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    Austin Whitelaw     
     
      Austin Whitelaw
Hometown:
Monroe, Mich.

High School:
Monroe

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 140

Event:
XC/Distance

Year (XC/In/Out):
Jr./R-So./R-So.

PERSONAL RECORDS
CROSS COUNTRY
5K: 15:05.20 (2010)
8K: 25:04.95 (2013)
10K: 30:39.49 (2013)

INDOORS
Mile: 4:08.51 (2013)
3000m: 8:11.68 (2013)
5000m: 14:18.11 (2013)

OUTDOORS
800m: 1:57.90 (2010)
5000m: 14:46.29 (2013)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • UT Freshman Record holder in the 3000m and the 5000m
  • 2013 Indoor SEC All-Freshman team (3000m)
  • 2011 SEC Cross Country All-Freshman Team
  • 2011 SEC Cross Country Men's Freshman of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • 2011-12 Vol Freshman of the Year for Cross Country

2013 CROSS COUNTRY
  • Four Top-25 performances in five total races
  • Finished 22nd at NCAA South Regionals, setting new PR of 30:39.49 in 10K
  • Established new career best of 25:04.95 in the 8K
  • Scorer for the Vols all season

2013 TRACK & FIELD
Honors
  • Indoor SEC All-Freshman Team
  • Earned Tennessee Freshman Records in both the indoor 3000m and 5000m
Indoors
  • Was the top finisher on the team in the 3000m at the SEC Championships, finishing in a personal best and UT freshman best time of 8:11.68, placing ninth...Ran the 5000m the next day, finishing that in 14:55.15 to place 19th
  • Placed ninth in the mile at the Tyson Invitational in a career-best 4:08.51
  • Set a new UT freshman record and a new personal record in the 5000m, finishing in 14:18.11 and placing third in the Championship division at the Armory Invitational
  • Won the 3000m at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge, finishing in a personal record 8:20.45
  • Ran the 3000m at the Virginia Tech Invitational, dropping his time to a then-career best 8:37.59...Was a member of the fourth-place DMR team at the Virginia Tech Invitational, bringing the baton across the line in 10:17.41
  • Was UT's top performer in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing sixth in a personal best time of 4:14.39...Ran the final leg of the first-place DMR, which finished in 10:07.97
Outdoors
  • 35th at SEC Championship in 5000m with 15:58.26
  • Career best of 14:46.29 in 5000m at Raleigh Relays

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
  • Placed second on the team and eighth overall at the Belmont Opener, finishing in 15:42.80
  • Helped the Vols to a third-place team finish with a time of 25:26.79, placing third on the team and 24th overall
  • Scored for the Vols at the Brooks Paul Short Run, finishing 107th overall and fourth on the team in 25:30

2012 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • N/A
Outdoors
  • N/A

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
  • Scored in all six meets as a rookie
  • Made the SEC All-Freshman Team as the fourth finishing rookie at the league meet
  • His 25:16.11 clocking enabled him to finish 32nd overall and third among UT runners
  • Ran a 10K PR of 33:32.7 to place third on the team and 80th overall at the NCAA South Regional
  • Ran second for the team and was 33rd overall in 25:59.93 at the 8K Crimson Classic
  • Was UT's third finisher and placed 251st overall in 26:32 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run
  • Carved out a third-place overall finish, placing second on the team, with his 25:32.32 effort at the 8K Tennessee Invitational
  • Contributed to UT's scoring total in his first collegiate meet, placing 23rd overall and fifth on the team in 16:09.24 on the 5K trail at the Belmont-VU Opener
  • Named the Vol Freshman of the Year

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Fourth in 3200m at state track championships as a senior, running 9:35.84, and sixth as a junior in 9:21.53
  • Ran his PR (9:17.10) in that event at the 2011 Midwest Meet of Championships
  • His 1600m best is 4:18.86, which he carded in a seventh-place result at the 2010 state meet
  • Had a 25:10.11 prep 8K cross country race to his credit
  • Earned 2009 and 2010 all-state acclaim in cross country and from 2009-11 in track & field
  • As a senior, he finished second in the Michigan State Cross Country Championships - Lower Peninsula and won the Region 4 meet a week earlier with a PR 5K time of 15:05.20
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

PERSONAL
  • Born June 27, 1993, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Interested in biochemistry
  • Parents are Susan Costello and David Whitelaw
  • Has three younger siblings: Ethan and Bryan Costello and Wyatt Whitelaw
  • Attended same high school as former Vol and U.S. Olympian Todd Williams
  • Recipient of the Fred R. Langley Athletic Scholarship Fund
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