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Byron Robinson
Byron Robinson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Western Branch

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles/Relays

Experience:
FR


02/28/2014

Big Ten Title for Distance Medley Paces Nittany Lion Men on Day One

Penn State wins Distance Medley Relay title for third consecutive year; Nittany Lions sixth heading into day two of Big Ten Championship competition

02/15/2014

Nittany Lion Track and Field Teams Finish Successful Weekend During Split Competition

Penn State's next action will come at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Feb. 28 and March 1

01/10/2014

Lions Host Penn State Relays in 2014 Season Opener

Action is set to begin at 10 a.m. with the women's weight throw and mixed 1 mile run

12/14/2013

White Team Claims Blue-White Intrasquad Meet

Nittany Lions to open indoor campaign Jan. 11 at Penn State Relays

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2014 Indoor || Placed 14th in the 200 (21.71), eighth in the 400 (50.26) and was on the fourth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:08.40)

Around the Track... || 2014 Outdoor || Won two events during the outdoor season ... At the Crimson Tide Invitational, Robinson won the 400-meter hurdles with his lifetime-best time of 50.75 (ninth all-time at Penn State), he was also on the third-place 4x100-meter relay team (41.29) and the third-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:11.48) ... Recorded a lifetime-best time of 46.12 in the 400-meter dash at the Sun Angel Track Classic, his time is also the fourth-fastest in school history ... At the Penn Relays, Robinson took third in the 400-meter hurdles (51.70), was a member of the second-place 1,600-sprint medley relay team (3:18.39) and was on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:07.94) (IC4A) || 2014 Indoor || Won four events during the indoor season ... At the Penn State Indoor Relays, Robinson set a lifetime-best time in the 500-meter dash (1:03.52) to place third and was on the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:11.58) ... Was on the 4x400-meter relay team that set the fourth-fastest time in school history (3:07.83) en route to a first-place finish at the Nittany Lion Challenge ...Finished third in the 400-meter dash at the Penn State National Invitational with his season-best time of 46.73, which is the third-fastest all-time at Penn State ... At the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup, Robinson won the 200-meter dash with his season-best time of 21.25 (fifth-best all-time at Penn State), took fourth in the 60-meter dash with his season-best time of 6.94 and was on the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:10.35) ... Placed second in the 200-meter dash (21.42) at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational

Robinson's Personal Bests:

Event Indoor Outdoor
60m 6.94 ***
100m 10.69 hs ***
200m 21.09 hs ***
300m 34.32m ***
400m 46.73 46.12
500m 1:03.52 ***
110mH *** 14.66
300mH *** 36.61
400mH *** 51.01

Before Penn State ... || High School || Will be a welcome addition to the Nittany Lions' already stacked sprints contingent, boasting PRs of 10.69 for the 100 meters, 21.09 for the 200, and 47.29 for the open 400 ... Also a talented hurdler, arriving in Happy Valley with lifetime-bests of 14.66 for the 110s, 36.61 for the 300 hurdles (2013 US, No. 5), and 51.01 in the 400 hurdles (2013 US, No. 4) ... Was named the All-MileStat.com Outdoor Track & Field Boys Hurdler of the Year in 2013, and was also recognized as the top performer in the indoor 500 meters as a senior ... 500 PR of 1:04.37 was the No. 3 performance in the country in 2013 ... a two-event winner at New Balance Outdoor Nationals in 2013, running as a member of the winning 1000-meter sprint medley, and anchoring Western Branch's 3:11.09 effort to win the Championship 4x400 ... Was highly impressive in the final, splitting 46.0, officially. || Personal || Birthday is February 16, 1995.

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