Austin Young
Austin Young


Mechanicsville, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225




No. 1 Virginia Blanks George Washington, 10-0

Cogswell records four-hit game as UVa picks up third shutout of season


No. 1 Virginia Takes Down Old Dominion, 7-1

Bettinger fires six shutout innings to lead UVa to seventh straight win


No. 3 Baseball Rolls to 13-2 Win Over James Madison

Cavaliers pile up 16 hits to cruise to win


No. 1 Cavaliers Down Monmouth, 6-3

Kirby allows one unearned run in six innings and Irving hits first career home run


2014 Baseball Season Outlook

Cavaliers open 2014 season Friday (Feb. 14) against Kentucky


Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

• Worked out of the bullpen in 28 games, which was third most appearances on team
• Pitched in all three contests in Clemson and Miami series
• Posted four ACC wins and held opposing batters to .167 batting average in ACC games
• Made 16 appearances in ACC games (second most in conference)
• Had streak of 14 consecutive scoreless innings over seven outings snapped April 8 at Wake Forest
• Tossed 2 1/3 innings, allowed one unearned run to earn win against James Madison (4/24)
• Pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings in two games at Georgia Tech
• Worked three scoreless innings at Wake Forest to earn fourth win (4/7)
• Pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings in Miami series; earned win in game 1 after tying career high with 3 2/3 innings pitched
• Worked twice in NC State series, allowing just one of 13 batters to reach base (on error)
• Earned two wins in NCSU series, escaping jams in both games

• Made 21 appearances out of bullpen, totaling 33.1 innings
• Pitched four straight scoreless outings from April 20-29
• Made first appearance of season by coming out of bullpen to clinch win in ninth against Coastal Carolina (2/18; 1.0 IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 1K)
• Struck out two en route to perfect inning against Monmouth (2/25)
• Earned first career win at JMU (3/6); worked three shutout innings, facing nine batters and striking out four
• Made first ACC career appearance vs. Virginia Tech (3/11)
• Worked 2.1 scoreless innings in win over Marist (3/13)
• Tossed 2.0 perfect innings against Clemson (3/25)
• Pitched another perfect inning aginst Towson (3/27)
• Pitched twice in NC State series, allowing a run in 2.2 innings
• Came out of bullpen to pitch 2.0 innings against Wake Forest (4/7; 2.0 IP, 3H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 2K)
• Took loss in first game against North Carolina after giving up solo homer in 10th inning (4/13; 1.0 IP, 3H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 2K)
• Went career-long 3.2 innings in relief against Richmond (4/17; 3.2 IP, 4H, 2ER, 0BB, 3K)
• Worked four straight scoreless outings over 10-day span against Duke, Radford, VCU and Miami, totaling 4.2 IP
• Pitched two scoreless innings against Army to finish off Cavaliers' win in NCAA tournament (6/1-2)

• Made three appearances out of bullpen
• Allowed just one hit, no runs in 3.2 total innings
• Pitched two innings in win over Rider (3/4)

• 2010 Honorable Mention All-State honoree
• 2010 First-Team All-Capital Region (first base) and 2009 second-team honoree
• Hit .471 with 18 RBI, .606 on base percentage and .837 slugging percentage his senior year
• 2010 First-Team Capital District and All-Metro at first base
• Played for Richmond Braves national 2010 travel team
• 2008 First-Team Capital District DH
• Four-time All-Academic Capital District and Region
• Named MVP of Pitcher-Impact Baseball Showcase in 2009
• Selected for 2009 East Coast Pro Showcase
• Four-year varsity letterwinner
• Coached by Kevin Elrod
• Also was a three-year varsity basketball letterwiner
• Member of honor roll all through high school

• Parents are William Young and Ellen Young