Meah

Austin

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Multi-events
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Waterbury, Conn.
High School: Holy Cross

Bio

Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019).

2019 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Had a personal best in the 100 meter hurdles, running a 16.90 at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Had a personal best in the high jump (1.47m), placing seventh at the UNH Season Opener (4/6).

 2018-2019 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Had a personal best in the 60 meter hurdles, running a 9.44 and placing eighth at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/25).
  • Had personal bests in the 200 meters (28.59), in the 55 meter hurdles (8.80), and the shot put (10.63m) at the UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19).
  • Had a personal best in the 60-meter dash, running an 8.54 at the Howlin’ Husky Invitational (12/8).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the track and field team under head coaches Catherine Xeller and Jerry Ciarleglio.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Received the Most Dedicated Performer Award (2016) and Most Outstanding Performer Award (2017 season and 2018 season).
  • Named the Most Outstanding Female Hurdler (2017), All-City of Waterbury (2015, 2016, 2017), and All-NVL (2016, 2017, 2018).
  • Set a school record at the 3rd Annual Torrington Invitational in the 300m hurdles (2017, time of 50.26).
  • Also a three-year member of the varsity volleyball team under head coach Danielle Moffo.
  • Served as captain senior year and was named MVP (2016) and Most Dedicated Player (2017).
  • Four-year member of the varsity basketball team under head coach Frank Lombardo.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Named Most Improved Player (2015-2016) and earned the Crusader Award (2017-2018).
  • Member of the National Honor Society, named to the All-Academic team for all three sports and earned the Achievement in Academics in Holy Cross High School (2014-2015, 2016-2017).
  • Graduated high school with High Distinction.

Personal: 

  • Daughter of Vernon and Michelle. 
  • Has one brother (Vernon) and two sisters (Mercedz and Paris).
  • Mercedz was a four-year member of the varsity cheerleading team at Providence. 
  • Vernon played basketball at Mitchell College. 
  • Majoring in psychology. 

Austin's Personal Bests:

Year Event Time/Dist. Meet
2019 100m H (outdoor) 16.90 Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) 
2019 High Jump (outdoor) 1.47m UNH Season Opener (4/6)
2019 60m H (indoor) 9.44 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/25)
2019 200m (indoor) 28.59 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
2019 55m H (indoor) 8.80 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
2019 Shot Put (indoor) 10.63m UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
2018 60m (indoor) 8.54 Howlin Husky Invitational (12/8)
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