Austin Kolko

  • Austin
  • Kolko

  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
    James Madison
  • Hometown
    Vienna, Va.

Updated: May 19, 2018

2018 outdoor: Qualified for the finals in the 400-meter hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships and finished seventh with a time of 53.33, earning Tech two points to its team total ... Tallied a time of 53.20 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles at the National Relay Championships … Collected a time of 53.62 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles to finish eighth at the Duke Invitational … Ran a time of 55.45 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles at the Tennessee Relays … Clocked a time of 54.64 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles to finish third at the VertKlasse Meeting … At the Weems Baskin Relays in the 400-meter hurdles, posted a time of 55.75 seconds.

2018 indoor: Collected a time of 51.23 seconds in the 400 meters to place seventh at the Roanoke Tune-Up … Clocked a time of 22.91 seconds in the 200 meters and a 50.25 in the 400 meters at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational ... Also, ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay team (3:38.76) at Clemson … Ran a time of 23.02 seconds in the 200 meters and a 51.25 in the 400 at the Clemson Invitational … Tallied a time of 50.20 in the 400 meters at the Nittany Lion Challenge and ran the second leg on the 4x400-meter relay team (3:20.64) that placed ninth.

2017 outdoor: Competed in the 400-meter hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships, placing 12th ... Ran the 400 hurdles at five different meets during the regular season, finishing with a then-lifetime-best time of 52.86 seconds at the War Eagle Invitational for third place ... Participated in the 400-meter dash at the Weems Baskin Invitational, earning a personal-best time of 50.18 seconds.

2017 indoor: Finished seventh in the 400 at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a lifetime-best time of 49.74 seconds … Participated in the 200- and 400-meter dashes at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet, running the 200 in a personal-best time of 22.79 seconds ... Ran the 300 and the 400 at the Hokie Invitational, recording a lifetime-best mark of 36.10 seconds in the 300 meters … Competed in the 400 and 500 at the Virginia Tech Invitational, earning a career-best time of 1:09.48 in the 500 meters.

2016 outdoor: Competed in the 400-meter hurdles and the 4x400-meter relay at the ACC Championships … Ran a personal-best time of 52.93 seconds in the 400 hurdles at the War Eagle Invite … Placed second in the 400 hurdles at the Charlotte Invite and third at the Spec Towns Invite and Hurricane Invite.

2016 indoor: Redshirted.

2015 outdoor: Competed in 400-meter hurdles at seven events throughout the season, including the ACC Outdoor Championships ... Set a then-personal record of 54.32 at the Virginia Challenge ... Participated in the 110-meter hurdles at the Hurricane Challenge, finishing with a time of 16.06.

2015 indoor: Set PRs in the 200 (22.89), 300 (36.23), 400 (50.26) and 60 (8.84).

High school: Lettered all four years in track at James Madison … Four-time district champion … All-State in the 110m hurdles … School record holder in the 55m and 300m hurdles.

Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1995 ... Son of Richard and Robin Kolko … Has one brother, Ross Kolko … Majoring in economics.

Kolko's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

200m - 22.79, Doc Hale VT Elite (2017)

300m - 36.10, Hokie Invitational (2017)

400m - 49.74, VT Challenge (2017)

500m - 1:09.48, VT Invitational (2017)

60m hurdles - 8.84, VT Challenge (2015)

400m - 50.18, Weems Baskin Invitational (2017)

110m hurdles - 16.06, Hurricane Invitational (2015)

400m hurdles - 52.86, War Eagle Invitational (2017)