LA Tech won the first game, 2-1, before falling to Marshall, 4-0, in the season finale
The series begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
LA Tech hit two grand slams to overpower Northwestern State for the team's 12th straight non-conference win
Tuesday's game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
The series finale is set for 10 a.m. (CT) Sunday in Norfolk
2015: Posted a 1-1 record in 14 appearances on the mound ... Started five games for the Bulldogs and struck out 31 batters he faced in 37.2 innings on the bump ... Issued just 11 walks and posted a 5.97 earned run average on the season ... Earned his first win of the season to help lead LA Tech to a 5-4 win over ULM (4/22) on the road after pitching 6.1 innings and striking out five in one of his best starts of the season ... Pitched a career-long 7.0 innings to lead LA Tech to a win over UALR (4/7) after he struck out a career-high eight strikeouts and did not allow a walk ... Held FIU scoreless on just four hits in 5.1 innings on April 26 in Miami.
2014: Made 10 starts in 13 appearances on the mound in his first season with the Bulldogs ... Posted a 1-1 record with a 3.67 earned run average as a junior ... Pitched a total of 34.1 innings, while allowing 37 hits, 17 runs, 14 earned runs, 16 walks and 30 strikeouts ... Held opponents to a .268 average with eight doubles, one triple and three home runs ... Made his first appearance on the season on Feb. 26 versus UALR as he pitched one inning of relief and struck out two batters ... Earned his first win in a Tech uniform on April 25 versus Alabama A&M after throwing a season-high 5.1 innings in the start and giving up just four hits ... Struck out a season-high seven batters on May 2 at Marshall, as he gave up just one hit and shut out the Herd in 5.0 innings on the bump ... His 30 strikeouts on the season ranks third on the LA Tech pitching staff ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioners' Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year.
Baton Rouge CC: Spent one season at Baton Rouge CC under head coach L.J. Dupuy ... Went 5-5 on the mound with a 5-5 record and 1.90 earned run average ... Posted two complete games, one shutout and three saves, while striking out 69 batters in 61 innings pitched ... Signed with LA Tech over LSU, Rice, South Alabama, UNO and Southern.
Meridian CC: Played one season at Meridian CC in Mississippi for coach Chris Curry ... Posted a 4.38 earned run average in his first season with a 1-1 record in seven appearances on the mound.
High School: Lettered two season in baseball as a prepster at Vestavia Hills HS in Birmingham ... Helped lead his team to the second round of the high school playoffs in both his junior and senior seasons ... Was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Vestavia Hills HS.
Personal: Full name is Austin Brendan Greer ... Son of Raymond and Heather Greer ... Has three younger brothers: Drake, Kurt and Tyler ... Born Oct. 3, 1992 in Plano, Texas.