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APRIL AUSTIN

Position: Guard 
Height: 5-6 
Class: Freshman 
Hometown: Penn Hills, Pa. 
High school: North Catholic 
Previous school: Dayton

Profile: Austin was a Division I recruit out of North Catholic High School, where she completed her all-state career in 2006-07. After committing to the University of Dayton out of high school, she left the program early in the fall 2007 semester. She enrolled at Pitt, where she had been studying engineering the last two years. She did not play basketball at Pitt, and she is a freshman this season. Austin is expected make an immediate impact at point guard.

High school: Austin was the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Class A Player of the Year as a senior in 2006-07. That year she was named to the PG’s Class A Fab 5 team and the Tribune-Review Terrific 10. As a four-year starter, she scored 1,528 career points and was a first-team all-state selection as a senior. Austin led North Catholic to two WPIAL titles. In her senior year, she averaged 14.8 points, 5.4 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 4.2 steals per game in leading her team to the PIAA title game.

Personal: Born Nov. 23, 1988…daughter of Damian and Sonja Austin…majoring in engineering.