Big 12 Pitcher of the Week for March 24, 2014
2012 NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament Team
Made nine starts in 10 total appearances ... Ranked first on team in ERA, runs allowed, opponent batting average and hits allowed ... Recorded third-lowest opponent batting average in Baylor history at .198 ... Recorded the 14th lowest ERA in Baylor history at 2.28 ... Pitched five innings, giving up one run on two hits with five strikeouts, to earn win against Austin Peay (2/23) ... Pitched six innings, giving up two runs on five hits with three strikeouts, against California State Fullerton (3/9) ... Pitched 5.2 innings, giving up no runs on two hits with four strikeouts, against Texas Tech (3/16) ... Pitched nine innings, giving up one run on three hits with seven strikeouts, to earn win against Oklahoma State (3/22) to earn Big 12 Pitcher of the Week.
2013 (So.) Made 13 appearances with 11 starts ... Ranked third on team in starters' ERA (3.74), opponent batting average (.248), starts (11), innings pitched (55.1), and fourth in strikeouts with 43 ... Notched first win after 4.1 innings of relief against Kansas State (March 30), allowing six hits, a walk and no earned runs ... Earned second win in a six-inning start against West Virginia (April 7), allowing one run on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts ... Pitched a career-long 8.1 innings at TCU (April 20), giving up one run on six hits with three strikeouts ... Earned third win of the year striking out a career- and team-high 10 batters versus Texas (April 27) ... Threw six strikeouts in losing effort versus Texas Tech (May 25) ... Had four starts of six or more innings pitched ... Allowed no earned runs in eight appearances.
Pitched in 12 games, six of which were starts ... Missed first 14 games of season while recovering from injury, made debut in pre-determined short start, working 1.2 shutout innings vs. Michigan State (3/7) ... Closed out series-opening win vs. Kansas (3/23) by working 2.0 innings with no earned runs allowed ... Picked up first career win by retiring only two batters faced in top of 13th inning vs. Oklahoma State (4/1), stranding pair of inherited runners ... Started vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/17), picked up win by allowing two runs in 5.0 innings ... Worked his was out of bases-loaded, no-out jam in fifth and final inning with two strikeouts and a flyout ... Earned NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament honors after picking up win in elimination game vs. Dallas Baptist (6/3) that forced winner-take-all game following day ... Pitched 5.1 no-hit innings vs. DBU before turning ball over to bullpen with 6-1 sixth-inning lead.
Pitched and played shortstop for coaches Mark Brevell and Jay Stone at Groves High School in Port Neches, Texas ... Four-year letterwinner ... Played final season under Brevell after playing first three seasons under father, Jay Stone ... Helped GHS to 88-41 combined record and playoff berths in all four seasons ... Rated No. 55 high school prospect in Texas and in top 500 nationally by Perfect Game ... Named first-team All-District 20-4A and honorable mention all-state as pitcher in 2011 ... Earned All-District 20-4A honors as shortstop in 2010 (first team) and 2009 (second team) ... Honorable mention All-District 20-4A shortstop as freshman in 2008 ... Went 8-2 with 2.15 ERA and 101 strikeouts with 16 walks over 65.0 innings in 2011 ... Posted .330 batting average over four-year career.
Full name is Austin Chase Stone ... Born Oct. 2, 1992, in Beaumont, Texas ... Son of Jay and Anna Stone ... Business major.