2013 All-Conference USA Third Team
2013: Enjoyed a breakout campaign and earned All-Conference USA Third Team honors with an 18th-place finish in the 8K race with a time 26:07.40 at the C-USA Championship ... Finished third overall in the 5K at UNC Wilmington's Seahawk Invitational with a time of 15:44.37 ... Ran a personal-best 15:12.8 in the 5K at the Wolfpack Invitational to finish 10th overall ... Earned his first-career victory with a time of 15:32.26 in the 5K at the Pirate Invitational ... Ran his second-fastest 8K time in the 8K with a mark of 25:38 in the brown race at the Paul Short Run ... Clocked a 25:55.19 and finished 42nd overall in the white race at NCAA Pre-Nationals.
2012: Competed in seven meet for the Pirates ... Had the team's best 5K time on the campaign and the second-best 8K time ... Placed fifth in the 5K Seahawk Invitational (16:03.18) ... Ran his and the team's best 5K time of the season and improved 33 seconds in finishing 15th at the 5K Adidas XC Invitational (15:30.3) ... Finished as the runner-up in the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational (15:43.44) ... Ran a 25:53.29 in the 8K gold race at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational to rank 52nd ... Sported a 26:33.1 to finish 182nd at the 8K NCAA Pre-Nationals ... Checked in 34th with a time of 26:15.2 at the 8K Conference USA Championship ... In the final event of the year, ran the 5K at the Three-Stripe Invitational in 16:26, good for a 25th-place finish.
2011:Did not compete in any meets for ECU.
2010:Selected as the team's top freshman after participating in all seven meets ... Opened collegiate career with 21:29.79 performance at the 6,400-meter Covered Bridge Open to take 78th place ... In season's only 5K, finished in 16:57.1 and 32nd place at the Wolfpack Invitational ... Turned in highest finish, seventh, at the ECU Pirate Invitational with a time of 28:04.23 at the 8K home meet ... Turned in nearly identical times in the following two 8K events with a 26:30.32 mark at the Greater Louisville Classic (253rd place) and a 26:35.45 (63rd place) showing at the Panorama Farms Invitational ... Season-best 8K of 25:35 was at the Conference USA Championship, good for 33rd place ... Came in 184th at first NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 34:54.49 at the 10K event.
High School: Cross Country: Won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A State Championship as a senior with a time of 16:35.93 in the 5K ... Beat the second-place finisher at the state meet by more than 11 seconds ... Also claimed the 2A Midwest Regional title in final campaign ... First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference selection and league's runner-of-the-year as a senior ... Team captain and an all-state selection as a junior and senior ... Track and Field: Final two seasons, claimed the 2A regional and state championships in the 1,600 and 3,200-meter events ... As a senior, won the 1,600 with a personal-best time of 4:28.28 ... First Team All-Mountain Valley selection as a senior ... During sophomore year, placed eighth in the 3,200 meters at the state meet and second at the regional ... Captained squad final two seasons ... Other: Also played basketball, earning three letters ... Named Mr. Wilkes Central and was voted the school's most athletic and the athlete-of-the-year.
Personal: Intended academic major is exercise physiology ... Full name is Austin Chase Miller ... Son of Terrell and Sherry Miller ... Nickname is Chester ... National Honor Society and Key Club member ... Hobbies include Jet Skiing and mountain biking.