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Dante Oliver

Dante  Oliver

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Miss.

High School:
Columbus

Position:
Sprints

04/19/2014

Track Wraps Up Successful Weekend

Rebels Do Well Competing Alongisde Pros And Top Collegians

04/18/2014

Tobin Sets School Record In California Friday

Rebel Freshmen Turn In Elite Performances At Mt. SAC Relays

04/11/2014

Rebels Enjoy Big Day At Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash

Ole Miss Wins Nine Events, Sets Numerous Personal And Seasonal Bests

03/28/2014

Kendricks' World-Leading Pole Vault Highlights Day Three At Texas Relays

No. 12 Ole Miss Men Claim Two Event Titles On Friday

03/22/2014

Rebels Smash Records At Ole Miss Open

Outdoor Season Debut Produced Two Facility Records, One School Record

AT OLE MISS (2011-13):

2013:

OUTDOOR: In his first season as a 400-meter hurdler, he turned in a season best of 53.47 that placed 12th at the SEC Championships and top 15 in school history ... participated in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA East Preliminary Round, just missing a spot at the NCAA Championships with a 14th-place finish (3:08.70) ... ran the 4x400 relay at the SEC Championships (3:13.62) ... helped Ole Miss clock a season-best 4x400 relay time of 3:08.25 at the Drake Relays, placing fifth ... part of the Rebels' 4x400 relay unit that won meet titles at the Ole Miss Invitational (3:09.27) and Mississippi Open (3:10.57) ... ran 54.62 in the 400 hurdles at the Drake Relays to place 17th overall ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

INDOOR: Ran the 4x400-meter relay at the SEC Championships, helping Ole Miss to a seventh-place result in 3:12.17 ... season-best 400-meter time of 48.62 at the Meyo Invitational ... season-best 200-meter time of 22.28 at the ASU Invitational.

2012:

OUTDOOR: Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary in the 400 meters, 4x100 meter relay and 4x400 meter relay ... helped the 4x400 relay team finish 13th (3:06.81) and just miss a spot at the NCAA Championships ... placed 14th in the 400 (season-best 47.25) and helped the 4x400 team to a fifth-place result (3:07.79) at the SEC Championships ... had three top-five finishes in the 400, at the Ole Miss Invitational (3rd, 47.27), SEC/Big Ten Challenge (4th, 48.18) and Mississippi Open (5th, 47.43) ... helped the 4x400 relay team to a sixth-place result at the Drake Relays (3:09.83) ... helped the 4x400 relay team to victories at the Mississippi Open (3:08.01) and Rhodes Open (3:10.10) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

INDOOR: Placed seventh in the 400 meters (47.99) and helped the 4x400 meter relay team to a fifth-place result (3:09.87) at the SEC Championships ... ran a personal-best indoor 400 time of 47.31 in the SEC prelims ... helped the 4x400 relay team to top-three finishes at the Rod McCravy Memorial (2nd, 3:12.54) and Auburn Invitational (3rd, 3:14.11).

2011:

OUTDOOR: Finished fourth in the 4x400 meter relay at the SEC Championships ... Timed a personal best of 47.16 in the 400 meters, claiming first in the event at the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the 400 meters at the Rhodes Open with a time of 47.74 ... placed fifth in the 400 meters at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge Meet with a time of 47.71 ... won the Mississippi Open as a member of the 4x400 relay team with a relay time of 3:07.36 ... finished fifth as a member of the Rebels 4x200 relay team with a time of 1:23.86 at the Florida Relays ... placed second apart of the Rebels 4x100 relay team at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge Meet ... SEC Academic Honor Roll and USTFCCCA All-Academic.

INDOOR: Competed in the 400 meters in all seven indoor meets ... member of the winning 4x400 relay team at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... also competed in the 200 meters in two meets ... won and recorded a season-best time of 47.56 in the 400 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic ... also won the Arkansas State Invitational in the 400 meters with a time of 48.45.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Timed a personal best of 47.05 in the 400 meters, which is a school record ... State champion in the 400 meters in 2010 ... ranked 10th in the nation in the 400 from 2009-2010 ... finished high school with a 4.1 GPA.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 20, 1991 ... son of Dennis and Angela Oliver ... wants to be a pharmacist ... chose Ole Miss over Mississippi State.

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