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Austin Maddox

C/INF

Height
6' 3"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Jacksonville, Fla.
Weight
225 lbs.
Experience
1L
School
Eagle's View Academy

Major: Sport Management

 

CAREER: Maddox had a career pitching record of 6-3 (.667) in 53 appearances spanning 82.1 innings at Florida... Compiled a 1.86 ERA, totaled 78 strikeouts, picked up 17 saves and issued 14 walks…At the plate, the Jacksonville native hit .303 with 112 RBI, 83 runs, 26 walks, 23 homers and 21 doubles...Earned third-team All-American recognition in 2012 by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)…The SEC’s Freshman of the Year in 2010, Maddox was named a third-team All-American by the NCBWA that year, the first rookie from Florida to earn All-America recognition since Brad Wilkerson accomplished the feat in 1996…In addition, he was named to Freshman All-America teams by Baseball America, Lou­isville Slugger, NCBWA and Yahoo! Sports, earned second-team All-SEC recognition and was named to the league’s All-Freshman Team.

 

AS A JUNIOR (2012): Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll status for the second time…Selected in the third round of the 2012 Major League Draft by the Boston Red Sox with the 118th overall pick…A third-team All-American by the NCBWA, Maddox had previously been voted onto to the organization’s third team as a freshman in 2010...The Gators’ closer collected 12 saves, one shy of matching the school’s single-season record, and was 3-3 with a 2.44 ERA…In 32 appearances covering 55.1 innings, the right-hander registered 57 strikeouts and issued 11 walks, while limiting opponents to a .206 batting average…Was not scored upon in his first eight outings of the year…Maddox saved all three wins over Florida State as the Orange and Blue posted its first regular-season series sweep of the Seminoles since 1958…Hit .265 (18-for-68) with five RBI, five walks, five runs and two doubles…Finished 2-2 with a 2.17 ERA in 15 SEC appearances…Struck out 27 batters and issued eight walks in 29 innings during league play…Batted .273 (9-for-33), with two RBI and a pair of runs…Retired all four batters he faced in his final collegiate appearance at the NCAA College World Series against Kent State…Took the second loss in the SEC Tournament to Vanderbilt…Notched four strikeouts over two scoreless innings in the third matchup with Arkansas…Had saved the series-opening win over the Hogs for Hudson Randall…Hurled a career-long 5.2 innings during the 16-inning battle with Georgia, with five K and zero runs…Saw action in all three games of the LSU series, allowing one run in 5.1 innings and recording five strikeouts…Went two innings to save the first game at Tennessee (3 K, 2 H)…Secured two victories over Florida Gulf Coast with a combined four strikeouts over two innings…Established a career high with seven strikeouts over 3.1 innings at Miami (Fla.) and kept the Hurricanes scoreless…Picked up first save of the year to clinch the Cal State Fullerton series by throwing four scoreless frames and tallying three strikeouts.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Chosen to the SEC Academic Honor Roll…Batted .280 with 35 RBI, 30 runs, 14 walks, six homers and three doubles in 62 starts - 41 at first base, 15 at third base, five as the designated hitter and one at catcher...Made 21 appearances out of the bullpen and was 3-0 with a 0.67 ERA…Notched a team-high five saves in 27 innings of work…The right-hander registered 21 strikeouts, issued three walks and limited opponents to a .198 performance…Hit .327 with 21 RBI, 18 runs and nine walks and was 2-0 with a 0.63 ERA and three saves in SEC action...Was not scored upon in five postseason appearances, a span of 5.2 innings in which he was 1-0 and picked up two saves…Pitched 2.2 scoreless frames in the College World Series, one inning in the first game of the CWS Championship Finals against South Carolina and 1.2 innings to earn the decision in the Gators’ 6-4 victory over Vanderbilt…Had suffered a foot injury in the opening game of the Gainesville Regional against Manhattan on June 3 and did not play until the second meeting with the Commodores in Omaha exactly three weeks later...Made three appearances and collected a couple of saves during the SEC Tournament as UF brought home its first title since 1991…Pitched a scoreless ninth and had two strikeouts to lift the Orange and Blue to a 3-2 win over Georgia to clinch a berth in the championship game…Preserved the Gators’ 7-5 defeat of Mississippi State in the opening round…Had at least one hit in four of the five games in Hoover...Batted .385 (5-for-13) against Kentucky and helped UF clinch a share of the SEC title in the finale by going 3-for-6 with a season-high six RBI and two homers...Had a 2-for-4 showing in the series opener...Began the scoring in the finale at Vanderbilt with a solo shot after going 2-for-2 in the second game...Was 2-for-4 versus UNF and clubbed his third homer of the season, first since April 1, with a two-run bomb in the sixth...Went 1-for-3 and had an RBI single to begin the finale at Arkansas, which he also won with 3.1 scoreless and hitless innings...Tied game two with a second-inning double and was 1-for-3... Led the Gators with a .583 (7-for-12) performance against Georgia...Went 3-for-4 and scored twice in the decisive game three...Started the series by going 3-for-4 and delivered a key two-out, two-run single with the bases full in the sixth that expanded UF’s lead to 5-1...Went 5-for-14 (.357) with two runs and two RBI in the series at Mississippi State...Was 2-for-4 with an RBI single that tied Sunday’s game in the fourth...Also collected his first career save by recording the final two outs of the game...Had a single in the opener and was 1-for-5...Enjoyed a .500 (5-for-10) weekend in the sweep of Tennessee and had a pair of multiple-RBI efforts...Was 3-for-3 with two RBI and two runs in game three...Connected on his second homer of the season with a two-run job in the opener...Went 2-for-4 in the series opener with South Carolina...Batted .429 (3-for-7) and scored twice in the two games with Winthrop...Went 3-for-4 in game one...Matched career high with two walks in the third game at LSU, when he was 1-for-3 and also the winning pitcher (4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R)...Hit .357 (5-for-14) and scored twice in the sweep of Rhode Island…Went 2-for-5 in the first two games of the set...Stole first career base in the opener...Belted first homer of the campaign with a two-run shot in the fourth in the initial meeting with Miami (Fla.) and was 2-for-5...Made collegiate debut as a pitcher by tossing a scoreless ninth with two K in the win over Florida Atlantic...Started all three games in the infield to begin the season against USF and had three RBI and two sacrifice flies... Went 2-for-4 in the second win over the Bulls and had an RBI on a fielder’s choice.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2010): The SEC’s Freshman of the Year, Maddox was named a third-team All-American by the NCBWA…He was the first rookie from Florida to earn All-America recognition since Brad Wilkerson accomplished the feat in 1996…Was named to Freshman All-America teams by Baseball America, Lou­isville Slugger, NCBWA and Yahoo! Sports...Also earned second-team All-SEC recognition and was named to the league’s All-Freshman Team...Member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll…Started 63 games in four different spots - third base (29), designated hitter (19), first base (14) and catcher (1)...Hit .333 and held the top spot in RBI (72), multi-RBI games (21), homers (17), hit-by-pitches (eight) and sacrifice flies (five)...Scored 48 runs and poked 16 doubles...Thirty-seven of his 72 RBI came with two out….Was at .316 with 33 RBI, 23 runs and 11 HR in league action...Went 3-for-9 (.333) over the two games at the NCAA College World Series...Gave the Gators a 1-0 lead against Florida State with an RBI single in the first inning and was 2-for-5...Was 1-for-4 in the CWS opener versus UCLA...Tied for the team lead with three RBI during the Super Regional...Delivered a two-out double that brought home Nolan Fontana with the win­ning run in the 10th inning of game two...Poked a two-out, two-run single in the fourth inning in the first encounter with Miami (Fla.)...Hit .333 (5-for-15) with three runs and a couple of RBI in the NCAA Gainesville Regional...Delivered a 3-for-5 effort in the win over Oregon State that featured a two-run, two-run single in the third inning...Opened the tourney by going 2-for-5 and scored twice...Batted .250 (4-for-16) with two runs and a pair of RBI at the SEC Tourney...Singled and also scored in the win over Vanderbilt...Had two RBI singles and went 2-for-4 against Arkansas...Powered the Ga­tors with a 4-for-4, five-RBI effort in the win over UNF...Set Florida’s freshman HR record with his 17th long ball of the year, a two-run job in the fifth...Continued to produce by going 5-for-12 (.417) with five RBI, five runs and two homers at Alabama...Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a homer in game three...Drew a career-high two walks in game two...Began the weekend by going 2-for-5 with two RBI, including a homer...Batted .364 (4-for-11) in the sweep of LSU and tied for the team lead with five RBI...Bashed a three-run homer in the third inning of game three off All-American Matty Ott...Opened the series by going 2-for-4 with a run-scoring single in the first stanza...Chosen as the SEC Freshman of the Week for the first time after leading the Gators to their first series triumph at Kentucky since 2004...Hit .538 (7-for-13) over the three games, homered in each outing and boasted a slugging percentage of 1.462...Also paced the squad in RBI (five) and runs (five) and six of his seven hits on the weekend went for extra-bases, as he had three dingers and three doubles...Snapped a 6-6 tie in the seventh inning of the opener by clubbing a three-run shot and was 3-for-5 with two runs during UF’s 10-8 victory...The next night, he provided the Gators with a 3-1 lead with a solo shot to open the fourth and was 3-for-5 with two doubles...Was 5-for-14 (.357) with three RBI at Tennessee...Had an RBI single in the finale...Clubbed a pair of solo shots with two down in game two...Was 1-for-4 and scored the game’s first run on Friday...Continued strong start to SEC play by going 6-for-14 (.429) at Ole Miss with three multiple-hit games versus the Rebels...Went 2-for-4, with three RBI and two runs in the finale...Opened the scoring with a homer in the second and added a two-run single in the third...Gave the Gators a 2-0 lead in the second game with a two-run single in the first and was 2-for-5...Singled and doubled off Rebel All-American Drew Pomeranz...Went 2-for-5 and scored twice in his starting debut at third base versus FGCU...Had a solid debut to SEC play by hitting .333 (4-for-12) with a team-best six RBI against Mississippi State...Snapped a 1-1 tie in the finale with a three-run homer in the eighth inning and was 1-for-4 with two runs...Was 1-for-4 on Saturday after going 2-for-4 with a double, homer and three RBI in the opener...Went 6-for-13 (.462) on the weekend versus Charleston Southern but his 10-game hitting streak ended with an 0-for-3 performance in the finale...Was 4-for-6 and scored twice in game two and was 2-for-4 with a pair of runs in the opener…Led the Gators with a .556 (5-for-9) effort in the sweep of Illinois State that included nine RBI, three runs, two homers and a double...Fell a triple short of the cycle in game two, when he was 4-for-5 and tallied a career-high six RBI...Blasted his first grand slam to put the game out of reach in the sixth after Preston Tucker was intentionally walked...Poked a run-scoring single in the fifth and an RBI double in the eighth...Belted a three-run jack in the sixth of the opener...Batted .333 (4-for-12) with three RBI at Miami (Fla.)...Gave the Gators a 4-0 lead in the third with a two-run single and was 2-for-4 in the opener...Belted his second round-tripper of the year to start the bottom of the seventh inning on Saturday against USF and would have added a three-run blast in the fourth if not for a tremendous catch by the Bulls’ center fielder...Began his collegiate career by going 2-for-4, featuring a two-run jack on the first swing of his time at UF in the first inning.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Catcher from Eagle’s View Academy who played for head coach Terrance Freeman…Chosen by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 37th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft with the 1,129th pick…Ranked No. 7 in the state of Florida according to Prospectswire.com and was the top catcher…Ranked No. 33 in the Class of 2009 Final Rankings from Perfect Game…In his four-year high school career, Maddox led the Warriors to a 19-2 playoff record, a pair of state championships and four final fours…Was the designated hitter on Baseball America’s 2009 High School All-America Team and earned first-team all-state honors in Class 1A…Capped his senior year by hitting .544 with 33 RBI, 23 runs, 11 doubles and nine home runs…Named the Florida Times-Union's All-First Coast Baseball Player of the Year…Had been a first-team Rawlings Preseason All-American and was on the Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida Region Team…Ranked No. 18 on Baseball America's list of Top 100 High School Prospects entering his final prep season…Finalist for the Jackie Robinson Award as the 2008 National High School Player of the Year…Participated in the AFLAC All-American High School Baseball Game at Dodger Stadium in August 2008…Was the winning pitcher in the East's 4-2 triumph after pitching 1.1 scoreless and hitless innings with two strikeouts; started the game behind the plate…Participated in the Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field that August…First-team Class 1A all-state selection as a catcher when he was a junior…Batted .515 with 67 RBI and belted 12 homers…Member of the 2008 USA 18-U National Team that claimed the silver medal at the World Junior Championships in Edmonton, Alberta…Team finished 7-1 as Maddox batted .367 (11-for-30) with a team-high 19 total bases, eight runs, eight RBI and five doubles…Member of the 2007 16-U USA National Team that captured the World Youth Championship in Venezuela…Hit .500 (5-for-10) with six RBI, two doubles, two runs and a homer…Batted .491 with 41 RBI and five homers and was a first-team all-state pick as a sophomore…Member of the National Honor Society at Eagle’s View. 

 

MADDOX’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2010

.333

63-63

264

48

88

16

0

17

72

7

42

0-1

2011

.280

62-62

239

30

67

3

0

6

35

14

33

1-1

2012

.265

25-18

68

5

18

2

0

0

5

5

9

0-0

CAREER

.303

150-143

571

83

173

21

0

23

112

26

84

1-2

 

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

0.67

3

0

21

0

0

0

2

5

27.0

20

3

2

3

21

2012

2.44

3

3

32

0

0

0

1

12

55.1

41

16

15

11

57

CAREER

1.86

6

3

53

0

0

0

3

17

82.1

61

19

17

14

78

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2010

.316

29-29

117

23

37

7

0

11

33

4

21

0-0

2011

.327

30-30

113

18

37

1

0

4

21

9

17

0-0

2012

.273

12-9

33

2

9

0

0

0

2

1

7

0-0

CAREER

.316

71-68

263

43

83

8

0

15

56

14

45

0-0

 

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

0.63

2

0

9

0

0

0

0

3

14.1

5

2

1

1

7

2012

2.17

2

2

15

0

0

0

1

3

29.0

23

8

7

8

27

CAREER

1.66

4

2

24

0

0

0

1

6

43.1

28

10

8

9

34

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2010

.250

4-4

16

2

4

0

0

0

2

0

3

0-0

2011

.200

5-5

20

2

4

0

0

0

0

0

2

0-0

2012

.000

1-0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

CAREER

.216

10-9

37

4

8

0

0

0

2

0

5

0-0

 

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

0.00

0

0

3

0

0

0

1

2

3.0

4

0

0

0

4

2012

22.50

0

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

2.0

6

5

5

2

0

CAREER

9.00

0

1

5

0

0

0

1

2

5.0

10

5

5

2

4

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2010

.294

7-7

34

4

10

1

0

0

6

0

2

0-0

2011

.000

1-1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0-0

CAREER

.278

8-8

36

4

10

1

0

0

6

0

3

0-0

 

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

0.00

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

2.2

4

0

0

0

0

2012

4.50

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

4.0

3

2

2

1

3

CAREER

2.70

1

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

6.2

7

2

2

1

3

 

MADDOX’S CAREER HIGHS

At Bats: 6, 4x, last vs. Kentucky (5/21/11)

Runs Scored: 2, 18x, last vs. Kentucky (5/21/11)

Hits: 4, 3x, last vs. UNF (5/18/10)

RBI: 6, 2x, last vs. Kentucky (5/21/11)

Doubles: 2, 2x, last vs. Alabama (5/9/10)

Triples: None

Home Runs: 2, 2x, last vs. Kentucky (5/21/11)

Walks: 2, 3x, last vs. Bethune-Cookman (4/25/12)

Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Rhode Island (3/11/11)

Hit Streak: 10 games (2/24-3/14/10)

 

Innings (Starter): None

Innings (Reliever): 5.2 vs. Georgia (4/20/12)

Strikeouts: 7 vs. Miami (Fla.) (3/2/12)

Hits Allowed: 5, 2x, last vs. Vanderbilt (5/26/12)

Runs: 5 vs. Vanderbilt (5/26/12)

Earned Runs: 5 vs. Vanderbilt (5/26/12)

Walks: 3 vs. Ole Miss (4/1/12)

 

 

 

 

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