Austin Sahs
Austin Sahs
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
High School: El Camino Fundamental HS
Position: Throws


Competed nine times for his third season. Took second at the All-UC Challenge with a personal best throw of 180' 1", besting his hold mark by over 15 feet. Finished second at the Cal Poly Dual Meet to best his previous best with a throw of 182' 10". Closed out the season with a 12th place finish at the Big West Conference Championships with a throw of 176' 8". 


Redshirt season. 


Competed in seven competitions for the Gauchos during his sophomore campaign. Opened the year with a 163'0 hammer win at the Round-Up. Placed second at the All-UC with a 162'7 hammer effort. At the UCR Spring Track Classic, Sahs broke the 50m barrier in the hammer, throwing 164'7, placing sixth in the final. Threw 163'11 in the hammer at the Triton Invite. Placed sixth at the Cal Poly Dual in the hammer with a throw of 160'9. 


Sahs competed in nine competitions as a freshman for the Gauchos. He placed third in the hammer with a personal best throw of 156'9 at the Cal Poly Dual Meet, helping the Gauchos claim a team victory. Set a personal best at the Big West Challenge Cup, qualifying for the final with a mark of 46'7.5, good for eighth overall. Took sixth at the Big West Challenge in the hammer with a throw of 155'4. 


Attended El Camino Fundamental High School, where he earned team MVP honors as a freshman, sophomore and senior. Won Capital Athletic League titles in the shot and discus as a senior and in the discus his junior year. Won the 2013 San Joaquin Section Finals in the shot, advancing him to the Masters Meet, where he would set a new lifetime best in the event at 55'8. Also competed in wrestling and football for the Eagles. Threw for the Golden State Throwers, where he was mentored by Coach Mike Curry.


Parents are Steven and Cathy Sahs...Has three siblings, Kevin (10), Isabel (7), and Sara (22)...Plays the Ukulele...Personal heroes are David Butler and John Godina...Enjoys the competitive nature of being on a NCAA Division-1 collegiate team.

Collegiate Bests 

Hammer - 182' 10" (2017 Cal Poly Dual Meet) 

Big West Championships 

2017 - Hammer, 12th, 176' 8"