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

2024 — Indoor – placed third in weight throw with a collegiate-best 68-7 1/4 (20.91m) at Larry Wieczorek Invite… that mark rans fourth all-time at Iowa… placed second in shot put with a collegiate-best 65-5 (19.94m) at Jimmy Grant Invite… that mark ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… Outdoor – placed fourth in hammer throw with a collegiate-best 218-10 (66.70m) at B1G Championships… that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed second in hammer throw at Musco Twilight (213-11m, 65.22m) and 13th at NCAA West Preliminary (217-1, 66.17m)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

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… Outdoor – did not compete.


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… business major.

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