Open mobile menu
Maurice Simpson
Sprints

Maurice Simpson

Sprints

Hometown Fishers, Ind.
Last School Rufus King
Last College Kentucky
Year Senior
Event Sprints
Maurice Simpson

Biography

2019 Track:
Indoor: Competed at five meets… set a 60m PR in the prelim round with a time of 6.83 and finished fifth in the final round with a time of 6.88 at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational… also competed in the 200m, finishing seventh with a time of 21.77… set a 200m PR with a time of 21.76 at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational. Outdoor: Competed at seven meets… set two personal bests at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial, finishing second in the 100m (10.46) and third in the 200m (21.04)… also helped the 4×100 group finish first with a time of 40.17… won the 100m with a time of 10.58 and finished second in the 200m with a time of 21.48 at the Georgia Tech Invitational… posted top-five finishes at the Tiger Track Classic in the 100m (10.54) and 200m (21.28).

2018 Track:
Indoor: Set a PR in the 60m dash this season, running a 7.00 at the ACC Championships to finish 26th overall … turned in a team- and season-best in the 200m at the ACC Championships, running a 21.81 to finish 18th. Outdoor: Posted a new PR in the 100m, running a team-best 10.66 to finish sixth at the North Florida Invitational … ran a faster 10.60 at the ACC Championships to finish 10th, but was wind-aided (2.3) … also recorded a new PR in the 200m, running a 21.30 to take gold at the North Florida Invite … also finished fifth in the 200m (21.93) at the Spec Towns Invitational … helped lead the 4×100 relay group to a third-place finish (40.67) at UNF Invite.

2017 Track:
Outdoor: Turned in a personal-best time of 10.75 in the 100m dash at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial … also ran a 10.77 in the 100m dash at the Tom Jones Memorial … recorded a career-best time of 21.78 in the 200m dash at the Georgia Tech Invitational … also ran a time of 21.81 in the 200m dash at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial.

High School: Attended Rufus King High School in Milwaukee, Wisc. … a four-year letterwinner in track and field as a sprinter … named 2015 state champion in 100m and 200m events … also a three-time city conference champion in 200m and a two-time city conference champion in 100m … named all-state in 100m and 200m in 2015 after earning all-state in 100m in 2014 … was a five-time USATF Youth All-American in 100m and 200m … medaled in top 3 at AAU nationals at the age of 12.

Personal: Intends to major in business … chose Tech because of Institute’s academics and the track and field/cross country program … enjoys fishing and karate in his spare time.

Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets