Wildcats to compete in hammer throw Thursday, finish meet Friday
Freshman: Cross Country: Had his best time of the year recorded at the Blue Ridge Open, crossing the finish line in 26:41.70 ... Earned two top-85 finishes on the year. Indoor: Competed at the Akron Invitational in the 800m run. Outdoor: Ran in the 800m as a freshman ... Had his best time come at the Stan Lyons Invite in late April.
High School: City champion in the 800, 1600, 3200 (2010) ... awarded the cross country best of the prep award (2010) Led team to Track state championship (2009) ... city champion in the 800, 1600, 3200 and 4x8 (2009) ... cross country city champion (2009) ... cross country Shelby County Championship winner ... region 7 AAA cross country champion (2009) ... all-region team (2006, 2007,2009) ... all-state cross country team (2009) ... awarded cross country best of the prep award (2009) ... took fourth place in state for cross country (2008) ... Ball Sport Magazine Athlete of the Year Award winner (2007) ... holds the school record in the 1600M (4:23.68), 3200M (9:45.19), 5000M (15:51.63), 2 mile (10:31.40) and the 1 mile run (4:33.90).
Personal: Born on February 28, 1992 in San Diego ... Son of Robert and Grayce James ... Has five brothers - Fransisco, Robert, Jermaine, Clinton and Luke.