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Austin Roussel
Austin  Roussel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hester, La.

High School:
Lutcher HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 212

Position:
C

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

05/22/2015

Baseball vs FAU - Conference Tournament

Baseball vs FAU - Conference Tournament

05/09/2015

Baseball vs Charlotte 5-9-15

Baseball vs Charlotte 5-9-15

04/21/2015

Baseball vs UL Monroe

Baseball vs UL Monroe

04/17/2015

Baseball vs FAU - Friday Game 1

Baseball vs FAU - Friday Game 1

04/04/2015

Baseball vs UAB - Saturday

Baseball vs UAB - Saturday

2015 (R-Sr.)
Appeared in 40 games and made 34 starts, all at catcher... Batted .278 with six doubles and four home runs to go along with 20 RBI...Led the team in on-base percentage at .435, as he walked 26 times and only struck out eight times...Season took off after hitting in 11-straight games from March 29 to April 24...Batted .382 (13x34) over that span with six runs, three doubles, a home run and eight RBI...Finished his outstanding career against Ole Miss 1x5 with a walk and an RBI in two games, and ended his seven games against them with a .667 batting average (14x21) with four runs, three doubles, a triple, a home run and six RBI to go along with seven walks...Ended the year by going 8-for-21 in his final six games (.381) with five runs, two doubles, two homers and six RBI...He hit homers in consecutive games at Middle Tennessee (5/14-15)...Ended the year with seven multi-hit games (six 2-hit and one 3-hit) and three 2-RBI contests.

2014 (R-Jr.)
Appeared in 56 games and made 51 starts (45 at C, six in LF)...Took over the role of everyday catcher at the end of February after starting his first six games in the outfield...Batted .213 with five doubles, a triple and four home runs to go along with 25 RBI...Tied with the team lead in walks with 32, helping to give him a .342 on base percentage...Had six 2-hit games, five 2-RBI contests and one 4-RBI affair...Finished the season with a seven-game hitting streak, going 9x29 (.310) over that time with two doubles and four RBI...Reached base string ran to 13-straight games as the season ended...Had a 2x3 game against Ole Miss in Pearl (3/25) with two RBI and was 2x4 in Oxford (4/30) with a home run and two RBI...Blasted a three-run homer into the pool in right field at Zephyr Field against LSU (4/15) finishing the night with four RBI...Issued walks three times in four separate games during the campaign...Earned Athletic Director's honor roll accolades during both the Spring and Fall semesters...Named to C-USA Commissioner's honor roll.

2013 (R-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 ... 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 Technology ... Born on January 9, 1992.

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