22 - Austin Diemer
Austin Diemer
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Rocklin, Calif.
High School: Rocklin HS
Position: OF
B/T: R/R
Experience: HS

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).