|Last School:||Hillsborough C.C.|
Before USC Upstate: Played two seasons at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla… Tallied 70 strikeouts in 81 innings of work as a sophomore and earned the Hawks’ Male Scholar Athlete of the Year award… Was also a Phi Theta Kappa Honoree at conclusion of sophomore year.
High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Sebastian River High School in Sebastian, Fla… Was named the squad’s Most Outstanding Pitcher award as a senior… Earned First-Team All-Treasure Coast Conference honors as well as First-Team Scripps Treasure Coast accolades at end of senior season… As a junior, picked up team’s Most Outstanding Pitching award and was named to both the All-Treasure Coast Conference team and the Scripps Treasure Coast team… Also earned MVP honors as part of the Florida Stars WABA Woodbat National Runner-up team.
Personal: Born on Apr. 8, 1991 in Sebastian, Fla… Son of Earle and Rebecca Augenstein… Has one brother and one sister… Majoring in physical education… Favorite song is “Lose Yourself”… Lists Mark Prior as his favorite sports figure… Person he most admires is his brother… Favorite quote is “You can do anything you set your mind to”… Aspires to be a professional baseball player… Enjoys working out, fishing and listening to music… His father, Earle, played collegiate basketball at Ohio State… His brother, Bryan, played collegiate baseball at the University of Florida and was a Seventh-Round draft pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft… His brother, who made his MLB debut on May 13, 2009 with the Diamondbacks, most recently suited up for the St. Louis Cardinals (2011).