Austin Wilhite
Austin  Wilhite

Buford, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 171



Jackets’ Offense Explodes for 20 Runs in Friday Night Win

Georgia Tech baseball scored a season-high 20 runs in a 20-7 ACC win over the No. 10 Duke Blue Devils


Balanced Attack Leads Jackets to 8-5 Home Win

Georgia Tech baseball will return to the field for a three-game ACC series versus the Duke Blue Devils on Thursday, Friday and Saturday


Cavaliers Down Jackets 8-6

Georgia Tech baseball will return to action versus the Cavaliers tomorrow afternoon at 4 p.m. for game two of the three-game series


Jackets Walk-Off on Friday Night with 6-5 Win

Georgia Tech baseball scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to walk-off with a 6-5 home win


Curry Throws Complete-Game Shutout over Wake Forest

Georgia Tech baseball's Xzavion Curry struck out 12 batters in a complete-game, two-hit shutout win on Friday night versus Wake Forest

2017 NCBWA Freshman All-America First Team
2017 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American
2017 ACC All-Freshman Team

2017 (Freshman): Named to the NCBWA freshman all-America first team … Was recognized as a Collegiate Baseball freshman all-American … Also earned a spot on the ACC all-freshman team … Played in all 55 games, making 54 starts at the shortstop position as a true freshman … Was second on the team and ranked 15th overall in the ACC in hitting at .338 on the season … Was third on the team with 67 hits on the season … Also third on the team with 14 doubles … Recorded one home run, one triple, 25 RBIs and 36 runs … Also posted a .434 slugging percentage and a .410 on-base percentage on the year … Recorded 20 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games on the year … Posted a season-high seven-game hitting streak … Also turned in a season-best 11-game on-base streak on the year … Made his first career start in the season-opening win versus BYU (Feb. 17) … Went 3-for-3 with a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored in the win over Marshall (Feb. 18) … Also had three hits, an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base in the win versus Western Michigan (Feb. 19) … Had an RBI double and scored a run in the series-opening win over Youngstown State (Feb. 24) … Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in a home win over Georgia State ( Feb. 28) … Drove in four RBIs on a 3-for-4 night in the series-opening win over Belmont (Mar. 3) … Was a combined 5-for-10 with a double, a walk, four RBIs and three runs scored in the three-game series versus Belmont (Mar. 3-5) … Went a perfect 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the win over No. 12 Oklahoma (Mar. 14) … Hit a solo home run and scored two runs versus No. 16 Auburn (Mar. 21) … Was 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored in the extra-innings win over Wake Forest (Mar. 25) … Drove in two RBIs in the road win at Mercer (Mar. 28) … Went 5-for-10 with two doubles, two walks and five runs scored in the three-game ACC series versus No. 5 Clemson (Mar. 31-April 2) … Was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the road win at No. 7 Auburn (April 4) … Went 3-for-5 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored in the series finale at Notre Dame (April 9) … Was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored in the third game of the three-game series versus No. 2 Louisville (April 15) … Went a combined 4-for-11 with a walk and an RBI in the three-game series at Virginia Tech (April 21-22) … Was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the home contest versus Georgia (April 25) … Had two hits in the game one win over UIC (April 28) … Was 4-for-11 with two doubles, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in the three-game sweep of Pittsburgh (May 6-8) … Had a single and two walks in the game at SunTrust Park versus Georgia (May 9) … Was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the home win versus Georgia Southern (May 16) … Went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and three runs scored in the home win over No. 8 Virginia (May 18) … Was a combined 3-for-10 with an RBI and a run scored in two games versus Miami (May 23) and No. 12 Wake Forest (May 25) at the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship.

Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner in baseball at Buford High School under head coach Tony Wolfe … A team captain his senior season … A 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention all-American … A 2016 Perfect Game southeast all-region first team selection … A 2015 Perfect Game underclass second-team all-American … A 2014 Perfect Game underclass honorable mention all-American … Ranked as high as No. 48 nationally by Perfect Game at second base … Also ranked as high as No. 5 overall at second base by Perfect Game and No. 33 overall for the state of Georgia in the Class of 2016 … Named to the all-Gwinnett County team in both 2015 and 2016 … Led his Buford team to four-straight regional championships from 2013 to 2016 … Also guided his team to the 2015 state championship title as a junior … Led his team in RBIs his senior season …Played in the Georgia High School MLB game ... Attended the 2015 Perfect Game National Showcase … Also swam for two years … Played summer league baseball for Team Elite from 2012-14 and the East Cobb Yankees in 2015-16 … A member of the 18U team that won the 2016 Connie Mack World Series and the 2016 WWBA National Championship … A two-year member of the honor roll.

Personal: Full name is Austin Randall Wilhite … Born on Nov. 7, 1997 in Athens, Ga. … Son of Randy and Teresa Wilhite … Has a brother, Jermaine, and a twin brother named Nick who is also on the Tech baseball team … Enjoys playing disc golf … Began playing baseball at the age of four … Chose Tech because of the chance for a great education, the baseball team and a number of friends who have attended Tech … Plans to major in business administration.