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    Craig Austrie
    24 Craig Austrie
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Stamford, Conn.

    High School:
    Trinity Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 176

    Position:
    Guard

    At Connecticut: Has appeared in 95 games in three seasons, starting 46 ... Averaging 5.5 points per contest as a Husky ... Ranks third all-time in career free throw percentage (83.0).

    As a Junior in 2007-08: Saw action in 31 games this season, making 16 starts ... Team was 12-4 with Austrie in the starting line-up ... Had an 89.2 free throw percentage with a 24-for-31 mark when shooting in the final two minutes ... Averaged 7.5 points and 1.9 rebounds per game ... Scored 10 points, hitting all four free throws, in NCAA First Round game against San Diego ... Had six points and two assists in BIG EAST Quarterfinals vs. West Virginia ... Scored 14 points and had five assists without a turnover in regular-season finale against Cincinnati ... Tallied four points and four rebounds against Providence ... Had 12 points vs. West Virginia ... Scored a career-high 18 points against Rutgers, hitting all four three-point and foul throw attempts ... Had eight points and three rebounds vs. Villanova ... Tallied 14 points against DePaul ... Had eight points in win over South Florida ... Scored 14 points and added four assists against Notre Dame ... Earned four assists without a turnover and added six points against Georgia Tech ... Had 11 points and two assists vs. Syracuse ... Tallied 13 points and two assists in win over Pittsburgh ... Hit all four free throws and had three assists against Louisville ... Led team with 15 points against Indiana, scoring on 9-of-12 free throws ... Hit all eight free throws in 13 minutes in win over Cincinnati ... Scored 15 points off the bench against Marquette, hitting 7-of-7 free throws ... Played nine minutes, scoring seven points in BIG EAST opener vs. Seton Hall ... Hit 4-of-4 free throws and had a total of seven points vs. Central Florida ... Tallied five points and four assists without a turnover against Northeastern ... Had 11 points off 4-of-8 shooting in win over Florida A&M ... Had eight points and five defensive boards vs. Morgan State in season opener.

    As a Sophomore in 2006-07: Saw action in 30 games, making six starts ... Averaged 5.8 points per game and had 65 assists to his credit in 19.3 minutes ... Reached double-figures in scoring on eight occasions, including a season-high 14 against Syracuse ... Had 10 points and three assists against Villanova ... Scored 10 points vs. Louisville ... Tallied four assists without a turnover at Rutgers ... Had five points and rebounds to go with four assists against Syracuse ... Netted 11 points and had team-high seven assists in win over Seton Hall ... Had five assists against one turnover at Georgia Tech ... Tallied season-high 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists without a turnover in win over Syracuse ... Had 13 points and four assists vs. Rutgers ... Scored nine points against DePaul in first start of 2006-07 ... Had five points vs. Providence ... Grabbed one rebound against Louisville ... Had four points and three boards in loss to Pittsburgh ... Scored four points in win over St. John's ... Had 10 points and two steals against Marquette ... Grabbed a rebound vs. Louisiana State ... Scored nine points against South Florida ... Played 10 minutes against West Virginia, picking up an assist ... Tallied 10 points, five assists and three steals against Coppin State ... Had three points and rebounds in win over Pepperdine ... Tallied five points and four assists in 12 minutes against St. Mary's (CA) ... Scored seven points and tallied a block in win over Northeastern ... Tallied three points and a rebound against Texas Southern ... Had a season-high 12 points in just 16 minutes of action in win over Sacred Heart ... Scored four points on 4-for-4 shooting from the charity stripe against Albany ... Had seven points and two blocks vs. Mississippi ... Scored eight points and picked up two steals in 22 minutes against Fairfield ... Tallied six assists and a block in 19 minutes vs. Central Arkansas ... Hit a three-pointer and grabbed one rebound in season-opening win over Quinnipiac.

    As a Freshman in 2005-06: Played in all 34 games, starting the first 24, and averaged 3.3 points and 2.6 assists... Had two points, five rebounds and four assists in the Sweet 16 win over Washington... Had seven points in 22 minutes in the win at Louisville... Had a UConn-freshman record 14 assists in the win over Quinnipiac... Had six points and a career-best seven assists in the win over Army... Had a career-best 15 points in the win over Arizona, hitting all four of his shots from the field and making all six free throw attempts... Had five points, one assist and two turnovers in 31 minutes in his first collegiate game at Pepperdine.

    Before UConn: 2005 Gatorade Connecticut State Player of the Year... Two-time All-State selection and three-time All-FCIAC selection... In his four years, Trinity Catholic went 103-6, captured three league titles, two state titles and was state runner-up twice... The team was 53-2 in his two years as the starting point guard... Squad went 26-2 in his senior season as he averaged 22.5 points, 5.1 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 3.1 steals.

    Personal Information: Craig Kevin Austrie... Liberal arts major... Born March 17, 1987 in Bronx, N.Y. ... Son of Vincent and Christine Austrie... Has two sisters, Kelly and Ajha.

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