Austin Martin 16
Austin  Martin
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Trinity Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
IF

 

10/18/2017

Gillis, Kaiser lead Team Black to 5-4 win

Black and Gold Series ends with three straight Team Black wins

10/14/2017

Team Black wins back-and-forth game three

Freshman Jayson Gonzalez homers again in Black and Gold Series

10/13/2017

Team Black wins slugfest to even Black and Gold Series

Teams crush four homers in game two of the annual series

09/12/2017

Baseball America tabs Vandy with #1 recruiting class

Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class

High School - Lettered four years in baseball at Trinity Christian Academy under coach Gil Morales… also played basketball in high school… during senior season was named Rawlings-Perfect Game second-team All-American, Florida – All Region first-team, and team captain… as a junior was named Rawlings-Perfect Game 2016 Underclass High Honorable Mention and team captain… helped the Conquerors to the Florida Class 4A State Baseball Championship as a sophomore… named Rawlings-Perfect Game 2015 High Honorable Mention and team captain as a sophomore... played high school baseball and/or summer ball with JC Flowers (Florida State) and Todd Lott (UL-Lafayette).

Academics - Martin''s major is Sociology.

Personal - Christopher Austin Martin… Born 3/23/99 in Deland, Fla…. Son of Christopher Martin and Daisy Riutort… has two siblings, Jenessa and Leilani… Nickname is Amar… Favorites include: Derek Jeter (player), New York Yankees (team), LeBron James (pro athlete – non baseball player), Basketball (other sport), FIFA ’17 (video game), Lion King (movie)… Leonardo DiCaprio (actor), Rice and Beans (meal), Michael Jackson (music/singer/band), Peanut Butter and Jelly (late night snack), and Puerto Rico (vacation spot)... says if he wasn’t playing baseball he would be an Air Traffic Controller… names Wilmer Valderrama as the actor to play him in a movie… uses Dedicated as one word to describe himself… roommates with Jake Eder… lists Winning the State Championship my sophomore year as his most memorable athletic moment… chose Vanderbilt “because of the great atmosphere and great coaches.”

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