University of Iowa Athletics

Austin Busch

Class RS Fr.
Hometown Jewell, Iowa
High School South Hamilton
Austin Busch - Men's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 — Indoor – placed third in shot put (51-11 1/4, 15.83m) and weight throw (54-8 1/4, 16.67m) at Jimmy Grant Invite… placed seventh in shot put at Iowa State Classic (52-6, 16.00m), while competing unattached… Outdoor – placed eighth in hammer throw at ISU Alumni Invite (183-1, 55.80m), while competing unattached.


High School — 2022 Drake Relays shot put champion (60-5 3/4)… two-time state champion, winning titles in indoor shot put and discus (169-2) senior year… two-time outdoor state meet shot put runner-up… won back-to-back conference titles in shot put and discus junior and senior seasons… set conference meet record in shot put during senior season (59-11)… set school records in shot put (60-53/4) and discus (177-7)… coached by Darrell Paulsen and Carlton Ness… four-year letterwinner in football as a running back and linebacker… district offensive co-MVP and three-time all-conference selection… two-year letterwinner in basketball and one-year letterwinner in wrestling… first team academic all-state (football)… Vice President of Student Council, Captain of Quizbowl team, active in Youth in Philanthropy and Individual Speech Group… 2022 Governor’s Scholar, Class Valedictorian, Member of National Honor Society and selected to the Rotary Club.

Personal — born April 19, 2004… parents are Rich and Kristi Busch… has two sibling – Kenzie and Karlie… computer science major.

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