Notable: Upperclassman will be looking to earn a starting spot in the outfield.
Sophomore: Played the first game of the year against Northern Colorado and then spent the rest of the year on the junior varsity... Went 0-for-1 in a pinch-hit appearance.
Freshman: Played in the first series of the season and then spent the rest of the season on junior varsity… Played in all three games at New Mexico State and had three pinch-hit plate appearances… 0-for-2 with a walk.
Fort Collins HS: Lettered twice in baseball... All-conference, all-region, and all-northern team... Two-time player of the week... Baseball team took third in state championships senior year... Team captain as a senior... Academic all-state as a junior and senior.
Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 25, the Redeye... Major is environmental engineering... Birthdate is Oct. 8, 1981... Hobbies are hunting, fishing and snowboarding… On the dean's and athletics list as a freshman… Favorite major league team is the Boston Red Sox… Favorite player is former Baltimore Oriole all-star Cal Ripken, Jr. ... Brother, Derck, also played for the AFA baseball team from 1999-2003... Son of John and Deana Kasel.
Why I came to the Academy: “For the superior education and a chance to play Division I baseball.”
My plans for the future: “To graduate and have fun.
Kasel's Career Batting Stats
YEAR G/S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB K AVG 2002(Fr.) 3/0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 2002(So.) 1/0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Career 4/0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000