GETTING TO KNOW AUSTIN WULF

2012 (JUNIOR):
Wulf proved to be a great lead off hitter this season and started all 53 games and maintained a .314 batting average for the season while driving in 25 runs. Wulf crossed the plate 37 times, walked 21 times, hit four home runs, had three triples, and had 21 hit-by-pitch which ranked first on the team and first in the OVC. Austin started of the season with a bang, going 23-for-43 while stringing together a 14 game hitting streak. He had 19 multi-hit games in which seven included three hits or more. Against Central Michigan, he went 4-for-5 on the day with three RBI, two runs scored, one home run, one walk, and two stolen bases. In the three game series against Dayton, Wulf went 7-for-11, drove in three, scored four runs, hit one home run, and walked and hit by a pitch twice. He hit .500, going 8-16 in the Texas Tech Tournament, earning all-tournament honors.

2011 (SOPHOMORE):
Austin was on of Tech’s mainstays in the outfield as he started in all 54 games. He batted .284 as TTU’s primary leadoff hitter and finished second on the team in runs scored with 41, while driving in 21 runs himself. Wulf recorded eight stolen bases in 11 attempts and maintained a .990 fielding percentage. He had 16 multi-hit games, including a trio of three hit games.

2010 (FRESHMAN):
Wulf started 35 of 47 games as the Golden Eagles’ primary left fielder. He maintained a .340 batting average on the year, going 53-156 at the plate including eight doubles, two triples and two long balls. He earned 14 walks and stole four bases on the season. Wulf peaked at the end of the 2010 season, getting hits in 12 of his last 14 games in the lead off position and raising his batting average from a .309 to a .340.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Austin was a Louisville Slugger High School all-american, and a two-time first-team all-section and first-team all-state selection at Blackhawk High School. He was also named P6 West and Beaver County Times all-star. He hit .508 his senior season with 29 RBIs, 32 runs scored, 11 stolen bases, nine doubles and two triples. Wulf hit .533 (40-for-75) his junior season with 40 hits including 14 doubles, two triples and two home runs. He had 23 RBIs, scored 33 runs and stole 10 bases while leading his team to a section championship and final four appearance his junior season, and a league runner-up finish during his freshman and sophomore campaigns. Austin played for coach Bob Amalia and also earned three letters in football playing wide receiver and strong safety for coach Joe Hamilton. Austin was named on the academic honor roll.

PERSONAL:
Austin James Wulf is the son of Tony and Beth Wulf. He was born Nov. 2, 1990. Wulf is majoring in Business Management.

 

 

HOW WELL DO THEY KNOW Austin Wulf...
We asked Austin 15 questions, then posed the same 15 questions to two of his teammates to see how well they know him:

Austin Wulf's Answers Tristan Archer's Answers Dylan Bosheers' Answers
My nickname: "Wulf"
"Wulf"
"Wulf"
I can't believe I watch: So many movies
Sex in the City
Desperate Housewives
My sports hero is: Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter
I can't stop listening to: Wiz Khalifa
It's Rainin' Men
Wiz Khalifa
If I could go anywhere, it would be: Europe
Italy
Hawaii
The most overrated athlete is: Tony Romo
Cam Newton
Tony Romo
Favorite activity on an off day: Hang out, hit, play video games
Gaming and napping
Gaming, swinging, nap
My favorite sports movie: Miracle
Friday Night Lights
Miracle
My favorite food: Pasta
Pasta
Pasta
The animal I resemble is: Wolf
Wolf
Wolf
I'm dying to: Go to the new Yanke Stadium
Sky dive
Sky dive
I miss most about home: My friends, Hot Dog Shoppe
Best friends
Friends
In 10 years, I see myself: Raising a family, scouting baseball
Air Traffic Controller, Raising a family
Married with kids
Words teammates use to describe me: One of a kind
Easy going
Laid back
My favorite Tech team other than mine is: Football
Football
Football

Answers in Bold Face are matches

  Dylan Bosheers scored 11 correct answers to win the round. Tristan Archer had a solid 9 correct matches.