GENERAL: Lettered in baseball, basketball and football at Pullman High...eight-time All-Greater Northern League academic team awardee. JUNIOR: Lettered on Greyhound baseball, football and basketball teams...named to All-Greater North League first team as an infielder...second team all-league as a defensive back in football. SENIOR (2004-05): Earned All-State and All-Greater Northern League honors as Greyhounds captured 2A Baseball State title...team captain for baseball, football and basketball teams...Pullman High School Senior Male Athlete of the Year.
HINRICHS' WSU CAREER
FRESHMAN (2005-06): Enrolled at WSU in the fall of 2005... V-letter...Games - 12...Starts - 0...BA - .500...saw most of his action early in the season...had hit first collegiate hit in only at-bat against Chicago State (3/7)...also had a hit in only at-bat in 15-3 victory over Gonzaga (3/18)...scored three runs on season...lone RBI on season came in 22-7 series-opening win at Northern Colorado (4/21)...did not see any action during Pac-10 play...monthly hitting averages: February .000 (0-1), March 1.000 (2-2), April .000 (0-1), May .000 (0-0).
Kyle Hugh Hinrichs...born 9-28-1986 at Pullman, Wash...parents Phillip and Pamela Hinrichs...father played baseball at WSU and later in the San Francisco Giants organization...enjoys skiing and water sports...plans to pursue a major in business.