Austin Whitelaw     
      Austin Whitelaw

Monroe, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 140



5K: 15:05.20 (2010)
8K: 25:10.11 (H.S.)
10K: 33:32.7 (2011)

CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Men's All-Freshman Team...2011 SEC Men's Freshman of the Week (Sept. 20).

2011: 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.

HIGH SCHOOL: 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...Fourth in 3200m at state track championships as a senior...Ran his PR (9:17.10) in that event at the 2011 Midwest Meet of Championships...His 1600m best is 4:18.86...Has a 25:10.11 8K cross country race to his credit.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Born June 27, 1993, in Ann Arbor, Mich...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.



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