OU Track and Field BIO
Bennie Wesley
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Bennie Wesley 1952558
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winter Haven, Fla.
High School: Winter Haven HS

• 2017 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (4x100-Meter Relay)
• 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (4x100-Meter Relay)

• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (4x100-Meter Relay)

OU INDOOR COLLEGIATE BESTS
60-Meter Dash: 6.79, 2016
200-Meter Dash: 21.56, 2016

OU OUTDOOR COLLEGIATE BESTS

100-Meter Dash: 10.46, 2017
200-Meter Dash: 21.55, 2017

 

2017
(Outdoor)  
Ran the final leg of the 4x100-meter relay that finished fifth at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 40.99... Ran a time of 21.62 in the 200-meter dash preliminaries at the Big 12 Championship, but did not advance to the finals... Ran a time of 10.46 in the 100-meter dash preliminaries at the Big 12 Championship, matching his personal best, but did not qualify for the finals... Finished seventh in the 100-meter dash championship at the Penn Relays with a personal best time of 10.46... Ran the final leg of the 4x100-meter relay Championship of America final at the Penn Relays that finished eighth with a time of 41.21... Ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished ninth at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 3:20.27... Ran the last leg of the 4x100-meter relay that finished fourth at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 41.16... Finished 10th (seventh among college runners) in the 100-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a wind-aided time of 10.60... Finished 30th (26th among college runners) in the 200-meter dash at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a time of 25.88... Finished third in the 100-meter dash at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a time of 10.64... Ran the last leg of the 4x100-meter relay at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational that finished second with a time of 40.40... Ran the second leg of the 1600 sprint medley at the Texas Relays that finished ninth with a time of 3:26.89... Placed 33rd in the 100-meter dash at the Texas Relays with a time of 10.53... Ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay at the Bobby Lane Invitational that won with a time of 40.43... Finished 14th (11th among college athletes) in the 200-meter dash at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 21.55... Ran the final leg of the 4x100-meter relay that finished sixth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 40.29... Finished fifth (fourth among college athletes) in the 100-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 10.55. (Indoor) Ran a time of 6.96 in the preliminary round of the 60-meter dash at the Big 12 Indoor Championship, but did not qualify for the finals... Ran a time of 6.95 in the qualifying round of the 60-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational but did not advance to the preliminary round... Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 6.90... Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash at the Sooner Opener with a time of 6.91.

2016
(Outdoor)
 Ran second leg of the seventh-place 4x100 relay at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 41.05... Placed 17th in the 100-meter dash at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 10.66... Finished fourth in the 100-meter dash at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a time of 10.63...Finished fifth in the 100-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 10.55... Placed 12th in the 200-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 21.54... Finished seventh in the 100-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 10.52... Ran second leg of the 4x100-meter relay that placed sixth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 40.51. (Indoor) Finished 10th in the 200-meter dash at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a new personal best time of 21.56... Ran a personal best time of 6.79 in the 60-meter dash preliminaries at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational but did not qualify for the finals... Finished 23rd in the 200-meter dash at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 22.01... Finished ninth in the 60-meter dash at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a time of 6.97... Was DQ'd in the 200-meter dash at the Texas A&M Quadrangular after qualifying for the finals... Finished third in the 60-meter dash at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 6.80.

2015
(Outdoor)
  Qualified for NCAA West prelims in the 100-meter dash and finished with a time of 10.54... Ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay that placed eighth at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 41.38... Finished 12th in the 100-meter dash at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 10.47... Ran second leg of sprint medley relay that placed fifth at the Penn Relays with a time of 3:24.74... Placed sixth in the 100-meter dash at the Longhorn Invitational with a wind-aided time of 10.43...Ran third leg of 400-meter relay that placed fifth at the Longhorn Invitational with a time of 41.43... Ran third leg of the 4x100-meter relay that finished 20th of 72 teams at the Penn Relays with a time of 41.66... Finished seventh in the 100-meter run at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 10.72... Finished eighth in the 100-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with at time of 10.67. (Indoor) Competed in the 60-meter dash in the J.D. Martin Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended Winter Haven... Named the 2014 Central Florida Track Athlete of the Year... Ranked in the Top 15 in the nation for the 100-meter dash in 2012... Four-time East Polk County Champion for the 100-meter dash... Track record holder at East Polk County in the 100-meter dash.

CLUB
Spent six years with Running for Christ in Winter Haven, Fla. ... A two-time national champion in the 100 meter and the 200 meter.

PERSONAL
Son of Bennie and Tanisha Wesley ... Has three siblings ... Majoring in sociology and human relations.

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