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Payton Hazzard

Sprints
Position
Sophomore
Class
Huntington, N.Y.
Hometown
St. Anthony's
High School

NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 4x400m (’12, ’15), 400m (’13, ’14, ’15)
ACC Champion: 4x400m (O: ’12), 400m (I: ’15), DMR (I: ’15)
All-ACC:400m (O: ’12, ’14; I: ’15), 4x400m (O: ’12), DMR (I: ’15)
All-American: DMR(I: ’13 – 2nd, ’15-1st), 400m (O: ’15- 2nd)

2015 Outdoor
· 2nd Team All-American in the 400m with a 12th place finish at the NCAA Championships
· Advanced to Eugene with a 10th place finish in the 400m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
· Finished 4th in the 400m and 6th in the 200m at the ACC Championships
· Set the school record in the 400m with a time of 45.88
· Season-best 21.27 in the 200m ranks sixth in school history
· Member of the 4x400m relay that posted the fourth-best time in school history

2015 Indoor
· First-Team All-American as member of DMR that finished sixth at NCAA Championships
· Won ACC 400m Championship and was member of Virginia’s ACC Champion DMR
· Member of school-record setting 4x400m relay at the Rod McCravy Meet
· Set school record in the 400m at 46.60
· Season-best of 6.95 in the 60m ranks ninth in school history

2014 Outdoor:
Participated at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 16th in the 400m
Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 400m at the ACC Championships
Ran a PR of 46.12 in the 400m, the second-fastest time in school history
Represented Grenada in the Commonwealth Games

2014 Indoor:
Finished fourth in the 200m at the ACC Championships
Ran a PR of 21.78 in the 200m, tied for the second-fastest time in school history

2013 Outdoor:
Participated at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 20th in the 400m
Placed fourth in the 400m at the ACC Championships

2013 Indoor:
Earned second-team All-American honors as part of the DMR team that finished 10th at the NCAA Championships
Ran an indoor PR of 47.17 in the 400m to win the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, the second fastest indoor 400m in school history
Placed fourth in the 400m at the ACC Championships

2012 Outdoor:
Anchored 4x400m to school record at NCAA East Preliminaries (3:07.11)
Anchored ACC Champion 4x400m (3:08.80)
Earned bronze in 400m at ACCs in PR of 47.29
Won 400m and 4x400m at Virginia Swashbuckle

2011-12 Indoor:
Earned silver as part of the 4x400m and DMR at ACCs
Won the 800m and was a part of the 4x400m at the Liberty Quad

High School:
Eastern States Champion 2011, 400m Dash
NSCHSAA League Champion 2011, 800m Run
Ranked fifth in New York in 400m Dash, Outdoor 2011

Personal:
Full name is Payton Derrick Hazzard
Spn of Pauline and Philip Hazzard
Has two siblings: Halle Hazzard, and Ariel Hazzard
Coached by Tim Dearie at St. Anthonys High School

PR’s Outdoor Indoor
60m 6.95
200m 21.27 21.78
400m 45.88 * 46.60
600m 1:20.47
800m 1:53.39

* School record