Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: Outdoor School Record Holder (4x200, 4x400 - 2014)
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.