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    Joshua Gist
    Joshua Gist
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    South Holland, Ill.

    High School:
    Thornwood High School

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 165

    Event:
    Hurdles

    High School
    Two-time all-state honoree in the 110m hurdles ... Took third in the hurdles at the 2007 state meet ... Owned the top time in the state in the 110m hurdles as a senior ... Member of shuttle hurdle relay that set a new record at the 2007 Senior Spotlight Meet...Competed in the 110m hurdles at the 2007 Junior Olympics ... Took fourth at the state meet in the 110m hurdles in both the indoor and outdoor seasons his junior year ... Earned two letters in track and field.

    Personal
    Born Oct. 5, 1988 ... Son of Jeffery and Linda Gist ... Has three older siblings, Jeffery, Sharsheen and Justin ... Biggest thrill in sports is watching the underdog win ... Undecided on major.

    HIGH SCHOOL PERSONAL BEST
    110m Hurdles: 13.74

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