Maurice Freeman
blank Maurice Freeman
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arnoldsville, Ga.

High School:
Oglethorpe

Height:
6-8

Event:
High Jump/Sprints

2014 Second-Team Outdoor All-American

2014: Outdoor - Won the 400-meter dash (47.20) at the Alabama Relays to start his sophomore season...Also tied for fifth in the high jump (6 feet, 6 ¾ inches) in Alabama...Broke the 21-second mark with a 20.98 for fifth place in the 200 at the Georgia Tech meet...Ran on the ninth-place 4x400 relay team at the Florida Relays after the group clocked a 3:05.73...Grabbed top collegiate honors (second overall) with a clearance of 6-9 at the Spec Towns Invite...Also won the 200 after breaking the 21-second barrier (20.79) at the Spec Towns meet...Took fifth in the 400 (47.86) at the War Eagle Invite...Also took second in the high jump at Auburn with a 6-9.50 clearance...Joined three of his teammates to win the 4x200 relay with a 1:22.50 at Drake...Ran on the fifth-place 4x400 relay team (3:06.17) at Drake...Jumped 6-10.75 to earn runner-up honors in the high jump at the Georgia Invite...Ran a 21.25 to take 13th in the 200 prelims at the SEC Championships and was 15th in the 400 prelims (47.59)...Also ran a leg on the Bulldogs' fourth-place 4x400 relay team (3:06.03) at SECs and was 11th in the high jump...Ran on the qualifying 4x400 relay team as the Bulldog quartet clocked a season-best 3:04.45 at the NCAA East Prelims...Also took 28th in the 200 prelims (21.20)...Part of UGA 4x400 relay team that earned Second Team All-America honors after taking 16th with a time of 3:07.97.

2014: Indoor - Was eighth in the 400-meter dash (48.45) at the Auburn Invite...Took sixth in the 200 (21.71) at the VT Elite Meet...Also ran a leg on the winning 4x400 relay team after they clocked a 3:10.44 at VT...Cleared 6 feet, 11 ½ inches to take third in the high jump at the Texas A&M Invite...Ran a leg on the fifth-place 4x400 relay team after the Bulldogs clocked a 3:08.42 at the SEC Championships...Tied for 12th in the high jump (6-7) at SECs.

2013: Outdoor - Ran on the Bulldog 4x400-meter relay that finished 19th (3:11.19) at NCAA Prelims...Jumped 6 feet, 6 ¾ inches in the high jump at the NCAA Prelims...Part of eighth-place 4x100 relay team at the SEC Championships after the unit registered a time of 3:09.83...Failed to reach a height in the high jump at the SEC meet...Posted a personal-best time of 21.56 to take sixth in the 200 at the War Eagle Invite...Reached a personal-best height of 6-10.75 for third place in the high jump at the Spec Towns Invite...Had a career-best mark of 6-10.75 to take second in the high jump at the Georgia Relays.

2013: Indoor - Took fourth in the high jump with a season-best mark of 6 feet, 10 ¼ inches and finished the 400-meter dash in 51.65 at the Auburn Invite...Reached 6-8.25 to tie for fourth in the high jump at the Akron Invite.

High School: Won the 2012 GHSA AA high jump championship while also finishing third in the 200-meter dash at the state meet...Captured back-to-back Region 8-AA high jump titles and was the 400 champion in 2012...Personal-best marks of 6 feet, 10 inches (high jump), 21.91 (200) and 49.27 (400)...Set Oglethorpe school records in the 200 and 300 (35.58)...Named Athens Banner-Herald's Male Track Athlete of the Year and to the publication's 2012 All-Area basketball game...Finished second in the 200 at the region meet as a freshman...Also played basketball and football at Oglethorpe.

Personal: Born November 22, 1993...Son of Victor and Michelle Freeman...Cousin, Terrell Bell, played for the Bulldog basketball team from 1993-96...Majoring in Computer Science.

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