Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member
Three-time Athletic Director's Honor Roll Member
Two-time Jayhawk Scholar
2012 (Junior): Started all 58 games at shortstop ... Batted .251 with three doubles, two triples and 29 runs scored ... Drew 29 walks for a .343 on-base percentage ... Stole a team-high 10 bases in 13 attempts ... Second on team with 13 two-out RBIs ... Led team with 15 multi-hit games and 14 sacrifices ... Batted .300 over the first 17 games of the season ... Went 3-for-5 in season-opener at Middle Tennessee (Feb. 17) with a double ... Matched season high with three hits against Gonzaga (March 4) ... Hit safely in eight-straight games from March 16-27 ... Collected three hits in series opener at Oklahoma State (April 6) ... Recorded career high four RBIs at Texas (April 20) ... Went 3-for-5 and matched a season high with three runs scored at UALR (May 1).
Summer 2011: Played for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League ... Batted .247 with 26 runs scored and seven stolen bases in 60 games ... Reached base at a .386 clip ... Teammate of current Jayhawk Chris Manship.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in 31 games, making 20 starts ... Started 11 games at second base, seven at third and two at shortstop ... Batted .350 with 18 runs scored ... Drew 20 walks in 89 plate appearances for a .524 on-base percentage ... Stole five bases in seven attempts ... Reached base nine times in 12 plate appearances when leading off an inning ... Recorded five multi-hit games and two multi-RBI contests ... Went 3-for-3 with a walk and a run scored against Wichita State (May 3) ... Collected three hits and scored a season-high three runs at Kansas State (May 20) ... Went 10-for-17 (.588) in six games against in-state competition.
Summer 2010: Played for the Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast League ... Batted .300 with 28 walks, 20 runs and seven stolen bases ... Led team with a .446 on-base percentage ... Named to the WCL All-Conference Honorable Mention team ... His .300 batting average was the second-highest in the league.
2010 (Freshman): Played in 13 games, making five starts at shortstop ... Hit .273 with five RBIs and seven runs scored ... Collected first collegiate hit as a pinch hitter against Sacramento State (Feb. 27) ... Made first start against Iowa, going 0-for-2 with an RBI (March 5) ... Recorded a pair of hits against Tabor (March 10) ... Recorded two RBIs and two runs scored against Arkansas-Little Rock (March 30).
At Union HS: A three-year starter for head coach Shawn Newkirk ... Named to the all-metro team and all-conference team ... Also awarded academic all-conference team ... Selected to the Best in the West All-Tournament Team ... Two-time team MVP ... Batted .430 with 16 RBI and 10 SB in 2009 ... Also named Defensive Player of the Year at Union High School ... Hit .417 for HS career with 118 hits in 130 games ... Stole 48 bases over four seasons ... A member of the honor roll.
Personal: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... Son of Rusty and Salli Kuntz ... Selected in the 48th round by the Kansas City Royals in the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft ... Father, Rusty, played seven seasons in the major leagues for the Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers ... Rusty is the current first base coach for the Kansas City Royals ... A geography major.