Austin Conway
Austin Conway
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Moseley, Va.

PERSONAL BESTS
8K: 27:03.5

2016: SOPHOMORE

  • Posted a time of 27:44.0 in the five-mile run at the Atlantic 10 Championship, placing 109th in the event. 
  • Earned 69th in the Brown division of the Paul Short Run, posting a time of 27:03.5 in the 8k.
PRIOR TO VCU
  • Ran cross country at Christopher Newport University his freshman year. 
  • Placed 25th overall and was the second freshman to cross the line at the 2015 William and Mary Invitational, which was a 6,000-meter run. 
  • Finished 134th out 319 competitors in the Open division of the 8,000-meter run at the Lehigh Paul Short Run, clocking a personal best 27:18.7. 
  • Ran cross country at Powhatan High School all four years. 
  • Finished 18th in the VHSL 4A State Cross Country Championship, completing the 5,000-meter run in 16:31.0. 
  • Earned Virginia 4A All-State honors in the 1000 and 800-meter runs, as well as twice in the 1600-meter run. 
  • Received Distinguished Athlete Award sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. 

 PERSONAL

  • Son of Sheridan and Denise Conway 
  • Born on Dec. 11, 1996
  • Major: Spanish
  • Enjoys playing the guitar and other instruments.