2002 Outdoor: Ran a season best 52.77 in the 400m hurldes to finish fourth at the UTA Open . . . Finished second in the 400m hurdles at the UTA Invitational and at Wichita State . . . Ran the leadoff leg on the 1600m relay team at WSU, UTA Open and the SLC meets . . . 2002 Indoor: Competed in the 400m at the conference meet with a season best time of 50.14 . . . Ran the 60m hurdles at the season opening meet . . . Ran the leadoff leg on the 1600m relay team that had the fastest time in the conference . . . 2001 Outdoor: Finished fourth in the SLC in the 400m H with a time of 52.97 . . . Ran a personal best 52.09 in the 400m H at the Drake Relays, finishing second . . . Also competed in the 100m H for UTA . . . 2001 Indoor: Finished 20th in the conference championships in the 400m with a time of 50.54 . . . Competed in the 200m at Houston . . . 2000 Outdoor: Placed third at the UTA Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles running a 53.65 . . . Ran a 53.84 to place eighth at the conference meet . . . 2000 Indoor: Ran a 23.28 to place 28th at Houston . . . High School: Competed in football and track and field at Skyline High School . . . Won district in the 300- meter hurdles his senior year, also a regional qualifier his sophomore and junior year . . . Named as both the Sprinter of the Year and Overall Track Athlete of the Year . . . Also excelled in academics, graduating in the top 20 percent of his class . . . Personal: Born November 23, 1980 in Dallas . . . Son of Calvin, Sr. and Rossanna Portley . . . Majoring in business at UTA.
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