Forys Clinches Men's Steeplechase Crown at Big Ten Outdoors
Last Updated ... Jan. 20,2014
At Michigan ... All-America second team (2012, Indoor 4x400-meter Relay).
R-Junior (I)/R-Junior (O) (2014) ... Indoor... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished fourth in the 60-meter dash (6.98).
Junior (I)/R-Sophomore (O) (2013)... Outdoor... Did not compete in any meets due to injury ...Indoor... Redshirted.
Sophomore (2012) ... Second Team All-American (Indoor 4x400m relay) ...Championship Meets... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), tied for 15th place in the 400-meter hurdle prelims (53.09) ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 10), ran the first leg of the 10th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:11.20), earning Second Team All-America honors ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24-25), finished 10th in the 400-meter dash prelims (47.78) and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished fourth (3:09.54) ...Outdoor... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (53.13) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), tied for seventh in the 400-meter hurdles (52.86) and anchored the sixth place 'A' 4x400-meter relay team (3:10.89) ...Indoor... Ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth in a season-best time of 3:07.75 at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (March 3) ... Placed 10th in the 400-meter dash (48.31) and ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished ninth (3:17.35) at the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11) ... At Navy's Wesley A. Brown Invitational (Jan. 28), ran the 400-meter leg of the distance medley relay that finished fifth (10:27.49) ... Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash (6.91) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).
Freshman (2011) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 23rd in the 400-meter dash at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Finished third in the 400-meter dash at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Made collegiate debut at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Jan. 8), taking 10th in the 60-meter hurdles (8.71).
Prep... Michigan Center H.S. (2010)... four-year varsity letterwinner... Michigan Division-III state champion in the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles as a junior... two-time Michigan Division-III state runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles... also runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles as a senior... three-time All-Area Track Dream Team, as named by the Jackson Citizen-Patriot... three-time All-Conference selection... earned All-Conference accolades in three events as a sophomore and in four events as a junior and senior... National Honor Society... Honor Roll... two-time All-State Academic Track Dream Team. Other Sports... played three years of basketball... two-time All-Conference selection... All-Area as a senior.
Personal... Born December 18, 1991 ... Enrolled in School of Kinesiology ... Majoring in sport management.