Junior Nia Barnes (women's hammer throw), redshirt freshman Kyle Felpel (men's shot put), sophomore Josh McCullan (men's long jump) and freshman Quanesha Burks (women's long jump) punched their tickets to next month's NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon, with their performances Thursday
Sophomore 2014 Outdoor Season Served on the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that clocked a 39.58 at the NCAA East Region Preliminary to finish eighth and qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... also competed in the 400 meters (47.21) and ran on the 4x400-meter relay team (3:07.26) at the NCAA East Regionals ... ran the 400 meters in a time of 47.67 at the SEC Championships ... also ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay to help the team finish fifth with a season-best time 3:07.09 at the SEC Championships ... won the 400 meters at the Jace Lacoste Invitational with a time of 47.17 ... also served on the winning 4x400-meter relay team that clocked a 3:07.61 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... clocked a personal record of 47.03 to finish sixth in the 400 meters and served on the sixth-place 4x400-meter relay team that ran a time of 3:08.42 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... finished runner-up in the 400 meters with a time of 47.04 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... also ran on the winning 4x400-meter relay team that clocked a time of 3:08.22 at the Border Clash ... won the 400 meters with a time of 47.31 and served on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:09.98) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... served on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:12.32) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished 10th with a time of 3:15.32 at the Alabam Relays.
2014 Indoor Season Clocked a personal record of 47.21 in the 400 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ...recorded a personal best 48.29 in the 400 meters at the Tyson Invitational ... clocked a 48.85 in the 400 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... competed on the 4x400 relay team that placed third at the Auburn Invitational ... finished ninth in the 400 meters at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 48.69. Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Ran a leg on Alabama's 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Championships ... that unit finished 12th at the NCAA meet in a time of 3:06.69 ... took seventh at the NCAA East Regional, as part of the Tide's 4x400m relay, running the second leg on the quartet that posted a 3:07.07 and qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... raced in the second leg for the 4x400 that finished sixth at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a 3:06.36 ... also raced in the SEC 400 meters, finishing 12th in the preliminaries with a time of 47.67 ... participated in the 4x400 relay team that finished fourth (3:06.04) at the Drake Relays and the 4x200 team that also ran at that event ... ran a 47.98 in the 400 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold, finishing fifth in the B Section ... placed third in the 400 meters with a 47.49 at the Spec Towns Invitational, where he also helped win the 4x400 relay in a time of 3:08.89 ... competed on the winning 4x400 relay at the Crimson Tide Invitational (3:07.75) ... finished fifth in the 400 meters (47.44) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... ran on the runner-up 4x100 (40.30) and two winning relays - the 4x200 (1:24.54) and the spring medley (3:20.52) - at the John Mitchell Alabama Relays.
2013 Indoor Season Recorded a 48.55 prelims time in the 400 meters at the SEC Championships ... ran a time of 48.89 in the 400 at the Mark Colligan, finishing fifth ... competed on 4x400 relay teams at the Auburn Invitational and at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, finishing third and fifth, respectively ... placed 15th at the Auburn Invitational with a 400-meter time of 48.86 ... ran a 22.05 in the 200 meters during his first collegiate meet, at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, to finish 11th.
Prep and Personal One of the top sprinters in Florida's high school ranks while competing for Hallandale High School ... finished third in the 400 meters at the 2012 Florida Class 3A State Championships in a time of 46.89 ... earlier was the class 2A state runner-up in the 400 (48.02) ... also played wide receiver on the football team at Hallandale, helping his team win 2010 district championship ... coached in track and field at Hallandale by John Battle and Tony Davis ... son of Iris Gilchrist ... born Jan. 5, 1993, in Miami.