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Austin Ward

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Slidell, La.

High School:
Northlake Christian

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
OF

Experience:
HS

B/T:
R/R

Austin Ward

2014: Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioners' Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year.

High School: Prepped at Northlake Christian under coaches Jeff Schwaner and Tom Schwaner ... Earned four baseball letters and second team all-district honors in his senior season ... Hit .358 and led the team in stolen bases in his final prep season ... Helped lead his team to an undefeated mark in district in his senior season ... Was a member of the National Honor Society at Northlake Christian.

Personal: Full name is Austin David Ward ... Son of David and Courtney Ward ... Has one sister, Alexa (20) ... Father played outfield for UNO in the 80's and went on to play single A ball for the Salt Lake Trappers ... Born April 12, 1995 in Slidell, La.