Austin

Masel

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#9

Outfield
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stoneham, Mass.
High School: Belmont Hill

Bio

Career Honors:

2019 Second Team All-Patriot League (outfielder)
2019 Academic All-Patriot League
2019 NEIBA All-Star Game Selection
2019 Hop Riopel Award (Holy Cross’ Most Valuable Player)
2019 Preseason All-Patriot League
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2019)
2018 First Team All-Patriot League (outfielder)
2018 Patriot League Player of the Week (3/12)
2017 Patriot League Rookie of the Year
2017 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American
2017 Second Team All-Patriot League
2017 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (3/28, 5/2)

2019 (Junior):

  • Named to All-Patriot League second team as an outfielder.
  • Named to Patriot League All-Academic team.
  • Earned Hop Riopel Award as Holy Cross’ Most Valuable Player.
  • Preseason All-Patriot League selection as an outfielder.
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
  • Appeared in 53 games with 50 starts in outfield and one start at shortstop.
  • Led team with a .312 batting average with an on-base percentage of .352.
  • Led team with 64 hits, ranking tied for eighth in single-season program history.
  • Posted team-best .454 slugging percentage with team-high 13 doubles, five triples and two home runs.
  • Led team with 31 RBI.
  • Stole team-high 12 bases.
  • Hit 3-for-4 with a double, triple, two runs scored and four RBI vs. Dartmouth (4/3).
  • Went 4-for-4 with a double and two RBI at Navy (4/6).
  • Went 2-for-5 with two triples and two RBI at Bucknell (4/14).
  • Hit 4-for-4 with two doubles, one home run, two runs scored and three RBI vs. Lafayette (4/21).
  • Batted 2-for-5 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBI in Patriot League semifinal win vs. Army West Point (5/11).
  • Selected for NEIBA All-Star Game.

2018 (Sophomore):

  • Named to the All-Patriot League first team. 
  • Appeared in 43 games with 40 starts as an outfielder. 
  • Led the team with a .322 batting average with an on-base percentage of .408.
  • Recorded 25 RBI, seven doubles, two triples and four home runs with a .477 slugging percentage.
  • Hit 3-for-5 with a double, home run, three runs scored and three RBI at Charleston Southern (3/10).
  • Named Patriot League Player of the Week (3/12). 
  • Hit 3-for-5 with two triples, three runs scored and an RBI at Lehigh (3/31). 
  • Went 3-for-5 with two RBI vs. Lafayette (5/5).

2017 (Freshman):

  • Named Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
  • Earned Patriot League Rookie of the Year and Second Team All-Patriot League honors.
  • Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week twice (3/28, 5/2).
  • Appeared in all 53 games.
  • Tallied a .290 batting average.
  • Led the team in hits with 58.
  • Posted a slugging percentage of .410.
  • Tallied 27 RBI for the season.
  • Registered a season-high 4 RBI against UMass (3/21).
  • Hit 2-for-4 with two RBI in the NCAA Tournament win over No. 25 Nebraska (6/3).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Played three varsity seasons at Belmont Hill under head coach Michael Grant.
  • Served as team captain his senior year.
  • First team All-League selection as a junior.
  • Also played three varsity seasons of basketball, where he was named All-League as a senior.
  • Named to the Honor Roll all four years and graduated cum laude.

Personal:

  • Son of Alex and Dianne Masel.
  • Alex played baseball at Westfield State.
  • Majoring in economics.
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