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    Brett Austin

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Charlotte, N.C.

    High School:
    Providence HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Position:
    C/OF

    B/T:
    S/R


    CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2014
    3 runs (2x)
    4 hits vs. UNCW, 3/4/12
    3 RBIs (3x)
    2 doubles (3x)
    1 triple (2x)
    1 HR (2x)
    2 BBs (13x)
    2 SBs at Wake Forest, 3/17/13

    CAREER TIMELINE
    As a sophomore (2013)
    - Caught 586 of 616 innings (95.1%) in 2013
    - Had a 10-game hitting streak snapped on March 19, with 10 doubles during that stretch
    - Hit .471 with two doubles in four games as the Pack's leadoff batter
    - Led the team with 21 doubles

    As a freshman (2012)
    - Batted .284 with 17 doubles and 37 RBIs, splitting time between catcher, designated hitter, and right field. Started all 62 games in which he appeared
    - Ranked second in the nation with 10 sac flies on the year, one shy of the national lead
    - Hit .450 (9-for-20) with seven RBIs, six runs, one double, and one triple in the Raleigh Regional to make All-Regional
    - Enjoyed a streak of 23-consecutive games reaching base safely, the longest such streak of the year for NC State
    - Opened his collegiate career with a seven-game hitting streak

    High school
    - Named the preseason No. 4 freshman in the nation according to Baseball America.
    - Batted .537 with 47 runs scored, 10 doubles, 12 home runs, 38 RBIs and 14 steals as a senior in 2011
    - Named high school All-America by Collegiate Baseball magazine, second-team high school All-America by Baseball America, first-team all-state and first-team all-conference selection, four-time all-conference selection
    - Won the 2010 National Player of the Year/Sportsmanship Award from the National Umpires Association
    - Was a teammate at Providence with fellow Wolfpack signee Jake Fincher

    MLB Draft
    - Selected in the supplemental first round, 54th pick overall, by the San Diego Padres in the 2011 MLB draft

    Personal
    - Older brother Chase Austin played baseball at Elon, was a fifth-round draft pick of the Marlins in 2009

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