ROCKLIN HS: Was a three-year letterwinner for
Head Coach Roc Murray and the Thunder at Rocklin High School in
Rocklin, Calif. Was inducted into the Rocklin Athletic Hall
of Fame in 2011 after completing his playing career that also
included outstanding academic achievement (Scholar-Athlete, a
California Scholarship Federation member from 2008-11, 2010 Honor
Guard, and four years of straight "A"s) Was a first-team
All-Sierra Foothill League selection in 2010 after hitting .374
with a home run, 10 doubles, four triples and 38 runs scored
Did even better as a senior in 2011 batting .415 with 20 RBI, six
triples and 26 stolen bases and was named the SFL's most valuable
player Was a two-time All-Sac Metro honoree, a two-time RHS
offensive player of the year, and was an all-state second teamer as
a senior Set career and season records for Rocklin High
School in triples (10 in his career and six in 2011) and also set a
single season school record in stolen bases (26 in 2011) Was
drafted in the 26th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Players Draft
by the Cleveland Indians.
PERSONAL: Born on Apr. 28, 1993, in Carmichael,
Calif. Full name is Austin William Diemer Parents are
Will and Mindi Diemer Has an older sister, Alexandra
Majoring in communications Comes from an athletic family.
His father, Will, played baseball at Santa Clara from 1980 to 1984
and his sister, Alex, was a volleyball setter for Sacramento State
(2011), Washington State (2009-10) and Boise State (2008)
Favorites include: Manny Ramirez (baseball player), Minute Maid
Park (stadium), Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians (teams),
Rocklin High School (place to play baseball), "Happy Gilmore"
(movie), Will Ferrell and Will Smith (actors), and Augustana and
Jason Aldean (musical artists).