Austin Sanders
Austin  Sanders


Ypsilanti, Mich.

High School:



Antonio James Wins Men's Weight Throw on Day One of Meyo Invitational

James earns second straight win in the weight throw with season-best mark of 21.97m.


Leah O'Connor Wins Third-Straight Steeple at Big Ten Championships

Four Spartans make it on the podium on day two of competition.


MSU Track & Field Wins 10 Medals at the Big Ten Championships

Spartans add six medals to close out the final day of competition at the conference meet.


Spartan Track & Field Gears Up for GVSU Last Chance Weekend

MSU looks to add more to the NCAA Regional qualifying list in preparation for Big Tens.


O'Connor & Chorny Rewrite the Record Books at Dave Rankin Invite

O'Connor breaks 1,500-meter, Chorny sets pole vault record at Purdue University.

Collegiate Bests
• 60m - 7.03
• 100m - 10.92
• 200m - 21.36
• 400m - 48.17

INDOOR: Runner-up in the 200m with a time of 21.60 at the GVSU Mike Lints Open on Jan. 16; Also placed fourth in the 400m with a time of 48.45 ... Finished eighth in the 200m dash at the Big Ten Championships ... Also ran in the 4x400 relay at the Big Ten Championships, helping the Spartans score four points with a fifth-place time of 3:11.03

OUTDOOR: Ran a personal-best time in the 200m dash of 21.51 at the GINA Relays... Part of 4x1 relay that finished fifth and 4x4 relay that finished sixth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships... Finished fourth in the 100m dash at the Dave Rankin Invite with a season-best time of 10.92... Ran 48.88 in the 400m dash at the GINA Relays... 4x1 relay won the Dave Rankin Invite in a time of 3:10.47.
INDOOR: Won the 200m dash at the Bob Eubanks Open in a time of 21.89... Won the 200m dash at the Bob Eubanks Open and Notre Dame Invite... Best time in the 60-meter dash of 7.09 came in a seventh place finish at the Notre Dame Invite.

OUTDOOR: Competed in the 1,600 sprint medley relay at the Raleigh Relays, posting a time of 3:27.06 ... Ran a 22.79 in the 200m at the Raleigh Relays ... Placed eighth in the 100m at the EMU Twilight meet with a time of 11.14 ... Ran a season-best 11.38 in the 100m at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Competed in the preliminaries for both the 100m and 4x100m relay at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships, posting marks of 11.49 and 42.50 respectively.
INDOOR: Ran a 7.06 in the 60m at the Notre Dame Invite ... Placed fourth in the 200m at the Notre Dame Invite with a time of 22.09 ... Placed in the 60m and 200m at the meet against Michigan with times of a season-best 7.03 and 21.98 respectively ... Ran a 21.97 in the 200m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Competed in the 60m preliminaries and 200m at the SPIRE NCAA D-1 Track Invitational, posting times of 7.14 and 21.98 respectively ... Competed in the preliminaries for both the 60m and 200m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, posting marks of 7.14 and a season-best 21.94 respectively.

High School: Letter winner in football and track... Honor student at Ypsilanti High School... Elected captain of his football and track teams... Two time indoor 200m state champion... One time 100m outdoor State champion... One time 200m outdoor state champion...

Personal: Born July 2, 1994... Son of Ronald Sanders and Yvette Harris... Majoring in kinesiology.