34 Austin Hurd
34 Austin Hurd
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Year: Fr
Hometown: Norco, CA
High School: Chino Hills HS
Position: LHP
Experience: HS

Expected to begin his Cal Poly baseball career in the bullpen as a reliever.

High School -- A 2016 graduate of Chino Hills High School ... a left-handed pitcher and primarily a closer, Hurd compiled a 2-1 record and 3.32 ERA with four saves as a junior under head coach Kevin Chavez ... struck out 15 batters in 19 innings and helped the Huskies to a 21-9 record, tie for first place in the Baseline League and a runner-up finish in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs ... also played first base for the Huskies in 2015 ... missed 2016 campaign due to injury ... earned school's student-athlete award ... chose to attend Cal Poly because "it was the place to enhance my pitching arsenal" ... played summer ball for Utah Marshalls, which captured first place in Vegas Baseball Classic.

Personal -- Son of Wade Hurd and Gina Lobel ... one sister, Ashley Hurd, who played water polo at Chino Hills High School, and one stepsister, Madelyn Lobel ... wants to play in the Major Leagues and/or become a nurse anethetist ... born July 29, 1998, in Chino Hills, Calif. ... majoring in biology.