Ben Ausbun
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    Ben Ausbun

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Puyallup, WA

    High School:
    Puyallup

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 175

    Position:
    OF

    Bats/Throws::
    R/R

    06/09/2010

    Air Force vs. BYU - May 22, 2010

    Air Force vs. BYU - May 22, 2010

    04/27/2010

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - April 20, 2010

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - April 20, 2010

    04/15/2010

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - April 9, 2010

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - April 9, 2010

    04/01/2010

    Air Force vs. Colorado Christian - March 30, 2010

    Air Force vs. Colorado Christian - March 30, 2010

    Ben Ausbun Career Stats in PDF Format

    Junior (2009): Played in 43 games, starting 31...fifth on the team with .301 batting average...had 41 hits, nine doubles and slugged .500...fourth on the team with six homers, all coming in his last 24 games...hit first-career homer in his 100th career game...scored 22 runs, stole three bases and fielded .970 with five assists from the outfield...fourth on the team with six multi-RBI games and fifth with 13 multi-hit games.

    Sophomore (2008): Played in 38 games, starting 31 ... batted .289 with 33 hits, nine doubles and two triples ... started games at third, second, DH and outfield ... had seven multi-hit games ... had three hits against Savannah State and Utah Valley ... drew a career-high three walks against Maine ... drove in two runs four times ... slugged .404 on the year and stole three bases.

    Freshman (2007): Played in 43 games, starting 38 at third base ... batted .239 with 32 hits ... third on the team with 104 assists ... fifth on the team with nine doubles ... had two six-game hitting streaks ... went 6-for-11 with three hits in both games of a doubleheader against New Mexico ... started first 23 games of the season ... named to the Service Academy Classic all-tournament team.

    Puyallup HS (Puyallup, Wash.): Lettered three years in baseball and two years in wrestling and golf ...all-league third baseman ... helped lead Puyallop to league title as a senior ... batted .390 as a senior and .345 as a junior ... played summer ball for Rainier Baseball ...high school baseball coach was Marc Weise...National Honor Society member ...earned a Washington State Honors Scholarship.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 4, the Fightin' Fourth ... hobbies are golf and playing the guitar ... nickname is Auzzy ... major is systems engineering management ... completed Operation Air Force at McChord AFB, Wash., this past summer ... something most people don't know about him is that he played the cello for eight years ... favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong ... credits his coach when he was 12, Bruce Hamilton, as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... aspires to go to pilot training upon graduating ... has a younger brother, Taylor (19), who is a catcher on the University of Oregon baseball team ... son of James and Candice Ausbun.

    Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy because I enjoy challenges and wanted the opportunity to receive a great education while playing Division I baseball. I know that if I can get through the challenges of academics and baseball at the Academy I will have accomplished what few have."

    AUSBUN CAREER STATISTICS

    Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
    2007.... .239 43-38 134 14 32 9 0 0 14 41 .306 11 4 26 4 .313 1 0 1-3 32 104 19 .877
    2008.... .289 38-31 114 11 33 9 2 0 15 46 .404 8 2 24 3 .347 0 1 3-5 26 34 19 .759
    2009.... .301 43-31 136 22 41 9 0 6 25 68 .500 16 0 33 2 .375 0 0 3-4 59 5 2 .970
    TOTAL... .276 124-100 384 47 106 27 2 6 54 155 .404 35 6 83 9 .345 1 1 7-12 117 143 40 .867

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