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Tavaris Washington
Tavaris Washington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bainbridge, Ga.

High School:
Bainbridge

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
03/18/1987

2009: Did not compete.

2008: Did not compete.

2007: Did not compete.

2006 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 400m hurdles at the SEC Championships in 51.89 ... Competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional, finshing 11th in the prelims ... Season-best time of 51.52 seconds came in the prelims at the Texas Relays ... Season-best time in the 110m hurdles was at the Sun Angel Classic, where he finished fifth in 14.13 ... Also ran on Auburn's 4x100m and 4x400m relays, including the fifth-place (College Division) team at the Penn Relays.

2006 Indoor: Placed seventh in the 55m hurdles at the SEC Championships in 7.46 after running a 7.32 in the prelims ... Also ran in the 200m and the 4x400m relay at the SEC meet ... Competed in the 60m hurdles and the 200m at the Cyclone National Qualifier ... Reached the finals of the 60m hurdles at the Iowa State Classic by running 7.95 in the prelims before coming in seventh in 8.05 in the final.

High School: Won the title in the 400m hurdles at the National Champion Track and Field Meet in Indianapolis, Ind., in 51.1, and placed second in the 110m hurdles in 13.92 ... His top 300m hurdles time of 36.21 ranked third among all high school boys in the U.S. in 2005 ... Featured in the Faces in the Crowd section of the Sept. 5 issue of Sports Illustrated ... Won state titles in the 300m hurdles (36.75) and the 110m hurdles (13.91) at the Georgia state meet.

Personal: Born March 18, 1987 ... Son of Patricia and Carl Washington ... Majoring in Zoology.