One Illini sets meet record; two tie
Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet
The squad scored 161 team points; five titles
Orange and Blue finish third with 141 points
Meet to be held at Audrey J. Walton Stadium on Saturday
Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory
2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Participated in both the 200m and 400m events in two meets during the outdoor season... Recorded his career-best 200m run at the Lee Calhoun Memorial with a time of 22.44.
Indoor: Competed in the Meyo Invite, where he recorded his best indoor 200m race with a mark of 20.08... Posted a seventh place finish in the 400m run at the illini Classic when he set a new indoor personal-best at the mark of 52.06.
2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Set personal-bests in the 200m at the EIU Big Blue Classic (22.71) and 400m at the Tom Botts Invitational (49.86) during the season ... Competed in two meets for the Orange and Blue.
Indoor: Participated in the 200m and 400m ... Ran a 23.33 in the 200m at the Illini Classic to place fourteenth ... Placed tenth at the Orange and Blue Open with a time of 54.77.
Finished runner-up at the 2011 state meet in the 4x100m, 4x200m, and 4x400m relay ... Earned a varsity letter for track and field and two for soccer.
Son of Herman and Gianna Watkins ... Born June 2, 1993 ... Hobbies include listening to music, shopping and playing basketball and soccer.
Watkin's Personal Bests
200m: 22.44 - Lee Calhoun Memorial (4/13/13)
400m: 49.86 - Tom Botts Invitational (4/14/12)
60m: 6.99 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
200m: 23.04 - Illini Open (1/11/14)
400m: 52.06 - Illini Classic (1/19/13)
Updated March 2014