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Cion Hicks
 

Cion  Hicks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Copperas Cove, Texas

High School:
Killeen Shoemaker HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws

05/18/2017

Track & Field Earns 34 Entries To NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

Women’s team ties school record with 21 entries to regional meet in Austin, Texas.

05/15/2017

Track & Field Closes Big 12 Championship With Four More Titles

Freshman Maxwell Willis earns meet's high point scorer honor.

05/13/2017

Rhodes Repeats As Big 12 Pole Vault Champion

Senior pole vaulter sets school, meet record en route to third-career conference title.

05/11/2017

Track & Field Preps For Big 12 Outdoor Championship

Bears will be in action at conference meet Friday through Sunday in Lawrence, Kan.

05/09/2017

Track & Field Has 19 Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team

Bears have 11 women's, eight men's athletes honored by Big 12 Conference.

04/23/2016

Michael Johnson Invitational - 04/23/2016

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04/18/2015

Michael Johnson Classic - 04/18/2015

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04/19/2014

Michael Johnson Classic - 04/19/2014

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• 2016 All-Big 12 Outdoors (shot put)
• 2016 All-Big 12 Indoors (shot put)
• 2015 All-Big 12 Outdoors (discus, shot put)
• 2014 All-Big 12 Outdoors (discus, shot put)
• 2016 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2016: Advanced to NCAA Championships in both indoor and outdoor season in shot put...Secured pair of All-Big 12 honors in junior season, placing fourth indoors and fifth outdoors in shot put...Took 10th at NCAA Indoor Championship with throw of 55-1.5 [16.80m] on first attempt for seventh-best mark in school history...Earned first All-Big 12 indoor honor with heave of 55-0.25 [16.77m] on final throw at conference indoor meet to place fourth...Set personal-best of 57-0.75 [17.39m], which was second-best in BU shot put history, to be second at Tyson Invitational...Enjoyed six meet indoor season, finishing no worse than 10th in any shot put competition and improving personal-best in each of first four...Won event titles at Rod McCravy Memorial and Charlie Thomas Invitational...Outdoors, continued breakout season with shot put in nine meets...Set personal-best of 56-1 [17.09m] on second attempt of Big 12 Outdoor meet to take fifth and record second-best throw in BU history...Went on to place 11th at NCAA West meet with throw of 54-4.5 [16.57m] and completed season by being 17th at NCAA Outdoor Championships with throw of 50-2 [15.29m]...In the discus, competed in eight meets...Set personal-best of 178-09 [54.24m], which was seventh-best in school history, to be third at Texas Relays on only non-foul attempt of meet...Won Drake Relays event title with disucs heave of 174-10 [53.90m]...placed 12th at Big 12 Championship (150-5 [45.86m]) and 17th at NCAA West Preliminary Championships (167-0 [50.90m]) to end season in discus...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015: Advanced to NCAA Outdoor Championships in shot put by placing eighth at NCAA West Preliminary Championships...Used final attempt to move from 17th-place up to eighth with heave of 52-4.5 [15.96m]...Had been ranked 13th in region entering meet...Delivered 13th-place finish at national outdoor meet with throw of 53.825 [16.36m]....Nabbed All-Big 12 discus and shot put honors for a second-straight year...Was fourth in conference discus event with throw of 164-4 [50.09m] and placed fifth in shot put with mark of 51-8.5 [15.76m]...Advanced to NCAA West Preliminary Championships in discus as well, but finished 32nd with throw of 163-7 [49.86m]...Won both discus and shot put titles at Michael Johnson Classic, using personal-best mark of 54-9.25 [16.69m] to win shot put title...Tallied 'b' division event title at Texas Relays with personal-best heave of 175-5 [53.47m] in discus...Participated in nine outdoor meets in total...Competed in shot put event in five indoor meets...Produced season-best toss of 50-5.25 [15.37m] at Tyson Invitational...Was ninth at Big 12 Championships with heave of 49-10 [15.19m]...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014: Earned All-Big 12 honors in both discus and shot put in freshman year...Was seventh in discus at conference outdoor meet with throw of 163-3 [49.76m]...Tallied personal-best throw of 50-6.75 [15.41m] in shot put to be seventh as well...Competed in discus in seven other outdoor meets with season-best toss of 165-8 [50.49m], coming at Florida Relays to be second...Earned spot at NCAA West Preliminary Championships in shot put, but placed 39th with throw of 47-10 [14.58m]...Threw shot put in five indoor meets...Opened with season-best toss of 49-3 [15.01m] at Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational...Placed 10th at Big 12 Championships with heave of 47-3.5 [14.41m]...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Claimed Texas 5-A state titles in both shot put and discus in senior season of 2013...Earned top honors in both events at district, area and regional level prior to state meet...Four-year letterwinner in both basketball and track and field at Killeen Shoemaker High School...Earned All-Area Track Athlete of the Year for three consecutive years (2011-13)...Set regional, district and school record with 170-0.0 discus toss in junior season...Finished as state runner-up in both discus and shot put in 2012, while tallying district and regional titles in both events...Owns school shot put record with 2013 mark of 47-9.0 that won state title...Carded first-place finishes at district and regional level in discus in 2011...Trained under coach Kevin Ellison.

Personal: Full name is Cion Leigh Hicks...Born October 14, 1994 in Temple, Texas...Daughter of Central and Bernadette Hicks...Has three siblings Central, Freddy, Cherith...Majoring in psychology.

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Big 12 Outdoor Championship - Day 3
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Big 12 Outdoor Championships - Day 2
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Big 12 Outdoor Championships Preview
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