• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Shot Put)
Indoor Collegiate Bests:
Shot Put: 61-00.25 (18.60m), 2014
Outdoor Collegiate Bests:
Shot Put: 60-0.50 (18.30m), 2013
Hammer Throw: 180-9.00 (55.10m), 2013
(Indoor) Finished seventh in the shot put at the Big 12 Indoor Championships after throwing a distance of 57-08.25 (17.58m)... Placed fifth in the shot put at the Texas A&M Invitational with a put of 58-2 (17.73m)... Placed first in shot put and reached a career best (61-00.25/18.60m) at the Razorback Invitational... Won the shot put (58-10.75/17.95m) at the J.D. Martin Invitational... Opened the season with a 58-08.50 (17.89m) shot put for first place at the Sooner Opener.
(Outdoor) Placed fourth in the shot put at the Dr. Pepper Classic after throwing a distance of 59-7.00 (18.16)… Placed fifth in the hammer throw with a distance of 179-10.00 (54.82) at the Big 12 outdoor championships and also added a fifth place finish in the shot put with a distance of 59-6.25 (18.14)… Threw a career best distance of 60-0.50 (18.30) in the shot put at the NCAA Regional Championships en route to a 10th place finish. Placed second in the shot put with a personal-best mark of 59-11.25 (18.27m) at the Sun Angel Classic to jump in the Oklahoma record book and own the third-best performance ever inked by a Sooner, also added a fourth-place finish in the hammer throw event with a toss of 176-01.00 (53.67m)…Recorded two career distances at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with a winning throw of 59-9.75 (18.23) in the shot put to the third-best throw in Oklahoma track and Field program history. Additionally at the event, he took sixth in the hammer throw competition with a distance of 180-0.00 (55.10m)…Won the shot put competition with a throw of 58-4.75 (17.80m) and took third in the hammer throw with a throw of 165-2 (50.35m) at the John Jacobs Invitational. (Indoor) Finished fifth and received All-Big 12 honors in the shot put with a 58-6.75 (17.85m) throw at the Big 12 Indoor Championships...Took second in the shot put competition at the Sooner Invitational with a 59-7.50 (18.17m) throw...Placed eighth in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational (58-3.25 17.76m) ...Finished fifth in the shot put at the 2013 Razorback Invitational with a put of 57-11.25/17.66m...Made his collegiate debut with a shot put title at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a 59-08.25 (18.19m) throw. The distance was enough to put him on OU's top-10 performance list with the fourth-best output in program history.
(Indoor) Competed unattached with a throw of 55-5.50 at the Oklahoma Christian Indoor Invitational I ... Threw 56-0.50 as an unattached competitor at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational II. (Outdoor) Redshirted.
Competed at Duncan High School ... State champion in shot put and discus ... Holds 5A state meet record in shot put (67-8.00) ... State runner-up in both shot put and discus as a junior ... Fourth-place finish in shot put and discus at state championship as a sophomore ... Eighth-place finish at state championship in shot put as a freshman.
Full name is Austin Joseph Perry ... Son of Joe and Marcie Perry ... Has one brother, Josh ... Brother played football at University of Kansas.