2016 - Appeared in six games on the mound for the Sycamores … Starting pitcher in four games … Pitched 15.2 innings throughout the season … Went for a season high five innings against Oklahoma State (3/4) … Allowed just 11 hits, two doubles and a pair of home runs … Held opponents to a .200 batting average and allowed only eight earned runs on the season.
2015 - Appeared in a team-high 29 games, going 4-2 and recording a team-high eight saves… Earned a team-best 2.26 ERA in 51.2 innings pitched… Surrendered 32 hits while holding opponents to a .179 batting average against while recording a 0.95 WHIP… Fanned 52 hitters while walking 17… Recorded multiple strike outs in 13 outings… Earned his first career save against Youngstown State (3/8) after going 3.0 innings allowing one hit, one earned run and striking out six … Went 5.0 innings against Southeast Missouri State, striking out eight and surrendering four hits and throwing 84 pitches… Earned the victory against Missouri State (3/21) after throwing in 2.0 innings allowing one hit and striking out three hitters… Pitched 3.0 innings striking out five hitters in a ten inning game against Indiana (4/29), earning the win... Earned saves against Evansville (3/28), Southern Illinois (4/12), Purdue (4/21), SEMO (5/8), Illinois State (5/15), and two against Dallas Baptist (4/18, 5/20)… Earned victories against Missouri State (3/21), Arkansas-Little Rock (4/24), Indiana (4/29), and Illinois State (5/16)
2014 - Pitched in 10 games out of the bullpen... Logged 8.1 innings... Earned a 1-0 record with a 4.32 ERA... Earned first win of the season at New Orleans (Feb. 28) pitching in 0.2 innings... Recorded his best outing of the season against Dallas Baptist (Apr. 26) with 2.0 innings, striking out two ... Struck out one against Bradley (May 17) in 1.2 innings of work.
Prep - Competed in baseball (three letters) and football (two letters) at Delta High School … Was named All-County three times while earning All-Conference honors twice, and Honorable Mention All-State in baseball … All-Conference and First Team All-State in football senior year … Named one of top five players to watch in east Central Indiana senior year … Indiana Crossroads participant … Had a 2.02 ERA with 79 strikeouts in 51.2 innings pitching as a senior … Had a .415 batting average with nine home runs and 34 RBI as a senior.
Personal - Austin Lee Conway was born on Jan. 16, 1995, in Muncie, Ind. ... The son of Steve Conway and Brooke Runyon, and step-son of Jimmy Runyon and Tanya Conway … Double majoring in criminal justice and political science-legal studies … Lou Johnson, uncle, played baseball at Butler (one year) and Hanover (three years) ... Earned academic honor roll each semester at Indiana State while earning Dean's List in the fall 2014, spring 2015, spring 2016 and fall 2016 ... Collected the MVC Commissioners Academic Excellence award for the 2014-15 academic year.