Bears have 23 entries trying to qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Bears will be in action at conference meet Friday through Sunday in Fort Worth.
Freshmen highlight season's first home meet Saturday at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium.
Bears have all eight entries on final day finish in top five.
Bears close out second outdoor meet with dominating day in San Antonio.
2015 All-Big 12 Outdoor (400 Meters)
2015 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
2015 All-Big 12 Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)
2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2013 All-American Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2013 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
2015: Tallied two Big 12 titles and four All-Big 12 honors during junior season...Ran opening leg for BU's league-winning 4x400-meter relay units during both indoor and outdoor seasons...Captured first individual all-conference accolade with personal-best 400-meter time of 46.85 at Big 12 Outdoor Championships to be fourth...Helped DMR crew by running second-leg in sixth-place effort at Big 12 Indoor meet in only DMR experience of year...Raced in four indoor 400-meter races with season-best mark of 47.74 at Tyson Invitational...Finished ninth in qualifying at conference meet with time of 48.00...Served on 4x4 crew throughout season, but moved to lead-off in final two meets and helped produce season-best 3:07.47 at Big 12 Indoor Championships to claim title...Had six outdoor 400-meter event showing, highlighted by PR at conference meet...Ended individual season by placing 35th in qualifying in 47.49 at NCAA West Preliminary Championships...Ran opening leg for 4x400-meter crew for majority of outdoor season...Helped Bears win Baylor Invitational title and finish second at Drake Relays and Longhorn Invitational......Opened season with best time as crew, running 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
2014: Earned All-Big 12 Indoor honors by running opening leg for 4x400-meter relay that placed second in 3:09.39...Missed qualifying for 400-meter final at indoor conference meet by finishing ninth in season-best time of 48.09...Competed in just three indoor meets due to injury...Outdoors, won season-opening TCU Invitational 400-meter title with time of 48.04...Ran anchor leg for second-place 4x4 crew at TCU meet...Suffered injury during lead-off leg for 4x400-meter relay at Texas Relays that ended 2014 outdoor season.
2013: Claimed All-America honors for anchor leg performance on BU's sixth-place 4x400-meter relay squad at NCAA Indoor Championships...Served as anchor leg to earn Big 12 title at indoor conference meet...Had indoor season-best time of 47.45 in 400-meter event to be sixth at Tyson Invitational...Took second with outdoor season-best time of 47.59 in quartermile at Baylor Quad Invitational...Helped BU earn 4x400-relay event title at TCU Invitational and Baylor Quad Invitational as anchor leg.
High School: Three-year letterwinner in track at Duncanville (Texas) High School...Took second in district and region, and seventh at Texas 5A state meet in 400 meters as senior...Anchored 4X400-meter relay team to state title with time of 3:14.38...Placed second in district and region, and third in Texas 5A state meet in 400 meters as junior...Won district 800m and 4x400-meter titles as junior, helping team to second-place finish overall...Won 400 meters at regionals and placed second in district as sophomore...Entered as No. 3 in Texas and No. 7 nationally in outdoor 400m...Also played for DHS football team that had 7-4 record in 2011...Personal bests of 46.79 at 400m and 1:54.36 at 800m.
Personal: Full name is Richard Jerome Gary II...Born May 11, 1994, in Dallas, Texas...Son of Richard and Heather Gary...Majoring in Business Finance.