Austin Christensen

HS Grad 2011
Age 24 and 4 mos
Age on 2011 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-6, 210 lb
B/T L/L
School  John F Kennedy
Hometown  Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Summer Team  HS team
Fall Team  Iowa Select
All Americans/All Regions
2011 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Central - All Region 2nd Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2009 Underclass Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2011 
Ranking Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Overall
500
Position - LHP
68
IA State Rank - Class of 2011 
Ranking Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Overall
9
Position - LHP
3
GPA
3.28
SAT
--
ACT
22

4 yr Commitment
Nebraska 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
2/7/2009
Latest Showcase Report
2011 PG National Pre-Draft Showcase   May 16, 2011
PG Grade: 9.5
Austin Christensen is a 2011 LHP/OF, 1B with a 6-6 210 lb. frame from Cedar Rapids, IA who attends Kennedy. Very tall frame, long athletic build. Good two way prospect. Showed a good tailing fastball, consistent 86-87 mph velo without a lot of effort. Flashed a solid changeup with improving feel that has good potential. Online delivery, consistently in the zone. Curveball flashed good depth. Good round of BP, short to the ball with solid bat speed. Gets leverage and has power potential that he has only begun to tap into. Needs to be more aggressive at the plate, has loft in his swing and projects to develop power, strong OF arm, athletic for size. Good prospect both as LHP and power hitting OF. Good student, committed to Nebraska.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
2/12/2011
82.26% Rank
best 94  avg 85
 (2011 class in 2011)

best 97  avg 81
 (2011 class)
60 6.91 sec
8/28/2010
83.60% Rank
best 6.35  avg 7.30
 (2011 class in 2010)

best 6.32  avg 7.40
 (2011 class)
OF 90 mph
5/16/2011
77.36% Rank
best 97  avg 84
 (2011 class in 2011)

best 97  avg 80
 (2011 class)
1B 80 mph
9/27/2008
86.49% Rank
best 86  avg 74
 (2011 class in 2008)

best 91  avg 75
 (2011 class)
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