Men's Cross Country, Track & Field

Maurice  Watkins
Maurice Watkins


Elmhurst, Ill.

High School:


I/O Eligibility:


Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom


Illini Win Lee Calhoun Invitational

One Illini sets meet record; two tie


Illini Set for Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational

Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet


Illini Win Bill Cornell Spring Classic

The squad scored 161 team points; five titles


Field Events Shine at Tom Botts Invitational

Orange and Blue finish third with 141 points


EIU Big Blue Classic

Photos of the Illinois men's track & field team competing at the EIU Big Blue Classic on April 3-4, 2015.


Illini Classic 1/19/13

Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory


2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed ninth in both the 100m and 200m at the Illinois Twilight ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the 60m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed second in the 60m at the Orange & Blue Open ... Placed sixth in the 200m at the Orange & Blue Open.

2013 Track and Field
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.

High School
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
100m: 10.86 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
200m: 21.90 - Kentucky Relays (4/19/14)
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 July 2014