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Justin Aungst
Player Profile:
Justin Aungst 1915942
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher/Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 173
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bethlehem, Pa.
High School: Salisbury

Career Stats

Fourth-lowest career earned run average in program history (as of the end of 2016)
10th-lowest earned run average in a season in program history (1.60 in 2015)

2015 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
2015 Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball All-Big 5 Team

2015 Saint Joseph's Pitcher of the Year

2016: Tied for second on the team in appearances with 19, all out of the bullpen...Posted a 2-0 record with one save in 30.0 innings pitched...Earned wins in relief at Santa Clara on February 27 and at South Florida on March 6...Notched his lone save of the season in a win over Villanova on March 22...Fanned five in a season-high three and two-thirds innings in the win over USF...Held the opposition to zero or one unearned run in 18 of 19 outings.

2015: Led the Atlantic 10 with a sparkling 1.60 earned run average...Turned in an unblemished 5-0 record to tie for the team lead in wins...Made four starts and 12 more appearances out of the bullpen...Recorded his first career win in his first career appearance, tossing three no-hit innings at Loyola Marymount on February 20 and earning the first of two Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors (February 23, April 20)...Struck out eight over four and two-thirds innings of shutout relief to earn the win against VCU on April 19...Tossed six and a third one-hit innings of relief in a win at Dayton on April 26...Allowed a pair of second-inning runs, but settled in to hold Saint Louis to two hits over his final five innings as the Hawks triumphed in a must-win game on May 14...Earned Big 5 Pitcher of the Week honors on May 19.

High School: Three-time Colonial League First Team All-Star as a pitcher...Also earned All-League honors as second base, third base, and shortstop throughout his career...Morning Call Player of the Year as a junior, when he led Salisbury to the District title and the state semifinals...Member of the state runner-up squad as a freshman as well...Helped lead his team to a pair of Colonial League titles...Also earned American Legion Player of the Year honors for the Lehigh Valley region in 2013 as well...Lettered in basketball three times, including his senior season as the team captain.

Personal: Son of Cindy and Timothy Aungst...Majoring in criminal justice.

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