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Austin Katstra

Forward
Position
6'6''
Height
245 lbs.
Weight
Senior
Class
Charlottesville, Va.
Hometown
Albemarle
High School

2019-20
• Played one game
• Recorded a career-high five rebounds vs. JMU (11/10/19)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Named to the NABC Honors Court for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
• Lettered

2018-19
• Played 11 games
• Saw action in four ACC contests
• Tallied 10 points and six rebounds in 29 minutes of action
• Earned scholarship for the season
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2017-18
• Freshman walk-on played in 10 games off bench
• Saw action in four ACC contests
• Finished with three points and a steal vs. Austin Peay (11/13/17)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Named 2016-17 Virginia 5A Co-State Player of the Year
• Albemarle High School’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder
• Helped Albemarle reach the State Final Four in 2016-17 and 2015-16
• Averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds as a senior
• Led Albemarle to a 90-27 record as a four-year letterwinner
• Averaged 14.8 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 1.1 assists during his junior season in 2015-16
• Earned First Team All-State, All-Region, All-Conference, All-District honors during his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons
• Named Albemarle High School’s Team MVP all four years
• Three-time Conference 16 Player of the Year
• Served as a team captain for his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons
• First freshman to start a game in Albemarle High School history

PERSONAL
• Austin Dirk Katstra
• Born in Charlottesville, Va.
• Parents are Dirk and Michelle Katstra
• Has one brother, Ryan, and one sister, Ryleigh
• Father, Dirk, played basketball for UVA from 1988-91
• Grandfather, Richard Katstra, played basketball for UVA from 1962-64
• Member of National Math, Science, History, and English Honor Societies
• Enjoys fantasy football, hanging out with friends, the beach, traveling, and video games
• Chose Virginia because of his love for the school and to fulfill a lifelong dream of playing at UVA
• Volunteers with Neighbor-4-Neighbors food drive and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, works high school basketball camps, and assists with church picnics
• Also recruited by American, Belmont, Christopher Newport, Cornell, Franklin & Marshall, Hampden-Sydney, James Madison, Millersville, Ohio, and Princeton
• Foreign affairs major