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Austin Johnston

Austin Johnston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winter Haven, Fla.

High School:
Winter Haven

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 202

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R

05/16/2013

Lively Dominant in Four-Hit Shutout of East Carolina

It was the first complete-game shutout of the righty's career.

05/14/2013

Baseball's Rally at FAU Falls Short in 4-3 Loss

James Vasquez homered twice in the loss.

05/12/2013

Truly a Senior Day for Baseball in 2013 Home Finale

All seven runs were driven in by seniors.

05/09/2013

Baseball's Senior Class to be Honored This Weekend Against Tulane

The Knights will honor 12 on Sunday.

05/08/2013

Baseball Blanks Bethune-Cookman in Rubber Match

The Knights secured their fourth shutout of the season.

2013
-Started all 58 games he appeared in during his final season as a Knight
-Playing second and third base, hit .236 with 10 doubles, two homers, 1 triple and 19 RBI
-Drove in his first run of the season against Siena (2/17)
-Scored a run and smacked two doubles against No. 17 Florida (2/19)
-Reached base safely three times and scored once in the win against UConn (2/22)
-Smashed a double, scored and reached base three times in the win over Texas Tech (2/23)
-Reached base twice and scored vs. USF (2/26)
-Went 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored in the win over Winthrop (3/2)
-Crushed his first homerun since April 12, 2010 (freshman season), in a win over Jacksonville (3/10)
-Led the 7th inning off with a double (1-for-3, 1 RBI) and came around for what played out to be the winning run over Florida A&M (3/12)
-Singled in the first run of the game vs. Columbia (3/15), finishing 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs
-Hit his first-career triple and scored at Jacksonville (3/20)
-Creamed a two-run homerun for his second jack of the season in a win over UAB (3/23)
-Added two hits and an RBI at UAB (3/24)
-Scored twice and doubled at Memphis (4/7)
-Reached base safely four times and swiped a bag at Rice (4/12)
-Had a two-out RBI in the sixth inning at Rice (4/13) and scored
-Reached base safely six times, scored two runs and stole a base in the series vs. Marshall (4/19-21)
-Drove in a pair of runs in final home game of UCF career while going 1-for-2 at the plate (5/12)

2012
-Appeared in four games for the Knights

2011
-Made five starts in 18 games played, scoring five runs and banging out two doubles
-Had a sac bunt, walked and scored a run vs. B-CU (5/11)
-Produced a single and scored a run vs. FAU (4/19)
-Walked twice, stole a base and scored a run vs. Maine (3/2)
-Notched a double and scored a run at B-CU (2/22)
-Doubled with a RBI, run and two walks vs. Siena (2/20)

2010
-After earning the starting second base job in spring camp, took advantage by making 49 starts in 50 total games played
-Dazzled defensively with a .961 fielding percentage
-Hit .266 at the dish and paced all C-USA freshmen with 15 HBP and 12 sac bunts
-Those 12 sacrifices ranked in the top-five in UCF single-season history
-Amassed 12 doubles, three homers, 20 RBI and 31 runs scored
-Was 4-for-9 in the Tulane series (5/20-22) with two RBI, a walk, HBP, sac bunt, sac fly and a stolen base, and went 22-for-22 in chances at second base
-A perfect 2-for-2 with two walks, a sacrifice and a double at FAU (5/4)
-Cranked out a two-out, two-run homer in a two-hit game against Rice (4/18)
-Came through with two hits, two runs and two RBI vs. UAB (4/2)
-Produced the game-winning RBI on a two-out, two-run single in the eighth at B-CU (3/31)
-Homered in a two-hit game against B-CU (3/30)
-Completed the Houston series (3/26-28) by going 5-for-10 with two runs and a stolen base
-Was 2-for-3 with a run and RBI vs. Presbyterian (3/21)
-Cranked out a pair of hits while driving in three vs. Hartford (3/14)
-Opened the year on a six-game hitting streak (2/19-27)
-Doubled twice and scored a run vs. Siena (2/26)
-Added two hits and scored a run at Florida (2/24)
-Had a key solo homer in a two-hit game vs. Savannah State (2/21)
-Went 1-for-2 with a run, walk and two HBP vs. Savannah State (2/20)
-Doubled twice and scored a run in the season-opener vs. Savannah State (2/19)

Prior to UCF
-Played for coach David Saliba at Winter Haven High School and was a teammate of fellow UCF signee Joe Rogers
-Completed senior year with a .300 average
-Earned 2008 Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention honors, as well as Second Team All-East Polk County
-Hit .430 with a homer, 17 RBI and 36 runs scored during his junior year
-Named first team all-county after going .440 at the plate as a sophomore
-Also lettered in basketball
-Member of the Chet Lemon's Juice AAU club, and helped his travel team claim the Summer 2008 Under Armour Tournament title

Personal
-Son of Bill and Gayle Johnston
-Has three brothers, Billy, Luke and Brock
-Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication

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