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#11 Austin Rei
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 183
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Moraga, Calif.
High School: Campolindo
Experience: 1 Letter
PERSONAL
Born in Berkeley, Calif. ... son of Chris and Matt Rei ... has a younger brother, Phillip ... cousin, Kevin Rei, is a golfer at Chico State ... uncle, Fran Mullins, played in the Major Leagues in the 1980s for the White Sox, Giants and Indians ... considering majoring in sports psychology or sociology.

WASHINGTON
2014:
Has hit safely in 15 of last 16 starts ... 22 starts at catcher ... ranks 11th with .360 avg. in Pac-12 play ... 3x10, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI vs. Stanford ... 1st career HR April 13 vs. Stanford was a 2-run shot ... hit .391 (18x46), 11 RBIs  in March ... was 5x11 (.455) in USC series ... 2x4, 2RBI in opener at USC and was 2x5, RBI and caught all 14 innings of 8-3 win ... batted .625 (5x8) in Arizona series with 2 2B's, 5 RBI, 2 runs ... was 2x3 with 4 RBI in Husky Ballpark opener, 2x5 in 2nd game and 1x2 in series finale ... 3x13 (.231) at Jack Gifford Memorial Tourney and is 5-for-last-15 overall ... 2x5, 2 runs, RBI on March 9 vs. Santa Clara ... 2x4, 2B, 2 RBI in UC Davis series ... hit and scored in each game vs. Michigan during the opening Texas St. Tourney.

2013: 
Made 17 starts as the Husky catcher during his freshman season ... played in all three, and started two, at catcher in the season-opening series at UC Davis ... 1-for-3 with an RBI in first start, Feb. 16 (game one) at UCD ... 1-for-4 with two runs in second start (fourth game of Davis series) ... started three of four games behind the plate at Lamar, where he didn't allow a stolen base (only attempt was caught) ... started first game of the series vs. Cal Poly .. played in the third game at LSU (defense only) ... started two of three games at UCLA, going 2-for-6 with a walk in the series ... 2-for-4 with an RBI April 2 at SeattleU ... had a pinch-hit appearance April 14 at Stanford ... started behind the plate in the third game of the Oregon State series ... 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the Huskies' win over SeattleU on May 7 ... started behind the plate May 11 vs. Utah ... started game three of Washington State series (May 19), going 1-for-3 with an RBI ... started two of the three games May 24-26 vs. Arizona State ... 1-for-2 with a run, a walk and a HBP in the season finale May 26 ... played summer baseball in the Northwoods League for the LaCrosse Loggers, where he hit .275 in 109 at bats with two home runs and 12 RBI.

CAMPOLINDO HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters at Campolindo under for coach Max Luckhurst ... captained the team as a junior and senior ... in 2012, helped Campolindo to win the CIF North Coast Section Division II championship, beating Dougherty Valley in the title game at the Oakland Coliseum ... helped lead the Cougars to a 23-4-1 record and the No. 1 ranking in the state (Division II) as a senior ... also helped lead Campolindo to three consecutive Diablo Foothill Athletic League championships and three straight district titles ... won a gold glove award sophomore through senior years ... team MVP as a sophomore ... first-team All-DFAL as a junior and senior ... also played football as a freshman ... drafted by the Twins in the 37th round of the 2012 MLB Draft.

 

GETTING TO KNOW AUSTIN REI

Best player I’ve played against:
Robert Stephensen, because he throws a 98 mph fastball with a splitter and slider.

Greatest baseball memory:
Winning the 2012 North Coast Section Championship at the Oakland Coliseum.

Favorite TV shows:
Suits, How I Met Your Mother and Big Bang Theory

Interesting fact:
My uncle, Fran Mullins, has given me plenty of advice over the years and was a great ball player in the majors.

 

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