Frese on Austin: "I'm really proud to say I coach Sequoia Austin. She's such a bright young lady and special person. I already know she's going to do great things in life, because I've seen her work ethic in many ways. After walking on to our team, she more than earned a scholarship. She's really worked to get better and she gives us an energy boost every time she steps on the court." As a junior (2012-13): Has seen action in 27 of the Terps' games...scored six points with a rebound and a steal vs. the Mount (Nov. 9)...hit a three-pointer in a career-high 13 minutes in Terps' win over American (Nov. 21)...saw time at #19 Nebraska (Nov. 28)...pulled down two boards in seven minutes vs. Virginia (Dec. 6)...hit two threes for eight points and grabbed two boards in 13 minutes vs. George Mason (Dec. 8)...notched two steals, two boards and a bucket in 16 minutes at Towson (Dec. 11)...saw seven minutes with three assists in Terps' win at Delaware (Dec. 20)...saw 21 minutes and added three points, three assists, two boards and two steals vs. Brown (Dec. 28)...saw 12 minutes with an assist vs. Hartford (Dec. 29)...played seven minutes and made a bucket at #15 UNC (Jan. 3)...saw eight minutes with a rebound and a steal vs. #24 Miami (Jan. 10)...made a layup and nailed a trey, along with a board and two assists in Terps' win at Virginia Tech (Jan. 13)...scored two points with two boards and an assist in 15 minutes vs. NC State (Jan. 17)...had a bucket and a rebound in eight minutes on the floor at Georgia Tech (Jan. 20)...notched a bucket, a rebound, three assists and a steal in 17 minutes at Clemson (Jan. 27)...sat out game at Wake Forest with a concussion suffered vs. Boston College (Feb. 8)...notched a key baseline jumper in a 10-3 run to close the gap in the first half at #5 Duke (Feb. 11)...played a career-high 26 minutes with eight points, two steals, a board and an assist vs. Clemson (Feb. 14)...hit a three in final minutes of Terps' win at Virginia (Feb. 17)...hit a three with a rebound and an assist at Boston College (Feb. 21)...scored a career-high 15 points with a rebounds, two assists and two steals in 22 minutes vs. Wake Forest (March 3).
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Saw action in 17 games...pulled down a rebound vs. Towson (Nov. 16)...notched a steal vs. CSUB (Nov. 26)...took two shots and pulled down a rebound in three minutes at American (Dec. 4)...scored career-high 12 points off 6-for-7 shooting in 11 minutes vs. Delaware State (Dec. 8)...picked up two points, a rebound, an assist and a steal in nine minutes vs. Lafayette (Dec. 28). ..scored four points in just three minutes on the floor vs. Virginia Tech (Jan. 26)...scored seven points in 11 minutes off a three and four free throws, and added a career-high three boards, vs. Boston College (Feb. 2)...saw nine minutes in Terps' ACC quarterfinals game vs. Virginia (March 2)...saw action in Terps' win over Navy (March 17)...honored at team's banquet for being on Dean's List.
As a Freshman (2010-11): Saw action in 14 games on the year...made first career appearance in season opener vs. Monmouth (Nov. 13)... scored first career points with a three against American (Nov. 21)... made a trey in three minutes against UMBC (Dec. 10)... notched a career high seven minutes against La Salle (Dec. 28)... dished first career assist vs. No. 10 North Carolina (Jan. 23)... took a career-high nine shots and grabbed two rebounds in four minutes against Wake Forest (Jan. 28)... notched a career-high nine minutes and scored four points against Longwood. Went 2-for-2 from the line (Jan. 30)...given a full scholarship by head coach Brenda Frese for 2011 spring semester...recipient of team's Selfless Award and named a Scholar Athlete at the team's annual banquet.
Before Maryland: Played four years of basketball for Holton-Arms school of the Independent School League (ISL) ... two-time ISL All-League selection (2008 and 2009) ... two-time Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention (2009 and 2010) ... Montgomery County All-Gazette Team Honorable Mention (2008 and 2009).
Personal: Daughter of Cristiann Vides Lopez and Jessica Austin de Vides ... has two younger siblings, Alejandra and Duncan ... plays three musical intruments: percussion, saxophone and tuba ... majoring in secondary education and biology.
AUSTIN'S CAREER STATISTICS
AUSTIN'S CAREER HIGHS
|Points||15, Wake Forest (3/3/13)|
|Rebounds||3, vs. Boston College (2/2/12)|
|FGM||6, (2X) last vs. Wake Forest (3/3/13)|
|FGA||11, vs. Wake Forest (3/3/13)|
|3FGM||2, vs. George Mason (12/8/12)|
|3FGA||7, Wake Forest (1/28/11)|
|FTM||4, vs. Boston College (2/2/12)|
|FTA||4, vs. Boston College (2/2/12)|
|Assists||3 (3X) last at Clemson (1/27/13)|
|Steals||2 (4X) last vs. Wake Forest (3/3/13)|
|Minutes||26, vs. Clemson (2/14/13)|