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Austin Hubbard
Austin Hubbard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Homewood

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
06/14/1988

Experience:
3L

B-T:
R-R

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2009 - JUNIOR YEAR
12 saves led Auburn and is fourth in Auburn single-season history ... 12 career saves also puts him seventh on the Auburn career saves list ... Finished the regular season tied for the SEC saves lead with 12 with LSU's Matty Ott ... On the NCBWA Midseason Watch List for 2009 Stopper of the Year ... Led all Auburn relievers and was second on the team in strike outs (56), led in appearances (25) and was second among the relievers in innings pitched (40.2) ... Earned the win in series opener against Alabama, throwing three scoreless innings as Auburn won 3-2 in 10 innings ... Struckout five of the 11 hitters he faced ... Win was his first career SEC win ... Picked up his 12th save with a scoreless ninth against Georgia Southern, entering with a man on and none out and working around an error, striking out the final two hitters of the inning with the tying run on second base ... Went 0-1 with a save at Kentucky, suffering the loss in the opener and earning the save in the series finale, his 11th of the season ... Earned six saves in the month of April with a 1.38 ERA in 13 innings, allowing two runs on 10 hits and nine walks while striking out 16 ... Earned his 10th save at Troy, entering with the bases loaded and the tying run on deck in the eighth inning ... Induced a fielder's choice to get out of the inning and then worked around a two-out walk to get the save ... Earned a save by throwing the final 1 1/3 innings at South Carolina on Saturday, allowing one of two inherited runners to score in the eighth before working around a one-out hit batter in the ninth ... Earned the save in the 12-7 win over South Alabama on April 15th, entering with Auburn ahead 11-7 and two runners on and none out in the top of the eighth ... Struckout all three hitters he faced in the eighth and finished the night with five strikeouts ... Earned a second save in as many nights (seventh of the season) against Bethune-Cookman, entering with two on and two out in the 8th, walking the first hitter he faced to load the bases before striking out the next hitter ... Worked around a leadoff triple in the ninth, striking out three ... Earned his sixth save of the season vs. Georgia State, recording the final 6 outs of the game, entering with Auburn up 3-1 and a runner on, allowing a run to score ... Struckout three of the eight hitters he faced ... Earned his fifth save of the season at Mississippi State on Friday, getting the final three outs in a 9-8 win, entering with two on and none out and Auburn up 9-6, allowing both runners to score before finishing the game ... Earned a save by striking out the only hitter he faced against Vanderbilt, entering with two on and two out ... Blew his second save of the season on 3/17 vs. Charleston Southern, allowing a 9th-inning run ... Threw a season-high-tying 3.0 innings in the outing and struckout an AU season-high nine, including four in the 11th after throwing a wildpitch on the third strikeout of the inning ... Earned his third save of the season by throwing the final inning at Tennessee (3/15 - Gm 1) ... Entered with two on and none out but retired all three hitters he faced, allowing one of two inherited runners to score ... Picked up a save and a win in the Brown series, closing out the 6-4, game two win in the doubleheader with a near-perfect ninth (3/7) and then throwing the final 2.1 innings on Sunday (3/8), allowing a run on four hits in 2 1/3 innings, entering with runners on first and second and two out in the ninth without allowing a run ... Earned first career save by throwing the final three innings in 10-9 win over Florida State (2/28) ... Allowed one run on two hits while striking out four ... Earned the win in the season-opener by throwing the final 1.1 innings without allowing a run.

2008 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Went 1-1 in eight appearances with a 6.27 ERA ... Made the game four start against East Tennessee State during opening weekend and the game three start against Florida State the following weekend before moving to the bullpen ... Threw a combined 8.0 innings in his two starts ... Allowed seven earned runs in 10.2 innings after his move to the bullpen ... Made three relief appearances in March, throwing a total of 3.2 innings without allowing a run and surrendering just one hit.

2007 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Went 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA in 11 appearances, starting five games ... Recorded at least one strikeout in every outing but one ... Made first career start vs. Hofstra (Feb. 11), throwing 2.0 innings and allowing four runs on three hits and three walks ... Had a 3.45 ERA in 15.2 innings out of the bullpen (6 App) ... Threw a career-high 5.0 innings in his start against Troy ... Did not issue a walk against Troy while allowing five hits and striking out two ... Earned first career win in split-start against South Alabama (Apr. 3), going 4.0 innings and allowing just two runs (one earned) on five hits while striking out a career-high four in 5-2 win.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Doug Gann and Keith Brown at Homewood ... Named All-State as a senior ... Posted a 7-2 record with two saves and a school-record 99 strikeouts in 58.2 innings of work while also hitting .415 en route to being named a 2005 honorable mention all-state pitcher ... Played in the 2005 North-South All-Star Game and the ALBCA Super 100 ... East Coast Professional Showcase Attendee ... Also played quarterback for the undefeated and defending 5A state champions ... Holds school records for single-season and career passing yards, touchdowns and completions ... 2006 5A Player of the Year (football).

PERSONAL
Austin Hubbard ... Son of Shane and Elizabeth Hubbard ... Has a brother, Lake (19) ... Majoring in sociology.