Austin Anderson
Austin Anderson

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Sorrento, Fla.

High School:
Mount Dora HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
IF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/R


2013: Started all 58 games played on the season at shortstop ... Missed four games due to injury ... Third on the team in batting average, hitting at a .310 clip for the year ... Also tallied 12 doubles, a triple and three home runs ... Turned in a season-long 13-game hit streak (2/24 - 3/13) ... Ended the year on a three-game hit streak ... Posted only 13 strikeouts through 213 at bats and drew 19 walks ... Also ended the year having reached base safely in 10 consecutive games ... Posted 20 multiple-hit games, second on the team ... Scored 41 runs and tallied 39 RBI ... Turned in his best performance of the year when he went 4-for-5 in the series opener at Florida International (3/1) with three RBI and two runs scored ... Also tallied eight multiple-RBI games with three games tallying a season-high three RBI ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all three games of the Raleigh Regional ... Went 6-for-13 with a tournament-best performance of 4-for-5 against Binghamton in an elimination game ... Also added an RBI and a run -scored in the win over Binghamton ...Hit home runs against Southeastern Louisiana (3/6), Kentucky (4/27) and at LSU (5/18) ...

2012:
Appeared in 42 games, making the start in 31 games at shortstop ... Saw his season end early due to injury after suffering a broken finger against Arkansas State (5/15) ... Hit .239 for the year with four doubles and two triples ... Tallied 18 runs scored and 11 RBI ... Drew 19 walks to only nine strikeouts on the season ... Posted six multiple-hit games on the year ... Turned in his best offensive performance against UT-Martin (3/6), going 3-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored ... Also went 3-for-5 with three runs scored against Houston (3/11) in the series finale ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI at No. 22 Louisville (3/14) ... Laid down 10 sac bunts, tying for the team lead with Andrew Mistone ...

2011:
Played in 39 games, making the start in 21 of them ... Made 13 starts at third base and eight starts at shortstop ... Hit .235 for the year with three doubles and a home run ... Tallied seven RBI and scored at runs ... Went 1-for-2 in steal attempts ... Posted five multiple-hit games and one multiple-RBI game ... Had two games with two hits and three games with three hits ... Made his first start at against Memphis (2/22) at shortstop ... Made his first start at third base against Lipscomb (3/13) ... Posted a season-long hit streak of five games (5/7 - 5/14) ... Posted his best offensive performance at No. 4 Florida (4/29) when he went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a home run, an RBI and two runs scored ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI against No. 1 South Carolina (5/7) to help the Rebels even the weekend series on the way to a series win ...

HIGH SCHOOL:
Lettered four years under head coach Frank Scott at Mt. Dora High School in Mt. Dora, Florida ... Hit .475 with eight home runs and 81 RBI for his career ... Also tallied 49 doubles and 14 triples ... Named Orlando Sentinel Player of the Year for Lake County in 2010 ... Also named the Brighthouse Network "Breakfast of Champions" Player of the Year for Lake County ... Named MVP of his team as a senior ... Posted the highest batting averge of any player in Lake or Sumter County ... Named All-County Honorable Mention in 2007 ... Also named All-Area second team selection and Rookie of the Year in 2007 ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Darrin and Christine Anderson ... Born: June 6, 1992 ... Has a sister, Ashley, and two brothers, Brennan and Brady ... Played summer league ball with the Orlando Scorpions ... Helped lead the Scorpions to the 2008 USA Baseball Junior Olympics title and a third place finish in the 2008 Perfect Game Underclass World Championship ...Also helped the Scorpions to a third place finish in the 2010 Perfect Game/WWBA 18U championships.

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