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2007-2008 Men's Track Roster

Freddie Rankin

Class: SO
Position: Sprints
Height: 6-2
Weight: 160 pounds
Previous School: Millington HS
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

Placed fourth in 55-meter hurdles in personal-best 7.66, finished sixth in 200-meters in 22.79 and member of fourth-place mile relay (3:18.99) at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished 10th in 60-meter hurdles in 8.55 and 12th in 200 in 23.17 at Kentucky Invitational ... Placed fourth in 55 hurdles in 7.87 and member of fourth-place mile relay (3:24.84) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Finished seventh in 400-meters in 50.80 and 14th in 200 in 23.25 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed 10th in 55 hurdles in 7.84 at Sun Belt Championships. Outdoor: Member of second-place DMR (10:47.37) and seventh-place 4x400-meter relay (3:24.15) Clemson Relays ... Finished 16th in 800-meters (2:01.48) at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Placed 38th in 400-meters (50.46) and 46th in 200-meters (23.25) at Tiger Track Classic ... Posted times of 23.40 in 200 and 51.66 in 400 in preliminaries at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Placed 20th in 110-meter hurdles in 15.74 at Tiger Track Classic ... Posted personal-best 15.06 in high hurdles, finishing fourth at Boston-Moon Classic ... Also placed 13th in long jump (20-1) and member of third-place 4x100-meter relay (43.97) at Boston-Moon event ... Placed eighth in high hurdles in 15.21 at Vanderbilt Invitational .. Finished fourth in personal-best 54.01 in 400-meter hurdles, was sixth in high hurdles in 15.35 and member of fourth-place 4x100 relay (42.76) at Coach O Invitational ... Placed eighth in 400 hurdles and member of eighth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:31.68) at Sun Belt Championships.

Posted times of 23.46 in 200-meters and 53.97 in 400-meters at Kentucky Invitational ... Member of third-place distance medley relay (11:14.13) at Carle-Health Alliance Invitational ... Placed fifth in 55-meter hurdles in personal-best 8.12 at MT Valentine Invitational.
Outdoor: Placed 24th in 400-meters in personal-best 51.43 and member of seventh-place spring medley relay at Alabama Relays ... Finished 21st in 110-meter hurdles in 15.72 at Yellowjacket Invitational and 16th in personal-best 15.62 at Tiger Track Classic ... Came in seventh in 15.63 at Boston Moon Classic ... Placed second in 110 hurdles in personal-best 15.23 and 23rd in 400-meter hurdles in 57.32 at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Placed sixth in 400 hurdles in 56.34 at Sun Belt Championships.

High School: Letterwinner in track and football at Millington Central HS ... Best times include 15.4 in 110-meter hurdles and 38.72 in 300-meter hurdles ... Voted All-Region as free safety as junior and senior in football ... Registered 78 tackles and seven interceptions as senior and 54 tackles and 2 interceptions as junior ... Candidate for Shelby County Schools Male Athlete of the Year as senior ... Attended Bethel College in McKenzie, Tenn., for fall 2006 semester.

Personal: Freddie Lee Rankin, Jr. ... Son of Freddie, Sr., and Jennifer Rankin ... Born May 28, 1988.