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  AJ Young
AJ Young

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gila Bend, Ariz.

High School:
Gila Bend HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
C

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

06/14/2013

Follow the Utes in Summer Ball

05/20/2013

Utah Baseball Sweeps Kansas With 13-Inning, 7-6 Victory

Cory Hunt wins it with a bases-loaded single in the 13th inning.

05/10/2013

Utah Baseball Defeats Washington, 5-4 in 10 Innings

Luke West strikes out all five batters he faced in relief, Cory Hunt's RBI single drives in game-winning run.

04/20/2013

Utah Baseball Comeback Falls Short vs. USC, 7-4

Three runs in ninth create late drama

04/19/2013

Utah Baseball Earns First Shutout of the Year With 10-0 Win Over USC

Mitch Watrous has five strikeouts, Kody Davis goes 4-for-5.

2013: Played in 38 games with 32 starts, making 20 starts at catcher and 12 at DH ... hit .211 and tied for the team lead with three home runs ... three doubles and nine RBI ... 13 runs scored ... 2-for-3 against LMU (2/17) ... hit first career home run against UC Davis (2/23) in a 2-for4 performance with two RBI ... 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored vs. UC Davis (2/25) ... hit .429 (3-for-7) in two games against California, going 2-for-3 with a walk in game three of the series (3-16/17) ... hit a home run against 2013 No. 1 MLB draft pick Mark Appel, one of two home runs Appel surrendered during his senior year in a 2-for-4 performance (3/22) ... 2-for-5 vs. Utah Valley (4/16) ... 2-for-3 with two walks vs. USC (4/19).

High School: Four-time all-state at Gila Bend HS, earning first-team honors as a senior ... two-time all-region ... MaxPreps 2012 Small Schools second-team All-American ... Arizona Coaches Association Division VI Player of the Year ... Section III Player of the Year ... 2012 Perfect Game First-Team All-Region ... 4-3 record on the mound with 101 strikeouts with a 1.00 ERA in 49 innings pitched as a senior ... .509 batting average, 26 RBI, 9 doubles, 4 home runs ... hit .639 with 40 RBI and 21 doubles as a junior ... 3.17 ERA, 9-1 record and 104 strikeouts ... 2011 Area Code Games ... hit .520 as a sophomore with 53 RBI and 15 doubles, leading Gila Bend to a state championship ... 2.10 ERA, 8-1 record with four saves ... 25 strikeouts ... 2010 National Team Identification Series.

Major: Pre-Health Education - EMS

Young, AJ


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2013....  .211  38-32   109   13   23   3   0   3    9   35  .321  16   3  39   3  .328   0   0   0-0    129  22   3  .981
TOTAL...  .211  38-32   109   13   23   3   0   3    9   35  .321  16   3  39   3  .328   0   0   0-0    129  22   3  .981

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