Austin Knight
Austin Knight

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hattiesburg, Miss.

High School:
Sumrall HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


04/09/2014

No. 13 Ole Miss Downs Murray State 8-5

Lee Leads Offense With 4-for-5 Performance, Two RBI

04/02/2014

No. 16 Rebels Down UAPB 11-1

Anderson Gets Win, Rebels Score 11 Runs On 11 Hits

03/11/2014

No. 12 Rebels Down Southeastern Louisiana 2-1

Orvis Homers To Propel Rebels To One-Run Victory

03/09/2014

No. 15 Rebels Sweep UALR Series

Ole Miss Notches 11 Runs On 14 Hits In Final Non-Conference Weekend

03/06/2014

Rebels Host UALR In Weekend Series

Ole Miss Closes Out Homestand Against Trojans

2013: Played in 24 games on the year, drawing the start in two games ... Hit .167 with a double ... Tallied six RBI and a run scored ... Came up with the game-winning hit to deliver the walk-off RBI against Rhode Island (2/23) and clinch the series in game two ... Delivered a 1-for-1 performance with a run scored and an RBI against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/27) with a double ... Delivered a pinch-hit RBI single against No. 22 Alabama (4/13) to clinch the series in game two and set up a sweep ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Saw action in one game, pinch hitting in the opening game of the Raleigh Regional against William & Mary (5/31) ...

2012:
Appeared in 29 games, making six starts at catcher ... Hit .267 with a run scored and four RBI ... Made his first start against Miami (Ohio) (3/3) and went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI ... The two hits was a season-high ... Drew the start following an injury to sophomore Will Allen ... Posted a season-high four-game hit streak from March 3 through March 10 ... Turned in a .371 on base percentage as he drew four walks on the year ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Played in three of the four games at the College Station Regional at Texas A&M ... Tallied one RBI against TCU (6/3) in the first championship game of the regional ...

HIGH SCHOOL:
Lettered four years under his father and head coach Larry Knight at Sumrall High School ... Named a Louisville Slugger All-America selection in 2011 ... Named an All-State and selection in 2010 and 2011 ... Named an All-District selection in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Helped lead Sumrall to four state championships ... Selected to play in the Crossroads Diamond Club Mississippi All-Star Game ... Hit .388 for his career with 11 home runs, 29 doubles and 92 RBI ... Hit .386 as a senior with 10 home runs and 44 RBI ... Earned one letter in basketball ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Larry and Pam Knight ... Born November 22, 1992 ... Has two younger siblings, Alex and Andrew ... Played summer ball with Marucci Elite ... Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 43rd round of the 2011 MLB Draft ... Father, Larry, played baseball at William Carey and professionally with the Braves organization ... Uncle, Steve Knight, played baseball and basketball at Southern Miss and professional baseball with the Mariners organization ... Uncle, Don Knight, played baseball at William Carey.

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      Monday, April 14, 2014 - Baseball

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