|20 A.J. Florence
GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE
Played at Grayson County College for two seasons (2011-2012) for head coach Dusty Hart... named first team all-conference as a sophomore... batted .312 (48-for-154) with 42 runs, two doubles, 28 RBI and 13-of-16 stolen bases... NTJCAC RANKINGS: sixth in runs scored (42)... seventh in stolen bases (13)... 23rd in RBI (28)... 37th in batting average (.312)... recorded 14 multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit games... went 7-for-10 during final three games of Vernon College series (4/5-4/7).
A four-year varsity letterwinner at McKinney North High School for head coach Jim Gatewood... named all-district and defensive district player of the year in 2010... earned all-district honors in 2008 and 2009 while collecting the "Big Stick" Award during both seasons... helped lead team to state quarterfinals in 2009 and to a district championship in 2007 and 2008.
Austin J. Florence... born December 4, 1991, in McKinney, Texas... son of Danny and Judy Florence... has a younger sister, Bailey... father, Danny, played baseball at Texas State... an engineering major at Texas Tech.