Punahou School graduate Kainoa John “KJ” Harrison was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the third round of the Major League Baseball draft today.
Harrison is a catcher/first baseman for Oregon State, the nation’s No. 1 team in college baseball. The Beavers will be playing in the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
Harrison is hitting .330 with eight home runs.
His father is Kenny Harrison, a former UH baseball player who played professionally in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization and in Japan.