As a junior (2011): Played in 57 games with 53 starts in centerfield or rightfield... Second on the team with 15 stolen bases... Sixth on the career stolen bases list (36)... Hit her first career home run to (temporarily) give the Cards the lead in the 8-5 loss to No. 24 Notre Dame (4/16)... Named to Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring.
As a sophomore (2010): - Started every game in centerfield... All-BIG EAST third team selection... Led the team with five triples... Put together a seven game hitting streak... Athletic Director honor roll member in the fall and spring... Named to the Dean's List in the spring
As a freshman (2009): Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Great Lakes Region selection... All BIG EAST Conference second team selection... Played in 55 games with 51 starts... Finished fourth on the team with a .343 batting average... Led the team with 17 stolen bases... Third on the team with 40 runs... U of L Female Freshman Athlete of the Year... Went 3 for 3 in the 7-0 win over Eastern Kentucky... Scored three runs in the 8-2 win over Syracuse... Went 2 for 4 with a triple, a double, three runs and two RBI in the 9-4 win over Middle Tennessee... Her two-run single in the bottom of the eight gave Louisville a 3-2 win over No. 8/9 Michigan... BIG EAST Academic All-Star... Named to Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring.
High School/Juniors: Played four years under coach Karen Persinger... Four-time All-Conference, All-District and All-Regional selection (2004-2007)... Three-time All-State team member (2005-2007)... Team Captain in 2006 and 2007... Played for the Missouri Madness... Also played basketball and was a three-time All-Conference and All-District selection... Also earned All-Conference, All-District, All-Sectional and All-State track honors from 2005-08... 800m State Champion in 2005.
Personal: Full name is Kristin Ann Austin... Nickname is Austin or K-Aus... Daughter of Arthur Elizabeth and Dana Austin... Birthdate is September 17, 1990... Major is exercise science.