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2008 Men's Track & Field Roster

Terrell Wilks

New Haven, Conn. (Hillhouse)





55m: 6.25, 2009 Tom Jones Memorial Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.

60m: 5.59, 2009 NCAA Indoor Championships, College Station, Texas

200m: 21.23, 2009 SEC Indoor Championships, Lexington, Ky.



100m: 10.15, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.

200m: 20.64, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.


HONORS: (One-time NCAA Champion; Five-time All-American, one-time SEC Champion) 2009 NCAA Outdoor Champion – 4x100m; 2009 NCAA Outdoor All-American – 4x100m and 200m; 2009 NCAA Indoor All-American - 60m; 2009 SEC Outdoor Champion – 4x100m; 2008 NCAA Outdoor All-American – 4x100m.


2009 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins 7 (o) FSU Relays 100m (10.23); Pepsi Florida Relays 4x200m (1:21.68) and 4x100m (39.22); War Eagle Invitational 4x100m (39.43); SEC Outdoor Championships 4x100m (38.74); NCAA Outdoor Championships 4x100m (38.58) (i) Virginia Tech Qualifier 60m (6.60) … Part of Florida’s NCAA Champion 4x100-meter relay team (38.58) and also finished fourth in the 100m (10.19), earning two All-America honors … Second in both the 100m (10.17) and 200m (20.64) at the NCAA East Regional … A member of Florida’s SEC Championship 4x100m relay team (38.74), also finishing fourth in the 100m in a personal-best time (10.15) … Second in the finals of the 100m at the Penn Relays Carnival (10.39) … Part of Florida’s winning 4x100m relay at the War Eagle Invitational (39.43) and also was fourth in the 100m (10.33)  … Ran the second leg of Florida’s winning 4x200m relay team at the Pepsi Florida Relays (1:21.68) and the third leg of the winning 4x100m relay team (39.22) … Won the men’s 100m at the FSU Relays (10.23; +6.0) … Finished third in the finals of the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships (6.61) … Again broke the school 60m record in the preliminary round (6.59) Won the 60-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Qualifier, breaking the school record in that event (6.60) … Placed seventh in the 60m at the SEC Indoor Championships (6.72) … Third in the 60, (6.73) and fourth in the 200m (21.54) at the SEC/Big 12 Showdown … Second in the 55m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (6.25).


2008 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (5): (o) Captured the first All-America honors of his career at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Championships, running the second leg of the team’s third-place 4x100m relay squad (38.84) … Earned All-East Region honors in the 100m, finishing third (10.33), and also the 4x100m relay … Mississippi Open 4x100m (39.59); Spec Towns Invitational 4x100m (39.82); Pepsi Florida Relays 4x100m (39.66), 4x200m (1:06.22); Hurricane Challenge 4x100m (39.94) … Bests of 6.73 (60m), 10.51 (100m) and 21.10 (200m) … Competed in 10 meets (three indoor, seven outdoor) … Placed seventh in 100m at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with career-best time of 10.26 … The only rookie to score in the event and was named to the SEC All-Freshman team … Ran second leg of Gators’ winning 4x100m relay at Mississippi Open (39.59) … Member of Gators’ fourth-place 4x100m relay at Penn Relays (39.33) … Took third in 200m with career-best time of 21.10 and ran on Gators’ winning 4x100m relay (39.82) at Spec Towns Invitational … Placed 10th in 100m with wind-aided mark of 10.36 and tied for ninth in 200m with wind-aided time of 21.15 at Pepsi Florida Relays … Both marks were under the allowable wind reading for NCAA regionals … Also ran on Gators’ first-place 4x100m (39.66) and 4x200m (1:06.22) relay squads, moving into fourth in school history in the latter … Collected SEC Male Freshman of the Week honors after posting regional marks in 100m (10.51) and 200m (21.18), while also running on Florida’s winning 4x100m (39.94), at Hurricane Challenge … Placed fourth in 100m (10.67) and fifth in 200m (21.64) at Snowbird Invitational … Turned in an impressive collegiate debut, winning both 60m (6.73) and 200m (21.53) at Big Ten/SEC Challenge, earning an NCAA provisional mark in the former … Named both SEC Runner and Freshman of the Week in recognition of his performance at the season opener.


HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 6.29 in 55m, 10.42 in 100m and 21.26 in 200m … Finished the 2007 season ranked fifth in the nation in 55m (6.29), 10th in 200m (21.61) and 13th in 100m (10.42) … Holds Connecticut state open record in 100m (10.42) … Placed ninth in 200m (21.75) and 11th in 100m (10.87) at 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals … Earned All-America honors in 60m and indoor 200m as a senior … Won Connecticut state titles in 55m, 100m and outdoor 200m in 2007 … Connecticut’s Gatorade State Track & Field Athlete of the Year in 2007, as well as Hartford Courant Athlete of the Year … Also played football and basketball, leading Hillhouse to state titles in 2006 and 2005, respectively … Collected all state honors as a wide receiver in 2007, and was the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s Student-Athlete of the Month in March.


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