SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll (2012) 24th round draft pick in the 2011 MLB Draft (Athletics)
Outlook Talented right-handed hitting infielder has positioned himself to compete for playing time at third base and as a reserve at shortstop and second base ... Owns laser arm strength and good right-handed pop at the plate ... Had three doubles, one triple and one homer during the fall practice season ... Had a highly productive summer in the competitive Northwoods League.
Summer Played in 47 games for the Willmar Stingers in the Northwoods League, teaming with UK catcher Greg Fettes ... During the Northwoods League regular season, batted .261 (40-for-153) with four doubles, one triple, five homers and 30 RBI, stealing three bases and owning a 29-39 walk-strikeout ratio ... Had a 4-for-5 game on July 8 ... Ran up an eight-game hitting streak in mid-July.
2012 Played in five games off the bench as a true freshman, serving as a reserve at second and third base and shortstop ... Was a right-handed hitting option off the bench ... Batted 1-for-3 in his five games, with a run scored and a walk, notching three RBI and a sacrifice fly ... In his first career at bat against Buffalo, drew a walk ... Got two at bats off the bench vs. UIC, driving in two runs with a single ... Hung a sacrifice fly in a win over Canisius ... Came off the bench in the 21-inning marathon vs. Kent State in the NCAA Tournament opener, coming on in the top of the 13th inning as senior third baseman Thomas McCarthy played first base for the first time in his career ... Played the 13th and 14th innings of the game at third base, before left-handed hitting infielder Paul McConkey pinch hit for him in the bottom of the 14th.
High School A 2011 All State player for coaches John Zangrilli and Adam Metzler at Zionsville Community High School ... All-conference and All-Metro North player from 2008-11 ... Member of the Connie Mack World Series All-Tournament Team ... Won the Gold Glove Award.
Personal Full name is Robert Maxwell Kuhn ... Son of Ted and Suzette ... Born Sept. 10, 1992 in Havelock, N.C. ... Has a brother, Troy (18).