Dontae Bugg
Dontae Bugg

Player Profile

Newport News, Va.

High School:

Hurdles, Sprints


As a Junior: IC4A qualifier at the Indoor and Outdoor Championships … All-East performer in the 60 hurdles during the indoor season, by placing eighth at the IC4A Championships running a season best 8.17… finished sixth at the 2001 ACC Indoor Championships in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.096 … ran on 4x100 relay team that places fourth at ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 41.48 … finished first at the Bucknell Invitational in the 55 hurdles at 7.62 … finished second in the 60 hurdles at the George Mason Invitational (8.20) … finished sixth at the ACC Outdoor Championships in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.42 … placed first in the 100 at the Maryland Outdoor Invitational, 11.14 and also placed second in the 110 hurdles, 14.56 … also placed first at the Delaware Invitational in the 60 hurdles (8.13) …

As a Sophomore: Developed into one of the team’s top hurdlers, despite battling injuries throughout much of the year … missed qualifying for NCAA competition by .02 seconds … IC4A Qualifier …

As a Freshman: Provided an immediate impact in the short-distance hurdles … finished with the best time on the team in the 55 hurdles, 60 hurdles, 60 meters, and 200 meters during the indoor season … recorded five first-place finishes during the indoor season and one during the outdoor season … had a total of 14 top-five finishes last season …

Before Maryland: Letterwinner in both track and football at Heritage High in Virginia … twice named Daily Press all-star and athlete of the year … state champion in 55 hurdles … two-time state champion in the 4x400 relay … two-time All-American … best time in 55 hurdles was 7.31 ... best time in 110 hurdles was 13.67 … team MVP and winner of senior male scholar-athlete award … involved in Naval JROTC …

Personal: Dontae LaMont Bugg … born July 26, 1980 … son of Monica Plummer and Charlie Holloway.

Career Bests 55 hurdles 7.44 ACC/SEC Challenge, 1999 60 hurdles 7.92 Virginia Tech Invitational, 2000 110 hurdles 14.42 ACC Outdoor Championships, 2001 200 Indoor 21.99 Penn State Invitational, 2000