2002: Started 20 of 32 games played ... Recorded 27 putouts on the season without making an error ... Was 3-for-8 (.471) with a home run as a pinch-hitter ... Had doubles in three-straight games (4/13-18) ... Went 1-for-2 with a run-scoring double against Rider (3/18) ... Had a pinch-hit home run against defending National-Champion Miami (3/20) ... Vs. Wisconsin Lutheran (4/11), went 2-for-4 with a double, run and two RBIs ... Had a double and run scored in pinch-hitting appearance against Wright State (4/13) ... Finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored at Valparaiso (4/18) ... At Miller Park, went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and one driven in against Bradley (4/24) ... Went 2-for-2 with a double, run and RBI against Detroit (5/5) ... Was 2-for-3 with a double against UIC (5/18).
At UWM: Saw action in 17 games, batting .250 in 16 at-bats as a sophomore ... Went 1-for-1 with a run and a RBI against Stony Brook (3/22/01) ... Hit his first collegiate home run against Chicago State (5/9/01).
Before UWM: (2000) Played at the University of Minnesota-Duluth ... Appeared in three games for the Bulldogs, recording a hit in seven at-bats.
High School: Played shortstop at Muskego High School for three years ... Earned all-conference both his junior and senior years ... Earned all-state, all-area and all-district honors ... Was named conference player of the year ... Also played two years of football and basketball ... Was honored with an all-conference selection in basketball at guard ... Garnered all-conference and all-area awards in football ... Also was on the state championship rugby team.
Personal: Engineering major ... Son of John and Beverly Kardelis.
* Totals reflect years at UWM only