MINERS

William Dodd
 William Dodd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hurst, Texas

High School:
Trinity H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
12/17/1985

Miner Nuggets: Will be eligible for the outdoor season only after exhausting her indoor eligibility lasts year.

2008 (Senior): Indoor: Finished ninth in the 55-meter hurdles posting a time of 7.87 at the Texas Tech Invitational on Jan. 26. (Junior) Outdoor: Took silver in the 110-meter hurdles at the Don Kirby Invitational on May 3.

2007 (Junior): Indoor: Posted preliminary respective marks of 8.73 seconds and 8.82 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles at the Husker and Tyson Invitationals ... posted a season-best preliminary time of 8.66 seconds at the C-USA Championships ... prelim time of 52.44 in the 400-meter dash at the Husker Invite on Feb. 2.

2006 (Sophomore): Outdoor: Battled injuries throughout the season ... won the gold in the 110 hurdles (14.83) and the 400 hurdles (58.35) at the Springtime Invitational ... runner up in the 110 hurdles (15.14) and the 400 hurdles (56.90) at the NMSU Invitational on April 8. Indoor: Participated in the 60 hurdles at three meets ... ran a season-best 8.66 in the prelims of the 60 hurdles at the Husker Invitational.

2005 (Freshman): Outdoor: UTEP's unsung hero at the WAC Outdoor Championships ... scored in the 1,600 relay (fifth, 3:13.26), 110 hurdles (sixth, 14.94) and 400 hurdles (seventh, 54.73) at the WAC Championships ... runner-up in the 110 hurdles (14.77) and fourth in the 400 hurdles (58.55) at the Spira Invitational on April 16 ... won the 400 hurdles and was third in the 110 hurdles at the NMSU Invitational on April 9 ... sixth in the 110 hurdles and eighth in the 400 hurdles at the Springtime Invitational on April 2. Indoor: Ran in the prelims of the 60 hurdles at the WAC Indoor Championships ... competed in the 60 hurdles at the ISU Classic on Feb. 12 and the Husker Invitational on Feb. 4 ... took 13th in the 55 hurdles at the Texas Tech Six Way on Jan. 22.

Before UTEP: Two-year letterwinner in track for coach Pete Gee at Trinity ... District 5A qualifier in the 300 hurdles, running 38.50 ... ran 14.26 in the 110 hurdles in 2004 ... also lettered one time in football for coach Dennis Harris.

Personal: Full name is William Jackson Dodd ... majoring in undergraduate studies ... son of Steve and Jan Dodd ... father lettered three years in football at Oklahoma ... has one brother (Dallas) and one sister (Jennifer) ... born Dec. 17, 1985, in Fort Worth, Texas.