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Booker Nunley

  • position Hurdles
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Garner, N.C.
  • High school Garner
  • position Hurdles
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Garner, N.C.
  • High school Garner

Booker Nunley Bio

2009: Outdoor NCAA participant … U.S. Junior National silver medalist in the 110m hurdles … Pan Am Junior Championship silver medalist … Outdoor SEC silver medalist and NCAA East Region bronze medalist … placed sixth at NCAA Outdoors in the 110m hurdles at 13.84 … placed sixth at SEC Indoors in the 60m hurdles at 7.92 … Ran a collegiate-best 7.86 in the prelims and finals at the NCAA Last Chance meet to place fourth overall … Won the 55m hurdles at the Gamecock Invitational at 7.39 … outdoors, ranked No. 3 in the nation for most of the season … won his collegiate high hurdle debut at the Weems Baskin Invite at 13.92 and won the Spec Town Relays … took second at the State USATF Meet and the UNC Elite Meet … silver medalist at the SEC Outdoors at 13.49 and bronze at NCAA East Region meet at 13.63 … ran two races in the 400m hurdles with a win at the Weems Baskin Invite at 54.18.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Steve McGill at Garner High School … No. 1 ranked hurdler in the United States … No. 2 ranked hurdler in the world … 2008 Junior National champion in the 110-meter hurdles at 13.40 … 2008 World Junior Championships silver medalist in the 110-meter hurdles at 13.45 … all-american, all-conference and all-state honors … lettered in track and football … had a top time in the 400-meter hurdles at 53.14 set at the NC A&T Friendship and Freedom Games … bronze medalist at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals with a personal-best 7.78 in the 60-meter hurdles.

PERSONAL: Booker T. Nunley IV was born July 2, 1990 in Portsmouth, Va. … parents are Booker and Jackie Nunley … pursuing a degree in business … chose USC over Tenessee, Virginia Tech, N.C. State and North Carolina.

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