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 Austin Vegas
Vegas Vegas 1646037


Personal Records

Pole Vault - 16-6 ¾ (5.05 meters)

Redshirt Freshman: Set a new personal record in the pole vault at 16-6 ¾ (5.05 meters) in his first meet of the season • Matched his personal best again at the ACC Outdoor Championships where he placed seventh • Never placed worse than eighth at any meet • Did not compete during the indoor season • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman (at William & Mary): Was an NCAA first round qualifier in the pole vault and holds a personal record of 16-5 ¼ • Colonial Athletic Association conference champion in the pole vault in 2013.

Prep: Transferred from William & Mary • Was the 2011 and 2012 4A state champion in the indoor pole vault • Named the Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year by the Greensboro News & Record in 2011 • Member of the National Honor Society in High School

Personal: Austin Tyler Vegas is the son of Hunter and Carolyn Vegas • Born May 1, 1994.

Position: Pole Vault
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Kernersville, N.C.
High School: East Forsyth
Other College: William & Mary
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