Austin Southall | #28 | P/IF
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
Previous School: Chipola (University HS)
Major: Sports management
2013: Started the year in the weekend rotation as a starting pitcher, but an injury limited him to just four appearances… posted a 3.68 earned run average in 14.2 innings pitched… struck out 12 batters and walked just three… gave up two runs in six innings while striking out eight in his first start on the mound against Florida Southern (2/2)… also played in 33 games as a designated hitter and first baseman… hit .272 with a .390 on-base percentage and a .466 slugging percentage… tallied five doubles and five home runs… hit .324 in 13 games in Gulf South Conference play… hit 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs at Columbus State (3/19)… hit 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and three RBIs against Shorter (4/20)… batted .368 (7-for-19) with a home run and five RBIs in five games at the NCAA South Regional.
2012: (Chipola College) Logged 72.2 innings pitched in 17 appearances as a pitcher, 13 of which were starts… posted a 2.11 ERA with an 8-3 record… also recorded two saves… struck out 42 batters and walked just 15… appeared in 51 games as a position player, hitting .221 with eight doubles and five home runs… scored 28 runs and drove in 27… posted a .375 on-base percentage and a .410 slugging percentage.
2011: (Chipola College) Made 13 appearances and four starts as a pitcher… posted a 1.94 ERA in 41.2 innings pitched… posted one win and one save… struck out 41 batters and walked just 10… also saw action in 49 games as a position player, 42 of which he started… hit .254 with three doubles and six home runs… scored 26 runs and tallied 22 RBIs… had a .426 on-base percentage and a .432 slugging percentage.
High School: Attended University High School in Baton Rouge, La… played pitcher, outfield and first base… drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 19th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball June Amateur Draft.
Personal: Son of Linda and Jeff Southall… has one sibling, Brooks… majoring in sports management… enjoys hunting and fishing.