|Hometown:||Cape Coral, Fla.|
|High School:||Oasis Charter HS|
XC: 8K, 30:35; 5K, 20:13.90; 7.25K, 32:08.6
2019: Made his collegiate debut at Apalachee Regional Park for the Big Bend Cross Country Invitational and ran a 20:13.90...ran a 32:08.6 in the 7.25K at the VSU Border Clash...placed eighth at the TCC Eagle Invite, finishing his first 8K in 34:49.87...dropped his time by 59 seconds en route to an 8K PR of 33:50.5 and 25th place finish at the Willie Laster Invitational, hosted by Albany State...lowered his time by 41 seconds to record a PR of 33:09.9 at the FSU Invitational...posted a PR at the FCSAA Championships, running a 32:39...lowered his PR by more than two minutes (30:35) and was the team's top runner at the NJCAA Championships.
High School: Prepped at Oasis Charter High School, where he ran both cross country and track for coaches Ed Quilter and Harvey Simpson, Jr...received the Leadership Award in track and field as a senior...part of OHS record-setting relay teams in the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800...posted the following PRs: 800m, 2:14; 1600m, 5:25; 5000m, 20:52.
Personal: Son of Mike and Jill Erbaio...born on August 24...plans to major in athletic training.
Getting to Know Austin Erbaio
Favorite TV show: Anything sports...Favorite movie: The Bourne series...Favorite food: Steak and potatoes...One food you absolutely will not touch: Salmon...Favorite music genre: Country...What song or artist do you like but rarely admit to liking: Tupac...What's the farthest you've ever been away from home: Montana...If you could visit any place in the world, where would it be: Italy...What is your spirit animal: Falcon...What is the top thing on your bucket list: Become an athletic trainer for Florida State's football team...What three words best describe you: Resilient, athletic, focused...One thing people don't know about me: I've been a Florida State fan since I was born...Person I admire the most: My dad...What's the best piece of advice you've ever received: The gap between what you are and what you want to be is only as large or small as your commitment...To get ready for a race, I like to: Listen to music and focus on what I need to do to succeed...Favorite athlete: Jameis Winston...Favorite professional sports team: Buffalo Bills...My most memorable moment as an athlete: Making to regionas for the first time as a senior in track and breaking the school record while at regionals.