The Knights

The Knights

The Knights, official team of the St. Louis Metro Collegiate Baseball League.

Justin PaulsenJustin Paulsen
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Coach Justin Paulsen is a first year coach in the Metro Collegiate League. Paulsen played his high school ball at CBC where he was an All Metro and All State player his senior year. He began his collegiate career at Jefferson College where he earned All Regional honors.  Paulsen moved on to Missouri State University where he was a three year starter. In 2015 he led the team in homeruns and RBI's and helped the team to their second Super Regional inthe Universities history.  Paulsen was a three year starter earning all conference honors each season. The three years he played at Missouri State the Bears made two super regionals as well had the best three year record in the programs history. Paulsen was drafted and signed by the San Diego Padres after his senior year. Paulsen led the Padre organization in OBP his rookie season. He played two years and finished with a .256 career average, .358 OBP and .741 OPS. He is currently a student coach Missouri State where he is wrapping up his degree.     


Kaleb KingKaleb King
Assistant Coach

 Coach Kaleb King is a first year coach in the Metro Collegiate League. 

As a senior at Middle Tennessee University in 2017, Coach King: 
• Started all 55 games, 53 of which at first base a position he had never played before
• Hit a career-best in batting average (.289), runs (30), hits (61), doubles (10), triples (1), home runs (3), slugging percentage (.389), walks (16) and stolen bases (2).
• Had a career-high four hits two times, once against Northwestern (2/24) and then again on the road at Rice (5/13)
• Scored the go-ahead runs at Memphis (3/8), belting his first home run of the season, plating two Blue Raider runs
• Compiled three four-RBI games, against Memphis (3/8), rival WKU (3/9), and at Rice (5/13)
• Tallied 16 multi-hit games
• First student-athlete in Middle Tennessee State University to complete the Buchanan Fellowship program
• Named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Coach King is currently an assistant coach at St. Louis University High School.


Team Schedule Team Standings Batting Leaders Pitching Leaders