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Austin

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Defense
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Our Lady of Good Counsel

Bio

2018 Senior CLASS Award Candidate (1 of 20 nationally)
Two-time Northeast Conference First Team Long Stick Midfielder (2017, 2018)
2017 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

2017 SJU Scholar-Athlete Award

2018: Made all 15 appearances as SJU's top long stick midfielder and an integral member of SJU's dominant transition unit... Led the squad in caused turnovers (15) and ranked second in ground balls (45) for an average of 1.0 caused turnovers per game and 3.0 ground balls per game... Added 10 points on four goals and six helpers... Went for 18 ground balls and nine caused turnovers and turned the ball over just four times through six regular-season NEC games... Recorded a season-high six ground balls at Wagner... Went for four ground balls and a season-high four caused turnovers at then-#18/20 Robert Morris... Had four ground balls and dished out two assists vs. Sacred Heart... Went for two ground balls and two caused turnovers apiece against Hobart and Mount St. Mary's... Dished out an assist to go with five ground balls in NEC semifinals vs. Sacred Heart... When called upon to step in at the X, went 2-of-4 in final collegiate game, vs. Robert Morris in NEC finals... Had five ground balls apiece vs. Fairfield and St. John's and four ground balls vs. Drexel in non-conference play.

2017: Made all 14 appearances... Ranked second on the squad in both ground balls (49) and caused turnovers (13)... Averaged 3.5 ground balls per game... Added six goals and two assists on the season... Matched a career-high seven ground balls, caused two turnovers, and scored a goal at Delaware... Matched a career-high seven ground balls, caused two turnovers, and assisted on the late-game equalizer vs. Monmouth... Scooped up six ground balls and caused a career-high three turnovers at Sacred Heart... Recorded six ground balls and a caused turnover to go with a career-high two goals at Manhattan... Also scored goals against Drexel, Bryant, and Wagner and tallied an assist vs. Hobart... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2016: Made all 16 appearances... Ranked third on the squad with 40 ground balls... Added eight caused turnovers... Also turned in three points on a goal and two assists... Recorded two ground balls and one caused turnover in Northeast Conference Championship semifinals vs. Robert Morris... Dished out an assist and added two ground balls and two caused turnovers in NEC title game vs. Hobart... Scooped up career-high seven ground balls to go with a caused turnover and first collegiate assist at Wagner... Followed up with four ground balls in three of following four games vs. Sacred Heart, Bryant, and Penn... Notched two ground balls and two caused turnovers early in the season vs. St. John's... Followed up with five ground balls and a caused turnover in addition to first collegiate goal vs. Drexel... Scooped up three ground balls at #17 Virginia... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2015: Made six appearances vs. #14 Penn, VMI, Monmouth, Bryant, Robert Morris, and Sacred Heart... Made collegiate debut vs. Penn... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: 2014 Maryland Player of the Year finalist... All-State, All-County, All-WCAC, and All-Met HM selection... Led Our Lady of Good Counsel to an 8-7 record as a senior... Two-year defensive captain... 2014 MVP... Led team in ground balls and caused turnovers and ranked in the top five in scoring and points as a senior... Was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars... Served as a freshman retreat leader and Xaverian leader... Was involved with Camden Service Trip... Majoring in finance.


Single-Game Career Highs:
Goals:
2 (2x) last vs. NJIT (3/16/18)
Assists: 2 vs. Sacred Heart (4/8/18)
Points: 3 vs. NJIT (3/16/18)
Shots: 3 (3x) last vs. Mount St. Mary's (4/21/18)
SOG: 3 at Manhattan (3/4/17)
Up Goals: ---
Down Goals: ---
Ground Balls: 7 (3x) last at Delaware (3/18/17)
Caused Turnovers: 4 at #18/20 Robert Morris (4/28/18)
Face-Off Winning Percentage (4+ opportunities): 50.0% vs. Robert Morris (5/5/18)
Face-Off Wins: 2 vs. Robert Morris (5/5/18)


Career Statistics:

YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG GB CT
2015  6-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 16-0 1 2 3 5 2 0 40 8
2017 14-0 6 2 8 13 12 0 49 13
2018 15-0 4 6 10 13 8 1 45 15
TOTAL  51-0 11 10 21 31 22 1 134 36
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