19 Austin Athmann  
Austin  Athmann

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cold Spring

High School:
Rocori

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
C

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


08/03/2015

Summer Roundup: Aug. 3

A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.

07/28/2015

Seven Named to Major League Showcase

Gophers well represented at Northwoods League annual showcase

07/27/2015

Summer Roundup: July 27

Check in with the current, future and past Gophers on the diamond this summer.

07/20/2015

Summer Roundup: July 20

Check in on the week that was in Gopher baseball

07/13/2015

Summer Roundup: July 13

A look at how current, former and future Gophers are performing during the summer.

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2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Played in 39 games • made 23 starts, including 13 at first base and eight at catcher • batted .286, scored 10 runs and notched nine RBIs • hit .346 with seven runs and eight RBIs in conference play. Game Highlights: Hit 2-for-4 to with one run and an RBI to start Big Ten play at Maryland (3/21) • in his first start at first base, hit 2-for-4 with a double, one run and two RBIs against Northwestern (3/27) • hit 4-for-5 with a season-high two runs and an RBI at Rutgers (4/4) • had a season high three RBIs in a 1-for-4 performance in the second game of the doubleheader at Rutgers (4/4) • hit 2-for-4 with a run scored against Michigan (4/26) • went 2-for-4 against UC Irvine (5/3) and at Iowa (5/10).

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:

Named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team • hit .277 with a .337 slugging percentage and .344 on base percentage • played in 27 games, including 24 starts • was limited by injury after making eight starts at catcher, but returned behind the plate for seven more games later in the season • also served as designated hitter in several games. Game Highlights: After his catching debut against Northern Illinois (2/15), tallied two hits each in his next three games • hit 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI against Creighton (2/21) • hit 2-for-5 at Iowa (4/25) • in his first start at catcher since returning from an injury, hit 3-for-3 with a run and an RBI against NDSU (4/15) • hit his first collegiate home run against Penn State (4/25) • batted 2-for-4 at No. 5 Florida State (5/3).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Rocori High School in 2013 • played for coach Jeff Illies • part of Rocori's state championship team in 2010 • a three-time All-Central Lakes selection • entered the 2013 state tournament with a .305 batting average and 15 RBI • batted .489 with three home runs in American Legion ball in 2012 • played for the North in the 2013 Play Ball! Minnesota High School All-Star Series • also played football and hockey.

PERSONAL:
Recreation, park and leisure studies major • son of Brian and Sheila Athmann • has an older sister, Paige • lists winning the state tournament as a freshman as his most memorable sports thrill • enjoys snowmobiling and wakeboarding • born April 27, 1995.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2014 27 24 .277 83 7 23 7 2 0 1 .337 6 10 1 1
2015 39 23 .286 98 10 28 9 5 0 0 .337 3 13 1 2
Total 66 47 .282 181 17 51 16 7 0 1 .337 9 20 2 3

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2014 10 10 .167 36 2 6 2 0 0 1 .250 2 3 0 0
2015 19 11 .346 52 7 18 8 4 0 0 .423 1 10 0 1
Total 29 21 273 88 9 24 10 4 0 1 .352 3 13 0 1