Austin Woodard
Austin Woodard
Year: Junior
Hometown: Philo, Ill.
High School: Unity HS
Events: Distance

TRACK AND FIELD

Personal Bests

Indoor
Mile: 4:32.97 (2/5/17)
3,000 Meters: 8:35.44 (2/1/19)
5,000 Meters: 14:56.66 (2/8/19)
4x400 Relay: 3:46.57 (2/25/17)

Outdoor
1,500: 4:05.27 (4/26/19)
3,000: 8:58.34 (4/16/18)
5,000: 15:02.55 (4/12/19)
10,000: 31:26.00 (3/31/18)

2019 Outdoor: Placed tenth in the 10k (32:13.49) at the OVC Championships... Set a PR in the 5k (15:02.55) at the Joe Walker Classic... Recorded a PR in the 1500m (4:05.27) at the Memphis Invitational

2019 Indoor: Took ninth in the 5000m (15:09.35) and twelth in the 3000m (8:48.35) at the OVC Championships... Recorded his PR in the 5000m at the Marshall Invitational, placing fourth with time of 14:56.66... Placed fourth in the mile (4:36.67) at the SIUE/SEMO Dual

2018 Outdoor: Placed first while setting a PR in the 3,000m (8:58.34) at the Redbird Invite… Took 11th in the 5,000 at the OVC Championships… Placed second in the 5,000 at the Memphis Invitational

2018 Indoor: Had his best finish (4th) in the mile at the SIUE-SEMO dual... Set a PR in the 3000m (9:04.85) at hte Marshall Invite... Placed twelfth (15:54.61) in the 5000m at the OVC Championships. 

2017 Outdoor: Finished his best 5,000 at the Illinois Twilight in 15:35.02 ... Ran identical marks in the 1,500 of 4:11.77 at the Joe Walker Invitational and the OVC vs. MVC meet.

2017 Indoor: Placed 18th at 3,000 meters at the OVC Championships (9:07.08).

CROSS COUNTRY

Personal Bests:
Top 5K Time: 16:17.1 (8/31/18)
Top 8K Time: 25:52.5 (9/8/17)
Top 10K Time: 31:18.3 (11/10/17)

2018: Recorded a 5K PR time of 16:17.1 at the Saluki Invitational... Placed 48th overall at the OVC Championships (8K)

2017:  Ran the 4th fastest 10K time (31:18.3) in SIUE history at the NCAA Midwest Regionals... Set a personal best in the 8K at the Illinois State Invite with a time of 25:52.5... Had his best finish of the season at the Bradley Invitational finishing eighth... Finished 13th at the EIU Walt Crawford Open to start the year. 

2016: Ran personal best on the opening meet of the season with 8K time of 26:48.66 at the EIU Walt Crawford Open ... Placed 11th overall ... Placed 13th at the home meet on the schedule, running SIUE's course in 27:41.39 at the SIUE John Flamer Invitational.

Prep: Competed at Unity High School.