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Jeffery Lewis
Position: Hurdles
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
High School: University of Miami
Major: Business

A university of Miami transfer who has been instrumental in relay races for the Aggies over his career…Also provides the Aggies a solid presence in the 200 meters…Runs hurdles and sprints for the Aggies … Earned third-team All-MEAC honors in 2013 and qualified for the NCAA East meet and NCAA championships in 2012 in the 400 relay…Also earned third-team honors during the 2014 indoor season in the 60-meter hurdles…Earned All-MEAC Academic honors in 2013 and also earned ACC All-Academic honors while at Miami….Personal-best times include: 21.67 in the 200, 14.31 in the 110 hurdles, 10.56 in the 100, 33.25 in the 300 and 6.95 in the 60.

2013-14 Indoor Season: Competed in six indoor meets… Helped the 1600 meter team place second at the Gene Anderson Invitational in 3:19.96 on Jan. 17… Placed third in the 60 at 7.11 at the Joe Hilton Invitational on Jan. 18… Placed fourth in the 60 at 7.05 and third in the 200 at 22.52 at the High Point Panthers Team Challenge on Feb. 6… Finished third and earned third-team All-MEAC honors in the 60 hurdles with a personal best of 8.09 at the MEAC Indoor Championships.

2014 Outdoor Season: Competed in nine outdoor meets… Helped the 400 relay team place first in 40.21 and the 1600 team place fifth in 3:17.96 at the Charlotte 49er Classic… Helped the 1600 sprint medley relay place third at 3:25.34 and the 800 meter team place fifth in 1:24.92 at the Raleigh Relay… Finished third in the 100 in 10.57 at the Radford Alumni Invitational.  

2012-13 Indoor Season: Competed in six indoor meets as a junior…Ran an 8.23 in the 60-meter hurdles preliminary at The Tiger Challenge on Jan. 11, qualifying him for the final where he finished eighth in 9.61…Ran an 8.29 in the 60-meter hurdles preliminary at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Jan. 18, qualifying him for the final where he ran an 8.13 to finish fifth a day later.

2013 Outdoor Season: Competed in eight meets during the outdoor season…He and his 800 sprint medley relay teammates won the 41st Robert “Jet” Johnson Bulldog Relays with a time of 1:34.63…At the same meet, he was a part of the 800 meter relay team that finished second in 1:23.41…Along with Desmond Lawrence, Marquis Noble and Keenan Smith, Lewis helped the Aggies 4x100 meter relay team qualify for the Championships of America at the 2013 Penn Relays with a time of 40.74…They ran a 41.15 in the final…Despite not being accustomed to running the 100 meters, he ran a 10.56 at the 2013 N.C. A&T Aggie Invitational preliminary to qualify for the final where he ran a 10.71 to finish sixth…Earned third-team All-MEAC honors when his 4x100 meter relay team finished third at the 2013 MEAC outdoor championships in 41.37…The Aggies 4x100 meter relay team won the Aggie Last Chance meet in 40.91.

2011-12 Indoor Season: Competed in five meets during his first indoor season with the Aggies…Finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at the 2012 JDL Fast Track Collegiate Invitational with a time of 8.21.

2012 Outdoor Season: Participated nine times during the outdoor season, including the NCAA Division I Championships in Eugene, Ore…His 400 meter relay team started the season with a sixth-place finish at the South Carolina Weems Baskin Invitational in 42.20…Competed in the 110-meter hurdles and the 100 meters at the 2012 International Friendship & Freedom Games where he finished fourth in the 110 hurdles with a personal-best 14.48 and sixth in the 100 with a time of 10.73…The 400 meter relay team ran a 40.02 at the 2012 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round, qualifying them for the championships in Oregon where they ran a 47.80.

High School: Attended Western Branch High School where he was an eight- time All-American and represented the U.S. in Puerto Rico in 2009.

Personal:  Full name is Jeffrey Lewis…He is the son of Brenda Brandon…He was born Sept. 20, 1990…He majors in business…Plans to become a track and field coach and teach positive skills to the youth…Enjoys watching movies and coaching.

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