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Akeem Haynes
Akeem Haynes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

High School:
Crescent Heights

Last College:
Barton County CC

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 167

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/11/1992

Experience:
1L



08/01/2014

11 University of Alabama Student-Athletes Slated for Commencement Saturday

Ryan Kelly will be one of 15 members of this year Crimson Tide football squad that will suit up for fall camp with a degree already in hand

06/16/2014

14 Track and Field Athletes Earn All-America Honors

The Crimson Tide's All-American contingent powered the men's team to a 15th place finish and the women to an 18th place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/14/2014

Women's 4x100-meter Relay Takes Sixth at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

As a team, Alabama's men finished 15th while the women took 18th place at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/11/2014

Track and Field Earns Three Finals Berths on Day One of the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Alabama has had a women's 4x100m relay advance to the finals of the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the first time since 2001.

05/31/2014

Track and Field Qualifies More for NCAA Championships

Two individuals, two relays advance to the NCAA Championships on the Crimson Tide's final day at Regionals

Accolades
• First Team All-America, outdoor 4x100 relay (2013)
• All-SEC Second Team, outdoor 4x100 relay (2013)

Senior
2014 Indoor Season
Clocked a 6.76 in the 60-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Championships ...recorded a 6.76 in the 60-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational ... clocked a 6.80 in the 60 at the Indiana Relays to finish fifth ... ran a personal best 6.76 in the 60 meters to finish runner-up in the his section at the Rod McCrary Memorial ... finished 17th in the 200 meters at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 22.09.

Junior

2013 Outdoor Season
Earned All-America honors as part of Alabama's 4x100-meter relay unit at the NCAA Championships ... ran the third leg on the 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA Championships as the quartet posted school record times in both the semifinals (38.78) and in the finals (38.54) ... that 4x100 relay placed second in the finals ... won an NCAA East Preliminary title as part of the Tide's 4x100m relay which crossed the line at 39.09 ... took 14th in the 100m at the NCAA East Preliminary with a time of 10.37 after posting a career-best time of 10.30 in prelims ... played a key role in the 4x100 meter relay team that finished 2nd at the SEC Championships with a time of 39.08 ... also ran in the preliminary round of the 100 meters (10.38 - 13th) ... ran the third leg on the first-place 4x100-meter relay team at the Drake Relays that ran a sub-39 second time, the 3rd in UA history and first since 1983 ... finished 4th at the Spec Towns Invitational in the 100 meters with a time of 10.37 ... at the Crimson Tide Invitational won the 100 meters with a time of 10.46 ... was a part of the 4x100 meter relay team at the Crimson Tide Invitational that finished 1st with a school-top ten all-time time of 39.17 ... competed in the 4x100 meter relay team at the Yellow Jacket Invitational that finished 1st with a time of 39.89 ... ran a 100 meter time of 21.39 good enough for fourth at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

2013 Indoor Season
Ran in the 60-meter prelims at the SEC Championships while finishing 14th in the 200 meters with a 21.27 ... set a season-best in the 60 meters with an SEC qualifying time of 6.86 and finished in sixth with a finals time of 6.89, also placing seventh in the 200 meter with a 21.70 ... placed seventh in the 200 meter invitational at the Indiana Relays, running a 21.92 ... qualified for semi-final in the 60 meters at the Indiana Relays with a time of 6.89 ... ran as part of the 4x400 relay team that finished eighth at the Auburn Invitational ... in his first meet with the Crimson Tide, competed in 60 meters with a preliminary time of 6.91.

Prep and Personal
One of Canada's best young sprinters and a former junior college standout at Barton County Community College ... posted career-best 100 meter times of 10.18 (wind-aided) and 10.23, along with 200 times of 20.61 (wind-aided) and 20.83, while running for BCCC ... two-time All-American at Barton County ... placed fourth in the 100 at the 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials in a time of 10.25 ... played football at Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, earning 2009 all-city honors along with the Calgary City Most Valuable Player award ... runner-up in the 100 at the 2012 NJCAA Outdoor Championships (10.16w) ... coached by John Cannon at the Calgary International Track Club and by Nigel Bigbee at Barton County ... son of Kim Samuels ... born March 11, 1992.

     
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