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Austin Fisher
3  Austin Fisher
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lenexa, Kan.

High School:
Olathe Northwest

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
01/08/1993

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R

02/21/2014

Postgame Notes - Feb. 21 at Saint Mary's

Notes following K-State's 9-4 win over Saint Mary's

04/23/2013

Cats Travel to Lincoln Wednesday Night

K-State looking for first season sweep of the Huskers since 2010

04/21/2013

K-State Hangs On for 3-2 Sunday Victory

Jake Matthys tossed a career-high 4.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts

04/20/2013

Cowboys Rally for 7-6 Win Over K-State

Wildcats score four third-inning runs but come up empty over final six frames

04/20/2013

Fisher Named to Wallace Award Watch List

Wildcat shortstop is the only Big 12 player up for the award

Honors
All-Big 12 First Team (2013)
Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist (2013)
Gregg Olsen Breakout Player of the Year Award Semifinalist (2013)

Game-Highs
At-Bats: 6 (3/29/13 at Baylor)
Hits: 3, 6x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State)
RBI: 3, 4x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State)
Runs Scored: 3 (5/11/13 at KU)
Home Runs: 1, 2x (5/11/13 at KU)
Walks: 3 (4/30/13 at Creighton)
Stolen Bases: 1, 3x (3/23/13 vs. Bethune-Cookman)
Strikeouts: 2, 7x (6/1/13 vs. Bryant)

Sophomore (2013)

  • Led K-State with a .361 batting average ... Fourth-best average in the Big 12
  • Paced the Big 12 with a conference-only batting average of .412
  • 20 doubles ranked second in the Big 12 and tied for fourth-most in a single season in school history
  • 18-game hitting streak from April 13-May 17 was the longest by K-State in 2013 and tied for the sixth longest in K-State program history
  • Second on the team with 17 two-out RBI
  • Hit his first career home run on February 15 vs. High Point - the first game of the season ... Homer was a solo blast in the top of the 9th inning
  • Second home run of the season was the two-run, game-winning blast at Kansas on May 11 in the 9th inning
  • Had an RBI in 7 straight games from March 2-8 ... Tallied 9 RBI over the 7-game stretch
  • Registered a pair of 2-double games in series vs. Texas Tech from April 5-7
  • Delivered walk-off RBI single on April 5 vs. Texas Tech to give K-State a 6-5 win
  • Went 3-for-4 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored in Regional game vs. Wichita State on May 31
  • Had a .545 OBP (2 hits, 3 walks, HBP) in 3 games of Super Regional at Oregon State


Freshman (2012)

  • Played in 33 games during his rookie campaign, including eight starts
  • Hit .295 (13-for-44) with one double and two RBI
  • Was perfect on all 30 fielding chances, including 23 assists
  • Recorded his first of three two-hit games in a start April 18 against Northern Colorado
  • Also went 2-for-5 in a start against Oklahoma State on April 29, while he came off the bench against No. 6 Baylor in the Big 12 Championship to go 2-for-2
  • Picked up his first career RBI on Feb. 25 at San Diego State, while he also drove in a run on a sacrifice fly on May 1 at Wichita State
  • Carded a season-high four fielding assists in a non-conference game at Kansas on April 25


Olathe Northwest HS:
Lettered four seasons for the Ravens under head coach Jay Novacek and Rick Setter... Earned first team all-state honors in 2010, while he was a second-team pick in both 2009 and 2011... Joined fellow K-State freshman Kyle Speer as the only two sophomores on the coaches' all-state team in 2009... Held a career .495 batting average, including a school-record .510 mark as a sophomore... Also holds the school marks in slugging percentage (.720), on-base percentage, doubles and triples... Led team to the state championship in 2009... Prepped at same high school as former Wildcat and seventh-round draft pick Nate Tenbrink.


Personal: David Austin Fisher was born January 8, 1993, in Joplin, Mo... Son of David and Jill Fisher... Has one sister, Audrey... Father, David, was drafted in 1992 and played five seasons as a professional, reaching Triple A Scranton-Wilkes Barre... Grandfather and uncle also played professionally, reaching Double A... An honors student who plans on majoring in business.