Catcher who was the third-string catcher most of the 2010 season as a freshman, but he became the everyday starter behind the plate in the 2010 NCAA Tournament...penciled in as the starter behind the plate in 2012...has good leadership skills...a career .278 hitter in 83 games (64 starts) over two seasons...has 15 doubles, one homer, 41 RBIs, 32 runs, and 28 walks and four hit-by-pitches against only 20 strikeouts...has committed only three errors and has a .994 fielding percentage...has thrown out 17 of 52 potential basestealers in his career...#84 prospect in the nation for the 2012 draft in the preseason by Baseball America.
2011: Johnny Bench Award Watch List member...All-ACC Academic team member...hit .282 with 22 runs, 10 doubles, one homer, 31 RBIs, 22 walks and four hit-by-pitches against only 13 strikeouts, a team-high seven sacrifice flies, and a .365 on-base percentage in 53 games (51 starts, including 46 at catcher and five as the DH)...tied for 25th in the nation in sacrifice flies...hit .579 in six February games and .400 in 12 March games...was 15-for-28 (.536) with four doubles and 12 RBIs in the #8 spot in the batting order...threw out 15 of 45 potential basestealers...had three pickoffs...committed only two errors and allowed just three passed balls...went 1-for-2 with four RBIs and a hit-by-pitch against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 18...went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, a run, and walk against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 19; he was 5-for-9 with a double, eight RBIs, two walks, and a hit-by-pitch in the series...went 3-for-4 with two runs and a walk against Cincinnati on Feb. 25...went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two walks against #4 South Carolina on Mar. 6; he went 4-for-10 with two walks in the series and received the Bob Bradley Award as Clemson's MVP in the series...went 3-for-5 with a double against Duke on Mar. 20...went 3-for-4 with a double and RBI against Elon on Mar. 22...went 1-for-1 with a double, RBI, run, and two walks against Maryland on Apr. 8...went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs, and two runs at Boston College on Apr. 15; his two-out, two-run double in the sixth inning gave Clemson the lead for good...hit his first career homer and had two RBIs against Wake Forest on Apr. 24...went 2-for-2 with a run and walk at Virginia Tech on May 15...went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI, and walk against Davidson on May 17...went 1-for-2 with two runs and a walk at #4 Florida State on May 21...went 1-for-3 with three RBIs and a walk against #16 Connecticut in the Clemson Regional on June 5; his two-out, two-run single in the ninth inning tied the score; he also threw out both potential basestealers; in four Clemson Regional games, he threw out all five potential basestealers and added a pickoff of a runner at second base...#15 prospect in the ACC for the 2012 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game...played for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .212 with five doubles and 11 RBIs in 40 games.
2010: Hit .263 (15-for-57) with 10 runs, five doubles, 10 RBIs, and six walks in 30 games (13 starts, all at catcher)...12 of his 13 starts came in the postseason and 11 came in the NCAA Tournament...Clemson was 9-4 in his 13 starts...came off the bench and hit two doubles in the sixth inning against Georgia Southern on Mar. 17; he also had two RBIs...came off the bench and hit a single and scored a run against Boston College on Apr. 2...hit a pinch-hit single and scored a run at Maryland on May 7...made his first career start against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on May 11...in his second career start, he went 3-for-4 with two runs against #6 Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 29...went 1-for-3 with a run-scoring double and two sacrifice bunts at #14 Auburn in the Auburn Regional on June 6...went 2-for-5 with a run at #14 Auburn in the Auburn Regional on June 7...went 1-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, a run, and walk against #16 Alabama in the Clemson Super Regional on June 13...hit a run-scoring single against #1 Arizona State in the College World Series on June 21...went 1-for-3 with a two-run single and a walk against #6 Oklahoma in the College World Series on June 22.
Before Clemson: Named a 2009 Louisville Slugger Honorable Mention All-American...#42 high school prospect in Georgia and #465 high school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game...all-state pick as a junior and senior at Walton High School...First-Team Cobb County selection as a junior and senior...first-team all-region as a junior and senior...2008 Georgia Dugout All-Tournament team selection...team MVP as a junior and senior...set the school record for doubles and RBIs in a season...member of the state champions as a sophomore...played in the Connie Mack World Series, where his team won the tournament in 2008...played with the East Cobb Astros and Yankees...lettered four times in baseball at Walton High, where he was coached by Shane Amos.
Personal: Pronounced KEE-boom...has dual-citizenship with the United States and The Netherlands...his father, Alswinn, was born in The Netherlands, moved to the United States at the age of 17, and played baseball at Eastern Illinois...his brother, Trevor, is a freshman righthander and infielder on the Clemson baseball team...two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll...majoring in marketing...born Spencer John Kieboom on Mar. 16, 1991 in Mount Pleasant, SC.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide