Austin Lay
Austin Lay
Year: RS - Freshman
Hometown: Morro Bay, CA
High School: Morro Bay HS
Position: Distance

2015-2016 Track

Redshirt season.

2015 Cross Country

Redshirt season.


Lay exploded onto the running scene as a senior for the Morro Bay Pirates. After placing sixth at the CIF State Cross Country meet, Lay carried the momentum onto the track, setting personal bests in the 3200m back-to-back weekends on his way to a CIF State appearance. At the CIF Masters, Lay finished in 9:02.01- the 14th fastest time in California on the year. At the SLO County Championships, Lay lowered his best in the 1600m to 4:19.29. Was coached by Peter Van Beurden.


Parents are John and Debra Lay...Majoring in History...Hopes to be a teacher...Running goals- earn All-Conference and help UCSB win more conference titles...Hobbies are playing the ukulele and playing Civilization V along with hanging out with teammates... Fun fact -finished a 1 pound burger in less than 3 and a half minutes. 

Collegiate Bests

1500m - 3:51.51

5000m - 14:57.86