Austin attended Springfield High School in Delaware County (same HS as Drew Adams). Austin was a two time captain and in his senior year he was named Delaware County Player of the Year. For high school achievements, Austin was named two time All State and All American his senior year.
Austin chose to attend Penn State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Austin was a four year started ending with 686 saves (eight short of Drew Adam’s record) which places him second all time in PSU history. Austin also ended his tenure with a 59.7% save percentage for his career. Austin was named CAA Rookie of the Year and was four time First Team All CAA and tow time CAA Defensive Player of the Year. Austin was also name CAA Player of the Year in 2013. Austin was named United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Honorable Mention All American in 2011, Third Team All American in 2012, and Third Team All American in 2014. In 2013 Austin was awarded the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Award for collegiate lacrosse;s best goalie and USILA All American First Team honor. In Austin’s senior year he was also named USILA Scholar All American.
Austin was drafted by the Boston Cannons 19th overall, played for the Florida Launch and now with the PLL Chaos.