34 Austin Wood
34 Austin Wood
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210
Year: So.
Hometown: Niwot, Colo.
High School: Silver Creek HS
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

2017 — Appeared in six games and made one start versus Georgia (1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K)...tossed shutout frames (1.0 IP) in relief against Butler (10-7 loss), UNC Asheville (12-1 win) and The Citadel (13-1 win).

High School: 2016 graduate of Silver Creek (4A) High School...baseball coach was Mike Apodaca...pitched and played first base...two-time All-Nothern Conference Pitcher of the Year, all-state, and academic all-state selection...went 11-3 with a 2.83 ERA and hit five home runs and collected 43 RBI in three seasons of prep ball...participated in the 2016 Colorado Rockies High School All-Stars/Futures Game...ranked by Perfect Game (PG) as the No. 6 right-handed pitcher in Colorado in 2016...playedwith the Colorado Rockies Scout Team in the Arizona Senior Showcase, with the San Diego Padres in the PG WWBA National Championships in Jupiter, Florida, and with the New York Mets Scout Team in the Island Games Classic in San Juan, Puerto Rico....among many summer league honors were PG Rocky Mountain Showcase Top Prospect List and All-Tournament Team, PG 16u World Series All-Tournament Team, and PG 16u WWBA All-Tournament  Team...lettered three years in football, playing quarterback and passing for 2,400 yards and 23 touchdowns in 2015, his junior year, while also serving as the team’s punter.

Personal: Full name is Austin Warren Wood...born May 4, 1997, in Denver, Colorado...son of Brent and Judi Wood...father played football at Baylor...uncle, Ryan Wood, played football at Youngstown State and later at Arizona State, where he earned All-Pac10 honors as a fullback and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1996...went on to co-found Under Armour with Kevin Plank and Kip Fulks...another uncle, Marc Wood, played football as a defensive back at Illinois State...grandfather, Warren Wood, played halfback at Colorado State.