David Wilson

  • David
  • Wilson

  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
    George Washington
  • Hometown
    Danville, Va.

2011 Outdoor: Earned his first career All-America honor, placing sixth in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships with a PR of 53-1.75 (16.20m) … Finished as the runner-up in the triple jump at the ACC Championships (52-6.75, 16.02m), earning All-ACC accolades … Ran the lead leg on the team-leading 4x100-meter relay (40.58) … Also set PRs in the 100-meter dash (11.01) and the long jump (22-7.25, 6.89m).

2011 Indoor: Took the bronze medal at the ACC Championships in the triple jump with a collegiate-best leap of 51-9.25 (15.78m) … Finished third in his season debut at Penn State (50-6.75, 15.41m).

2010 Outdoor: Ran the third leg on Tech’s ACC 4x100-meter relay squad, helping earn them a second-place finish and a new school record at 40.56 … Took fourth place in the triple jump at the ACC Championships, earning points for Tech while meeting a season-best distance of 51-5.5 (15.68m) … Earned first place triple jump finishes at the Miami Invitational (49-9.5, 15.18m) and Liberty Twilight (49-9, 15.16m) … Finished 10th at the ACC Championships in the long jump (22-5.25, 6.84m) … Ran third leg on second-place 4x100-meter relay teams at the Miami Invitational (41.71) and Yellow Jacket Invite (42.02).

2010 Indoor: Won the triple jump at the Hokie Invitational with a season-best provisional qualifying distance of 51-5 (15.67m) … Took fourth place at the ACC Championships in the triple jump (50-4, 15.34m) … Placed third at the VT Challenge in the long jump with a career-best leap of 23-8.75 (7.23m) … Also competed in the 60-meter dash.

High School: Won the national championship in the triple jump at the Nike Indoor Meet with a meet-record and prep-best leap of 51-5.75 ... Captured two state championships, regional crowns and district titles in the triple jump in his prep career ... Received All-State honors as a sophomore as well ... An All-District pick his freshman year.

Personal: Born June 15, 1991 in Danville, Va. ... Son of Dwight and Shelia Wilson ... Has one brother, Ronald, and one sister, Lora ... Enrolled in university studies.

Wilson's Career Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60m: 6.86 100m: 11.01
LJ: 23-8.75 (7.23m) LJ: 22-7.25 (6.89m)
TJ: 51-9.25 (15.78m) TJ: 53-1.75 (16.20m)