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Austen Wade

Austen  Wade

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Midland, Texas

High School:
Midland HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L


07/20/2017

Frogs Rake In Honors In 2017

19 Frogs earn honors throughout 2017 season.

06/24/2017

TCU CWS Run Comes Up Short

TCU finishes season 50-18

06/24/2017

TCU Forces Decisive Game With Win

Charles King picks up first career victory

06/24/2017

Winner-Take-All Game Set For Saturday

TCU aims for its first berth in the Championship Series.

06/23/2017

TCU Set For Rematch With Florida

TCU is 2-0 in elimination games in Omaha

06/23/2017

College World Series: TCU 9, Florida 2

TCU topped Florida, 9-2, at the 2017 College World Series on Friday, June 23.

06/22/2017

College World Series: TCU 4, Louisville 3

TCU topped Louisville, 4-3, in an elimination game at the 2017 College World Series on Thursday, June 22.

06/20/2017

College World Series: TCU 4, Texas A&M 1

TCU baseball topped Texas A&M, 4-1, at the 2017 College World Series on Tuesday, June 20.

06/18/2017

College World Series: Florida 3, TCU 0

TCU dropped the 2017 College World Series opener to Florida, 3-0, on Sunday, June 18.

06/05/2017

TCU vs DBU (NCAA Regional, Game 6)

TCU and DBU play in Game 6 of the Fort Worth Regional.

Career Honors
• Drafted in the 5th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by Cleveland
• 2017 ABCA First-team All-Midwest Region
• 2017 First-team All-Big 12 Conference
• 2017 First-team Academic All-Big 12
• 2016 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• 2016 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional team
• 2016 First-team Academic All-Big 12 performer

2017 (Junior)
Started 63 games... of the 63 starts, 60 came in right field, two in center field and one as the designated hitter... led the team with a .332 batting average, 82 hits, 17 doubles, three triples and 49 walks... also contributed five home runs... tallied 40 RBIs, 19 of which came with two outs... was successful in 16 of 23 stolen base attempts... tallied a base hit in 51 games and reached base safely in 60... recorded 20 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI contests... commenced a nine-game hitting streak with an RBI-single against Penn State (Feb. 18)... hit .300 (12-for-40) during the streak with nine RBIs... went 2-for-5 in the series finale against the Nittany Lions (Feb. 19)... homered in the series-opener against Arizona State (Feb. 24)... tripled and drove in two runs in the finale against the Sun Devils (Feb. 26)... was 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored against Rice (Feb. 28)... hit a three-run home run against LSU (March 3)... started a 34-game on-base streak with a base hit against Dallas Baptist (March 7)... posted an on-base percentage of .503 during the streak with a .400 (52-for-130) batting average... doubled twice and drove in two runs as part of a three-hit game in the series finale at UC Irvine (March 12)... collected two RBIs in Game 2 of the Kansas series (March 18)... put together another nine-game hitting streak starting with a base hit at Abilene Christian (March 21)... went 5-for-11 (.455) with two doubles and two RBIs in the series sweep of Oklahoma State (March 24-26)... was 3-for-6 (.500) with two RBIs against UTRGV (March 28-29)... had a pair of two hit games in the only two games he played at Kansas State (March 31, April 2)... went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs in Game 2 against Murray State (April 8)... had a career day with five hits, four runs scored and three RBIs in the series finale against Murray State (April 9)... singled and drove in two at Dallas Baptist (April 11)... hit safely in all three games at West Virginia (April 14-16)... went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI in the series opener against Baylor (April 21)... was 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored in the series finale against the Bears (April 23)... drove in two runs with a double against Stephen F. Austin (April 25)... had four hits in the series at Texas Tech (April 28-30)... went 3-for-6 with two doubles in the opener against Texas (May 5)... had two more hits in Game 2 against the Longhorns (May 6)... missed four games with an injury... returned to the lineup with a three-hit game against UT Arlington (May 16)... hit fifth home run of the season came as part of a two-hit game at Cal (May 19)... tallied eight hits and drove in three runs in the Big 12 Championships (May 24-27)... had a pair of triples against Texas on May 27... hit safely in each game of the NCAA Fort Worth Regional... had an RBI-single against Louisville in the College World Series (June 22)... went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the win over Florida (June 23).

2016 (Sophomore)
Started 58 games as part of 64 appearances on the season... all 58 starts came in right field... made five appearances as a pinch hitter and one as a defensive replacement... recorded a base hit in 37 games and reached base safely in 50 contests... tallied 62 hits en route to posting a .286 batting average... collected 11 doubles, one triple and one home run while driving in 27 runs... tied the school record with a Big 12-leading 57 walks... drew multiple walks in a game 16 times... his 13 stolen bases ranked seventh in the Big 12 as did his .434 on-base percentage... tallied 19 multi-hit games and seven multiple-RBI contests... made first start of the season on Feb. 27 against Rice... went 1-for-2 in the contest with a walk and a stolen base... made two straight appearances as a pinch hitter vs. Houston (Feb. 28) and against UT Rio Grande Valley (March 1)... moved into the starting lineup full time March 4 against Gonzaga... went 3-for-10 with two runs scored and two doubles in the series against the Bulldogs... was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in the series-opener against USC on March 11... game started a streak of 22 straight in which he reached base... hit safely in 18 of the 22 games... had a monster series against West Virginia (March 18-20)... went 7-for-12 (.583) with two doubles and three RBIs... had an RBI-double as part of a two-hit game in the series finale at Texas (March 26)... drove in two runs and walked twice at UT Arlington on March 29... drew five walks, notched two hits and drove in two runs at Wichita State (April 1-3)... put together a solid series at Kansas (April 8-10)... hit .538 (7-for-13) with two doubles and an RBI... went 3-for-4 with four runs scored in the opener against Oklahoma (April 16)... hit first career home run as part of a three-hit game against the Sooners on April 17... walked four times and scored three runs in TCU's win at Oklahoma State on April 23... was 2-for-6 with a double and three RBIs in a win over Texas Tech on April 30... went 1-for-2 with two walks in the series finale against the Red Raiders (May 1)... had two hits in the series-opener at Penn State (May 7)... started two of three games at Baylor (May 13-15)... had two hits and drove in two in the series finale against the Bears (May 15)... tallied six hits in the Big 12 Championships (May 25-29)... was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in the championship opener vs. Baylor... drove in two runs with two hits in the win over Oklahoma State (May 26)... went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI in the championship game against West Virginia (May 29)... collected five hits and drove in three runs in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional... had two hits and walked twice while driving in two in the Regional championship game against Arizona State (June 5)... drew a bases-loaded walk to drive in the eventual game-winning run in the seventh inning of game three against Texas A&M in the NCAA College Station Super Regional (June 12)... collected three hits in the College World Series.

2015 (Freshman)
Appeared in 11 games and made two starts in his first season on campus... made eight appearances as a pinch hitter and one as a defensive replacement... was 0-for-2 as a pinch hitter with five walks... drew nine walks and posted an on-base percentage of .550... reached base safely in seven of 10 games in which he registered a plate appearance... made his collegiate debut on Feb. 14 as a pinch hitter against Southern Illinois... was 1-for-1 with two walks and scored three runs... started in left field against UT Pan American on March 18... was 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored... walked and scored a run against Wichita State on March 27... started as the designated hitter at Oklahoma on May 16.

High School
Was a four-year letterwinner at Midland High School... named a Perfect Game second-team all-regional performer as a senior... earned first-team all-district honors as a sophomore and senior... named second-team all-district as a junior... was an academic letterman for four years... selected tot he academic all-state team as a senior... hit .328 as a sophomore, .312 as a junior and .405 as a senior... also a Team Texas member in 2012 and 2014... played select baseball for D-Bat... earned a spot on the 2013 Perfect Game World Championship all-tourney squad... graduated eighth out of a class of over 550 students.

Presonal
Parents are Dan and Andrea... has a younger brother, Dylan.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB HBP SO SB-A
2015 .182 11-2 11 6 2 0 0 0 0 .182 9 0 3 0-0
2016 .286 64-58 217 50 62 11 1 1 27 .359 57 2 41 13-16
2017 .332 63-63 247 54 82 17 3 5 40 .486 49 1 55 16-23
Career .302 138-123 475 110 146 28 4
6 67 .421 115 3 99
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