Honors and Awards:
Summer 2010: Played for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League ... Batted .344 with six doubles, 32 runs scored and six stolen bases ... Reached base at a .444 clip ... Selected to the Northwoods League All-Star team ... Also played with a USA International exhibition team in the Netherlands.
2010 (Junior): Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Also selected as KU's Forrest Hoglund Student-Athlete Award winner, and Mike Hill Hustle Award winner ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week (March 15) ... Played in 57 games, making 54 starts in the outfield ... Hit .278 with nine doubles, two triples, two homers and 47 runs scored ... Led team with 14 stolen bases in 17 attempts ... Fifth on the team with 15 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI contests ... Collected three hits with a double against Iowa (March 5) ... Went 7-for-12 with six runs scored and four doubles in the three-game series at LSU (March 14) ... Recorded three hits, including his first homer of the season at Saint Louis (March 20) ... Went 3-for-5 with two stolen bases and three runs scored against Texas Tech (April 23) ... Went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs, including a walk-off double in the series finale against Missouri (May 9) ... Collected one hit in each of the three Big 12 Championship games (May 26-29).
Summer 2009: Played for the Pittsfield (Mass.) American Defenders of the New England Collegiate Baseball League ... Batted .386 with six doubles, two triples, 16 RBIs and 20 runs scored ... Reached base at a .455 clip ... Selected to the NECBL All-Star team, was First Team All-League and NECBL Batting Champion.
2009 (Sophomore): Played 51 games, making 44 starts in the outfield ... Hit .272 with four doubles, two triples and two homers ... Scored 36 runs and led the team with 11 stolen bases ... Went 2-for-3 in his first start at Memphis (Feb. 20) ... Collected six hits in his first eight at bats with a double and three runs scored ... Recorded two hits in three at bats with three RBIs against No. 4 Arizona State (March 15) ... Collected three hits, including a triple and two RBIs, against Western Illinois (March 24) ... Drove in three runs on three singles against No. 9 Baylor (April 5) ... Stole three bases against No. 17 Oklahoma State (April 11) ... Scored three runs at Creighton (April 14) ... Hit first collegiate home run at No. 9 Oklahoma (May 1) ... Collected a career high four hits, including a home run, at Missouri (May 9) ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored against No. 11 Kansas State (May 17).
Summer 2008: Played for the San Luis Obispo Rattlers of the California Collegiate League ... Hit .303 with nine doubles, a triple and 18 RBIs.
2008 (Freshman): Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Hit .429 with a double and four runs scored in seven games ... Collected first collegiate hit - a double - against North Dakota State (3/9) ... Scored two runs against Chicago State (3/26) ... Recorded base hits against Saint Mary (4/2) and Baker (4/15).
High School: Lettered twice in baseball for head coach Jerry Dawson at Chaparral High School ... Named first team all-state, first team all-region and Team Arizona as a junior and senior ... Hit .417 with 4 homeruns and 35 RBIs as a senior ... Led team to Arizona 4A State championship ... Team ranked fourth overall by Baseball America and 19th in USA Today ... Hit .433 with a pair of homers and 29 RBIs during his junior year ... Also lettered three times in football and once in basketball ... A first team all-state and all-region selection as a senior in football ... Named all-region in basketball as a sophomore ... Played on the 18 and under Club baseball team ... Named to the Super Series National and All-Tournament teams in 2006 ... Led team to back-to-back U-18 national championships.
Personal: Son of Michael and Sarah Lytle ... Father and mother both graduated from KU ... Uncle and aunt, Houston and Elizabeth Jones, played tennis at Kansas ... Grandfather, Ray Jones, played football at Missouri ... A business major.