#5 - Austin Bull



Position: INF
Date of Birth: 11/30/1996
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 175 lbs
College Experience: Grand Canyon University
Bats: S
Throws: R
Resides: Chandler, AZ

At GCU: Fresh off of his first year at Grand Canyon University, short stop Austin Bull will be spending the summer playing for the Southern California Catch.

During his four years at Perry High School, Bull held a career batting average of .371. He was the first freshman player to earn an everyday role on the varsity team since 2009. The following year his batting averaged increased to .352 and his junior year he set the school record for single-season double plays (17).

During his final year at Perry, Bull broke a .400 batting average and finished the season 38-84 with a .452 at the plate. To start off the season, Bull had an 18-game hitting streak, which broke his high school’s previous record.

Once he was on base, Bull showed discipline on the base paths, going 26-33 in stolen base attempts his senior year and breaking the school’s record for stolen bases. After leading his team in batting average, runs scored, hits and stolen bases, Bull was named a first team selection All-Arizona in 2015.

Not only that, but the 2015 Perfect Game ranked Bull at No. 7 for shortstops in Arizona and 28th overall. He just barely missed the Top 100 in the national rankings for shortstops, but still ended up No. 137.

Personal: Born on November 30, 1996 in Chandler, Ariz. • parents are Harold and Pam Bull • majoring in Business Administration • father, Harold, played baseball at Scottsdale Community College • favorite sports memory so far was going 4-0 vs. rival Basha High School over his career • hobbies outside of baseball include flyfishing and reading • his favorite teams are the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Cardinals.

 


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