Outdoor: Finished third in both the 100m dash (10.22) and the 200m dash (20.50) at the ACC Championships and also helped the 4x100m relay (38.93) to a second-place finish…Finished ninth in the 100m dash with a time of 10.28 (2.1) clocked a 21.14 in the 200m dash at the UNF Invitational…Finished twelfth in the 100m with a personal best time of 10.20 and ran the second leg of the 4×100 relay team (38.88) at the Tom Jones Invitational…Finished second in the 200m dash (20.81) and ran the second leg of the winning 4x100m relay team (39.26) at the South Florida Invitational…Competed for 11th place in 200m (20.77), making it a new FSU best at the Florida Relays…Ran a personal best time of 10.21 at the FSU Relays…Named the ACC Men’s Co-Track Performer of the Week on Mar. 22…Competed for third in the 100m (10.25) at the Hurricane Invitational.
Indoor: Willis was named First and Second Team All-ACC…placed second in the 200m (21.05) and competed for fifth in the 60m (6.70) at the ACC Indoor Championships…Finished fourth in the 60m dash qualifying with a time of 6.73 at the Tyson Invitational… Placed fifth in the 200m dash (20.98) at the Texas Tech Invite.
Garnered first-team All-Mid-American Conference accolades running on winning 4×400 relay that posted the second-fastest indoor MAC Indoor Championship (Feb. 29) time, 3:07.89, since 1996, just shy of MAC Championship indoor record of 3:07.58 set by Akron in 2016…earned second-team all-league honors with a runner-up finish in the 60 meters in a time of 6.81 at the MAC Indoor Championships (Feb. 29), while placing fifth in the 200 meters in 21.38…competed in six meets on the campaign…posted a career-best time of 6.80 in the 60 meters to win the event at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Feb. 15), before matching time in the preliminary round of the MAC Indoor Championships (Feb. 29)…recorded a season- and career-best time of 48.39 to finish third in the 400 meters at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 8)…garnered a season- and career-best time of 21.25 in the preliminary round of the 200 meters at the MAC Indoor Championships (Feb. 28)…posted times of 6.85, 49.11 and 21.52 to finish second, second and third, respectively, in the 60, 400 and 200 meters, at the Akron-Central Michigan Dual (Jan. 17), Akron-Kent State Dual (Jan. 24) and Doug Raymond Invitational (Feb. 21).
Competed in five meets for the Zips, including running on the winning 4×100 relay team in a season-best time of 40.39 at the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Championships (May 11), while also placing sixth in the 200 meters in a time of 21.59…registered a trio of top-10 efforts in the 200 meters, including recording a season-best time of 21.25 to finish seventh at the Beach Invitational (April 20)…won the 400 meters at the Northeast Ohio Quad (April 5) in a season-low time of 48.96…posted a season-best time of 10.57 in the 100 meters at the Beach Invitational (April 20), while running a time of 10.83 to place seventh at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (April 18)…member of 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400 relay teams at the Texas Relays (March 29-30).
Competed in five meets for the Zips, including placing sixth in the 200 meters with a time of 21.64 at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 23)…member of third-place 4×400 relay squad at the MAC Championships (Feb. 23)…won the 400 meters at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Feb. 9) and Akron-Kent State Dual (Jan. 25) crossing the line in 48.60 and 48.69…recorded a season-best time of 21.50 in the 200 meters to finish third at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Feb. 9)…member of winning 4×400 relay team at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 2).
Attended Winthrow High School…Son of Abdwayla Hipsher…Majoring in Sociology