23 - Austin Kingsolver
Austin Kingsolver
Birth Date: 12/29/1990
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dana Point, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills HS
Position: OF
B/T: L/L
Experience: 2V

TITANS `11: Appeared in 44 games, 23 as a starter • Started only 3 times after Mar. 26 • Tied for third on team with 8 stolen bases (in 11 attempts) • Had a higher batting average against lefthanders (.250, 2-for-8) than vs. righthanders (.239, 17-for-71).

SUMMER LEAGUE `10: Was a California Collegiate League All-Star for the San Luis Obispo Blues • Hit .318 with 12 stolen bases and 18 RBI in 27 games.

TITANS `10: Played in 45 of the Titans' 64 games, 21 of them as a starter • 12 of his 21 starts came in his first 15 games • Was 1-for-1 with a pair of sac-bunts in his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 against Long Beach State • Despite lack of consistent playing time, still tied for the third-most stolen bases on the team with 10 steals in 13 chances • Had a season-high 2 stolen bases on Mar. 13 at San Diego • Had 4 multi-hit games including a season-high 3 hits at Washington on Mar. 20 • Had a season-high 4 RBI on May 20 against Santa Clara, it was his only multi-RBI game of the season • Was perfect in 55 chances defensively in the outfield.

TITANS `09: Was granted a redshirt in 2009. Did not play in any games.

DANA HILLS HS: Was a two-year letterman for the Dolphins of Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, Calif., under Head Coach Tom Faris • Hit .381 with a pair of home runs and 8 RBI his senior season (2008) when he received second-team All-South Coast League recognition • Was named the Dolphins' team MVP in 2008 • Posted a .380 batting average as a junior, collecting 30 hits including 5 doubles, a triple and a home run.

PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 29, 1990, in Newport Beach, Calif. • Parents are Kurtis and Simone Kingsolver • Full name is Austin James Kingsolver • Major is business • Superstition is respecting the baseball gods • Father, Kurt, hit .291 with 5 HR and 30 RBI for the 1979 national championship Titan team • Favorites include: A Tribe Called Quest (musical artists), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Wrigley Field (stadium), Robinson Cano (baseball player) and El Farolito (restaurant).

Career Highs Graphic

At Bats: 5, 3 times, last on Feb. 20, 2011 at Long Beach State

Runs: 3, Mar. 4, 2011 vs. USC

Hits: 3, Mar. 20, 2010 at Washington

RBI: 4, May 21, 2010 vs. Santa Clara

Home Runs: N/A

Doubles: 1, 4 times, last on Mar. 1, 2011vs. LMU

Stolen Bases: 2, Mar. 13, at San Diego