10/02/2016 - College PREP - Charlotte, NC Austin is a tall, lean catcher who will graduate in 2019. Behind the plate, hands / feet work well together in getting rid of the baseball. Pop times show a range of 2.38-2.73 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills show as playable tools as he continues to develop and get more reps. At the plate he shows an athletic setup. Hands are loose and work through an aggressive approach. He makes consistent contact and works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he works to utilize his lower half more efficiently through the swing. With 3 years to further develop, Austin has abilities with time and room to progress his game.