Austin Blunt
Austin Blunt

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Mesquite, TX

High School:
Mesquite Poteet HS

Last College:
Howard

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L


2013: Made eight appearances on the season, all in relief ... Allowed eight runs, seven of them earned, on 13 hits in 9.0 innings of work for a 7.00 ERA ... Struck out eight and walked six ... Pitched a season-long 3.0 innings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/27) ... Allowed one hit with three strikeouts and a walk in that outing ... Allowed a season-high three runs against Lipscomb (3/9) in 0.1 inning of work with a hit and a walk ...

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Lettered two years at Howard College under head coach Britt Smith ... Helped Howard to a No. 1 national ranking in both seasons and a berth in the NJCAA Regional Championships ... Named a Western Junior College Athletic Association All-Conference selection in 2011 ... Selected to participate in the Texas/New Mexico Junior College All-Star Game ... As a sophomore, posted a 4-1 record in nine appearances with a 2.50 ERA ... Posted 18 strikeouts and nine walks in 18.0 innings of work ... For his career at Howard, posted an 8-2 record with one save and a 3.30 ERA through 68.0 innings of work ... Struck out 60 and walked 22 in 20 appearances across those two seasons ...

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years at Mesquite Poteet under head coach Bobby Doe where he pitched and played first base ... Named a 2010 Rawlings Perfect Game All-America Honorable Mention ... Named an 2010 All-State selection by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association and by the Texas Sports Writers ... Also named a 2010 THSBCA All-Star ... Named the 2010 District 15 - Class 4A MVP ... Helped Mesquite post a stretch of 50 consecutive wins ... As a senior, posted a perfect 11-0 record with two saves and a 0.49 ERA ... Struck out 100 and walked only nine through 59.0 innings of work ... Named the 2009 District 15 - Class 4A Pitcher of the Year ... Named the 2008 District 10 - Class 4A Second Team All-District selection at first base ... Posted a 21-2 record with four saves and a 1.41 ERA for his high school career ... Struck out 188 and walked 40 through 129.0 innings of work ... Hit .377 with eight home runs, 21 doubles, three triples and 87 RBI for his career ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Tommy and Marcella Blunt ... Born April 23, 1992 ... Played summer ball for the Dallas Patriots and the Albuquerque Baseball Academy ... Named the 2009 Pitcher of the Year for the Dallas Patriots ...

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