Austin Duckworth
Austin Duckworth


Vestavia Hills, Ala.

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Alabama Athletics Places 77 on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The softball team's 15 honorees led the way for the Tide, followed by the 12 members of the rowing team and the 12 members of the women's track and field team. The Alabama baseball team placed 11 members on the honor roll; women's golf, men's tennis and men's track and field each landed six student-athletes on the honor roll, followed by the four members of the women's tennis team

Career Bests:
• 800m - 1:59
• 3,000m - 8:42.42
• 3,000m steeplechase - 9:42.40
• 5,000m - 15:04.65
• 4-Mile - 21:03.71
• 5k XC - 15:53
• 8k XC - 26:31.37

Junior (2010-11)
Competed in two meets during the cross country season ... was the squad's top finisher at the Powerade Invitational with a 19th-place finish ... came in 39th at the Crimson Classic.

Sophomore (2009-10)
Competed in three of seven races for the Tide during the cross country season, competing as the second Alabama runner in one ... posted a personal-best 4-mile time of 21:03.71 at the Memphis Twilight Invitational to finish 26th ... posted a season-best 8,000m time of 26:42.05 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational ... finished 69th at the SEC Cross Country Championships as the team won the title ... finished 11th in the steeplechase at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 9:42.40 ... was third indoors at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 15:04.65 in the 5,000m for a personal best ... was fourth in the outdoor 5,000m with a time of 15:37.16.

Freshman (2007-08)
Competed in three cross country races for the Tide ... placed 18th at the UTC Powerade Invitational ... finished in 18th place with a personal-best 8,000m time of 26:31.37 at the Crimson Classic ... competed at the SEC Championships ... member of the SEC Championship team that ended Arkansas' 34-year title streak ... did not compete during the indoor and outdoor track season.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Brett Huber ... member of the 2007 State Cross Country Runner-up team and 2008 Outdoor Track and Field State Championship team ... finished third at the State Cross Country Championships in 2007 ... placed third in the 1,600m at the Outdoor State Championships in 2008 ... earned All-State honors in cross country in 2006 and 2007 ... earned All-State honors in outdoor track in 2007 and 2008 ... school record holder in the 5,000m and 3,200m ... member of the National Honors Society, President of the German Honors Society, and Vice President of the Boy's Student Government ... Parents: John and Julie Duckworth ... Siblings: Francie and Sarah ... Birthday: June 20, 1989 ... Majoring in History.