Austin Nola

HS Grad 2008
Age 28 and 4 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) SS  3B, RHP
Ht/Wt 5-10, 170 lb
School  Catholic
Hometown  Baton Rouge, LA USA
Summer Team  LA All Stars
Fall Team  LA All Stars
MLB Draft 
Round 5 by Marlins in 2012
Round 31 by Blue Jays in 2011
Round 48 by Rockies in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Southeast - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - SS
Good player, strong arm, good hands, aggressive bat, good at ECP, good at WWBA
LA State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - SS

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment
Louisiana State

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2005 National Underclass Dec 28-30   Dec 28, 2005
PG Grade: 8.5
Austin Nola is a 2008 SS/P/3B with a 5'10'', 170 lb. frame from Baton Rouge LA, who attends Catholic. Austin has a lean body with an athletic build. He has soft hands defensively with good footwork. Ausin has a smooth clean release with good arm strength. At the plate, Austin starts with a stright stance with a balanced no stride approach. He has quick hands and looks to keep his hands inside the ball. The baseball jumps on contact and he has good hand strength in his swing. Austin is a line drive hitter with gap to gap power. Austin pitches from an over the top arm slot with a loose compact arm action and a quick arm. He gets good armside run on his fastball and also throws a solid curveball and change-up. Austin is a solid two-way young prospect, was named to the Top Prospect Team and is very good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.50
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 83 mph
88.60% Rank
best 89  avg 78
 (2008 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
IF 82 mph
95.70% Rank
best 88  avg 73
 (2008 class in 2005)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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