Arnez Hardnick     
      Arnez Hardnick
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
John F. Kennedy

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 145


Eligibility (In/Out):


55m: 6.45 (H.S.)
60m: 6.93 (2012)
200m: 21.97 (2012)

100m: 10.60 (2012)
200m: 21.42 (2012)


2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 7th, 40.21


2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 6th, 40.47

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team (4x100mR).

2012: Honors - Earned USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team honors for his performance with the Vol 4x100mR...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...Alos 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: Honors - None...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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