Willie Knox
    Willie Knox


    Calumet City, Ill.

    High School:
    Thornton Fractional North



    Updated August 5, 2011

    2010-11: Competed in five meets during the outdoor season and four during the indoor season...Earned eight top ten finishes... Placed third as part of the 4x400 Meter Relay Team at the Joey Haines Invitational...Competed in the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships.

    2009-10: Participated in 12 meets during the 2009-10 season...Recorded three top ten finishes in the indoor season, including a third place finish in the 60m hurdles at the Saluki Fast Start...Ran a season-best time of 8.35 in the 60m hurdles at the SASF Invitational...Finished in third at the SIU Spring Classic and Illinois State Redbird Invitational in the 110m hurdles.

    2008-09: Finished fifth in the 400H at the MVC Outdoor Meet...Victorious at the SIU Spring Classic in the 400H...Third at the SEMO Joey Haines Invitational in the 400H...Sixth at the Sea Ray Relays in the 400H...Ran the 400m leg on the runner-up distance medley relay at the MVC Indoor Meet...Finished fifth in the 60H at the MVC Meet...2009 MVC Scholar-Athlete.

    2007-08: Was among the Top 10 finishers 15 times during the 2007-08 track season...Competed in five indoor meets, where he finished a season-best fourth in the 60H...Participated in four outdoor meets, placing second in the 4x400 at the Ole Miss Invitational...Competed in the 400H at the 2008 MVC Outdoor Championships.

    High School: All-conference as a junior at Thornton Fractional North High School...All-state performer inthe 300m hurdles as a senior...Finished fifth in the state in that event...Posted a personal best of 38.12 in the 300m hurdles as a senior.

    Personal: Majors in accounting...Born Sept. 9, 1989...Son of Willie Knox III and Dorothy Lyons.