Isiah Young
Isiah Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Junction City, Kan.

Last College:
Allen CC

Position:
Sprints


03/22/2014

Rebels Smash Records At Ole Miss Open

Outdoor Season Debut Produced Two Facility Records, One School Record

02/07/2014

Ole Miss Runners Blaze The Track On Day One In New York

Men's Distance Medley Relay Shatters 29-Year-Old School Record

01/18/2014

Rebels Soar At Auburn Invitational

Kendricks Sets Another Meet Record; Miller, Young, Afoaku Shine

08/16/2013

Young Finishes One Spot Shy Of World Championship Final

Makes Semifinals In His First World Championship Appearance

06/28/2013

Isiah Young Signs Pro Contract With Nike

Recently Earned 200m Silver Medal At USA Championships

AT OLE MISS (2011-12):

2012:

OUTDOOR: Participated at the 2012 London Olympic Games and advanced to the 200 meter semifinals ... first Ole Miss athlete ever to qualify for a non-hurdle sprinting event at the Olympics ... placed third in the 200 at the U.S. Olympic Trials with a school-record 20.16 ... placed 23rd in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials, missing the semifinals by just .005 second ... USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the 200 and Second Team All-American in the 100 ... captured fourth place in the 200 at the NCAA Championships (20.89) ... finished ninth in the 100 at the NCAA Championships (10.09) ... first Ole Miss man to ever make All-America in the 100 and 200 meters in the same year ... SEC Champion in the 200 with a run of 20.32, which at that time broke the school record he had set earlier in the year ... placed third in the 100 at the SEC Championships (10.24) ... set a school record and won the Drake Relays 100 meter title with a 10.08 ... runner-up in the 200 at the Drake Relays (20.34) ... tabbed SEC Runner of the Week after his performance at Drake ... originally broke the 200-meter school record with a 20.33 at the Mississippi Open ... also won the 200 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational (20.49) and the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (20.50) ... also won the 100 at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (10.16) ... named SEC Runner of the Week after his sprint double win at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge ... helped the Rebels' 4x100 relay team to event titles at the Ole Miss Invitational and Rhodes Open.

INDOOR: USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the 60 meters ... placed seventh in the 60 meters at the NCAA Championships (6.63) ... recorded a personal-best 6.61 in the 60-meter prelims at the NCAA Championships, tied for third-best in school history ... placed seventh in the 200 meters (21.29) and eighth in the 60 (6.80) at the SEC Championships ... his personal-best time of 21.15 in the 200-meter prelims at the SEC Championships ranks him fourth in school history ... captured first place in the 60 meters at the Tyson Invitational (6.66) and Rod McCravy Memorial (6.62), while also winning the 200 at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

2011:

OUTDOOR: Did not compete in the outdoor season.

INDOOR: Competed for the Rebels in one indoor meet ... clocked a time of 6.30 in the 55 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Spent two years at Allen Community College in Junction City, Kansas ... recorded a personal best of 11.00 in the 100 meters and a personal best of 22.00 in the 200 meters ... named Male Track Athlete of the Year at Allen CC.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 5, 1990 ... son of Betty Young.

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