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    Arnez Hardnick     
     
      Arnez Hardnick
Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
John F. Kennedy

Last College:
Grambling

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 145

Event:
Sprints

Year (XC/In./Out.):
--/R-Sr./R-Sr.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS
55m: 6.45m (H.S.)
60m: 6.81 (2013)
200m: 21.44 (2013)

OUTDOORS
100m: 10.60 (2012)
200m: 21.27 (2013)

HARDNICK'S NCAA & SEC SCORING

NCAA SCORING

2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 7th, 40.21

SEC SCORING

2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 6th, 40.47
2013 200m: 4th, 21.27p

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


  • 2012 USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team (4x100mR)
  • Was a member of the 4x100mR team that won the 2012 Outdoor Vol Most Valuable Track Athlete Award

2013 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • Finished fourth in his heat of the 60m preliminary round at the league meet, running in 6.88...Earned a new personal record in the 200m at the SEC Championships, finishing fourth in his heat in 21.44
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the 60m at the Tyson Invitational, finishing third in his heat in the preliminary round in a personal record 6.81...Finished the semifinals eighth in his heat in 6.87...Finished first in his heat and 19th overall in the 200m in 21.58...Ran the leadoff leg of the 4x400mR, where they finished sixth in 3:14.24
  • Finished 25th in the 60m Championship division at the Armory Invitational in 6.90...Won his heat but did not advance in the Championship 200m in 21.77
  • Ran the 60m at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge, placing seventh in the final in 6.91...Finished the preliminary round in 6.95 to be second in his heat...Placed seventh in the 200m at the same meet, finishing in a career-best 21.50
  • Earned a new personal record in the 60m at the Virginia Tech Invitational, finishing the final in 6.84 to place 5th...Ran the preliminary in 6.92, placing 6th...Finished the 200m 2nd in 21.76
  • Placed 2nd in the 200m at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing in a personal best 21.54...Also ran the 60m at that meet, finishing 4th in a career-best 6.88 in the preliminary round and 3rd in the final in 6.89
Outdoors
  • Placed first in the 100m at Sea Ray Relays with a time of 10.52
  • Took first with a 21.15 in the 200m at Sea Ray Relays
  • Scored new personal best in the 200m with a time of 21.27 at SEC Championships

2012 TRACK & FIELD
Honors
  • Earned USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team honors for his performance with the Vol 4x100mR
  • Part of the team that won the Outdoor Vol Most Valuable Track Athlete Award
Indoors
  • Competed in the 60 and 200 meters at the SEC Indoor meet but did not advance out of the prelims
  • Logged career bests in the 60 and 200 during his first meet as a Vol at the Akron Invitational
  • Placed third in the Gold Division 200m in 21.97 and was fourth in the Gold 60m in 6.93
  • He had run a previous PR of 6.95 in the prelims
Outdoors
  • Anchored the 4x100m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championship meet, helping them to a seventh-place finish in 40.21
  • Contributed to the season-best time in the semifinals of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA meet with a readout of 39.25
  • Was named to the USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team with the 4x100m relay team
  • Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championship meet with the Vol 4x100m relay team, which finished its lap in a season-best time of 39.66 for the No. 5 mark at the NCAA East Preliminary Round
  • Anchored the sixth-place 4x100m relay team at the SEC Outdoor Championships, finishing in a time of 40.47
  • Also ran a wind-aided 10.52 in the 100m prelims and a readout of 21.73 in the 200m prelims
  • Placed second in the Sea Ray Relays open 100m dash in a career-best 10.60 and was fourth in the Showcase 200m, finishing in a career-best 21.42
  • Also anchored UT's 4x100m relay to second in 40.22
  • Raced to fourth place in the 200m at the Tennessee Challenge, etching a mark of 21.57, and ran the100m in 10.65 to place fifth
  • Carded fourth-place finishes in the 100m (10.78) and 200m (21.79) dashes at the UCLA/Washington State Double Dual and anchored UT's 4x100m relay to second in 40.09
  • Turned in a pair of seventh-place individual finishes and anchored UT to second in the 4x100m relay (40.13) at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Zipped to a 10.65 readout in the 100m and ran a wind-aided 21.25 in the 200 at that meet as well
  • Ran the lead-off 200m leg for UT's runner-up sprint medley relay unit (3:21.41) at the Penn Relays

2011 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • Did not compete
Outdoors
  • Did not compete

AT GRAMBLING
  • Ran wind-aided bests of 10.64 and 21.41 in the 100 and 200, respectively, in the prelims at the SWAC Championships
  • Made final in the 100 and placed eighth at 10.79
  • Was 10th in the 200
  • Ran 7.00 in the 60 and 22.64 in the 200 prelims at SWAC Indoor Championships to place 11th and 16th

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Finished seventh in the 60m dash at the 2009 Ohio Division I Indoor State Championships
  • Ran career-best 7.03 in the prelims and then 7.09 in the final
  • Hit his prep PRs in the 100 and 200 to win both events at the district meet in 2009
  • Swept both events at district meet as a junior and senior

PERSONAL
  • Born June 22, 1991 in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Interested in accounting
  • Parents are Arnold Black and Roshon Hardnick
  • Has five siblings: Romaine, Arnisha, Arnold, Arnae and Adrain
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