Bears open indoor season with successful meet in College Station, Texas.
Bears slated to take 56 athletes to season-opening meet in College Station this weekend.
Bears have four athletes in action on the opening day in Eugene, Ore.
Bears represented by nine entries and 11 student-athletes at national site.
Bears will be represented by seven individual entries and two relays in Oregon, June 8-11.
• 2016 Indoor All-American (4x400-meter relay)
• 2016 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-meter relay)
• 2016 All-Big 12 Indoor (400 meters)
• 2016 Big 12 Athlete of the Week (Jan. 27)
• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Champion (400 meters, 4x400-meter relay)
• 2015 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-meter relay)
• 2015 All-Big 12 Indoor (400 meters)
• 2014 Outdoor All-American (4x400-meter relay)
• 2014 Big 12 Outdoor Champion (4x400-meter relay)
• Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2016: Secured first indoor All-America accolade of career by anchoring 4x400-meter relay to third-place showing at NCAA Indoor Championships with time of 3:05.23...Received baton trailing by almost 10 meters., but proceeded to run fastest split by British athlete indoors at 44.886 to pull Bears up to third place...Anchored 4x4 crew to indoor conference win for second straight year...Closed race with 45.15 split to lock up second-fastest time in school history and Big 12 meet record of 3:04.16...Advanced to NCAA Outdoor Championships in 400 meters by placing 12th in 46.63 at NCAA West Preliminary Championships...Matched time exactly at national meet to be 19th in prelim action to conclude individual season...Carded another All-Big 12 honor by placing third in event with season-best time of 46.18...Served as anchor for final four 4x400-meter relay races of outdoor season...Aided Bears in reaching NCAA Championships with second-place finish at NCAA West Preliminary Championships, before missing out on finals of NCAA meet by .01 seconds and taking ninth in prelim action...Placed second at Big 12 Outdoor Championship in 4x400-meter relay as well as at Drake Relays...Carded second-straight All-Big 12 honor in indoor 400-meters, finishing eighth with a time of 57.29, after being bumped in final turn...Had set personal-best in prelims at indoor conference meet of 46.44...Won opening two 400-meter races of indoor season at Rod McCravy Memorial (45.54) and Charlie Thomas Invitational (46.52)...Won Big 12 Athlete of the Week for McCravy performance, which also included anchoring 4x4 crew to second-place finish...Was disqualified in 400 meters at Tyson Invitational due to lane violation...Helped indoor 4x400-meter crew win Charlie Thomas Invitational meet title as well...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.
2015: Produced three Big 12 titles during breakout sophomore season...Won first individual conference title with personal-best time of 45.90 in 400 meters at Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Served as anchor leg on both of BU's league-winning 4x400-meter relay units during indoor and outdoor seasons...Had four individual 400-meter races during indoor season, tallying personal-best mark of 46.54 to be second at Texas A&M Invitational...Ended season by nabbing All-Big 12 honors in event with 46.94 to be fourth...Was consistent member of 4x400-meter crew throughout indoor season, but saved best for last with season-best time of 3:07.47 at conference meet to take title...Opened outdoor season by winning both the TCU and Baylor Invitationals in the 400-meter event...After winning Big 12 title, finished 10th at NCAA West Preliminary Championships in 46.51 to qualify individually for NCAA Outdoor Championships...Ran 46.54 to be 16th in qualifying at national meet...Was anchor leg for 4x400-meter crew throughout outdoor season, helping team win Baylor Invitational and Big 12 event titles...Opened season with best time as crew ran 3:05.26 at Texas Relays...Qualified for NCAA meet by taking ninth at NCAA West meet in 3:06.05, but failed to make finals at NCAA Championships after placing 13th in qualifying in 3:06.93...Outside of collegiate competition, ran anchor leg for home country of Great Britain, helping them finish sixth in 4x400-meter relay at 2015 IAAF World Relay Championships in May in the Bahamas.
2014: Hampered by injuries in first season in Waco...Earned All-America honors by running anchor leg for 4x400-meter relay team at NCAA Outdoor Championships as quartet produced season-best time of 3:04.89 to be seventh...Secured Big 12 title as third leg for 4x400-meter relay team that claimed outdoor conference crown in 3:06.24...Helped 4x4 relay squad qualify for NCAA Championships by serving as third leg for group that was 10th at NCAA West Preliminary Championships in 3:06.87...Was forced to pull up in season-opening TCU Invitational due to injury...Finished only one individual race during outdoor season, placing 11th in preliminary round of 400-meters at Big 12 meet with time of 47.76...Indoors, began collegiate career with season-best 46.73 time in 400-meters at Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational to be second...Raced individually in four other meets, but did not finish race at Tyson Invitational and did not show for Big 12 Indoor 400-meter final due to injury...Served as anchor leg on season-best 4x400-meter relay time of 3:08.39 at Rod McCravy Memorial meet to be second...Saw action on relay squad in two other meets.
High School: Ended injury-shortened 2013 season with personal-best time in 400 meters of 46.77...Anchored 4x400-meter relay team to third in European Junior Championships...Won back-to-back National Under-18 English Schools Championship in 400 meters in 2011 and '12...Tallied 400-meter titles at both National UK Junior Championships and National Junior Athletics Final in 2012.
Personal: Full name is George Louis Caddick...Born July 29, 1994 in Manchester, United Kingdom...Parents are Paul and Debra Caddick...Majoring in business.