An array of top finishes lead Terps to close out ACCs with success
Maryland set for three-day competition beginning Thursday in Cary, N.C.
Team earns seven individual wins
Terps host Maryland Invitational Saturday
Hill and Profit earn second-team honors; Ray earns honorable mention
2012 OUTDOOR TRACK - A USTFCCCA Second Team All-American ... boasted his highest jumps of the year to tie for third at the NCAA East Prelims and finish ninth at the NCAA Outdoor Nationals (7-02.50) ... tied for fifth best mark ever at Maryland ... finished third at the ACC Championships with a jump of 7-01.50...tallied first place finishes at the IC4A Championships, Kehoe Twilight, Maryland Invitational, UCF Invitational, and Penn Relays (College Div.) ... also took fourth at the Florida Relays with a jump of 7-00.50.
2012 INDOOR TRACK - All-ACC with a second-place finish at the ACC Championships with a jump of 6-11.75 ... took third at the Millrose Collegiate Invitational.
2011 OUTDOOR TRACK - Best mark of the season was 7-0.50 to finish T4th at the Florida Relays... Just missed a national-qualifying berth with a 7-0.25 mark at the NCAA East Prelims, finishing 13th... Won the Eastern Section of the Penn Relays (6-11.50)... Was 4th at the ACC Outdoor on a rain-plagued event, going 6-9.50... Terps only performer in the javelin, went 195-3 to finish 2nd at the UCF Invitational... Placed 9th at the ACC Outdoor with toss of 183-9.
2011 INDOOR TRACK - ALL-ACC with 2nd-place finish at the ACC Indoor meet, clearing 7-0.50... Finished behind only teammate Dwight Barbiasz (7-2.25)... Two other 7-foot performances indoors... Won Nittany Lion Challenge with 7-0.25 leap and was 2nd at Wesley Brown Invitational (again behind only Barbiasz) at 7-0.25.
BEFORE MARYLAND - Transferred to Maryland from the University of Texas... Season-best indoors for Longhorns came with 7th-place finish at Big 12 Championships... Went 6-11.75 outdoors to finish third at Texas-Arkansas Dual... Tied for first at Hurricane Invitational at 6-10.75... Also had javelin mark of 163-10 at Texas-Arkansas Dual.
Three-time Maryland Class 2A state champion at Walkersville HS... Won state and region high jump titles as a senior... Maryland Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year as a junior in 2008... Outdoor state winner in high jump (7-0.25) and triple jump (45-10) and was second in long jump (22-7)... State all-class record of 7-0.25 outdoors... Indoor state champ as a junior... Four-year letter winner and two-time team MVP for Lions... Cleared 7-0 five times prior to his 17th birthday.
PERSONAL - Born in Takoma Park, Md... Son of David and Rachel Hill... Has two siblings, Adam and Alexis... Graduated with high honors... Member of National Honor Society... Recipient of the Samuel J. LeFrak Scholarship.