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 Brandon Austin
Brandon Austin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paducah, Ky.

High School:
Heath

Event:
Sprints


• 2008 NCAA Outdoor Championship Semifinalist - 4x100m Relay
• 2008 All-Mideast Regional Team - 4x100m Relay
• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Finalist - 4x100m Relay
• 2008, 2007 and 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll


2008 (Junior): Outdoor - At NCAA Championships, third leg of 4x100m relay team that finished fifth in its semifinal heat and 13th in the nation with a time of 40.11 ... Automatically qualified for the NCAA National Meet with a fourth-place time of 39.72 at the Mideast Regional ... Ran a wind-aided time of 10.50 100m dash at the Sea Ray Relays ... Recorded the first UK 4x100m relay time under 40 seconds in more than a decade, clocking in at 39.69 ... Turned in time of 10.60 in the 100m dash at Jesse Owens Classic ... Ran a season-best time of 22.02 in the 200m dash at the Sea Ray Relays. Indoor - Posted personal-best 60m dash time of 6.79 at McCravy Memorial that ranks eighth all-time at UK ... Set season-best mark of 21.73 in the 200m dash at the SEC Championships.

2007 (Sophomore): Indoor - Recorded a personal-best indoor time of 21.84 in the men's 200-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic ... Notched a personal-best in the preliminaries of the men's 60 meter dash with a mark of 6.88 at New Balance Invitational. Outdoor - Recorded two personal-best marks at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 100m (10.65) and 200m (21.55) ... Member of men's 4x100 relay squad that recorded a season-best time of 40.33 at the SEC Championships.

2006 (Freshman): Indoor - Posted Kentucky's seconds fastest 60 meter (6.96) of the season at the Rod McCravy Invite... Ran a season best 22.25 in the 200 at the SEC Indoor Championships. Outdoor - Ran a personal-best 10.71 in the 100 at the Sea Ray Relays... Notched another personal best with a 21.97 mark in the 200 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational...Ran the third leg of the regional qualifying 4x100 relay... Helped the Cats to a sixth-place finish in the 4x100 at the SEC Championships.

High School: Won the Kentucky Class AA state title in the 100m dash and member of 4x100m relay runner-up as a junior ... As a senior, won the 200m dash and finished runner-up in the 100m dash ... Coached by Mark Madison ... Also competed in football, baseball and basketball for four years each ... Member of state champion baseball team as junior and state runner-up squad senior year ... Class A All-State Baseball Tournament team senior year ... First team All-Western Kentucky in football in final year.

Personal: Born July 25, 1986 ... Parents are Bruce and Tyanna Austin ... Father played collegiate baseball at Murray State ... Has one sister, Mackensie (18).

Personal Bests: 60 Meters - 6.79; 100 Meters - 10.60; 200 Meters - 21.55

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