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Austin Niggebrugge
Player Profile:
Austin Niggebrugge 1744842
Position: Infield
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Middletown, Del.
High School: Caravel Academy
Major: History
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Third-year member of the Blue Hens who adds solid support to the middle infield

2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Started six times, appearing in a total of 16 games • In limited action, he batted .393, recording an on-base percentage of .452 recorded a hit in 11 of his 28 official at bats earned his first start of the season at Stetson, going four for five, and scoring three times recorded at least one hit in all six of his starts.

2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Played in 10 games while starting two, both at second base, as a freshman scored runs against Hofstra and William and Mary  drew a walk at Wake Forest  did not record a hit in eight at bats.  

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduate of nearby Caravel Academy • four-year starter for the Bucs baseball team for head coach and uncle Paul Niggebrugge • member of the 2011 Delaware High School Baseball State Championship winning team at Caravel • team captain during senior campaign • second team all-conference selection as a junior • combined to steal 39 of 40 bases between junior and senior seasons • Headmaster’s honor roll recipient his final two years.

PERSONAL
Austin Robert Niggebrugge ("niguh-brew-guh") • son of Robert and Deanna Niggebrugge • born on February 2, 1995 • one of five children • cousin of 2015 UD baseball teammate Brock Niggebrugge • father and uncle both played baseball collegiately • father also played for the Dutch National Team • mother attended Delaware • has not yet declared at major at Delaware.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year Avg. G/S AB R
H RBI
2B 3B
HR SB-A BB K P-A-E Fld.%
2016 .393 16/6 28 7 11 1 0 0 0 0-1 2 9 16-18-2 .944
2015 .000 10/2 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1 5 3-3-2 .750
TOTALS .305 26/8 36 9 11 1 0 0 0 0-1 3 14 19-21-4 .909
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