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Austin Miller
Austin  Miller

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Greeley, Colo.

High School:
Greeley West HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
02/04/1995



04/25/2015

Megill Dominant in 7-1 Victory over Portland

Trevor Megill tossed a career-high eight innings and allowed only an unearned run in a victory over Portland on Saturday.

04/21/2015

Busfield Matches Saves Record, Lions Top Dirtbags 4-2

Sophomore J.D. Busfield converted his 13th save of the year, matching the LMU record set by Darryl Scott in 1988.

04/19/2015

LMU Holds on to Beat Pacific, 3-2

LMU held off Pacific on Sunday to earn a 3-2 victory and the series over the Tigers.

04/18/2015

Lions Walk Off in Ninth to Even Series

Kyle Dozier delivered a two-out RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth to send LMU to its fourth walk-off victory of the year.

04/17/2015

Lion Comeback Comes Up Just Short

Pinch-runner Marcus Still tried to tag up and tie the game on a foul pop up down the first base line in the bottom of the ninth, but was thrown out at the plate.

02/13/2014

2014 LMU Baseball Season Preview

Sixth-year head coach Jason Gill previews the 2014 LMU baseball season.

04/11/2015

BASE | LMU vs BYU

Final game of three-game WCC series at Page Stadium

04/10/2015

BASE | LMU vs. BYU

Conference match-up from Page Stadium

03/25/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Hawaii

Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium

03/15/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Santa Clara

Series finale from Page Stadium.

03/13/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Santa Clara

WCC opener at Page Stadium on Mar. 13, 2015

BRIEFLY
Austin Miller is in his second season with LMU baseball... earned first team Freshman All-American accolades from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association... claimed WCC Freshman of the Year, first team All-WCC and WCC All-Freshman team honors in 2014...

AT LMU
2014... earned first team Freshman All-American accolades from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association... claimed WCC Freshman of the Year, first team All-WCC and WCC All-Freshman team honors... batted a team-high .374 with 46 runs scored, 10 doubles, three triples and 18 RBI while swiping 25 bases in 29 attempts and reaching at a .474 clip... also drew 21 hit-by-pitches, matching the LMU record for a single season... led the team in average, slugging percentage (.451), on-base percentage, runs scored, hits (77), triples, total bases (93) and stolen bases... hit safely in 45 of LMU's 56 games, collecting a team-high 24 multi-hit games... hit .373 with four doubles, a triple, and nine RBI while scoring 21 runs and posting a .449 on base percentage and a .431 slugging percentage in WCC play... also stole 11 bases against conference foes... had a 12-game hit streak from March 21 to April 8 (.426 | 15 R | RBI | 2B | 2 BB | 6 SB | 6 multi-hit games)... posted an eight-game hitting streak from March 4-15 (.515 (17-for-33) | 8 R | 4 RBI | 2B | 3B | 9 SB | 7 multi-hit games over streak)... went 3-for-4 with three doubles, two runs scored and two RBI on February 16 vs. Utah Valley... had a pair of triples and two runs scored in a three-game series against #11 Oregon... stole four bases against NKU on March 7... 3-for-4 with three runs scored and a stolen base at Gonzaga on March 30... hit .615 (8-for-13) with four runs scored in three games at Gonzaga... first career four-hit game against San Diego State on April 29 (4-for-5 | 3 RBI)... named WCC Player of the Week for the week ending on May 4, batting .643 (9-for-14) with two runs scored, two doubles, a pair of walks, three RBI and three stolen bases... reached safely in each of the last 16 games of the year... recorded six games with multiple stolen bases... batted .392 against left-handed pitching... hit .494 (18-for-77) with six doubles and a triple when batting with runners aboard... batted .328 when leading off an inning... reached base 43 percent of the time when leading off an inning (32-for-74)... registered five two-out RBI...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Greeley West High School in Greeley, Colo... a four-year varsity letterwinner playing for head coach Brian Holmes... named All-League and All-Conference in his junior and senior seasons... Academic All-State selection in 2013 after earning honorable mention in 2012... hit .525 as a junior... finished his senior season with a .500 average... also competed in basketball in high school...

PERSONAL
Austin Michael Miller was born February 4, 1995 in Greeley, Colo... son of Alissa and Brent Miller... has two brothers, Justin and Hunter... Special Olympics Volunteer in high school... chose LMU because of the community-based campus and high academic standards... a communication studies major.

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