400m runners shine on Saturday
Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California
One Illini sets meet record; two tie
Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10
Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track
2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Earned All-America honors as the 4x400m relay squad finished fifth at the NCAA Championships (3:04.83) ... The fifth place finish for the squad was the highest at the national meet since 1994 ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 400m H, setting a career-best time of 50.54 in the finals which is the 10th best in school history ... Ran a personal best time of 14.13 in the prelims of the 110m H at the Big Ten Championships ... Also ran the 400m H at the conference meet, finishing ninth ... Helped the Illini win the first annual HyVee Cup, running in the 4x400m relay squad that set the fifth fastest time in school history (3:04.46) ... Won the 400m H title at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational.
Indoor: Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fourth in the 60m H with a career best time of 7.85 ... The time ranks fourth fastest in Illinois history ... Won the 60m H and 400m title at the Spire Invite ... Took the 60m H title at the Illini Open and Illini Classic.
Seven-time West Virginia state champion ... 2011 Big 10 Runner of the Year ... 2010 NCAC Runner of the Year ... Holds five school records ... Placed eighth in the 110m hurdles at the 2010 New Balance Nationals ... Won first at the Blunt East Coast Invitational in the 110m hurdles.
Son of Robin and Laura Davis ... Born on Sept. 6, 1993 ... Was on the honor roll all four-years ... Was a National Scholastic Youth Scholar ... Majoring in Political Science and International Studies.
Viney's Personal Bests
110m H: 14.13 - Big Ten Championships (5/11/13)
400m H: 50.54 - NCAA West Preliminary (5/25/13)
60m H: 7.85 - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)
400m: 48.65 - Spire Invite (2/9/13)
Updated July 2013