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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:
3L

B/T:
L/R

06/07/2014

Fisher Becomes Third Wildcat Drafted

Two signees also drafted: Goedert in the 15th, Lillard in the 30th

06/07/2014

Fisher Drafted by Cleveland in the 13th Round

Shortstop selected 398th overall by the Indians

04/25/2014

Fisher Named to Brooks Wallace Award Watch List

Wildcat up for nation's top shortstop award for the second year in a row

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

Honors
All-Big 12 First Team (2013)
Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist (2013)
Brooks Wallace Award Watch List (2014)
Gregg Olsen Breakout Player of the Year Award Semifinalist (2013)
ABCA Midwest All-Region First Team (2013)

Game-Highs
Hits: 3 (Last: 3/14/14 vs. Northern Colorado)
RBI: 4 (3/14/14 vs. Northern Colorado)
Runs Scored: 3 (Last: 4/4/14 vs. Kansas)
Home Runs: 1 (Last: 3/14/14 vs. Northern Colorado)
Walks: 3 (4/30/13 at Creighton)
Stolen Bases: 1
Strikeouts: 3 (4/27/14 at West Virginia)

Junior (2014)

  • Hit .300 (62-for-207) with 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 34 RBIs, 25 walks, and 36 runs scored in 55 games ... Also had a .394 OBP
  • Named to the Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
  • One of two players to start in all of K-State's 55 games
  • His 25 walks and 6 stolen bases were career-highs
  • Third on K-State with 18 multi-hit games
  • Tied for second on the team with 8 multi-RBI games
  • Tied for the team lead with 11 RBIs in conference-only games
  • Started the season with a 12-game on-base streak
  • Went 4-for-12 with a double, a walk, and 2 RBIs in Baylor series from April 17-19
  • Hit a walk-off double on May 17 vs. Texas to help K-State beat the Longhorns 5-4 ... He was also the last K-State player to have a walk-off hit when he had walk-off single on April 5, 2013 vs. Texas Tech



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

MLB Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 13th round (398th overall) of the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

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... Majored in business.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG BB HBP SO SB-A
2012 .295 33-8 44 2 13 1 0 0 2 .407 .318 4 5 8 1-1
2013 .361 60-59 208 43 75 20 3 2 38 .443 .514 21 12 36 3-10
2014 .300 55-55 207 36 62 7 1 2 34 .394 .372 25 11 30 6-8
Career .327 148-122 459 81 150 28 4
4 74 .417 .431 50 28 74
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