An NCAA national qualifier and three-time all-Southland Conference hurdler, Paul Whitty will join the UTA coaching staff as a graduate student assistant coach during the 2005-06 school year. 2004 Outdoor: Finished seventh with time of 14.49 in finals of SLC Outdoor 110m-hurdles... Had preliminary time of 14.20... Qualified for NCAA regionals and turned in time of 14.28 at Midwest Regional in College Station on May 28... Member of sprint relay squad that won 2004 Drake Relays... Member of shuttle hurdle relay team that took fourth at Drake Relays with 58.54. 2004 Indoor: Missed SLC Indoors due to injury... Ran season-best 8.18 for third place at J.D. Martin Invitational on Jan. 31, 2004. 2003 Outdoor: Finished 16th in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif.... Qualified for the NCAA South Central Region Meet in the 110-meter hurdles with a 14.17 at the Michael Johnson Invitational... Had season-best 13.86 at the UTA Open... A member of the 4x100-meter relay team... Took sixth in the SLC long jump with a 23-11.75... Earned all-SLC honors with second place in the 110-meter hurdles with a 13.73... Won 110-meter hurdles at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco and the Drake Relays. Finished fifth at the Canadian National Track and Field Meet during summer of 2003. 2003 Indoor: Fourth at SLC Indoors in 200m... Fifth in the SLC Indoor in the long jump with a 23-06.75, sixth in the 60-meter hurdles with an 8.24... Clocked an NCAA Indoor Championship qualifying mark of 7.87 at Iowa State on March 8... Took eighth in the 60m with a 7.04. 2002 Outdoor: Finished in tie for third in the conference in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.25... Took home first place honors in the 110m hurdles at Wichita State... Placed fourth in the long jump at the conference meet with a jump of 24-05.00... Finished eighth at Wichita State in the 200m with a time of 21.94. 2002 Indoor: Finished third in the conference in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.04... Time ranks as the third fastest in school history... Won the 60m hurdles at the Sooner Invitational with a time of 8.06... Finished eighth in the long jump at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a jump of 22-00.75... Ran a season-best 6.93 in the 60m to finish fifth at the Sooner Invitational... Ran a 22.53 in the 200m at the conference meet. High School: Four-time OFSAA champion in the hurdles... Two-time OFSAA champion in the long jump... Canadian Junior Champion and record-holder in the high hurdles and long jump... School record-holder in the hurdles and long jump... Received Graduating Athlete Award... Has a personal best time of 13.59 in the 110m hurdles... Has a best time of 21.50 in the 200m... Has a personal best jump in the long jump of 7.30m... Also participated in football, hockey and volleyball. Personal: Born Oct. 1, 1982, in London, Ontario, Canada... Son of John Whitty and Martha MacDonald... Major is kinesiology..
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