|Position:||Left Handed Pitcher|
|Other College:||Eastern Oklahoma State|
2017 [RS Junior]: Made 27 relief appearance with a 2-3 record in 26.1 innings… threw a perfect 1.2 innings in a win against Grambling State (2/22)… pitched three-scoreless relief innings and earned his first win of the season in a contest vs. Central Connecticut State (3/4)… struck out the side in a game at Kennesaw State (3/17)… tossed two scoreless innings at Michigan (4/13)… signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Astros.
2016 [RS Sophomore]: Made three starts and appeared in a total of 16 games … earned his first career win in his Sooner debut against Northeastern (2/20) with three strikeouts in six innings of work… struck out a pair in 1.1 innings of relief vs. Dallas Baptist (4/5)… worked 1.1 innings of scoreless-relief with two strikeouts in a one-run win over Baylor (4/10). Summer 2016: Won a Texas Collegiate Baseball League championship with the Brazos Valley Bombers… made four starts and nine total appearances… posted a 3-0 record with a 0.69 ERA and .130 opposing batting average with 30 strikeouts in 26 innings.
Before OU: Played one season at Eastern Oklahoma State College under coach Craig Price… finished his freshman year with a 7-1 record with 100 strikeouts in 64.2 IP… Region II Player of the Year… All-American Honorable Mention selection… helped Brazos Valley Bombers to 2015 Texas Collegiate League championship.
High School: Three-year letter winner under coach Larry Turner at Owasso High School… helped Rams to 2013 6A State Title.
Personal: Austin Lane Kerns. Parents: Jody Kerns, Jeff and Shelly Waters. Siblings: Ashlyn and Curtis. Major: Administrative Leadership.