Junior returns as a key figure in both the 400 and as a member of the 4×400 relay following a challenging sophomore season…looking to return to 2017 form when he was fourth at the ACC Championships, 18th at the NCAA East Preliminary and fifth at the USATF Junior Championships in the 400-meter dash…remains a threat to become an NCAA Championships qualifier in the 400 and also the 4×400.
Indoor: Narrowly missed ACC Indoor Championship finals in the 400, placing ninth for the conference champion Noles…saw action in only three meets as he battled nagging injuries…opened with 400 and as a member of the DMR at the Razorback Invitational…also contributed a leg to the season-best 4×400 (3:14.74) at the Tyson Invitational. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in the 400 for the second consecutive year…posted season-best (46.96) at the Florida Pepsi Relays…was at the Tiger Track Classic (47.05)…opened outdoor campaign with a 200m (21.27) PB at the FSU Relays.
Indoor – Competing indoors for the first time, saw action in five meets…first breakout came at the Tyson Invitational when he ran 47.93 in the 400…backed that up by running 48.00 at the ACC Championships, where he lent a monster leg to the Noles’ fourth-place 4×400 relay in a season-best 3:11.31. Outdoor – Competed in eight meets culminating with the ACC Championships, NCAA East Preliminary and USATF Junior Championships…demonstrated steady progress through the first five meets while competing in both the 400 and 4×400…breakthrough in both came at the Tom Jones Memorial, when he broke the 47-second barrier with a personal-best 46.79, then helped the 4×400 to a strong 3:07.91 effort…advanced to the 400 finals at the ACC Championships where he lowered his PB to 46.58 and finished fourth, earning second-team All-ACC honors…fifth-place 4×400 finish in 3:07.69 was also a season-best…advanced to the second round of the 400 at the NCAA East Preliminary, finishing 18th…finished one spot shy of NCAA Championships qualifying in the 4×400, placing 13th in SB 3:07.05.
Didn’t begin running 400 in earnest until his senior season at East Lake High…won the Pinellas County Athletic Conference and 3A District 10 titles…ran 48.35 for fourth at 3A Region 3 meet and followed with new PBs of 47.99 at Golden South (fourth) and 47.96 (10th) at New Balance Outdoor Nationals…played three seasons of varsity football…son of Natasha Vigo…plans to major in computer science…born August 18, 1998.