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Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.
High School: Centennial
Experience: High School


Honors: Outdoor School Record Holder (4x200 - 2014; 4x400 - 2015)...Indoor All-ACC (DMR - 2015)...Indoor Second Team All-ACC (Heptathlon - 2017)...ACC Top Six for Service Award (2015, 2016)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)

2016-17: Competed 23 times during the indoor campaign…Set a new personal best in the 60m and the 60m hurdles, clocking times of 6.94 and 8.94 respectively, at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/25)…Also set a new personal best in the 1,000m as he finished in 2:47.14 at the same meet…Cleared a personal best 6-1.50 (1.87) in the high jump at the Bob Pollock Invite (1/28) and 23-1.75 (7.05) in the long jump at the Carolina Cup (1/13)…Set a new personal best in the shot put with a throw of 40-8.75 (12.41) at the ACC Indoor Championships…Set a new personal best and was named Second Team All-ACC after earning 5,232 points in the heptathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships…Did not compete during the outdoor season…Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2015-16: Participated in six competitions during the indoor and outdoor season…in indoor competition, ran a leg of the 4x200 relay that took third at the Armory Invitational (2/6) with the fastest performance all-time by a Blue Devil relay, combining for a time of 1:27.43…also a member of the 4x400 relay that finished second with a time of 3:15.53, the third-fastest time in Duke history…in the heptathlon, finished ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/26) with 5,020 points…during the outdoor season, clocked the third-fastest time in Duke history in the 4x400 relay, finishing seventh at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/15) in a combined time of 3:10.96…claimed seventh at the Penn Relays (4/30) in the sprint medley relay in a time of 3:26.90, fifth-fastest in Duke history…at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14), finished fifth in the pole vault clearing 14-1.25 (4.30) and 11th in the decathlon with 6,102 points...earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2014-15: Transitioned from being a multi-event athlete to a sprinter during his sophomore season…Indoors, earned second team All-ACC honors as part of the silver-medal distance medley relay team at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/26)…covered the 400-meter leg to help the Blue Devils combine for a 9:43.15 clocking…also a member of the DMR that placed sixth with a 9:36.47 at the Armory Invitational (1/31), the second-fastest time in school history…ran leadoff for the 4x400 unit that took ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/28) with the fifth-fastest performance all-time by a Blue Devil relay, combining for a 3:16.19…individually, produced the fastest times of the season for the Duke men in the 200, 300 and 400…clocked a 48.79 in the 400 at the Iowa State Classic (2/14), No. 2 all-time in Duke history,  to place 13th…finished 28th in the prelims of the 400 at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27) with a 49.51 showing…at the Hokie Invitational (1/23), completed the 300 in 34.74 to take second, the second-fastest time at that distance ever by a Blue Devil…opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Carolina Cup (1/16) by racing to a converted time of 22.07…clocked a 22.26 in the 200 at the Hokie Invitational (1/24) to place 12th…turned in a season-best 60-meter dash time of 7.09 to finish fifth in the prelims at the Carolina Cup (1/16), then recorded a 7.14 in the finals to place seventh…Outdoors, helped set a school record in the 4x400 at the Duke Twilight (5/7) with a first-place time of 3:10.76, then reset the mark the following week at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/16), taking fifth with a 3:09.21…anchored the 4x100 that finished 19th in the preliminary heats at the Penn Relays (4/24) with a 41.63 performance, ranking as the fourth-fastest time in school history…recorded his fastest 400 time of the season at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/15), posting a 48.47 to finish 24th in the prelims…ran a personal-best 21.96 in the 200 at the Duke Twilight (5/7) to take 15th…opened the season at the Carolina Relays (3/20) by placing third in the 200 with a 22.02...joined women’s pole vaulter Megan Clark in being honored by the ACC with the league’s Top Six for Service Award, presented annually to six student-athletes from each conference institution who demonstrate outstanding dedication to community service and outreach programs.

2013-14: Indoors, participated in one event during the indoor season…entered in a 4x400 at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/18), running a time of 3:16.97, the fifth-fastest in Duke history…Outdoors, joined an experienced group of decathletes in his freshman season, competing in two multi-event competitions…saw his highest point total of the season come at the Virginia Challenge (5/10), amassing 6,369 points and finishing eighth overall…one of only two freshman to compete in the ACC decathlon, placing 12th with a point total of 6,296…member of the school record 4x400 meter relay team that ran a time of 3:11.74 at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/5) and the school record setting 4x200 which ran a time of 1:25.07 at the Penn Relays (4/25).

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner for Shawn Carter at Centennial High School…garnered USATF All-American honors in the decathlon by finishing eighth at the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships…two-time All-Midstate honoree (2012, 2013)…three-time AAU All-America honoree (2009, 2011 and 2012)…gold medalist at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympic Game Nationals…also lettered two years in cross country and football…served as president of DECA and vice president of the FBLA.

Personal: Son of Shannon Simmons and Daton Hall…born May 9, 1995…has one younger brother, Emanuel.

Indoor PRs
60m- 6.94 (2/25/2017)
60mH- 8.94 (2/25/2017)
200m- 22.11 (1/15/2016)
300m- 34.74 [2] (1/23/2015)
400m- 48.79 [2] (2/14/2015)
1,000m- 2:47.14 (2/25/2017)
High Jump- 6-1.50 (1.87) (1/28/2017)
Long Jump- 23-1.75 (7.05) (1/13/2017)
Pole Vault- 14-7.25 (4.45) (2/19/2016)
Shot Put- 40-8.75 (12.41) (2/25/2017)
Heptathlon- 5,232 (2/25/2017)

Outdoor PRs
100m- 10.78 (4/2/2016)
200m- 21.96 (5/7/2015)
400m- 48.20 (3/25/2016)
1,500m- 4:38.69 (5/14/2016)
110mH- 16.31 (3/25/2016)
400mH- 56.22 (4/11/2015)
Pole Vault- 14-3.25 (4.35) (4/2/2016)
Shot Put- 38-5.75 (11.73) (4/13/2016)
Discus- 117-9 (35.91) (5/14/2016)
Javelin- 155-1 (47.27) (5/9/2014)
Triple Jump- 45-11.5 (14.00) (High School)
Long Jump- 21-11.5 (6.69) (High School)
High Jump- 5-9.75 (1.77) (5/10/2014)
Decathalon- 6,718 (4/14/2016)

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