Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Vanier Joseph
Vanier Joseph

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redford, Mich.

High School:
Thurston

Last College:
Eastern Michigan

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
09/09/1991

I/O Eligibility:
SR/SR

04/26/2014

Illinois Crowned HyVee Cup Co-Champions

Vanier Joseph defends 110m hurdles title

04/20/2013

4x400 Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet

400m runners shine on Saturday

04/18/2013

Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

04/07/2013

Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

04/04/2013

Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track

05/13/2013

2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Pictures from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 110m hurdles ... Big Ten Champion in the 110m hurdles ... Placed first in the 110m hurdles at four meets, including the prestigious Drake Relays ... Clocked the second-fastest 110m hurdles time in school history (13.41) to win the Illinois Twilight.

Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 60m hurdles and placed 10th to earn second-team All-America honors ... Placed third in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Finished in the top-five in the 60m hurdles in every regular season meet ... Placed second at the Indiana Relays and Spire Invitational.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 110m H and finished 13th overall ... Won the Big Ten 110m H title in a time of 13.70 ... Was crowned Drake Relays champion in the 110m H, crossing the finish line with a lifetime best time of 13.59 which ranks second in the school record books ... Won the Mississippi State Conference Challenge 110m H title.

Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 60m H, placing 11th overall with a time of 7.77 ... Finished runner-up in the 60m H at the Big Ten Championships, crossing the finish line with a lifetime best time of 7.74 which is second fastest in school history ... Won the 60m H title at the Spire Invite.

At Eastern Michigan
2011 All-American ... Four-time MAC champion ... 2011 indoor outstanding performance, MAC Athlete of the Week recipient.

High School
2009 State champion in the 110m hurdles ... Earned all-state, all-conference and all-american honors ... Team captain for track and football teams ... Four-year letterwinner in track, three-year in football.

Personal
Son of Jean and Carol Joseph ... Born on Sept. 9, 1991 ... Has three siblings, Onika, Jeanette and Chanelle ... Majoring in sociology.

Joseph's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100m: 10.69 - Kentucky Relays (4/19/14)
110m H: 13.41 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
60m: 7.02 - Spire Invite (2/8/13)
60m H: 7.74 - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)
Long Jump: 20-5 ¼ (6.23m) - Illini Open (1/11/14)

Updated July 2014

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