Chris Walker
Chris  Walker

Hometown:
Bowie, Md.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic

Event:
Sprints

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.


2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 Second-Team All-American - 4x400m Relay

2015: Versatile runner who competed in almost every sprint distance... Indoor -- Won the 55m at the Gamecock Invitational, running a 6.43... took fourth at the Orange and Purple Classic for the 200 (22.07)... ran the 200 and 400 at the SEC Championships... ran on the team's top 4x2 team, also competed in the 4x4 relay... Outdoors -- Enjoyed a solid Spring season, finishing top three in four of his six individual races... ran his best time in the 100 at the Crimson Tide Invite, taking third (10.57)... ran a 21.06 in the 200 to finish third at the Bill Carson Invite... finished 16th in the 100 and 17th in the 200 at the SEC Championships, also scoring for the team as part of the 4x1 group that finished sixth... qualified for regionals in the 200, where he finished 27th overall... qualified for nationals as part of the 4x1 and 4x4 relay teams at regionals... ran on the team's top 4x1, 4x2 and sprint medley relay groups.

2014: Indoors - ran the 60 and the 200 meters as he worked up the 400 meters....posted a best 60 meter time of 6.87 at the Virginia Tech Invitational on his way to a sixth place finish...took 12th in the 200 meters at the Cherry & Silver Invite with his best time of 21.57...finished 17th at SEC Indoor Championships in the 400 meters with a personal best time of 47.82... ran on the Gamecocks' 4x400 that finished sixth at SEC Indoors (3:09.13)...Outdoors - Made appearances in the 100, 200 and 400 meters...best 100m time of 10.58 at the Georgia Invitational to take seventh...won the USC Outdoor Open 200 meters (22.04)...clocked a top time of 21.36 at the distance at the Bill Carson Invitational and finished 29th at SEC Outdoor Championships (21.84)...at 400 meters earlier in the season, turned in his best time at the competitive Florida Relays at 47.66 (34th) and posed a pair of top four finishes at the Shamrock Invitational to open the season and the Bill Carson Invitational.

2013: NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier in the 4x400m...Indoors, concentrated on the sprints...clocked his best 55m dash time at the Gamecock Indoor Open with a 6.53 to finish third...best 60m time at the SEC Indoor Championship with a 6.97 to finish 29th in the prelims...Ran the 200m as well, posting his best time of the season at SEC Indoors, taking 27th with a 21.97...ran the second leg on the distance medley relay team that finished sixth at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 10:12.21...Outdoors, started the season with a 10.96 100m race at the Hurricane Invitational to finish in 15th place...took 13th at the Spec Towns Invitational with a 10.77...set a new personal best at the SEC Outdoor Championship, running a 10.70 to finish in 30th...also ran the 200m, recording a 21.52 at Spec Towns to finish in ninth place...in the 200m at SEC Outdoors, finished 25th with a time of 21.66...made his first NCAA East Preliminary appearance, running anchor on the second-fastest 4x400m team of the season (3:09.49)

2012: Indoors, competed in the 200m, 300m and 400m...placed ninth in the 200m at the Virginia Tech Invitational...ran top 200m time at the SEC Indoor Championships at 21.95...placed 5th at the Virgina Tech Invitational in the 300m...competed in the 400m at the SEC Indoor Championship, running a season-best 49.09...placed sixth at the last chance qualifier in the 400m...ran second leg on the DMR team that placed fifth at the SEC Indoor Championships
Outdoors, competed in the 100m and 200m...ran season best time of 10.70 in the 100m at the Bob Pollack..placed sixth at the Spec Towns Invitational...ran best 200m time at Bob Pollack with 21.36...competed in SEC Outdoor Championships..competed at USATF Junior Nationals in the 200m and placed 15th

HIGH SCHOOL: Top times of 7.14 in the 60m, 10.85 in the 100m, 21.97 in the 200m and 48.17 in the 400m ... placed seventh in the 100m and second in the 200m at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... WCAC Champion in the 400m dash ... Finished 16th in the 400m at the New Balance Indoor Nationals ... two-time participant at the USATF National Junior Olympics in the 400m dash ... ran 48.60 in the 400m at the USATF National Junior Olympics, placing eighth in the prelims and 13th overall.

Indoor Personal Records
55m
6.43 (2/21/15 Gamecock Invitational)
60m
6.87 (1/17/14 Virginia Tech Invite)
200m
21.57 (1/24/14 Cherry & Silver Invite)
300m
34.08 (1/18/14 Virginia Tech Invite)
400m
47.82 (2/28/14 SEC Indoors)
Outdoor Personal Records
100m
10.57 (+1.5) (3/28/15 Crimson Tide Invite)
200m
21.06 (3.0) (4/11/15 Bill Carson Invite)
400m
47.66 (4/4/14 Florida Relays)