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John Austin
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
City/State: Mechanicsburg, Pa.
High School: Cumberland Valley
John Austin Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 11/23/2010

2009-10: Began the season with a second-place effort at the ASU Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., throwing 222-4 ... set the school record with a throw of 227-3 to take first place at the Duke Invitational ... threw 225-0 to win an ACC individual title and garner All-ACC honors in the javelin ... came in first place at the Penn Relays, recording a throw of 220-7 ... qualified for the NCAA First Round in Greensboro, N.C., where he placed 13th.

2008-09: Qualified for both the IC4A and NCAA Regionals in 2009 ... threw a season-best 219-9 at the ACC Outdoor Championships, placing third ... won the Duke Invitational with a throw of 209-11 ... also won the UNC Elite meet, recording a throw of 209-8.

2007-08: Returned from rehab to improve nearly 18 feet in the javelin ... started the season with a then-personal-best 215-7 to place third at the Wake Forest Open ... improved to 219-11 to win the Duke Invitational ... threw 221-14 to take second at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz. ... earned all-conference honors with a second-place effort at the ACC Championships ... led a 2-3-6 Duke finish for a team-high 17 points in the javelin at the conference meet ... threw 219-0 to take third at the Penn Relays ... earned Duke's 10th individual IC4A title with a throw of 216-8 ... set school record with 225-5 throw to secure a bid to the NCAA East Regionals ... at the NCAA Championships, became the 11th Devil male track & field athlete to earn All-America honors in an individual event, and first in the javelin, with an eighth-place effort.

2006-07: Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in his first collegiate meet with a javelin throw of 207-8 at the Wake Forest Open ... missed the remainder of the season due to injury.

Prior to Duke: Qualified for Penn Relays in the javelin ... won the javelin event at the Mid-Penn Conference meet, setting the meet record while also finishing third in the discus ... won the PIAA District III Championship in the javelin and placed sixth in the discus ... medaled (seventh) at the PIAA State Championships in the javelin ... finished fourth at the Nike Outdoor Nationals in the javelin with a then-personal-best 192-5.

 

PR:

Javelin- 69.27m (4/3/2010)

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