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Kale Abrahamson
Kale  Abrahamson

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
West Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Valley

Last College:
Drake

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 215

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
05/30/1993



03/04/2017

@DuqMBB vs. Saint Joseph's

@DuqMBB vs. Saint Joseph's

02/22/2017

FOR 70 - #DuqMBB 52

FOR 70 - #DuqMBB 52

01/21/2017

URI 90 - @DuqMBB 69

URI 90 - @DuqMBB 69

01/14/2017

Dayton 76 - #DuqMBB 57

Dayton 76 - #DuqMBB 57

12/22/2016

@DuqMBB 70 - Colgate 57

@DuqMBB 70 - Colgate 57

Abrahamson Career Recap

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Career Highlights
Was one of the first two graduate transfers in Duquesne basketball history (along with Emile Blackman) ... scored 714 points and hit 132 3-pointers in 118 college games ... came off the bench in his 23 games at Duquesne ... had 25 double-digit scoring games, including three at DU ... began his college career at Northwestern in 2012-13 ... played for three coaches in his first three seasons: Bill Carmody & Chris Collins at Northwestern and Ray Giacoletti at Drake ... earned third team CoSida Academic All-America honors in 2016 ... completed his undergrad degree in psychology at Drake with 3.91 GPA.

As a Graduate Transfer at Duquesne (2016-17)
Played in 23 of a possible 32 games ... missed the first nine games of the season after breaking a bone in his hand in DU's Nov. 5 exhibition game vs. Mansfield ... made his Duquesne debut on Dec. 6 vs. Robert Morris at PPG Paints Arena ... scored in double digits three times ... had eight points in 14 minutes in his fourth game back vs. Colgate, before posting his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in 25 minutes of the A-10 season-opening win at Fordham ... hit a season-high three 3-pointers vs. VCU (nine points) ... had back-to-back games of 14 points vs. Fordham and 17 at St. Bonaventure in late February ... went 7-of-10 from the field against the Rams and 8-of-10 from the foul line with three 3-pointers at SBU .... added six rebounds against the Bonnies ... played in all 18 Atlantic 10 games.

As a Redshirt Junior at Drake (2015-16)
Played in 30 of 31 games with 26 starts ... was second on head coach Ray Giacoletti's 7-24 Bulldogs with an 11.1 ppg. scoring average and 54 3-pointers (.342) ... hit three or more 3-pointers in a game nine times ... scored in double-digits 15 times, with a career high of 41 in an overtime win over Western Kentucky at the Gulf Coast Showcase in late November ... Duquesne was one of eight teams in the three-day tournament ... went 13-of-23 from the field and 11-of-11 from the line in posting the most points by a Drake player since 1981 ... the 41 points, which included four 3-pointers, were the seventh-most in school history ... went 6-of-9 from the arc in scoring 23 points vs. UIC five days later to earn Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week honors (Nov. 30) ... hit five 3-pointers in scoring 30 in a win over Abilene Christian on Dec. 22 ... was named MVC Newcomer of the Week a second time following the ACU game (Dec. 29) ... was 7-of-12 from the field with three 3-pointers in scoring 21 points at Bradley on Feb. 20 ... led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding four times.

As a Sophomore at Northwestern (2013-14)
Saw action in all 33 games with 11 starts under head coach Chris Collins for the 14-19 Wildcats ... averaged 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... was fourth on the team with 28 3-pointers ... his .346 3-point percentage was second-best on the team ... scored in double digits twice ... posted career highs for points (19) and 3-pointers (5) in 30 minutes off the bench vs. UCLA ... came off the bench to score 11 points and add a career-high-tying nine rebounds in a victory over Brown ... converted a key three-point play with 42.9 seconds remaining in the 58-52 win ... hit a pair of 3-pointers in scoring eight points at Michigan ... posted nine points and three rebounds in a return to his home state vs. No. 20 (AP) Iowa ... made his first start of the season in a victory over No. 23 Illinois ... hit a trio of first-half 3-pointers, scoring nine points in a victory at Indiana ... scored eight points, including two 3-pointers, in a victory over Iowa in the Big Ten tournament.

As a Freshman at Northwestern (2012-13)
Played in all 32 games with 17 starts for a 13-19 team coached by Bill Carmody ... averaged 4.9 points and 2.0 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game ... tied for third on the team with 34 3-pointers ... came off the bench to make first four shots, including three 3-pointers, en route to scoring 15 points in first collegiate game, versus Texas Southern ... posted 11 points with four rebounds, two blocks and two steals in first Big Ten game vs. No. 2 (AP) Michigan ... hit three 3-pointers in scoring 10 points in a victory at Penn State ... connected on three 3-pointers in scoring 13 points in a season-high 34 minutes at No. 13 (AP) Ohio State ... had nine points and a season-high nine rebounds vs. No. 16 (AP) Ohio State ... totaled a season-high 16 points at No. 10 (AP) Michigan State.

High School
Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa (head coach Jeff Horner) ... named first-team Class 4A all-state as a junior and senior ... averaged 18.4 points and 5.2 rebounds in leading West Des Moines Valley to an 18-6 record and IHSAA 4A state tournament quarterfinal appearance as a senior ... named Central Iowa Metro League (CIML) Player of the Year by the Des Moines Register following his senior year ... was first-team all-conference as a sophomore, junior and senior ... was rated third in the state of Iowa class of 2012 by ESPN.com ... team captain ... averaged 21.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in helping the Tigers to a 16-8 record and sub-state championship game as a junior ... was the second-leading scorer in the state in class 4A that season ... Averaged 14.8 ppg. as a sophomore ... earned CIML basketball academic awards all four years ... played AAU ball for Martin Brothers Attack.

Personal
Son of Kent and Lynn Marie Abrahamson ... father played collegiate basketball at Northern Iowa and was an assistant women's coach at Missouri State ... averaged 7.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per game during a six-game Far East Tour in late May of 2016 ... scored 18 points in a win over a team from Lithuania ... was accompanied on the tour by Duquesne teammate Darius Lewis ... completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at Drake in the spring of 2015 ... posted a 3.91 GPA as an undergrad ... took MBA classes in 2015 at Drake ... worked toward his MS in management at Duquesne ... full name is Kale Lee Abrahamson ... date of birth: 5/30/93.

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High Games
Points - 41 vs. Western Kentucky (Jr.)
Rebounds - 10 at Fordham (Gr.)
Assists - 4 vs. Abilene Christian (Jr.)
Steals - 2 (2 times) vs. Bradley (Jr.) last
Blocks - 2 vs. Evansville (Jr.)
3-Pointers - 6 vs. UIC (Jr.)
Minutes - 40 vs. Western Kentucky (Jr.)

Superlatives
Double-Digit Scoring Games: 25 (5 Fr./2 So./15 Jr./3 Gr.)
20-Point Games: 4 (0 Fr./0 So./4 Jr./0 Gr.)
5 or More 3-Pointers: 3 (0 Fr./1 So./2 Jr./0 Gr.)
5 -Rebound Games: 17 (2 Fr./2 So./11 Jr./2 Gr.)

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