Austin Laut
Austin Laut
Year: Jr.
Hometown: El Dorado Hills, Calif.
High School: Oak Ridge High School
Position: Pole Vault
Major: Political Science
Residential College: Benjamin Franklin

Collegiate Bests:

Pole Vault 5.18m 

High School Bests:

Pole Vault 16’9”

2016-2017: In indoor track, won the pole vault at the Yale Season Opener and the Yale Collegiate Invitational...Placed second in the pole vault at the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet and placed second in the same event at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet...Won the pole vault at the Giegengack Invitational in a season best of 5.18 meters...Placed second in the pole vault at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational...Placed fourth in the pole vault at the indoor Heptagonal Championships...Placed second in the pole vault at IC4As...In outdoor track, won the pole vault at the Aztec Invitational...Won the pole vault at the Mark Young Invitational and at the Harvard-Yale vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet...Placed second in the pole vault at the Harvard-Yale dual meet...Placed fourth in the pole vault at the Virginia Challenge and then placed second in the pole vault at the Yale Springtime Invitational...Placed fourth in the pole vault at the outdoor Heptagonal Championships...Competed at the outdoor IC4As...Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the pole vault. 

2015-2016: Won the pole vault at Giegengack Invite, setting personal best and breaking Yale freshman record… Placed sixth at Valentine Invite and fourth at Ivy League Championships and IC4As… Won pole vault at first three meets of outdoor season… Placed sixth at Virginia Challenge… Took fourth at IC4As, setting personal best and earning spot at NCAA East Prelims, where he finished 21st in the prelims… Finished season with seventh-place finish at USATF Junior Championships.

High School: Undefeated in the pole vault during senior year... Won the Stanford Invitational, Arcadia Invitational and California State Championships... Set high school’s varsity and junior varsity school records in the pole vault... Captain of track and field team for 2014-2015 season.