11 - Austin Kingsolver
Austin Kingsolver
Birth Date: Dec. 29, 1990
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dana Point, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills HS
Position: OF
B/T: L/L
Experience: 3V

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AS A SENIOR (2013)
Appeared in 54 games for the Titans, starting 24 (right field 20, left field 4)…one of Fullerton’s fastest athletes, was used as a defensive replacement in the outfield often…batted .204 on the season with 14 runs scored, two triples, two home runs, and seven RBIs…finished the season 7-for-9 in stolen base attempts…drove in the game-winning run on two occasions, with a fielder’s choice RBI in the top of the ninth at Cal Poly (04/21)…his solo home run in the fifth inning vs. Long Beach State proved to be the game winner in  the series-opening 3-2 victory (05/03)…also homered in loss at San Diego (03/05)…batted 2-for-4, scored three runs and drove in two runs in an 8-7, 11-inning win vs. Nebraska (03/19).

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Proved a versatile player again for the Titans • Appeared in 45 games, 22 as a starter, all in the outfield • Playing time diminished down the stretch with only nine at bats after April 14 •  Last hit came on Apr. 22 • Batted .232 with seven RBIs • Stole three bases in three tries •  Went 3-for-3 at Arizona State on March 28 • Opened season with three-game hitting streak (5-for-9, .556) in Florida series • Delivered the game-winner with a two-out, 11th-inning RBI single for a 6-5 win at Texas A&M  on March 10.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Appeared in 44 games, 23 as a starter • Started only three times after Mar. 26 • Tied for third on team with eight stolen bases (in 11 attempts) • Had a higher batting average against left-handers (.250, 2-for-8) than vs. right-handers (.239, 17-for-71).

SUMMER 2010
Was a California Collegiate League All-Star for the San Luis Obispo Blues • Hit .318 with 12 stolen bases and 18 RBIs in 27 games.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Played in 45 of the Titans’ 64 games, 21 of them as a starter • 12 of his 21 starts came in his first 15 games • Batted 1-for-1 with a pair of sacrifice bunts in his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 against Long Beach State • Despite lack of consistent playing time, still tied for the third-most stolen bases on the team with 10 steals in 13 chances • Had a season-high two stolen bases on Mar. 13 at San Diego • Totaled four multiple-hit games including a season-high three hits at Washington on Mar. 20 • Produced a season-high 4 RBI on May 20 against Santa Clara, it was his only multi-RBI game of the season • Was perfect in 55 chances defensively in the outfield.

AS A REDSHIRT (2009)
Was granted a redshirt in 2009. Did not play in any games.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a two-year letterman for the Dolphins of Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, Calif., under Head Coach Tom Faris • Hit .381 with a pair of home runs and eight RBIs his senior season (2008) when he received second-team All-South Coast League recognition • Was named the Dolphins’ team MVP in 2008 • Posted a .380 batting average as a junior, collecting 30 hits including five doubles, a triple and a home run.

PERSONAL
Born in Newport Beach, Calif. • Parents are Kurtis and Simone Kingsolver • Full name is Austin James Kingsolver • Major is business • Superstition is respecting the baseball gods • Father, Kurt, hit .291 with five home runs and 30 RBIs for the 1979 national championship Titan team • Favorites include: A Tribe Called Quest (musical artists), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Wrigley Field (stadium), Robinson Cano (baseball player) and El Farolito (restaurant).

 

 

Career Highs Graphic

At Bats: 5, 7x, last at Oral Roberts (03.17.13)

Runs: 3, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (03.19.13)

Hits: 3, 2x, last at Arizona State (03.28.12)

RBI: 4 vs. Santa Clara (05.21.10)

Doubles: 1, 6x, last vs. UC Davis (04.07.12)

Triples: 1, 2x, last at #23 Cal Poly (04.20.13)

Home Runs: 1, 2x, last vs. Long Beach State (05.03.13)

Stolen Bases: 2, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (03.39.13)