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#36 Austin Bossart
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: O'Fallon, Ill.
High School: O'Fallon Township

Career CS% - .453 (67/148)

2015: (Game-by-game) Co-Ivy League Player of the Year … First-team All-Ivy … Named a Johnny Bench Award National Semifinalist … Named Ivy League Player of the Week (4/28) … Served as one of the team captains … Finished his career third all-time in Penn baseball history in games played, with 157 … Tied for eighth in Penn baseball history with 34 doubles … Ranks 10th all-time at Penn in total bases (250) … Played in and started all 37 game at catcher or first base … Finished the regular season fourth in the Ivy League in batting average, and fifth in the Ivies in on-base percentage … Led the team in batting average (.358), hits (49), on-base percentage (.420), and tied for lead in getting hit by pitches (6) … Recorded 13 doubles, four home runs, and 27 RBI … Totaled 14 multi-hit games, including four three-hit games … Was a perfect 3-for-3, with two walks at Stetson (2/28) … Had two RBI at Old Dominion (3/9) … Went 2-for-3, scoring two runs, and driving in three in game one at Brown (4/5) … In game two at Brown (4/5), totaled five RBI, matching a career high … Scored three runs in game one at Cornell (4/11), while going 2-for-3 … In a four-game series with Princeton (4/18-19), totaled seven hits … Went 3-for-6 with two RBI in game two versus Columbia (4/26) … Drove in one of Penn’s two runs at Columbia (5/2) … Behind the plate, helped guide Penn pitching staff to a 3.38 ERA … Threw out 17 of 32 opposing base runners, along with picking off two base runners … Did not make an error, fielding 1.000 behind the plate.

2014: (Game-by-game) First-team All-Ivy … Named to the 2014 Johnny Bench Award Watch List … Named Ivy League Player of the Week and Big 5 Player of the Week (4/22) … Served as a team co-captain ... Started all 41 games, 35 catching … Batted .297 – third on the team, with a team-leading .397 on-base percentage and a .430 slugging percentage (5th) … Led the team in hit by pitch, with 14 … Second on the team in hits (47) and runs scored (29), and third in total bases (68) while being tied for third in home runs (4) … Drove in 19 runs – fifth on the team … Recorded 13 multi-hit games, including one four-hit game and two three-hit games… Had two hits at Dallas Baptist in game one, and went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in game two (3/1) … Collected two hits, including a double, and scored two runs versus Monmouth (3/9) … Tallied two hits, one being a double, versus Lafayette (3/22) … Had two hits in a victory at Villanova (3/27) … Went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in game one versus Yale, and totaled two more hits in game two (3/31) … Scored a pair of runs in games one and two at Harvard (4/5) … Had two hits, including a home run, double, and RBI at Dartmouth (4/6) … Hit a home run versus Saint Joseph’s (4/8) … Versus Saint Peter’s (4/9), doubled twice, driving in two runs, and scoring twice … Collected two hits and an RBI versus Cornell (4/13) … Went 2-for-4, with two runs scored and an RBI against the Univ. of Sciences (4/16) … Went a perfect 3-for-3, with a home run in game one against Princeton, and recorded a career-high four hits in game two with a double and two RBI (4/19) … Had a hit and a RBI at Columbia (4/26) … In 292 chances, made only two errors, for a .993 fielding percentage … Threw out 11-of-31 attempted base runners (.355 caught stealing) while picking off three more … Penn pitchers compiled a 21-14 record with Bossart behind the plate, with a 3.64 ERA in 284 innings pitched and a .265 batting average.

2013: Honorable Mention All-Ivy ... Ivy League Player of the Week (3/12) … Named to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List … Tri-captain … Started 40 games … Batted .278 with a .451 slugging percentage … Third on the team with nine stolen bases and three home runs … Led the Quakers with four triples … Threw out 23 potential base stealers … Ripped a single and a double and had three runs batted in against William & Mary (3/2) … Had a 3-for-3 day with a double, triple and run scored at Duke (3/6) … Doubled as part of a two-hit day at Winthrop, stealing a base and scoring a run (3/9) … Had two hits and two runs scored against Villanova (3/20) … Tripled twice and drove in five runs in a win at Lafayette (3/23) … Hit the game-winning sacrifice fly to defeat Dartmouth (3/30) … Hit an inside-the-park home run as well as a triple at La Salle (4/10) … Homered in a win over Princeton (4/13) … Blasted two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs in a win at Lehigh (4/17) … Had a pair of singles and drove in a run during a win over Cornell (4/20).

2012: Honorable Mention All-Ivy ... Started 39 out of 40 games behind the plate ... Batted .276 with a .326 on-base percentage ... Led all Penn freshmen with 37 hits and nine multi-hit contests ... Stole six bases while throwing out 22 potential base stealers ... Went 2-for-5 with a double and RBI against Georgia State (3/3) ... Batted in two runs while going 2-for-4 in 4-3 series-opening win at Charleston Southern (3/17) ... Notched two more RBI, including the game-winner, in a 9-8, 11-inning win over Lafayette (3/24) ... Went 1-for-4 with two RBI in an 8-5 win over Harvard (4/8) ... Helped defeat Princeton, 7-5, with a single, triple and walk that scored two (4/15) ... Collected two hits and scored a run at Citizens Bank Park in the championship game of the Liberty Bell Classic against Saint Joseph's (4/17) ... Against Columbia, went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in an 8-5 win on the final day of the regular season (4/28).

High School: Four-year letterwinner in both baseball and hockey...Member of conference championship teams as a junior and senior...Team MVP and First Team All-State in 2011...Named Third Team All-Metro St. Louis in 2011...Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Jane and Bruce Bossart...Enrolled in the School of Applied Sciences.

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