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Jarrett Willis
Position: Distance
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Shelby, N.C.
High School: Crest H.S.
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Jarrett Willis Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 11/25/2010

2011 Outdoor: Recorded a 16th-place finish in the javelin throw event with a personal best distance of 39.04 meters at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Also posted a top-20 finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase event with a personal best time of 10:48.15 at the conference championship meet ... Crossed the finish line in fourth-place overall in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 11:11.09 at the Carolina's Cup ... Took 13th-place in the javelin throw with a mark of 36.71 meters at the Terrier Relays ... Turned in a time of 17:40.88 in the 5000 meter run at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational ... Posted a mark of 35.15 meters in the javelin throw and a time of 9:55.46 in the 3000 meter run at the 49er Classic.

2010-11 Indoor: Posted a personal best time of 9:53.97 in the 3000 meter run at the 2010-11 Big South Conference Indoor Championships, good enough for 17th-place ... Recorded a time of 10:07.29 in the 3000 meter run at the Niswonger Invitational ... Was a part of the 4x400 meter relay team that took 15th-place at the Appalachian Opener (3:46.72) ... Also competed at the Appalachian Opener and the Liberty Open.

Before Gardner-Webb: Was a two-sport athlete at nearby Crest High School in Shelby, N.C. ... Was tabbed the Top-Male Runner three times ... Was a three-time All-Conference selection in both cross country and track & field ... Was twice tabbed All-County ... Was the County Champion in both cross country and track & field as a senior ... A two-time county champion in the 1 mile run ... Had a personal best time of 17:41 (5K) his senior year ... Was also a two-time All-Conference selection in wrestling ... Was the conference champion in wrestling his senior season.

Personal: Born Jarrett Willis on October 25, 1991 in Shelby, N.C. ... Son of Gene and April Willis ... Has a younger brother, Thomas ... Majoring in Physical Education.

 


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