Bears will have trio of honorees competing in the spring according to Track & Field News.
2013: Competed in only two indoor meets due to injury...Placed second at Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational...Posted season-best high jump of 6-10.75 [2.10m] to take 7th at Razorback Invitational.
High School: Won Texas UIL 5A 2012 state title with 7-0 high jump at San Marcos (Texas) High School...Was ranked No. 1 nationally among high schoolers after clearing 7-1 at Texas Southern Relays...Career-best high jump was 7-2 at 2011 Texas UIL District 25-5A meet...Also played basketball for coaches Rob Shivers and David Norris ...Earned District 25-5A MVP honors after averaging 20 points and 12.6 rebounds per game as senior...Helped 2011-12 Rattlers to 23-11 record and Bi-District playoffs.
Personal: Full name is Allex Thomas Austin...Born Nov. 25, 1993, in San Marcos, Texas...Son of Charles Austin and Kim Corbin...Father won gold medal at 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, won 1990 NCAA high jump crown at Texas State and holds American high jump record at 7-10 1/2...Major is undecided.