Xavier Fennell
Xavier Fennell
Year: So.
Hometown: Statesboro, Ga.
Previous School: Statesboro HS
Event: Sprints

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016: Competed in five regular-season meets and four events in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Recorded eight top-10 finishes in the regular season and three top 10s in the PBC Championships … Set personal records in the in the PBC Championships in the 400m with a time of 50.38 and the 400 hurdles with a time of 59.64 … had six top-five finishes. 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015: Logged 16 events of competition … Ended the year with 11 top-10 finishes and finished in the top-25 in 15 of his 16 events … Set new personal records for the 200m, 400m, and 800m races … Finished the 400m race at the Cougar Classic on April 4, 2015 in 23.43 for his PR … Took 15 th at PBC Championships in the 400m in 50.98 for a PR … Crossed the line in 2:02.55 in the 800m at the Cougar Open for another PR … Helped the Jaguars earn the first national ranking ever at No. 28 on the USTFCCCA list.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Statesboro High School in Statesboro, Ga., in 2014 ... Lettered in track and field and basketball for three years under head coach Rico Campbell ... Was an honor graduate. 

PERSONAL: Born in Statesboro, Ga., on Feb. 28, 1996 ... Son to Jerwanda Thompson and brother to four siblings ... Plans on majoring in biology (pre medicine).