and Joe Fonteno ... current Falcons Bob Carpenter and Jake Daly were also on the NorCal team ... has a younger brother, Kendall, who is a freshman shortstop at the Naval Academy ... son of Paul and Becky Bolt.

    Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy to get a good education and learn good leadership skills."

    My plans for the future: "I hope to someday play professional baseball, possibly pilot training or go into business management after graduate school."

    Career Batting Stats
    Year	GP-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	SB	BB	K	Avg.	SLG	OBP	FLD
    2004  Fr.	52-49	172	31	60	10	1	4	32	1	18	40	.349	.488	.416	.909
    2005  So.	49-49	178	36	56	11	0	12	39	2	26	44	.315	.579	.433	.976
    2006  Jr.	47-46	153	30	48	10	2	9	30	1	28	23	.314	.582	.437	.987
    Total	148-144	503	97	164	31	3	25	101	4	72	107	.326	.549	.429	.968
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