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Cullen Wacker
Cullen Wacker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
Northeast Texas CC

Last College:
McGill-Toolen Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 230

Position:
OF

B-T:
L-R

2012 - JUNIOR YEAR
Hit .350 (55-for-157) with 11 doubles, five triples and one home run ... Drove in 27 RBI and scored 31 runs ... Had a .503 slugging percentage ... Had a .441 on base percentage ... Finished the year among the SEC leaders in batting average (eighth), slugging percentage (11th), on base percentage (8th) and triples (tied-third) ... Hit a team-high .372 (29-for-78) in SEC play with six doubles and three triples ... Hit .406 (43-for-106) against right-handed pitchers and .235 (12-for-51) against left-handed pitching ... Hit .462 (18-for-39) when leading off an inning ... .321 (18-for-56) with runners in scoring position and .467 (7-for-15) with a runner on third and less than two outs ... Starting left-fielder 31 times and the designated hitter nine times ... Had a .985 fielding percentage on 67 chances with an outfield assist ... Suffered a sprained knee in a collision with Ryan Tella on Friday at Georgia (5/4) and missed the rest of the weekend ... ... Made the catch in the collision to end the fifth MRI revealed no further damage ... Did not play against Arkansas or Florida ... Made a pair of pinch hitting appearances at the SEC Tournament (0-for-2) ... Scored at least one run in 11 of the 14 games from Mar. 17 - Apr. 10 ... Was hitting .478 (22-for-46) with four doubles, two triples, 12 runs scored and nine RBI since Apr. 10 before getting injured ... Had been on base in each of the last 18 games he played in before going 0-for-2 before getting hurt at Georgia (5/4) ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 with four runs scored in the series-clinching win over Tennessee on Saturday (4/28) ... Finished the weekend 7-for-9 (.778) with a double, a triple and six runs scored and had a 1.111 slugging percentage and a .800 on base percentage ... 2-for-3 against Troy (4/17) and 2-for-5 with a double against Alabama A&M (4/18), finishing the midweek set 4-for-8 with a double, two runs and two RBI ... Hit .500 (6-for-12) at Vanderbilt with a double and two RBI ... Seventh-inning RBI double drove in Auburn's sixth run in the 7-5 win over Samford (4/10) ... Had a big weekend against Mississippi State (3/30-4/1), going 6-for-13 with two doubles and a triple and scoring four of Auburn's 21 runs in the series win ... Scored the game-winning run on Dan Glevenyak's sac fly in Saturday's series-clinching 3-2, 10-inning win over No. 8 LSU (3/24) ... Made a leaping catch in the fifth-inning on Sunday at Ole Miss (3/18), robbing Will Allen of a two-run home run that would have given Ole Miss a 4-1 lead ... Followed that with a ninth-inning, two-out double that tied the game at 2-2 and then scored the game-winning run on Garrett Cooper's single to center ... Finished the game with a then career-high tying three hits ... Had the game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth in the 6-5 series-opening win over Belmont (3/9) ... Finished the game 2-for-4 with a walk and two RBI ... Drew three walks, stole a base and scored a run in the 8-3 Capital City Classic (3/6) win ... Had a career-best eight game hitting streak (10-for-24, .417) with two doubles from Feb. 19-28 ... Hit .500 (5-for-10) with a double, triple, home run, four runs scored and five RBI in the Auburn Tournament (3/2-4) ... Led the team with a .455 average (5-for-11) in the series at No. 8 Arizona (2/24-25) ... Making his first start in left field, made a sliding catch on a ball in the left-center gap in the ninth in the second game of the doubleheader at No. 8 Arizona (2/25) ... Had a two-run pinch hit double against Missouri (2/19).

2011 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Hit .287 (33-for-115) with 18 RBI and 18 runs scored ... Played in 48 games with 30 starts ... Was 6-for-17 (.353) as a pinch hitter and had a pinch hit hit in five of his last eight attempts ... Had a .978 fielding percentage on 46 chances, committing just one error ... Hit .455 (5-for-11) at Tennessee with a double, three RBI and three runs scored ... Three hit game on Saturday (5/20) was a career-high ... Was 6-for-12 (.500) with four RBI and four runs scored from May 8-11 ... Hit his first career home run and also doubled in the 9-8, 10-inning loss at Samford (5/10), driving in a pair of runs ... Was 2-for-6 (.333) during the midweek games against Texas Southern (4/27) and Samford (4/26), driving in a run and scoring against Texas Southern ... Had two of Auburn's seven hits in the loss to South Alabama (4/19), hitting in the two hole ... Was 2-for-5 (.400) coming off the bench in all three games at #21 LSU ... Pinch-hit single in the sixth scored two in Auburn's six-run sixth in Friday's (4/15) 8-7 win ... Pinch hit single to start the ninth turned into the game-winning run in Saturday's (4/16) 3-1 win, as pinch runner Justin Hargett scored on Casey McElroy's home run ... Hit .400 (2-for-5) with a RBI and two runs scored at Kentucky (4/8-10) ... Pinch hit single with two outs in the seventh on Sunday (4/10) ignited a four-run inning, snapping a 2-2 tie en route to an 8-2 win ... Was 4-for-8 (.500) with a double, two walks, two RBI and three runs scored at Mississippi State, starting on Friday and Saturday ... Was a pinch hitter in two games against No. 9 Arkansas ... Hit by a pitch in pinch hit role on Sunday (3/20) started Auburn's four-run eighth in the 8-7 comeback win ... Pinch-hit sac fly gave Auburn a temporary 5-4 lead over #7 Arizona State (3/13) in a game that Auburn would rally to win in the eighth, 10-8 ... Started in left in two games at the CofC Classic and went 0-for-2 with a walk and a run in the 6-3 win over New York Tech (3/4) and 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored in the 7-4 win over #18 College of Charleston (3/5) ... Had four at bats in the Bethune-Cookman series (3/1-2), collecting a hit and a RBI ... Earned his first career start against Radford (2/27) and delivered a second-inning sacrifice fly that gave Auburn a two-run lead in the 2-0 win ... Finished the day 1-for-2.

JUNIOR COLLEGE (Northeast Texas CC)
Played for Chris Smith ... Hit .391 with 15 doubles in 2010, driving in 57 RBI and scoring 51 runs ... 2010 all-conference and All-Region XIV.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for David Weems at McGill-Toolen ... Was hurt his senior year after hitting .478 with 10 home runs and 35 RBI as a junior ... All-state selection ... Also played football and was an all-state selection as a junior.

PERSONAL
Cullen Patrick Wacker ... Son of Larry and Brenda Wacker ... Has a sister, Holly (36) ... Father played baseball at South Alabama, lettering from 1968-70 ... Major: public administration.

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