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Austin Bernard
Austin  Bernard

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valley Center, Calif.

High School:
Valley Center HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 193

Position:
INF

Experience:
2V

Bats/Throws:
R/R


10/10/2017

Waves in the Pros 2017 Recap

Pepperdine has produced a total of 34 major league players.

06/14/2017

Five Waves Selected in 2017 MLB Draft

Pepperdine has had a total of 33 former players go on to play in the majors.

08/25/2016

Baseball: Summer League Recap

The Waves visited summer ball leagues from coast to coast this offseason.

08/26/2015

Summer Wrap-Up: Waves Complete Summer League Play

Pepperdine had 15 different players playing in seven different leagues around the country.

03/19/2017

Baseball vs. Grand Canyon (3/19/17)

Baseball vs. Grand Canyon (3/19/17)

03/18/2017

Baseball vs. Long Beach (3/18/2017)

Baseball vs. Long Beach (3/18/2017)

02/19/2017

Baseball vs. Saint Joseph's (2/19/17)

Baseball vs. Saint Joseph's (2/19/17)

03/29/2016

Baseball vs. UCSB

Baseball vs. UCSB

Bernard Career Stats/Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2017 MLB DRAFT: Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 10th round … Signed.

JUNIOR/2017: Played in 16 games and made 14 starts during an injury-shortened junior campaign … Hit .234 with seven RBI and seven runs scored, and hit two doubles on the year … Had a two-hit game at No. 20 Texas A&M (2/25) … Drove in a career-high three runs against Saint Joseph’s (2/19).

SOPHOMORE/2016: Appeared in 15 games, making 13 starts as a sophomore for the Waves … Posted seven hits, five RBI and five runs scored … Had two doubles … Stepped into the backup catcher role for the Waves … Scored a career-high two runs against UC Santa Barbara (3/29).

FRESHMAN/2015: Appeared in 6 games this season… Had one hit against Hawaii (2/26) … Scored one run and drew one walk.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Valley Center High School in Valley Center, Calif. … Hit .340 for his high school career, compiling 112 hits, 52 RBI, 26 doubles, four homers and 81 walks … Was named to the All-Valley League first team as a freshman, junior and senior and second team as a sophomore … Was a team captain and team MVP as a senior … Named to the Union Tribune All-Academic first team his last three years … Also played football as a junior, earning All-CIF second team and All-League first team honors … Rushed for 1,952 yards.

CLUB: Played for the San Diego Show 17U and 18U teams in 2013-14, and for the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles scout teams in 2013 … Also played with the Team USA San Diego 15U team, competing in Japan and Australia.

PERSONAL: Born in Anaheim, Calif. to Cliff and Karen Bernard … Has two brothers, Tyler and Travis … Brother Tyler played at Arizona State and Dad was a catcher at Cal State Northridge … Majoring in advertising ... Chose Pepperdine because, “The fact that Pepperdine is a Christian Campus and has small class sizes, and for the outstanding baseball program and coaches.”

FAVORITES: Mike Trout, Derek Jeter (pro athletes); New York Yankees (pro team)

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