APRIL AUSTIN -- Women's Basketball, Sr., G, Penn Hills, Pa. (North Catholic HS)
Featured Student-Athlete -- Jan. 1, 2013
April Austin is a senior point guard on the women's basketball team. She is native of Penn Hills, Pa., and a former all-state player at North Catholic High School.
She is having a strong senior season, although she had to sit out the first semester with only one-half year of eligibility remaining at the start of the year. She is averaging 12.6 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 4.2 apg in the seven games since her return Dec. 15.
Austin came to Point Park in the fall of 2009 as a transfer from NCAA Division I Dayton. Since then, she has amassed 1,101 points, 329 assists and 228 assists. Her place in the Point Park record books is 11th in scoring, 6th in assists and 5th in steals. Austin is a two-time all-conference pick and NAIA DII Honorable Mention All-American last year.