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Byron Robinson
Byron  Robinson


Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Western Branch




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


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


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


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 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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