Another Ole Miss Athlete Claims Gold Medal on World Stage
AT OLE MISS (2014):
OUTDOOR: Won a gold medal at the World Junior Championships as the leadoff leg for Team USA's 4x100-meter relay ... earned a bronze medal in the 100 meter dash at the USA Junior Championships, running a 10.29 in the final ... ran a personal-best 10.19 in the USA Junior prelims, which ranks him fifth-fastest in school history ... USTFCCCA Honorable Mention All-American in the 4x100 relay, helping the squad place 20th at the NCAA Championships ... part of the 4x100 relay team that shattered the school record by running 39.34 at the NCAA East Preliminary ... qualified for the finals in the 100 and 200 at the SEC Championships, but struggled with injuries on the last day of competition and did not score ... his 20.76 in the 200 prelims was a personal best that ranks him eighth in school history ... ran 10.24 in the 100 and 21.02 in the 200 as the top collegiate finisher in both races at the Red Wolves Open ... placed fourth in the 100 at the Mt. SAC Relays (10.30) ... helped Ole Miss win the 4x100 relay at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash in 40.06 ... began his first collegiate outdoor season with a trifecta at the Ole Miss Open, winning the 100 (10.29), 200 (21.25) and anchoring the winning 4x100 relay (40.22) ... named SEC Freshman of the Week after his season-opening performance.
INDOOR: USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the 60 meters ... placed eighth in the 60 at the NCAA Championships with a time of 6.69 ... helped Ole Miss tie for 24th place in the NCAA final men's team standings ... placed third in the 60 at the SEC Championships with a time of 6.68, just .02 seconds from first place ... All-SEC second team ... SEC All-Freshman in the 60 meters ... ran a 6.63 in the SEC prelims ... clocked a season-best 6.62 to place third at the Armory Collegiate Invitational and rank him fifth in the school record books ... earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after the Armory performance ... placed runner-up in both the 60 (6.69) and 200 (season-best 21.41) at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... ran 6.67 in the 60 at the Auburn Invitational, good for fifth place ... won the first two races of his college career in the 60 (6.70) and 200 (21.48) at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Won 2012 MHSAA 4A state titles in the 100 meters (10.55) and 200 meters (21.31) as a junior, setting the 4A state record in both ... ran at the 2012 AAU National Junior Olympics ... achieved personal bests of 10.48 in the 100 and 21.16 in the 200 ... also played football and basketball, and was an all-district pick in football.
PERSONAL: Born June 17, 1995 ... son of Dan and Pamela Miller ... did not start running track until 11th grade ... graduated 10th in his high school class.
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