Chris Foster
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Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Walton

Height:
5-9

Event:
Sprints/Relays

2013: Indoor - Finished close behind teammate Drew Branch for runner-up honors in the 400-meter dash (47.77) at the Akron Invite...Took fifth in the 400 at the VT Elite Meet...Part of winning 4x400 relay team after finishing in 3:13.20 at the VT Elite Meet.

2012 - Outdoor: Earned Second Team All-American honors in the 4x400-meter relay after the Bulldog quartet clocked a 3:06.52 at the NCAA Championships...Joined with his Bulldog teammates to register the fifth-best time in school history (3:04.91) to take seventh in the 4x400 relay at the NCAA East Prelims and advance to the national finals...Clocked a 48.41 to take 23rd in the 400 prelims at the SEC Championships and also ran a leg on the third-place 4x400 relay team (3:06.80)...Finished seventh in the 400 (48.08) at the Spec Towns Invite...Part of second-place 4x400 team at the Florida Relays after clocking a 3:06.08...Managed a career-best time of 47.93 to finish ninth in the 400 at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Also was a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team after the unit clocked a 40.33 at the Yellow Jacket meet...Was a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team (40.17) at the Georgia Relays.

2012 - Indoor: Made his Bulldog debut and finished fifth in the 400-meter run after clocking a 48.65 at the Kentucky Invitational...Also a leg on Georgia's winning 4x400 team after finishing in 3:12.22 in Kentucky...Took third in the 400 (48.60) at the Mark Colligan Memorial and joined three teammates to win the 4x400 relay (3:11.72)...Was named SEC Freshman of the Week after finishing second in the 400 with a collegiate personal best of 48.10 and running a leg on the Bulldog 4x400 team as they won with a season-best time of 3:09.88 at the VT Elite meet...Ran a leg on the winning 4x400 relay at the Tyson Invitational after finishing with a season-best time of 3:09.62...Clocked a 48.64 to take 19th in the 400 prelims at the SEC Championships...Part of 4x400 relay team that set a school record of 3:06.97 to finish second at the SEC Championships...Teamed with Phillip Adams, Waymon Storey and Torrin Lawrence to clock a 3:11.44 for 10th place in the 4x400 relay for Second Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships.

High School: Member of national champion 4x400-meter intermediate relay team as a sophomore...Finished third in the 400 at the GHSA AAAAA state championships as a junior...Set school records in the 200, 400, long jump, 4x100 relay and sprint medley relay...Personal-best marks of 23-11 (long jump), 10.80 (100), 21.67 (200) and 47.64 (400)...Named Most Valuable Sprinter and Most Valuable Jumper last three years at Walton...Won a team championship with Jumpstart Athletics.

Personal: Born February 16, 1993...Son of Audrey and Charles Foster...Currently undecided on a major.

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