Alex Bast
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    Alex Bast

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pensacola, FL

    High School:
    Pensacola Catholic

    Weight:
    185

    Position:
    OF

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    03/26/2013

    Air Force Drops 3-2 Ballgame Tuesday at Wichita State

    Falcons drop 7th one-run game of the season.

    03/26/2013

    Baker Named Mountain West Pitcher of the Week

    Senior tossed 7.2 scoreless innings in win over Omaha last week.

    03/22/2013

    Air Force Downs Fresno State Friday, 14-7

    Bast and Poje homer in 18-hit attack. White with eight innings pitched for the win.

    03/20/2013

    Air Force Drops 11-10 Ballgame To Omaha Wednesday

    Falcons fall despite erasing seven-run deficit with eight-run seventh inning.

    03/17/2013

    Falcons Defeat Nevada 7-3 Sunday

    Air Force earns first MW road win since 2010. Johnson with first-career homer.

    06/22/2011

    Air Force vs. BYU - May 21, 2011

    Air Force vs. BYU - May 21, 2011

    04/27/2011

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - March 22, 2011

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - March 22, 2011

    04/26/2011

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - April 21, 2010

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - April 21, 2010

    04/22/2011

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - 4/19/11

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - 4/19/11

    04/07/2011

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - April 5, 2011

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - April 5, 2011

    Bast Career Stats

    Junior (2012): College Sports Madness All-Mountain West Second team...named to Jayhawk Classic All-Tournament Team...appeared and started in 51 games...third on team with .305 batting average...led team with 60 hits, five triples and 31 RBIs...second in Mountain West with five triples...eighth in the conferenece with six sac bunts...scored 30 runs, hit four homers and had .477 slugging...also stole seven bases...homered in back-to-back games, vs. Western Illinois and Oklahoma...also homered in back-to-back games, vs. Kansas and Missouri State...had four hits vs. Regis...drove in five runs against San Diego State...went 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBIs vs. Navy...hit two triples vs. Regis.

    Sophomore (2011): Team MVP...played and started 54 games...led team in starts and games played...third on team with .318 average...21 doubles tied for team lead and is the third-most in a season at AFA...second on team with three triples...fourth on team with three homers...second on team with 30 RBIs and 37 runs scored...second on team with 19 walks, eight hit-by-pitches and .392 on-base percentage...homered against Missouri State, Northern Illinois and Portland...tied for team-lead with 19 multi-hit games...went 4-for-4 with a homer vs. NIU......played summer ball for the Marysville Goldsox in Marysville, Calif. ... led the Goldsox in hitting with .375 average.

    Freshman (2010): Played in 52 games, starting 45...started 18 games at catcher and 27 games in the outfield, primarily in right field...batted .298 with 13 doubles, three triples and 24 RBIs...third in the Mountain West Conference with five sac flies...had 51 hits and 29 runs scored...third on the team with 24 walks...fifth on team with .381 on-base percentage...had 13 multi-hit games...had four hits in a game vs. Northern Colorado and BYU...capped off season by going 9-for-13 in season-ending series vs. BYU.

    High School  (Pensacola Catholic): Lettered three years in baseball, four in football and one in soccer...three-time all-area...first-team all-area and honorable mention all-state as a senior...Panhandle Sports Broadcasting All-Area team...three-time all-area and two-time honorable mention all-state wide receiver football...helped lead team to three-straight FHSAA District 1 championships...led team to a 27-5 record and a top-15 national ranking in several publications as a senior...batted .344 with 10 homers, 31 hits, 29 RBIs and 41 runs scored as a senior...237th rated player in Florida...high school baseball coach was Richard LaBounty...member of National Honor Society.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 35...nickname is Bast or AB...has three siblings...also recruited by Army...on the Athletics List each semester...credits his parents as having the biggest influence on his sports career...aspires to become a pilot...most noteworthy thing about his hometown is that it is where the aircraft carrier was invented...son of Stephen and Sandra Bast.

    Getting to know Alex:

    Hobbies: Running, Music, Reading.

    Favorite food: Sushi.

    Most noteworthy thing about my hometown: Pensacola would have been the first permanent settlement in the US had a hurricane not drove out the Spanish settlers.

    If you could be on any reality TV show, what would it be? American Ninja Warrior just so I could do those sweet obstacle courses.

    What do you have on your iPod?
    38 days worth of Rock N' Roll, Country, Hip-Hop, Dance, Alternative, Blues, and Punk Rock.

    If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why?
    All my teammates with twitter acounts because they all have me twitterpated.

    Favorite quote: "Often times it happens that we live our lives in chains - and we never know we have the key."

    Bast Career Stats

    Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
    2010 (Fr.) .298 52-45 171 29 51 13 3 0 24 70 .409 24 2 49 2 .381 5 1 1-5 146 10 5 .969
    2011 (So.) .318 54-54 211 37 67 21 3 3 30 103 .488 19 8 46 3 .392 2 1 5-8 167 9 5 .972
    2012 (Jr.) .305 51-51 197 30 60 12 5 4 31 94 .477 12 6 37 3 .359 2 6 7-9 99 2 7 .935
    2013 (Sr.) .258 44-37 151 15 39 9 0 2 21 54 .358 7 4 29 1 .303 3 4 5-6 71 8 1 .988
    Career .297 201-187 730 111 217 55 11 9 106 321 .440 62 20 161 9 .363 12 12 18-28 483 29 18 .966
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