De'Vion Simpson
De'Vion  Simpson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
North Crowley

Event:
Mid-Distance

05/15/2016

T&F: UTA wins four individual titles, one relay at SBC meet

Maverick men finish fourth and women fifth at league championships.

05/14/2016

T&F: Hayward breaks school steeplechase record at SBC meet

Final day of the Sun Belt Conference Championships set for Sunday.

JUNIOR YEAR (2015-16): Did not compete during the cross country season ... Placed sixth in the 800 meters at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships ... Ran a time of 1:54.50, just .16 off his season-best time which he ran in the prelims ... Took fifth in the 800m at the Herm Wilson Invitational (1:57.30) ... Snagged fifth place in the 800m at the SBC Outdoor Championships (1:52.91) ... Ran a season-best 1:52.11 in the preliminaries.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: Competed two seasons at Wayland Baptist University ... Was an NAIA All-American in the 600m (7th place finish) ... Member of national championship 4x400m relay team at the 2014 NAIA Outdoor Championships ... Participated in the 2015 NAIA National Championships in the 400 meters (16th) as well as the 4x400m and the distance medley relay ... Named 2014-15 Academic All-Sooner Athletic Conference ... Helped Wayland Baptist's distance medley relay team to the title at the 2015 Drake Relays ... Is the North Crowley High School record holder in the 800 meters (1:55.60) ... Placed 15th in the 800m at the AAU Junior Olympic Championships.

PERSONAL: Is a nursing major.

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