Austin Campbell
Austin Campbell
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cumming, Ga.
High School: Forsyth Central
Major: Psychology

Awards/Honors

  • 2017-18 Presidential Scholar
  • 2016-17 PBC Silver Scholar
  • Had two top-20 finishes in 2017
  • Ran his first career race at the 2015 Julius Johnson Invitational, finishing second overall
  • Had one top-10 finish in 2016, taking fourth at the Armstrong Dual

At Georgia College

Major: Psychology

High School

  • Forsyth Central High
  • Head coach Shannon Hays
  • Broke the 5K school record
  • Also lettered in track

Personal 

  • Born on March 3
  • Son of Rebecca Campbell-Attanasio and Anthony Attanasio
  • Favorite athlete is NBA star Dwayne Wade
  • Chose Georgia College because he really likes the campus, the size of the classes compared to larger universities and the cross country program
  • Biggest sports thrill is beating Shawn Olmstead in the 10K
  • Pre-race ritual is to eat oatmeal and green tea in the morning before the race
  • Scared most of heights
  • Lives by the motto, “Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it”
  • His favorite song is Reborn - Kanye West, Kid Cudi
  • Favorite movie is Jurassic Park
  • Favorite TV show The Office

 

 

2017 Top Times [6 races]

5K 20:55 VSU Border Clash 09/01/2017
8K 27:38 Bobcat Invitational 10/06/2017
10K 34:55 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/04/2017

2016 Top Times [5 races]

8K 27:08 PBC Championship 10/22/2016
10K 34:49 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/05/2016
5K 17:27 Armstrong Dual 09/03/2016

2015 Top Times [1 race]

8K 28:40 Julius Johnson Invitational 09/25/2015