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 Wil Fitts
Wil Fitts
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Desoto, Texas

High School:
Desoto

Height:
6-2

Event:
800

Birthdate:
09/08/1983

2005 All-American Outdoors (800 Meters)
2005 All-American Outdoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2005 All-Midwest Region (800 Meters)
2005 Midwest Region Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
2005 All-Big 12 Outdoors (800 Meters)
2005 Big 12 Champion Outdoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2005 All-American Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2005 All-Big 12 Indoors (600 Yards)
2005 Big 12 Champion Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2004 NCAA Champion Outdoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2004 All-Midwest Region (800 Meters)
2004 All-Big 12 Outdoors (800 Meters)
2004 All-Big 12 Indoors (800 Meters)
2003 All-Big 12 Outdoors (800 Meters)
2003 Big 12 Champion (600 Yards)
School Record Holder (Indoor 800 Meters)

2005: Earned All-America honors in the 800 meters, running a 1:48.95 to finish 11th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/9)...Also earned All-America honors as the third leg on the Bears' 4x400-meter relay which finish sixth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/11) with a time of 3:01.83...Earned all-region honors by finishing sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:47.61 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (5/28)...Ran the third leg as the Bears captured the regional title in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:02.58 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Champinships (5/27)...Earned All-Big 12 honors by finishing fifth with a season-best time of 1:47.47 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/15)...Helped the Bears capture the conference championship in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:04.12 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/15)...Ran a season-best 46.73 to win the 400-meter title a the Michael Johnson Classic (4/23)...Earned All-Big 12 honors by finishing third in the 600 yards with a time of 1:10.27 at the Big 12 Indoor Championships (2/26)...Won the 600-yard title at the Cornhusker Invitational (2/5) with a season-best time of 1:09.94 and won the title at the Red Raider Classic (1/22)...Won the 800-meter crown at the Houston Opener (1/15) with a time of 1:54.47...Ran a season-best 800 meters in 1:51.20 at the Tyson Invitational.

2004: Ran the leadoff leg on the Bears' NCAA Outdoor champion 4x400-meter relay squad which clocked a 3:01.03 (6/12)...Earned all-region honors by finishing fourth with a time of 1:49.02 in the 800 meters at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (5/29)...Earned All-Big 12 honors, clocking 1:48.80 to finish third at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/1)...Ran a season-best 1:47.80 to finish third at the Sun Angel Classic (4/10)...Won the Michael Johnson Classic (4/17) with a time of 1:49.76...During the indoor season, broke the 15-year school record in the 800 meters with a time of 1:48.62 at the Last Chance Meet (3/7)...Earned All-Big 12 honors by finishing third in the 800 meters with a time of 1:49.66 (2/28)...Won the 800-meter titles at the Boise Invitational (2/7) and the Red Raider Classic (1/24).

2003: Won the Big 12 Indoor championship (3/1) in the 600 yards with a time of 1:10.12...Finished second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:51.81 at the Red Raider Classic (1/25)...Finished seventh in the 800 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/19) with a time of 1:50.35...Ran a season-best 1:50.02 at the Sun Devil Classic (4/12) and won the titles at the Tom Tellez Invitational (3/29) and the Dr Pepper Invitational (3/22).

High School: Won the 800-meter state title in 2002...Finished second in the event as a junior...Earned Junior All-America honors as a junior and senior...Owns the Desoto High School records in the 400 (48.3) and 800 (1:50.08)...Member of the 2001 USA Junior Olympic team, winning the 800 at a competition in Great Britain.

Personal: Full name is William Ernest Fitts...Born Sept. 18, 1983, in Dallas...Son of Fred and Beverlyn Fitts...Majoring in marketing.

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