Austin Weekley #18 Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: RHP Ht.: 6-2 Wt.: 170
Hometown: James Island, S.C.
Previous School: James Island HS
Eligibility: So. Major:
2012: Made 17 appearances on the mound, starting four times and compiling a 2-5 record with a 5.45 ERA…logged 38 innings and yielded 27 runs (23 earned) on 38 hits and 12 walks, while striking out 19…recorded win in season debut versus Savannah State (2/22), lasting 4.0 innings while allowing just one run on two hits and fanning four…made first start of year and took loss versus Georgia Southern (3/6) after permitting six runs on six hits and a walk, while striking out five and walking only one…also started versus Rider (3/11 – loss), The Citadel (4/4), and UNC Wilmington (4/11)…picked up the win versus Winthrop (5/4) after tossing 2 perfect innings and punching out one…turned in an excellent outing at VMI (5/11) by spinning 3 shutout innings of one-hit ball while striking out one…gave up two runs on three hits while striking out two over 2.2 innings of relief in Big South Tournament loss to Coastal Carolina (5/18).
High School: Played for Tom Hatley at James Island High School… Went 8-2 as a senior in 2011 with an ERA of 1.85… Pitched 63 innings with 85 strikeouts… Named to the 4A All-State SCBCA team in 2011… Earned 4A All-State HSSR honors in 2010 and 2011… Was a South 4A/1A North/South All-Star Game participant… Named to the Post & Courier All-Lowcountry team in 2011… All-Region and All-HIT Tournament team in both 2010 and 2011… Team MVP in 2011… Struck out 13 batters in his first career playoff game for James Island.
Personal: Born January 29, 1993 in James Island, S.C., to Lori and Walt Weekley… Graduated 15th in a class of 362 with a 4.3 GPA… Majoring in Business Administration and Computer Science at CSU… Greatest sports moment was winning the Region Championship and going 8-0 in the region… Father played collegiate tennis at The Citadel and grandfather played baseball at The Citadel… Favorite food is tacos… Favorite movie is Moneyball… Prized possessions are his iPhone and MacBook.