Austin Eckenroth
Austin Eckenroth

Hometown:
Flowery Branch, Ga.

High School:
Flowery Branch

Event:
Pole Vault

Year (I/O):
So./So.


• 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2014: Indoors - cleared a bar in four of seven meets....won the Gamecock Indoor #1 (4.85m // 15-11.00)...recorded a top clearance of 16'8" (5.08m) at the Virginia Tech Invitational to finish sixth...bar of 16'8" is No. 10 in school history...SEC Indoor Championship participant, but did not clear a bar...Outdoors - won the home Weems Baskin Invitational pole vault with a clearance of 15'1" (4.60m)...cleared a personal best 16'2 ¾" (4.95m) at the Florida Relays to finish eighth...SEC Outdoor Championship participant, but did not clear a bar.

2013: Indoors, won the USC Indoor Open #1 with a height of 16-00.75 (4.90m), a height he cleared three times over the course of the season, including at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Open where he finished fifth...hit a season-best height of 16-03.25 (4.96m) at the Tyson Invitational for a seventh-place finish...competed at the SEC Indoor Championships...Outdoors, posted a pair of second-place finishes at the Weems Baskin Invitational and the Raleigh Relays...cleared a season-best height of 15-11.00 (4.85m) at Raleigh...competed at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top clearance of 16'8 in the pole vault, the fourth best all-time in the Georgia high school record books...claimed fourth place at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals....2012 All-American....2011 and 2012 Georgia 4A pole vault State Champion while competing at Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, Ga...2010 Georgia 3A state runner-up...finished third at the 2011 AAU Nationals

PERSONAL: Intends to major in cardiovascular technology...son of Evonne and Stephen Eckenroth...has three siblings - Lindsey, Nicole and Stephen...brother Stephen also competes in track & field at North Georgia College