Kendall joined Garrett Cooper (sixth round, Milwaukee Brewers) and Conner Kendrick (ninth round, New York Yankees) as draft picks this season.
Cooper was pick No. 182 overall and extended Auburn's run of MLB selections to 39 consecutive drafts
4-21-11 Ole Miss vs Auburn
Tennessee vs Auburn Baseball Friday May 14, 2010 in Auburn Ala. Leffie Dailey
Troy vs Auburn Baseball on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 in Auburn, Ala. Leffie Dailey
Hit .365 with 15 doubles and eight home runs, driving in 37 runs ... .365 batting average was fourth on the team and 15 doubles was tied for third-most ... Made 51 starts at third (33-18) ... 20 mulit-hit games was tied for sixth-most on the team ... Hit safely in 22 of his last 27 games, including a 10-game hitting streak from April 14-May 8 (15-for-26, .577) ... Was hitting .354 before the 10-game hitting streak started and raised his average to as high as .408 on May 21 ... Hit seven of his eight home runs after April 27 ... Upped his average to .371 in SEC playHomered and drove in two RBI in the 9-7 NCAA Regional-opening win over Jacksonville State (6/4) ... Hit .190 (4-for-21) for the Regional overall with three RBI ... Hit a third-inning solo home run on Thursday (5/20) and a second-inning two-run home run on Friday (5/21) at No. 17 Ole Miss, helping Auburn build leads in both games as it swept the series and earned the SEC West Division crown ... Finished the series 5-for-10 with a double and two homers, scoring four runs ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBI in the 9-7 win over Jacksonville State (5/18) ... Was 2-for-5 with two runs scored at South Alabama (5/11) ... Had a 10-game hitting streak from April 14-May 8 ... Was 15-for-26 (.577) during the steak with 12 runs scored, raising his average from .356 to .400 ... Had the first multi-homer game of his career on Saturday against Mississippi State (5/8) in the 16-14 come-from-behind win, including the game-tying shot in the seventh ... Finished the game 3-for-3 with a walk, three RBI and three runs scored ... Hit the third of what was a four-homer, eight-run inning in the 8-7 Saturday win at No. 7 Arkansas (5/1) ... His was the second of back-to-back homers with Ryan Jenkins ... Hit a first-inning thre-run home run in the 11-4 win over Samford (4/27) ... Hit a team-best .625 (5-for-8) during the Vanderbilt series (4/1618) with three doubles and three runs scored ... Scored three runs from the eight hole in the lineup against New Orleans (4/14), getting on base with a fielders choice, a hit, a walk and a HBP ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the 22-7 win over Georgia State (4/6) ... Was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a RBI at Troy (3/31) ... Had a big series vs. Alabama A&M (3/16-17), going 6-for-10 (.600) with a team-high five runs scored ... Hit his first home run of the season in the eighth inning on 3/17 ... Came up with a pair of big pinch-hits during the Miami (Ohio) series (3/5-7), singling in a pair of runs during Friday night's (3/5) eight-run seventh and also tripling in a run in Auburn's two-run seventh of a 5-4 win on Sunday ... Led the team with a .556 batting average (5-for-9) and a .750 on-base percentage (five hits, seven walks) during the opening series against Southeast Missouri (2/19-21.
2009 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Hit .383 in 24 games (15 starts) with 47 at bats ... Was used as a late-inning sub at first and second when not in the starting lineup ... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the 8-6 win over Georgia Southern (5/12) ... Started the last two games of the Ole Miss series (5/1-3) at third and went 2-for-7 with a run and a RBI ... Had a big series against Troy (4/28-29) which included his third career home run as he went 5-for-8 with five runs and five RBI as the DH ... Went 3-for-9 in two starts and a pinch hitting appearance at LSU (4/24-26) with a double and a two-run home run ... Had a then-career-high three RBI on Saturday against LSU (4/25) ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two walks as a pinch hitter, collecting his first pinch hit in the ninth against Arkansas on Sunday (3/22) ... Made his first start in the field vs. Samford (4/21), starting at second for an injured Justin Hargett ... Went 0-for-1 with a pair of walks ... Made his first career start as the DH against Charleston Southern (3/18), smoking a home run to right in his first at bat.
Played shortstop for Ed Holloway at Bishop Hendricken ... Three-time All-State selection ... Helped Hendricken to the 2008 state championship and was named the MVP of the championships ... Hit four home runs in the state playoffs, including a walkoff homer to lead off the bottom of the seventh in the semifinals ... Hit .554 with 46 hits ... Had 20 extra-base hits, including five home runs ... Scored 42 runs and had 31 RBI ... Team captain ... Division MVP ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Daniel Joseph Gamache, Jr. ... Born on Nov. 20, 1990 ... Son of Dan and Jane Gamache ... Has three siblings: Olivia (18), Reed (17) and Janel (10) ... Majoring in exercise science.