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Austin Riggins
Austin  Riggins

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Greer, S.C.

High School:
Riverside

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
OF

Major:
Broadcast Journalism


04/12/2017

Hughes Leads Penn State Past Bucknell, 5-3

Nittany Lions snap three-game skid

04/10/2017

Binghamton Edges BASE, 6-3

Nittany Lion rally comes up short

03/11/2017

Sac State Downs BASE, 11-3

Hornets even series

03/25/2016

Baseball Opens B1G Play at Illinois Friday, On BTN Saturday

Nittany Lions looking to start conference play on winning note

03/11/2016

Offense Erupts in 15-2 Win over NYIT

Nittany Lions extend winning streak to three

2017 (SOPHOMORE)
Season: Made 20 appearances and three starts. UC Davis (3/8): Doubled after entering off the bench. Binghamton (4/10): Made first start on the season and tallied an RBI and walk. Bucknell (4/12): Reached base three times with a single and two walks and also drove in a run. Pittsburgh (4/18): Started and singled.

2016 (FRESHMAN)
Season: Started 11 of 25 appearances in the outfield ... Had three multi-hit games. Vs. Army (2/20): Went 2-for-4 with a triple, RBI, and stolen base in collegiate debut ... Drew three walks in second game of doubleheader to tally an RBI and two more runs. At No. 15 South Carolina (2/27): Hit 2-for-2 in his first appearance off the bench. Vs. New York Tech (3/11): Went 1-for-2 with a home run earning himself a run and two RBIs on the day. Rhode Island (3/23): Hit 2-for-4 with a run.

2015 CUBA TRIP
Started three games in centerfield and went 2-for-8 at the plate with one RBI ... Impressed with big catches in centerfield ... Drove in the first Penn State run of the tournament in the opener at Industriales and also walked ... Had a hit, walk and run scored in historic 9-3 win over Mayabeque ñ the first win for a U.S. team against a Cuban National Series team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Coached at Riverside High School by Travis Pittman and in travel baseball (Evoshield Canes South) by Daniel Coles and Ken Daniels ... Named to 2015 USA Today All-State team ... Named a 2014 Underclass All-American by Perfect Game ... Recognized as an Under Armour Preseason All-American ... Named a 2014 and 2015 all-region outfielder ... North-South All-Star Game selection ... Ranked as a top-five outfielder in South Carolina by Perfect Game and a Top 1000 player overall.

PERSONAL
Full name is Austin Thomas Riggins ... Born on February 28, 1997 in Greenville, S.C. ... Parents are Steven and Marilyn Riggins ... Father, Steven, played football at Presbyterian College ... Majoring in broadcast journalism.

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