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Austin Roussel
18
Austin Roussel

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hester, La.

High School:
Lutcher HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 203

Position:
C

B/T:
L/R

04/20/2014

Five-Run First Helps Eagles Complete Sweep of LA Tech

The Golden Eagles win 8-3 in Sunday's finale.

04/19/2014

Baseball Shuts Out LA Tech for Second-Straight Day

Matt Durst hits a sacrifice fly in bottom of 6th for only run of the contest.

04/18/2014

Fisk, Dawson Lead Eagles over Bulldogs 2-0 in Series Opener

Game two of the series is set for Saturday at 4 p.m.

04/16/2014

Baseball Falls to LSU 13-5 in Metairie

The Tigers score in five different innings to capture the victory.

04/13/2014

Dawson Completes Late Comeback with RBI Single in 10th

Golden Eagles win fifth C-USA series to start league play.

04/20/2014

Baseball vs La Tech 4-20

Baseball vs La Tech 4-20

04/18/2014

Baseball vs La Tech 4-18

Baseball vs La Tech 4-18

03/02/2014

Baseball Rallies in Eighth to Beat Troy 7-6 in Series Finale

The Golden Eagles win their first three-game series of the year.

04/27/2013

Eagles Complete Sweep of UAB with Twinbill Victory Saturday

Southern Miss wins 21-6 in seven innings and 5-4 at The Pete.

03/17/2013

Baseball Gets Series Finale 2-1 Win over UCA

Four Golden Eagle pitchers limit the Bears to four hits.

2013 (So.)
Played in 36 games, which included 28 starts (22 at designated hitter, 5 at catcher and 1 in leftfield) ... Was slated to share time behind the plate with Chase Fowler, but a hand injury suffered on March 17 against Central Arkansas forced him to miss 12 games and he only caught once down the stretch against East Carolina (5/25) in the C-USA Tournament ... Hit .330 with six doubles, a triple and 14 RBI ... Registered seven multi-hit games (three 2-hit, three 3-hit and one 4-hit) and added two 2-RBI contests ... Went 3-for-3 against Ole Miss in Pearl (4/16) and added a 4-for-4 performance against the Rebels (5/14) in Hattiesburg and is now 9-for-9 lifetime against UM in his career ... Reached base in eight consecutive plate appearances spanning two games against Marshall (4/13) and Ole Miss (4/16) ... Was first Golden Eagle to register three doubles in a game since Joey Archer did it (Mississippi State, 5/18/10) versus East Carolina (5/25) in the C-USA Tournament ... Hit .353 (12-34) with two doubles, four RBI and 11 walks in 11 games in the leadoff spot ... Named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the 2013 Spring and Fall semesters

2012 (R-Fr.)
Appeared in 31 games and made 16 starts (13 at catcher and three at designated hitter) ... Batted .338 with a two doubles, a triple and eight RBI ... Notched five multiple-hit contests (four 2-hit and one 3-hit) and had two 2-RBI games ... Posted a seven-game hitting streak from Apr. 27 to May 12, in which he hit .500 (10-for-20) and had a stretch in which he hit safely in 11 of 12 games ... Notched a single versus Troy (2/26) for his first collegiate hit ... Drove in his first run with a sacrifice fly at Louisiana-Lafayette (3/11) ... Tallied first two-hit game at Rice (4/1) and drove in a run ... Drove in game's only runs with a pinch-hit two-run single down the rightfield line at Marshall (4/27) ... Finished the Marshall series 6-for-9 as he added a pinch-hit single in the middle contest (4/28), before tallying his lone three-hit tilt (4/29) in the finale ... Added two hits and two RBI against Alcorn State (4/6) ... Played for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League last summer, hitting .246 with a double a, a triple and 12 RBI ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll accolade in the Fall semester and the Dean's List during the spring ... A C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll pick

2011 (Fr.)
Redshirted ... Earned Dean's List honors in the fall and Athletic Director's Honor Roll accolades in the spring ... Garnered the C-USA Academic Medal ... Added C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll selection as well

Prep
Played for coach Davey Clement at Lutcher High School ... Hit .455 with two homers and 25 RBI as a junior ... Named to All-district, All-River Parish, All-metro and All-state teams ... Selected to play in the Louisiana East vs. West All-Star Game ... Was a four-year letterman in football and won two state championships (2006, 2008)

Personal
Son of Todd and Myra Roussel ... Has two brothers, Jordan and Spencer ... Majoring in Construction Engineering ... Born on January 9, 1992

Career Highs
At Bats: 5, three times (last at Tulane, 5/4/12)
Hits: 3 at Marshall, 4/29/12
RBI: 2, twice (last at Marshall, 4/27/12)
Stolen Bases: 1, three times (last at Marshall, 4/29/12)

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