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2008-2009 Men's Track Roster

Roscoe Payne

Class: FR
Position: Hurdles
Height: 6-3
Weight: 172 pounds
Previous School: Carman-Ainsworth HS
Hometown: Flint, Mich.

Earned All-Sun Belt honors winning the 55 meter hurdles at the Sun Belt Championships in 7.5 also placed sixth as a member of the 4x400m relay in 3:21.02 at the Sun Belt Championships...Came in second in the 55 hurdles in 7.59 as well as finishing fifth overall as a member of the 4x400m relay in a time of 3:29.49 at the Middle Tennessee Classic...Placed second in the 55 hurdles (7.47), third in the 200 meters in 21.89, as well as placed third in the 4x400m relay team (3:24.67) at the MT Christmas Invitational...Came in second in the 55 hurdles in 7.84 also finished fourth in the 200 in 22.51 at the Ed Temple Classic...Placed fourth in the 55 hurdles at the Blue Raider Invitational...Finished sixth in the 60 hurdles in 8.11 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ...Placed seventh in the 60 meter hurdles 8.15 at the NCAA Last Chance Meet and set a personal best in the 60 hurdles prelims in 8.01...Ran ninth in the 60 hurdles in 8.06 as well as 27th in the 200 at the Kentucky Invitational.
Outdoor: Ranked 41st in the 400 meter intermediate hurdles and 50th in 110 meter high hurdles on the NCAA descending order list...Earned NCAA Regional qualifying times in the 110 and 400 hurdles...Earned Sun Belt Freshman of the Year for this performances at the SBC Championships winning the 400 meter hurdles in 51.41 and placing second in the 110 meter hurdles in 14.09...Won the 110 hurdles in 14.78 and placed 15th in the 400 hurdles in 1:03.7 at the Georgia Relays also came in 11th with the 4x400 meter relay team in 3:40.96...Placed seventh in the 110 hurdles in 14.49 at the War Eagle Invitational...Took third in the 4x100 meter relay in 40.67, eighth in the 400 hurdles in 54.08, and 16th in the 110 hurdles in 15.15 at the Sea Rays Relays...Placed eighth with the 4x100 meter relay team and ninth with the 4x200 meter relay team with respective times of 40.6 and 1:24.19 at the Penn Relays...Finished eighth in the 110 hurdles in 14.65 at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

High School: Attended Carman-Ainsworth High School ... Four year letterman in varsity track and field ... Team captain sophomore, junior, and senior years ... Junior and senior regional champion in 110M hurdles ... All-State junior year in 110M Hurdles, 4x200M relay, 4x400M relay... State champion senior year in 110M hurdles, 300M hurdles, 4x200M relay, and 4x400M relay ... 2008 Midwest Meet of Champions 300M hurdles ... Set personal best in the 110M hurdles 13.80, 300M hurdles 36.86, 400M 48.5, 200M 21.7.

Roscoe Payne ... Son of Tonya Payne and Tyrone Brown ... Born September 9,1989.