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Austin Young

225 lbs.
Mechanicsville, Va.
High School
Austin Young - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

Pitched in 19 games, limiting opponents to .200 batting average
Issued four walks in 25 2/3 innings
Worked 3 1/3 scoreless innings and tied career high with four strikeouts in Game 1 of CWS Finals against Vanderbilt (6/23)
Pitched two scoreless innings in ACC tournament against Maryland (5/22)
Worked two scoreless outings in Georgia Tech series (2 1/3 IP); earned win in Game 1
Worked two perfect innings in Saturday game against Clemson (4/12)
Did not allow a run in first five outings; gave up run March 26 against Longwood
Made first appearance of 2014 season on March 1 with two shutout innings against Monmouth

Worked out of the bullpen in 28 games, which was third most appearances on team
Pitched in all three contests in Clemson and Miami series
Posted four ACC wins and held opposing batters to .167 batting average in ACC games
Made 16 appearances in ACC games (second most in conference)
Had streak of 14 consecutive scoreless innings over seven outings snapped April 8 at Wake Forest
Tossed 2 1/3 innings, allowed one unearned run to earn win against James Madison (4/24)
Pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings in two games at Georgia Tech
Worked three scoreless innings at Wake Forest to earn fourth win (4/7)
Pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings in Miami series; earned win in game 1 after tying career high with 3 2/3 innings pitched
Worked twice in NC State series, allowing just one of 13 batters to reach base (on error)
Earned two wins in NCSU series, escaping jams in both games

Made 21 appearances out of bullpen, totaling 33.1 innings
Pitched four straight scoreless outings from April 20-29
Made first appearance of season by coming out of bullpen to clinch win in ninth against Coastal Carolina (2/18; 1.0 IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 1K)
Earned first career win at JMU (3/6); worked three shutout innings, facing nine batters and striking out four
Made first ACC career appearance vs. Virginia Tech (3/11)
Worked 2.1 scoreless innings in win over Marist (3/13)
Tossed 2.0 perfect innings against Clemson (3/25)
Pitched another perfect inning aginst Towson (3/27)
Pitched twice in NC State series, allowing a run in 2.2 innings
Went career-long 3.2 innings in relief against Richmond (4/17; 3.2 IP, 4H, 2ER, 0BB, 3K)
Worked four straight scoreless outings over 10-day span against Duke, Radford, VCU and Miami, totaling 4.2 IP
Pitched two scoreless innings against Army to finish off Cavaliers’ win in NCAA tournament (6/1-2)

Made three appearances out of bullpen
Allowed just one hit, no runs in 3.2 total innings
Pitched two innings in win over Rider (3/4)

2010 Honorable Mention All-State honoree
2010 First-Team All-Capital Region (first base) and 2009 second-team honoree
Hit .471 with 18 RBI, .606 on base percentage and .837 slugging percentage his senior year
2010 First-Team Capital District and All-Metro at first base
Played for Richmond Braves national 2010 travel team
2008 First-Team Capital District DH
Four-time All-Academic Capital District and Region
Named MVP of Pitcher-Impact Baseball Showcase in 2009
Selected for 2009 East Coast Pro Showcase
Four-year varsity letterwinner
Coached by Kevin Elrod
Also was a three-year varsity basketball letterwiner
Member of honor roll all through high school

Parents are William Young and Ellen Young