Austin

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Player
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard West
Major: Biological Sciences

Bio

Honors
Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015, 2016; Spring 2015, 2016, 2017)
Nebraska Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2016, 2017)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)

2017 (Senior)
Austin Post opened the season at the Augustana Twilight Invitational, finishing 14th with a time of 20:00.61...led the men's team and took third at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, with a time of 25:46.7...placed 20th at the Sam Bell Invitational with a time of 25:12.54.

2016 (Junior)
Post opened up the season at the Augustana Twilight, placing seventh overall with a time of 19:22.77 to help the Huskers receive the team title...placed 30th at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational (26:50.1)...finished 127th at the Notre Dame Joe Piane Invitational (25:14.2)...came in at 168th at the ISU Pre-National Invitational (25:44.1)...placed 76th at the Big Ten Championships (26:13.9)...posted an 85th-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional (32:03.2) and was NU’s No. 3 runner... earned his second consecutive academic All-Big Ten honors...named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters...earned a prestigious Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award and was named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for the second consecutive season.

2015 (Sophomore)
Post competed in all six meets...placed 90th at the Big Ten Championships (25:45.8)...finished 45th and was NU's No. 1 finisher at the NCAA Midwest Regional (31:16.1)...came in at third place at the Augustana Twilight (19:22.25)...ran a time of 25:40.0 to finish seventh overall at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational...earned academic All-Big Ten honors...claimed a 2016 Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership award...earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters...captured a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2014 (Freshman)
Post finished among NU's top five in five of the Huskers' six meets...posted a time of 26:25.4 at the Big Ten Championships...produced Nebraska's No. 3 finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional (32:07.2)...claimed a 17th-place finish at the Augustana Twilight (19:12.24)...recorded a third-place finish at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational, posting a time of 26:16.00...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.

Before Nebraska
Post was a four-time state cross country qualifier at Millard West High School in Nebraska...earned Nebraska Class A and Super-State honors in cross country after finishing fourth as a senior with a time of 16:09 to help Millard West to a fourth-place team finish at the 2013 Nebraska Class A State Cross Country Championships...finished sixth at the state meet as a junior and 11th as a sophomore...was injured during his senior track and field season and was unable to compete.

Personal
Austin Post was born July 29, 1996...parents are Rod and Joy...majoring in biological sciences.

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Woody Greeno Invitational
Jarren Heng - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013
Isabel Andrade - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013