Dante Price

  • Dante
  • Price

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    Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.

Updated: May 31, 2017

2017 outdoor: Competed in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the ACC Championships ... Also earned a season-best time of 40.56 seconds in the 4x100-meter relay event at the league championship, placing third, to collect second-team all-conference honors in the event ... In addition, participated in the 100 and 200 meters at three different meets during the regular season, earning season bests at the War Eagle Invitational ... Advanced to the Men's College Final in the 4x100-meter relay event at the Penn Relays ... Was a part of the 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team at the Tennessee Relays, crossing the line in 3 minutes, 24.28 seconds for third place.

2017 indoor: Raced in the 60- and 200-meter dashes at the ACC Championships, earning top-20 finishes in both events … Also competed in the 60- and 200-meter events at the Music City Challenge, the Bob Pollock Invitational and the Hokie Invitational … Earned season-bests mark in the 60 and 200 at the Hokie Invitational and the ACC Championships, respectively … Was a member of the 4x4 relay team that placed 12th overall with a time of 3:18.48 at the Music City Challenge ... Participated in the 200-meter dash at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet ... Ran both the 60 and the 300 at the Virginia Tech Invitational, recording a personal-best time of 35.70 in the 300-meter dash.

2016 outdoor: Competed in the 200, the 4x400-meter relay and the 4x100-meter relays … Ran season bests in the 200 and 400 at the Hurricane Invite in 21.52 and 51.74 (career best) seconds, respectively … Had a season best 100-meter dash at the Spec Towns Invite, running the event in 10.69 seconds … Was a member of the first-place 4x100 relay team at the Radford Invite and the second-place relay team at the Hurricane Invite.

2016 indoor: Ran the 60, the 200 and the 4x400-meter relay at the ACC Championships … Recorded a season-best 60-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Invite and the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet, running both in 6.94 seconds … Logged an indoor best 200 meters at the Virginia Tech Challenge, running the event in 21.88 seconds … Was a member of the second-place 4x400 relay team at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet.

2015 outdoor: Recorded a season best 10.60 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Tennessee Relays ... Ran a team best 200-meter dash in 21.13 seconds at the Hurricane Invite ... Competed in the 4x100-meter dash at the Tennessee Challenge ... Appeared at the NCAA East Regional, competing in the 200-meter dash.

2015 indoor: Led the Hokies to a seventh-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay at the ACC Championships ... Set a personal best in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.92 seconds.

2014 outdoor: Hit a personal best 10.47 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... Posted a PR in the 200-meter dash at the Hurricane Invitational with a time of 20.74 seconds.

2014 indoor: Posted a season-best time of 6.95 seconds in the 60-meter dash at the ACC Championships ... Hit a season-best mark of 21.70 seconds in the 200-meter race at the VT Elite Meet ... Finished 13th in the 60-meter dash and 16th in the 200-meter race at the ACC Championships.

High school: Lettered all four years in track at Jefferson … Winner of 11 Gold State Championship medals, the most by a male athlete in West Virginia State Meet history ... Six-time All-American ... Seven-time individual state champion … Four-time relay state champion … Holds the West Virginia state record in the 200 … Was a member of the team that holds state record in the 4x100 and 4x400 … Earned All-American honors … Finished his senior year ranked 22nd according to Dyestat in the 200 meters … graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Personal: Born Oct. 30, 1994 … Son of George and Lainnie Price … Has two siblings, Kenya and Shanice … Majoring in criminology.

Price's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

60m - 6.90, Doc Hale VT Elite (2014)

200m - 21.70, Doc Hale VT Elite (2014)

300m - 35.70, VT Invitational (2017)

100m - 10.47, LaCoste Invitational (2014)

200m - 21.02, Florida Relays (2014)

400m - 51.74, Hurricane Invitational (2016)