Clay H.S.: A three-year starter at Clay, Achter was named first team all-city and all-district his junior and senior seasons and second team all-city and all-district his sophomore season ... batted. 338 with 20 runs scored, five doubles, three triples, three home runs, 17 RBI and 13 stolen bases as a senior ... selected to play for Team Ohio in the Heartland Baseball Classic ... also lettered in football and basketball.
Personal: Austin is the son of Rod and Cindy Achter ... has an older sister, Mandy, and older brother, A.J. ... A.J. plays in the Minnesota Twins organization after attending Michigan State ... father was drafted by Minnesota Vikings and later played for the New York Jets and Cincinnati Bengals.