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Meghan Austin
Meghan Austin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
St. Paul's Episcopal

Event:
Javelin



Accolades:
Track:
• Outdoor All-Mideast Region, Javelin (2008)

All-Time Rank at Alabama:
• Outdoor Javelin - 5th

Career Bests:
• Javelin - 155-0

Junior (2009-2010)
Claimed the Ole Miss Invitational javelin title with a throw of 143-9 ... finished first at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational in the javelin posting a throw of 145-0 ... finished second at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a career-best throw of 155-0 ... competed at the NCAA East Region Prelims in the javelin and posted a throw of 153-8 to finish eighth ... finished 20th at the NCAA National Championship with a throw of 148-11.

Sophomore (2008-09)
Finished eighth at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a throw of 136-3...finished 18th (134-3) in the javelin at the Mideast Regional...posted a season-best javelin throw of 143-4 to finish first at the Ole Miss Invitational ranking eighth in the SEC...claimed the Alabama Relays javelin title with a heave of 141-9 1/2.

Freshman (2007-08)
Competed in the javelin outdoors...led the Crimson Tide women in the javelin throwing a career-best 151-6 at the Sea Ray Relays...placed fifth in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 146-1...placed eighth in the javelin with a throw of 146-1 at the Regional meet to make the All-Mideast Region Team...her throw of 151-6 in the javelin ranked as the sixth farthest throw in the SEC.

Prep and Personal
Led St. Paul's to two consecutive State Championships in Indoor and Outdoor track in 2006 and 2007...three-time State Champion in the javelin...two-time State Runner-up in the discus...2007 National Runner-up in javelin...three-time All-State performer in the javelin and discus...holds Alabama State record in the javelin...recorded longest throw of 150-2...named team's MVP in 2006 and 2007...garnered St. Paul's Rookie of the Year honors in 2005...Represented the U.S. in Puerto Rico as part of the National Scholastic Sports Federation in the javelin, placing first in the event...placed seventh in the javelin at the Nike Outdoor Championships in 2007...Four-year letter winner in basketball...named St. Paul's Gatorade Rookie of the Year in basketball...earned All-State Academic honors and All-State honors in basketball...St. Paul's Bryant-Jordan Award recipient...named the 2007 St. Paul's Female Athlete of the Year and Mobile Female Athlete of the Year runner-up...A.S. Mitchell Award winner and belongs to the National Honors Society...Parents: Dick and Gayle Austin...Siblings: Justin and Spencer...Birthday: August 27, 1989...Majoring in Pre-Physical Therapy.