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Shane Conlon
15  Shane Conlon
RS Junior

Naperville, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190






2014 Team Preview: Infielders and Catchers

First baseman Conlon returned to K-State to help form an experienced group


17 Baseball Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Four achieve 4.0 GPAs during Fall 2013 semester


Cats Travel to Lincoln Wednesday Night

K-State looking for first season sweep of the Huskers since 2010


Cowboys Rally for 7-6 Win Over K-State

Wildcats score four third-inning runs but come up empty over final six frames


Oklahoma State Takes Series Opener, 9-2

Cowboys score four first-inning runs

All-Big 12 First Team (2013)
All-Manhattan Regional Team (2013)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)

At-Bats: 6, 4x (Last: 6/8/13 at Oregon State)
Hits: 5 (2/21/13 vs. Kentucky)
RBI: 4 (4/6/13 vs. Texas Tech)
Runs Scored: 3, 5x (Last: 4/24/13 at Nebraska)
Home Runs: 1, 7x (Last: 4/13/13 at Iowa)
Walks: 2, 5x (4/24/13 at Nebraska)
Stolen Bases:
2, 3x (4/12/13 at Iowa)

2, 6x (5/19/13 vs. Oklahoma)

Redshirt Sophomore (2013)

  • Second in the Big 12 with 56 runs scored
  • Third in the Big 12 with 125 total bases
  • Tied for the team-lead with 7 home runs 25 multi-hit games, tied for the second-most on the Wildcats
  • Started all but one of K-State's 64 games at first base
  • Reached base safely in 58 of his 63 games played
  • Had a 15-game hitting streak to start the season, batting .450 (27-for-60) with 13 RBI
  • Collected 5 hits, including a home run, while driving in 2 and scoring 2 runs vs. Kentucky on Feb. 21
  • Registered his second 15-game hitting streak of the season between April 3 and April 27 ... Batted .393 (24-for-61) with 12 RBI over the stretch
  • Combined 7 RBI and 2 home runs over back-to-back games on April 6 and 7 vs. Texas Tech ... Went 3-for-6 with home run, 4 RBI and 3 runs scored on April 6 ... Was 2-for-3 with a home run, 3 RBI and 3 runs scored on April 7
  • Ended the year with a nine-game hitting streak ... Batted .350 (14-for-40) with 3 RBI and 7 runs scored over final 9 games of the season
  • Hit .455 (5-for-11) with a walk and two runs scored in Manhattan Regional
  • Had 3 hits in Super Regional at Oregon State ... Batted .200 (3-for-15) with a double and run scored.

2013 Summer League
Played for the Topeka Golden Giants of the Walter Johnson League before closing out the summer with the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod Baseball League ... Went 6-for-15 (.400) with three doubles and two RBI with Topeka ... In 14 games with the Firebirds, he batted .204 (10-for-49) with a double and an RBI.

Sophomore (2012)

  • Appeared in six games, including two starts, until an injury ended his season... Received a medial redshirt
  • Earned a 1-1 record and a 6.35 ERA in 11.1 innings with 10 walks and eight strikeouts
  • Began the year tossing 1.2 innings of no-hit ball with three strikeouts at CSU Bakersfield on Feb. 18
  • Also came out of the bullpen against Pacific on March 2 to throw three scoreless frames, working around three hits with two strikeouts
  • Started his final two games of the year, at Nebraska on March 6 and at Minnesota on March 13

Freshman (2011)

  • A two-way player who saw time in the field in 31 games while he pitched in 11 games with six starts
  • Held a 4-1 record and a 4.42 ERA, allowing 18 earned runs on 37 hits with 13 walks and 25 strikeouts in 36.2 innings... Also held opponents to a .242 batting average
  • Saw most of his action out of the bullpen to begin the season, including a game at No. 21 Baylor in which he tossed 2.1 no-hit innings with two strikeouts to pick up his first win
  • Earned his first career start against Texas Tech on April 21, taking the win as he threw 6.2 scoreless innings with four hits, no walks and five strikeouts
  • Also earned the win in a five-inning start against New Orleans on May 15, while he was the winning pitcher against No. 12 Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship on May 27 when he allowed two runs on four hits in five innings
  • Earned 16 starts at first base, including 11 in Big 12 play
  • Was 9-for-56 with a double and one RBI
  • Recorded a trio of two-hit games - vs. No. 5 Texas on March 20, at No. 21 Baylor on March 25 and vs. No. 5 Texas A&M on April 2

MLB Draft
Selected in the 21st round (624th overall) of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft by the Kansas City Royals, but did not sign

Naperville Central HS: Lettered one season for the Redhawks under head coach Bill Seiple... Also played three seasons at St. Rita High School... Was named a Louisville Slugger High School All-American as a first baseman and pitcher, the Prep Baseball Report Player of the Year, the Chicago Tribune Player of the Year and the Daily Herald Player of the Year... Was a perfect 12-0 on the mound with a 1.45 ERA to go along with 122 strikeouts and just 12 walks in 82.0 innings as a senior, leading Naperville Central to the 4A state championship over St. Rita... Hit .430 (61-for-142) with 15 doubles, two home runs and 28 RBI in 2010... Also earned all-conference and all-area honors as a junior.

Personal: Shane Robert Conlon was born February 27, 1992, in Downers Grove, Ill... Son of Bob and Colleen Conlon... Has one sister, Kate... Was named to the high school honor roll seven of eight semesters... Majoring in social science.