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Austin Duckworth
Austin Duckworth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vestavia Hills, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills



07/02/2013

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
Track
• 800 meters - 1:59
• 3,000 meters - 8:42.42
• 3,000-meter steeplechase - 9:42.40
• 5,000 meters - 15:04.65

Cross Country

• 5 kilometers - 15:53
• 8 kilometers - 26:16

Junior (2010-11)
Cross Country
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.

Indoor Season
Competed in the 5,000 meters during in the indoor season in one meet, finishing 33rd at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 15:36.89.

Outdoor Season
Ran the 5,000 meters and 3,000-meter steeplechase outdoors ... was 12th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a personal best time of 9:32.60 ... finished 23rd at the same meet in the 5,000 meters ... was named to the SEC Spring Honor Roll.


Sophomore (2009-10)
Cross Country
Competed in three of seven races for the Tide during the cross country season, finished as the second Alabama runner to cross the line 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-kilometer time of 26:42.05 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational ... finished 69th at the SEC Cross Country Championships as the team won the title.

Indoor Season
Was third at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 15:04.65 in the 5,000 meters for a personal best.

Outdoor Season
Finished 11th in the steeplechase at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 9:42.40 ...... was fourth in the outdoor 5,000 meters at the Mississippi Open with a time of 15:37.16.

Freshman (2007-08)
Cross Country
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-kilometer 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.

Indoor Season
Did not compete

Outdoor Season
Did not compete

Prep and Personal
Coached by Brett Huber at Vestavia Hills ... helped the team to a runner-up finish at the 2007 state cross country championships ... was a member of the 2008 outdoor state championship team ... finished third at the state cross country championships in 2007 ... placed third in the 1,600 meters at the 2008 outdoor state championships ... earned all-state honors in cross country in 2006 and 2007 ... earned all-state honors in outdoor track in 2007 and 2008 ... was the school record holder in the 5,000 and 3,200 meters ... was a member of the National Honors Society, President of the German Honors Society, and Vice President of the Boy's Student Government ... is the son of John and Julie Duckworth ... has two sisters, Francie and Sarah ... is majoring in history.