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Matt Wicks
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
Other College: Cowley County CC

• 2014 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (60-Meter Hurdles)
• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (60-Meter Hurdles)

Indoor Collegiate Bests:
60-Meter Hurdles: 7.98, 2014
60-Meter Dash: 7.13, 2012

Outdoor Collegiate Bests:
200-Meter Dash: 21.94, 2013
110-Meter Hurdles: 14.04, 2013
400-Meter Hurdles: 57.91, 2012

2014
(Outdoor) Won the 100-meter hurdles at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 14.32... Crossed the finish line of the 110-meter hurdles in 14.35 for a third place finish at the John McDonnell Invitational... Won the 110-meter hurdles at the Crimson Tide Invitational with a time of 14.39. (Indoor) Finished third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.99 at the Big 12 Indoor Championships... Placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Razorback Invitational after crossing the finish line with a time of 8.07... Finished first in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.05 at the Sooner Opener.


2013
(Outdoor) Placed 31st at the NCAA Regional Championships in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.46… Finished with a career-best of 14.04 in the 110m hurdles at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships en route to a fourth place finish… Placed sixth in the 110m hurdles at the Dr. Pepper Classic with a time of 14.46…Stopped the clock in 14.23 in the 110m high hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic to finish third overall…Finished second in the 110m high hurdles competition (14.37) at the Mesa Classic…Clocked a time of 14.25 in the 110m high hurdles en route to a seventh-place finish and added a 12th-place effort in the 200m dash (21.94) at the Arkansas Spring Invitational…Began the outdoor season with a third-place, 15.26 effort in the 110m hurdles at the John Jacobs Invitational. (Indoor) Finished sixth and earned All-Big 12 honors in the 60m hurdles in 8.05 at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships...Beat his career-low time in the 60m hurdles twice at the Sooner Invitational, first with an 8.07 time in prelims, then with a fourth-place 8.03 effort in the finals...Started his junior year with a second place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.18) at the J.D. Martin Invitational.

2012
(Outdoor) Set a new collegiate-best in the 400-meter hurdles, running 57.91 to finish eighth at the John Jacobs Invitational ... Finished second overall in the 110-meter hurdles at the Bobcat Classic with a wind-aided 14.68 ... Took eighth in the 110-meter final at the Arkansas Twilight. (Indoor) Finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 8.32 ... Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Oklahoma Christian Indoor Invitational #1 with a time of 8.13 ... Ran 8.35 to finish 28th in the 60-meter hurdles prelims at the Tyson Invitational ... Fifth in the 60-meter hurdles final at the Oklahoma Invitational (8.19).

Junior College

Competed in hurdles at Cowley County Community College under head coach Mark Phillips ... Placed 16th at the 2011 NJCAA Track and Field Championships ... Placed fourth at NJCAA Regionals ... Team finished seventh at the 2011 NJCAA Track and Field Championships ... Team won Region VI championship.

High School
Earned three letters under head coach Tom Stockton ... Named to the 2010 All-Tulsa Metro track and field team ... Placed third at the state championships.

Club
Competed in sprints, hurdles and jumps for the 3D Elite Track Club Team in Tulsa coached by his father ... Competed in 2008 Junior Olympic Nationals, placing 14th in the 400 hurdles.

Personal
Born Matthias David Wicks, Jr. ... Son of Marian Wicks, and Matthias Wicks Sr and Elonda West Wicks ... Has three siblings, Mariah Wicks, Malayah Wicks and Sydney West ... Father ran track & field at Oral Roberts University ... Major is health and exercise science.

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