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Michael

Dickson

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Hurdles
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beaufort, S.C.
High School: Beaufort

Bio

A dynamic hurdler who has helped the director of track and field programs Duane Ross build a juggernaut program at N.C. A&T … Also has the ability to help the Aggies in relay sprints … Has participated in two NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships and one NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship … Has also qualified for two NCAA East Preliminary Round events … Has won one MEAC outdoor individual title, one outdoor conference championship relay title and one MEAC indoor individual championship … Has helped the Aggie men win back-to-back outdoor MEAC titles (2017 & 2018) and back-to-back indoor MEAC titles (2017 & 2018). Has 21 top-5 finishes in outdoor and 16 in indoor during his career. In his career, he has finished first 10 times during the outdoor season and eight times during indoor.   

2018 Outdoor: Participated in eight meets … Ran a personal-best 13.54 in the 110mh preliminaries at the MEAC outdoor championships … He translated that into winning the 110mh conference championship in 13.59 … Qualified for the NCAA outdoor nationals in the 4x100 and 4x400 … Helped the 4x1 team finished sixth in the NCAA semifinals in 39.05 before they were disqualified in the finals … Reached the NCAA East prelims in the 110mh and 4x1 … Helped the 4x1 team qualify for nationals as they ran a 39.21 … Helped the Aggies 4x100 team win the MEAC title for the third straight season as the team ran a 39.42 to claim gold … Ran a personal-best 20.83 in the 200 prelims at the MEAC outdoor championships … Finished seventh in the final to score for the Aggies in the event … Won the 4x1 at the N.C. A&T Aggie Invitational by running 39.76 … Placed second at the same meet in the 110mh (13.71) … Also finished second at the LSU Invitational in 13.70 on April 28.

2018 Indoor: Participated in six meets during the season … Won the MEAC indoor title in the 60mh in 7.85 … Ran 7.83 in the preliminaries to qualify for the final … Lowered that time at the JDL Last Chance Invitational 10 days later with a time of 7.82 in the 60mh … Won the Camel City Invitational on Feb. 3 in the 60mh (7.93) … Also won the Liberty Kickoff 2018 in the 60mh (7.81).

2017 Outdoor: Participated in eight meets during the season … Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round where he competed in the 110mh … Qualified for the quarterfinal race by running a 13.87 before failing to qualify for nationals after a running a 14.03 … Won the Aggie Last Chance in the 110mh by running a 13.86 to earn the qualifying mark to participate in the NCAA East Prelim … Won the Duke Invitational in the 110mh with a time of 13.88 … Finished third at the prestigious University of Florida Tom Jones Memorial in the 110mh by running 13-seconds flat.

2017 Indoor: Participated in five meets … Qualified for the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships … Placed seventh in the 60mh at the MEAC indoor championships (8.17) after winning the prelim with a time of 7.84 … Ran a personal-best 7.63 in the 60mh at to win at the Camel City Invitational on Feb. 4 after winning the prelim on Feb. 3 with a time of 7.68.

2016 Outdoor: Participated in eight meets … Helped the Aggies 4x100 team win the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational with a time of 40.19 … It was the first collegiate race of his outdoor career … Also helped the 4x1 team win the Aggie Invitational on April 9 with a time of 40.95 … Won his first collegiate race as an individual running the 110mh in 13.67 to win the Georgia Tech Invitational on April 23 … The following week he won the 110mh Georgia Invitational with a time of 14.18.

2016 Indoor: Participated in 11 meets as a freshman … Ran a personal-best 6.84 in the 60m at the MEAC indoor championship preliminaries before going on to win the 60m conference title with a time of 6.89 … Dickson took two gold medals home at the conference championships with a win in the 60mh as well… Ran a 7.94 in the prelims and a 7.95 in the final to be placed at the top of the podium … Ran a 7.88 at the Virginia Tech Last Chance to qualify for the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships as a freshman where he finished 10th with a prelim run of 7.80 … Won his first career collegiate event at his collegiate meet by winning the 60mh at the UNCG Early Bird 7-Way with a time of 7.87 on Dec. 1, 2015 … Ran a personal-best 35.51 in the 300m at the JDL College Kickoff Classic to place fourth … Won the UAB Blazer Invitational in the 60mh with a time of 7.83 on Jan. 15.

High School: Participated in track and field at Beaufort High School … As a senior ran a personal-best 11.07 in the 100 meters at the 36th annual Beaufort Track and Field event …  Also as a senior, he ran a personal-best 22.06 in the 200m to win at the 23rd Annual Taco Bell Track & Field Classic … Had a PR of 14.01 in the 110mh to win at the 23rd Annual Taco Bell Track & Field Classic … As a junior, he ran 59.14 in the 400mh at the 22nd Annual Taco Bell Track & Field Classic.  

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