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2013-2014 Men's Track Roster


Geoffrey Akena

Class: JR
Position: Sprints
Height: 5-8
Weight: 158 pounds
Previous School:
Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

2013-14
Indoor:
Ran first individual race at the Vanderbilt Invitational … Finished 25th in the 800-meter with a time of 1:57.95 … Part of the 4x400-meter relay at the Vanderbilt Invite (3:21.93, 7th) … Part of two relays at the TSU Invite, the 4x400-meter (3:21.93, 7th) and distance medley (10:40.80, 6th).

Outdoor: Competed in the 200-meter, 400-meter and 800-meter … Best time of the season in the 400-meter came at the Tiger Track Classic April 6 (48.98) … Placed fifth in the 200-meter at the Tennessee Challenge May 3 (22.54) … Added a seventh-place finish in the 800-meter April 26 (1:57.61).

2012-13
Indoor:
Notched a new personal best of 49.17 in the 400-meters at the Valentine Invitational, where he took second … Made the podium with a third-place finish in the 400 at the Christmas Invitational (49.81) … Ran the 200-meter dash just once, finishing eighth at the Valentine Invitational with a time of 22.43.

Outdoor: Highest finish came at the Coach “O” Invitational, where he was fifth in the 400-meter dash (49.24) … His 400 personal best came at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, and he finished in 48.07 … His time of 22.43 in the 200-meter dash was a personal best at the Vanderbilt Invitational.