4 - Alex Gustafson
Alex Gustafson
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Medford, Mass.
High School: Austin Prep
Position: INF

2013: Selected To Academic All-Patriot League Team and the second straight season Gustafson has received Academic All-Patriot League honors…The junior co-captain started and played in 38 games during the season… She led the squad with 10 doubles and was second in total bases with 50. Gustafson finished her junior campaign tied for first on the team with a six-game hitting streak and was third on the team with 32 hits and 19 runs batted in…Alex also reached base safely in 13 straight games, marking the second longest streak on the team.

2012: Earned second team All-Patriot League honors at third base … named to the Patriot League All-Academic team … started 44 games and led the team with 11 multiple-hit games … finished second on the team in batting average (.294), hits (37), runs batted in (12) and total bases (47) … tied for second on the team with two home runs … held the team’s second longest hitting streak of the season at seven games … recorded a three-hit game against Hartford (April 12).

2011: Started 47 games at third base … recorded a .221 batting average with 29 hits in 131 at-bats, including seven doubles, a triple and four home runs … tied for first on the team in sacrifice bunts with four, while ranking second on the team in walks with 21 … placed third on the school single-season list for walks, and seventh for home runs … recorded 50 put-outs and 84 assists in 148 chances in the field … had a career-best a team-high five hit performance against Lafayette (April 2).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity softball team at Austin Preparatory School … team captain junior and senior years …  named MVP sophomore, junior and senior seasons … named CCL All-Star all four years … also a member of the varsity basketball team … played on the Boston Bat Busters club team.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Susan Gustafson … majoring in Biology.

 

Gustafson’s Career Batting Statistics
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%
2011  .221  47  47 131 19 29 7  1  4  15  50 .382  21 1   30 0   .333 0  4  3  4   50  84  14 .905
2012  .294  44  44 126 11 37 4  0  2  12  47 .373  12 0   15 0   .355 0  0  1  1   51  112 12 .931
TOTAL .257  91  91 257 30 66 11 1  6  27  97 .377  33 1   45 0   .344 0  4  4  5   101 196 26 .920