|8 Storm Wilson
2013 Prospect League Summer All-Star
After redshirting the 2013 season, had an all-star summer in the Prospect League and a strong fall practice ... Provides UK another talented left-handed hitting outfield option ... Hit over .300 throughout his summer, before fading to .288 to finish the season.
Had a breakout summer in earning all-star honors in the Prospect League for the Slippery Rock Sliders, teaming with UK righty Zach Strecker ... Played in 55 games, hitting .288 (61-for-212) with 33 runs, 10 doubles, two triples, 17 RBI and a 16-21 walk-strikeout ratio ... Stole 15-of-18 bases ... Came off the bench in the all-star game, getting an at bat and adding a walk ... Average was over .300 all summer until dropping below in the last two games of the year ... Had a 4-for-5 game vs. Chillicothe and stole two bases twice.
The Commonwealth Journal/Clear Channel Baseball Player of the Year ... Earned all-county honors ... Led the team with a .557 average as a senior, adding three homers, 13 triples, 24 RBI and 38 runs ... Stole 25-of-28 bases as a senior ... Earned four letters under coach Phil Grundy ... Played football all four years ... Ran track junior year ... Named first-team all-state in football as a senior.
Full name is Austin Storm Wilson ... Born July 12, 1993 in Somerset, Ky. ... Son of Reggie and Denise Wilson ... Brother is Macon (11).