Track & Field
Brandon Austin - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Heath

• 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 4×100 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 4×100 relay… Helped the Cats to a sixth-place finish in the 4×100 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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