Cousino wins Gold Glove

Austin Cousino at the plate during UK baseball's 2012 home opener on February 24, 2012, at Cliff Hagan Stadium. UK defeated Buffalo 13-4 to move to 4-0 on the season. Photo by Chet White | UK Athletics

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Sophomore centerfielder Austin Cousino has been awarded for his defensive play in 2013 by being awarded a Gold Glove by the NCAA.

Nine players in all of collegiate baseball are awarded the honor each season.

Cousino recorded 127 put-outs in 2013 while committing two errors to record a fielding percentage of .985.

Cousino was also named to the SEC All-Defensive Team, just as he was in his freshman campaign in 2012.

The Cats’ failed to make the NCAA Tournament in 2013 and fell in the first round of the SEC Tournament to Ole Miss.