Kie Bates

#55      6-0    245
Indianapolis, Ind. (Ben Davis)

Career: Kie enters his fourth year as a key member of the Fightin’ Engineers this season.
2012: Honorable mention all-HCAC selection...helped Kyle Kovach become the all-time rushing leader at Rose-Hulman...provided blocks for an offense that averaged 26.9 points per game.
2011: Started all 10 games at right tackle...helped Kyle Kovach rush for 1,213 yards and earn NCAA Division III statistical national champion honors for all-purpose yardage...provided blocks to allow Mitch Snyder the sixth 2,000-yard passing season in school history.
2010: Appeared in eight contests to earn a varsity letter...served as the primary reserve at four line positions...also saw time as a blocking back...his blocks helped Kyle Kovach rush for over 1,000 yards.
At Rose-Hulman: Member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Prep Career: Academic all-state in football as a senior...competed in wrestling and track...U.S. Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award.
Personal:  Mechanical engineering major