Drew Austell
Drew Austell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Briarcrest Christian HS

Last College:
UT-Chattanooga

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/20/1992


2013 Cross Country
Competed in six meets for the Tigers ... Posted a season-best 8K time of 24:53.00 (301th) at the American Athletic Conference Championship ... Placed 11th at the Rhodes Invitational with a 8K time of 26:29.00 ... Running at the Pre-National Invitational, clocked at 8K time of 26:45.00 (345th) ... Recorded an 8K time of 26:53.20 (109th) at the Commodore Classic ... At the NCAA South Regional Championship, notched at 10K time of 33:03.50 (123rd) ... Opened the season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight running at 4.2 Mile time of 22:59.50 placing 35th.

Prior to Memphis
Transferred from UT-Chattanooga where he competed for the cross country and track & field squads ... While with the Mocs, established personal-bests of 1:56.00 in the 800m, 4:07.00 in the 1,500m, 15:59.74 in the 5,000m and 25:57 in the 8,000m ... Prior to UT-Chattanooga competed at Briarcrest Christian HS in Memphis, Tenn., in cross country and track & field... While competing for the Saints, finished sixth in the state championships in the 800m in 2010... Finished 7th in state championships in the 1600m in 2010... Regional Champion in the 800m in 2010... Regional Runner-up in the 1600m in 2010... Qualified for the state championships in the decathalon and the 4x200m relay in 2009... Most Valuable Cross Country Runner junior and senior year... Track team captain senior year... MVP in track senior year... Best of the Preps All-Metro team in track in 2010. Holds personal bests of 4:33.39 for 1600, 1:58.78 for 800, and 17:27 for 5K cross-country.

Personal
Son of Carole and Steve Austell ... Birthday is Feb. 20.

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