Austin  March
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redwood City, Calif.

High School:
Junipero Serra HS '11

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
OF

Experience:
3V

2015: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Started all 57 games in the outfield for the Aggies... Hit a career-best .299 with 40 runs scored, 11 doubles, four home runs, and 37 RBI... Slugged .407 on the season with an on-base percentage of .386... Ranked tied for ninth in the Big West Conference in runs scored, fifth in RBI, and tied for 10th in stolen bases... Finished 11-for-19 in stolen bases... Tied for third on the team with 17 multi-hit games, including six games of three-or-more hits and a pair of career high-tying four-hit games against Seattle (March 7) and UC Riverside (March 28)... Led the team with five game-winning RBI, including "walk-off" hits against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 24), UC Riverside (March 28), and San Jose State (April 21)... Reached base safely in the first 21 games of the season, 16 of those via a hit... Named the Big West Conference Player of the Week on April 27, helping the Aggies to a 4-0 week against San Jose State and Pacific while batting .500 (7-for-14) for the week while slugging 1.000 and posting a .579 on base percentage... Drove in a career-high five runs as part of a two-homer game against the Tigers in the series finale on April 26... Finished with a season-best seven-game hitting streak from April 19-May 1, batting .393 (11-for-28) with nine runs scored and nine RBI.

2014: Appeared in 40 games, making 27 starts as an outfielder and designated hitter... Hit .226 for the season with 14 runs scored, three doubles, three triples, a home run, and 13 RBI... Finished with five multi-hit games, including three-hit games against a pair of West Coast Conference foes in Portland (Feb. 23) and Gonzaga (May 9)... Scored two runs in a game three times and drove in a career-best three runs against the Bulldogs as part of a 3-for-4 day... Finished second on the team and tied for seventh in the Big West Conference in triples... Opened the year with hits in each of the Aggies' contests against Seattle for a season-best four-game hitting streak.

2013: Appeared in 33 games while making 16 starts in the outfield...Hit .217 in 60 at-bats with eight runs scored, three doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs...Crushed his first career homer against UC Santa Barbara on May 23, a two-run shot to right...Went a season-best 3-for-4 with a RBI against rival Sacramento State on May 7...Had at least one RBI in seven of the last 14 games he appeared in.

2012: Started nine games as an outfielder while also making seven appearances as a pinch hitter in his freshman season... Posted .229 batting average with eight hits, one run and one RBI... Made collegiate debut as a designated hitter against then-No. 7 Arizona, going 2-for-3 and sparking a five-game hitting streak... Scored a run against Seattle on Mar. 11 in a 1-for-2 performance... Drove in his lone RBI of the year on Apr. 17 against Sacramento State.

JUNIPERO SERRA HS '11: Garnered All-West Catholic Athletic League honorable mention as a senior... Earned honorable mention at 2010 Under Armour Preseason All-America tournament prior to junior year... Played tight end for football team... Four-year honor roll member.

PERSONAL: Born in Redwood City, Calif.... Majoring in economics... Has a younger brother, Cole (14)... A true iron man: has never broken a bone or had to get stitches.

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB HBP SO OBP SB-A
2012 .229 16-9 35 1 8 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 .270 0-0
2013 .217 33-16 60 8 13 3 0 1 11 4 4 8 .304 0-0
2014 .226 40-27 106 14 24 3 3 1 13 6 3 18 .287 1-2
2015 .299 57-57 214 40 64 11 0 4 37 22 10 25 .386 11-19
Career .263 149-109 415 63 109 17 3 6 62 32 19 57 .340 12-21