Michael Davenport

  • Michael
  • Davenport

  • Event
    Sprints/Jumps
  • Class
    Freshman
  • High School/Other
    Woodberry Forest
  • Hometown
    Winston-Salem, N.C.

Updated: May 31, 2017

2017 outdoor: Attended the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds to compete in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes ... Received first-team All-ACC honors in the 100 at the ACC Championships, crossing the line with a career-best time of 10.28 seconds for second place ... Also qualified for the finals in the 200 at that same meet, placing fifth with a time of 20.97 seconds ... Was awarded second-team all-conference for his efforts in the 200 ... Earned season bests in the 4x100 (40.56) and 4x400 (3:06.40) relay events at the conference championship, placing third in both, to collect second-team all-conference honors once again ... Ran the anchor leg and broke the school record as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team for the second time this season at the ACC Championships, finishing in 3 minutes, 6.40 seconds ... Was a part of the winning 4x400 relay team at the Penn Relays, finishing with a time of 3:08.75 in the Men's College Final ... Also advanced to the Men's College Final in the 4x100 relay at that same meet ... Held a team-best mark in both the 100- and 200-meter events, recording a time of 10.28 seconds and 20.96 seconds, respectively ... Was the top-collegiate finisher in the 200 at the Tennessee Relays, finishing with a time of 21.17 seconds for second place ... Won his section of the 100 at that Weems Baskin Invitational, finishing in 10.51 seconds.

2017 indoor: Was the first-ever male sprinter to earn the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men’s Track and Field Freshman of the Year honor … Placed fifth overall with a time of 21.40 seconds in the 200 meter-dash at the ACC Championships, collecting second-team All-ACC honors … Earned a top-25 finish in the 400 at the ACC Championships … Also was a member of the 4x400 relay team at the conference meet, placing seventh overall with a time of 3:12.09Ran the 400 for the first time in his collegiate career at the Music City Challenge, finishing in 48.17 seconds for 12th place – good enough for sixth on Tech’s all-time list ... Also was a member of the winning 4x400 relay team at the Music City Challenge, finishing the race in a school-record time of 3 minutes, 11.11 seconds for the win ... Placed fourth in the 200 at the Bob Pollock Invitational with a time of 21.50 seconds … Competed in the 60 at that same meet, running the event in 6.92 seconds … Won the 300 at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 34.03 seconds – the second-fastest time in the event in school history.

High school: Was a two-sport athlete at Woodberry Forest, earning three letters in football and track and field … Holds 10 school records in the long jump event, earning all-America honors three years in a row … A seven-time all-state honoree and 11-time all-prep nominee … Was named the 2016 Overall Prep Athlete of the Meet for the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1997 ... Son of Quentin and Kim Hill ... Has three siblings; Kortney, Hunter and Joshua ... Majoring in Criminology and plans on becoming an FBI agent.

Davenport's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

60m - 6.92, Bob Pollock Invitational (2017)

200m - 21.26, ACC Championships (prelim, 2017)

300m - 34.03, VT Invitational (2017)

400m - 48.17, Music City Challenge (2017)

100m - 10.28, ACC Championships (2017)

200m - 20.96, Weems Baskin Invitational (2017)

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