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University of Miami Athletics

Devon Hill

position

Hurdles

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Trenton, N.J.

High School

Trenton Central HS

Devon Hill - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

(All-American, ACC Indoor Champion, All-ACC)

Collegiate Personal Bests:
60 Meter Hurdles: 7.55i
110 Meter Hurdles: 13.35
400 Meter Hurdles: 52.45

2012 Outdoor: Participated innine different competitions competing infour different events … finished first in the 110m Hurdles with a time of 13.51 at the Jim Click Shoot Out … at the ACC Championships finishedfirst and set a school season best time of 13.35 in the 110m Hurdles … finishedfirst with a time of 13.71 in the 110m Hurdles at the Wolfpack Last Chance … finishedfirst at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries with a time of 13.41(w) … helped set a school season best in the 4x100m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a time of 40.72 … with a time of 3:12.58 and as part of the 4x400m set a school best at the Jim Click Shoot Out

2012 Indoor: Ran a personal-best and school record 7.55 in the 60-meter hurdles en route to a national runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships…placed first at the Kentucky Invitational in 7.80…placed second at the Birmingham Invitational in 7.80…placed second at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet in 7.83…placed fourth at the Tyson Invitational in 7.79…placed second at the ACC Championships in 7.73…ran on the 4×400-meter relay team that placed first at the Birmingham Invitational (3:18.37) and fifth at the ACC Championships (3:15.84)

2011 Outdoor: Ran a personal-best 13.52 seconds in the 110m hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, earning Second Team All-America honors… Placed first in the 110m hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships and the Dick Taylor Tar Heels Relays… Ran a personal-best 52.45 seconds in the 400m hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships… Placed second in the 400m hurdles at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a time of 52.93 seconds… Was a member of the 4x100m relay team that finished second place at the Dick Taylor Tar Heels Relays with a time of 40.46 seconds… Ran a team-high 48.44 seconds in his leg of the 4x400m relay at the Florida Relays.

2011 Indoor:Named All-America after running the 60m hurdles in 7.67 seconds at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing third… Placed first in the 60m hurdles at the Virginia Tech Invitational, the ACC Indoor Championships, the Kentucky Invitational, and the Clemson Invitational… Ran a personal-best 48.28 seconds in his leg of the 4x400m relay at the Kentucky Invitational.

2010 Outdoor: Ran the fourth-fastest time in school history in the 110m hurdles with his time of 13.88 seconds at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Placed fourth at the ACC Championships with a time of 13.93 seconds in the 110m hurdles… Fifth-best time in school history in the 400m hurdles (52.25) in the prelims of the ACC Championship – in the final he placed fifth in 53.42 seconds… A member of the 4×400 relay team that ran a season-best time of 3:12.10at the Florida Relays and the finished eighth at the ACC Championships (3:15.23).

2010 Indoor: With the fastest time in school history (7.78) won the ACC Championship in the 60m hurdles… Won the 60m hurdles at Penn State’s National Open in 7.79 seconds… Ran the third leg of the 4×400 relay that finished fifth at the ACC Championships with a season-best time of 3:13.25.

2009 Outdoor: Ran his only attempt in the 400-meters to a 51.21 finish at the Hurricane Challenge (3/21)… Season-best effort in the 110-meter hurdles came in the preliminary round of the ACC Championships (4/17) with a time of 14.33 seconds, a day later raced to a fifth place finish… Placed sixth in the 400-meter hurdles at the ACC Championships (4/18) with a season-best time of 53.31 seconds… A member of the 4×400 relay team that raced to a finish of 3:24.43 at the Florida Relays (4/4)… Ran the opening leg of the sprint medley relay that finished with a time of 3:27.68 at the Penn Relays (3/24).

2009 Indoor:His only attempt in the 60-meter dash resulted in a finish of 7.23 seconds at the UK Invitational (1/17)… Season-best time in the 60-meter hurdles came in the preliminary round of the ACC Championships (2/27) with a time of 8.13 seconds… Only attempt in the 400-meter dash resutled with a time of 50.39 seconds at the Texas A&M Invitational (2/14)… Member of the 4×400 relay team that finished with a season-best time of 3:16.91 at the Texas A&M Invitational (2/14).

High School:Competed in the 100m, 200m and 400m for Trenton Central High School… Holds personal bests of 13.80 for 110m hurdles, 54.64 for 400m hurdles, 22.80 for 200m and 50.12 for 400m… 110m hurdles champion at the N.J. state meet and N.J. Meet of Champions.

Personal: Plays wide receiver for the Hurricane football team.