2009-10 Baseball
Austin Gaines
Austin Gaines
Austin Gaines

HOMETOWNDunedin, Fla.

Started 58 contests, playing a combination of outfield, pitcher and third base … finished with a .324 batting average and .517 slugging percentage … registered 77 hits and led the team with 22 doubles while recording 56 RBI, which was fourth on the team … his six home runs also ranked fourth overall … the three triples on the year was second on the squad … held a .930 fielding percentage at his three positions … started the year on an eight-game hitting streak … on two occasions he was able to record five straight games with at least one run scored … recorded at least one RBI in six straight contests two separate times … registered five RBI in games at USC Upstate (Mar. 12) and against Belmont (April 25) … at USC Upstate on Mar. 12 he went 3-for-6 with three runs scored, five RBI, two doubles and a home run … had a 4-for-5 game with three RBI, three doubles, and a run scored at Jacksonville (May 14) … pitched 5.1 innings in relief with a pair of strikeouts … helped the Eagles claim all 10 A-Sun Conference series on the season and secure their third consecutive A-Sun regular season title.

South Florida CC (2008-2009): Played two years at South Florida Community College... 2008 Coach's Award... Second team All-Conference... 2009 Team MVP... Selected as team captain and student government representative

High School: 2007 Graduate of Northeast High School... Named Freshman of the Year in 2004... Selected Second Team All-County in 2005... Named to First Team All-County in 2006... Selected as Team Captain for Senior Season... Earned First Team All-County and Offensive Player of the Year in 2007.

Personal: Education major...Son of Staci Gaines.