07/07/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Richmond, VA Austin is a solid, athletic SS/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he plays through with momentum to his target. Glove action is firm and presents out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases foot quickness. Throws are accurate with carry (81 mph velocity) across the diamond. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying solid hitting abilities through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound, he gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a loose arm and extends through on his release, staying inline towards the plate. He shows a four pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 76 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with short break. He maintains arm speed on his change but throws too hard, resembling fastball. Slider is harder with tight spin and short break. Control is well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Austin has potential with time and room to progress his game.