Austin Jones
Austin Jones
Height: 6-0
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Central Catholic

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AS A SENIOR (2011-2012): (XC) Ran a personal-best-time in the 4mile Hornet Jamboree in 20:58 … Earned another personal-best-time, this time in the 8k, finishing in 24:59 at the Stanford Invitational … Raced 26:18.5 in the 8k Bronco Invite … Ran 25:22 in the 8k at the WCC Championships … Finished the 10km NCAA DI West Region Championship in 31:02. (TRACK) Earned a personal best time in the Kim Duyst Invite 5k with a time of 14:46.56 … Obtained a personal best time in the Aggie Open 3k in 8:37.63 … Raced in the 1500m at the Johnny Mathis Invite for a seasonal best time of 4:02.28 … Competed in the SF State Distance Carnival in the 5k with a time of 15:37.29 … Ran the 1500m in 4:19.57 at the Woody Wilson Invite … Earned a seasonal best time in the 800m at the Sac State Open in 4:08.15 … Finished the season at the West Coast Invite with a time in the 5k of 15:29.72.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): (XC) Placed 25th at the USF Invitational with a time of 25:47… ran to a 40th place finish at the Riverside Invite, coming in with a time of 25:08… came in with a time of 25:00 at the Bronco Invite, good for 48th place… finished 13th at the West Coast Conference Championships… came in 113th at the  NCAA West Regional, finishing with a time of 32:03.. (TRACK) Competed in the 5000m in 15:09:09 for 8th place @ Cal State Stanislaus 3/5/11…Set a PR of 8:43:75 in the 3000m for 2nd place @UC Davis Aggie Open 3/12/11…Placed 8th with a PR of 31:33:96 in the 10k @ San Francisco State 3/5/11…Finished with a PR in the 5000m in 14:58:41, good for fifth all-time at SCU @ Chico State 4/8-9/11…Competed in the 1500m for a personal best in 4:00:43 @ Woody Wilson Invitational, UC Davis 4/16/11…Ran the No.2 time in SCU history in the 5000m and placed 6th in his heat with a time of 14:50:15 and an 8-second @ Brutus Hamilton Invitational, CAL 4/22/11.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-2010): (XC) Ran a time of 26:27, good for 31st place at the San Francisco Invite… placed 146th after running a time of 27:16… came in 114th at the Bronco Invite with a time of 26:46. (TRACK) Finished the 5000m in 15:19:12 @ the Benny Brown Invitational, Cal State Fullerton 3/6/10…Raced 15:55:66 in the 5000m @ Chico Twilight Invitational 4/10/10…Won the 2nd heat of the 1500m and earned a 4-second PR of 4:02:92 @ Woody Wilson, UC Davis 4/17/10…Placed 6th in the 1500m in 4:04:45 @ Cal State Stanisauls 5/14/10.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-2009): (XC) Placed 35th in the San Francisco Invitational on Aug. 30 with an 8k time of 26:43...Placed 62nd in the West Coast Preview on Nov. 1 with an 8k time of 27:58. (TRACK) Ran the 5000m in 15:55 on 3/7/09 at the Gator Preview…Ran the 3k steeplechase in 10:59:72 and the 800m in 2:97:62 at the Aggie Open on 3/14/09…Ran the 800m in 2:11:42 in the Hornet Invite on 3/21/09…Finished the 5k in 16:29:3 on 3/27/09 at the SF State Distance Carnival…Raced the 1500m in 4:16:67 on 4/4/09 and in 4:25:12 on 4/17/09.

COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS

Cross Country: 20:58 in the 4mile (2011 - Hornet Jamboree); 26:11.0 in the 4.5 mile (2008 - Shoreline Open); 24:59 in the 8k (2011 - Stanford Invite); 31:02 in the 10k (2010 - NCAA West Regionals Championship)
Track: 2:07.62 in the 800m (2009 - Aggie Open); 4:00.43 in the 1500m (2011 - Woody Wilson); 8:37.63 in the 3k (2012 - Aggie Open); 14:46.56 in the 5k (2012 - Kim Duyst); 31:33.96 in the 10k (2011 - SF State Distance Carnival); 10:59.72 in the 3k Steeplechase (2009 - Aggie Open)

PERSONAL BESTS: From High School 1500m-4:07 3000m-8:56

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Central Catholic High School in Portland, OR... state champions in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007... named First Team All-District in cross country and track (3K)... named 2nd Team All-District track (1500 and 4x400)... member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Son of Lee and Terri Jones... has a younger brother named Nolan and a younger sister named Kristi... interested in Frisbee and minesweeper... double major in physics and economics with a minor in math...plans to attend graduate school in economics.