Austin Wright
Austin Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schaumburg, Ill.

High School:
Conant

Last College:
Chipola CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 234

Position:
LHP

Experience:
JC

B/T:
L/L


JUNIOR COLLEGE: Signed with Arkansas out of high school, but elected to attend Chipola College instead ... Lettered two years under head coach Jeff Johnson at Chipola along with current Rebel teammates Blake Newalu and Eric Sauls ... Posted a 7-3 record with a 3.90 ERA in 2010 ... Struck out 97 and walked 50 in 85.0 innings of work as he was named an All-Conference selection ...

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Jerry Song at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, Illinois ... Ranked as the No. 57 prospect in the nation by Baseball America in 2008 and the No. 37 prospect by Perfect Game ... Posted an 8-2 record his senior season with 80 strikeouts in 48.0 innings of work ... Named a 2007 AFLAC All-America selection and participated in the AFLAC All-America game ... Two-time All-State, All-Area and All-Conference selection (2007, 2008) ... Also lettered in football ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Anthony and Kristy Wright ... Born: September 26, 1989 ... Has two siblings, a brother, Aaron, and a sister, Alyssa ... Played summer ball with the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League ... Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 23rd round of the 2008 MLB Draft ... Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 23rd round of the 2010 MLB Draft.

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