Aaron Persinger
Aaron  Persinger

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Des Moines, Wash.

High School:
Federal Way HS

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
01/07/1995


2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)
INDOOR:

Competed in six meets ... Recorded a season-best time and posted a top-10 finish at the American Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 60m hurdles (7th; 8.17) ... Also helped the Tigers to a fourth-place finish in the 4x4 race (3:18.15) at the AAC Indoor Championships ... Set a season-best time of 49.55 in the 400m ... Earned two top-5 finishes in the 400m (4th; 50.73) and in the 4x4 (3rd; 3:24.38) at the Tiger Invitational ... Notched a fourth-place finish at the UAB Vulcan Invite in the 60m hurdles (8.27) ... Posted two top-10 finishes in the 400m (9th; 49.64) and in the 60m hurdles (8.40) at the Commodore Invitational ... Clinched second in the 60m hurdles (8.29) at the season-opening Vanderbilt Music City Invitational.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)
OUTDOOR: 
Ran in all seven meets ... Set a season-best time of 14.73 in the 110m hurdles and 52.83 in the 400m hurdles ... Posted two top-10 finishes in the 110m hurdles (7th; 15.03) and in the 400m hurdles (6th; 54.02) at the American Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... At the 2014 Red Wolf Open, earned two top-5 finishes in the 110m hurdles (5th; 14.79) and in the 400m hurdles (5th; 52.96) ... Helped the Tigers to a 6th place finish in the 4x4 race with a time of 3:21.45 ... Recorded two top-5 finishes at the Joey Haines Invite in the 400m hurdles (2nd; 53.77) and in the 110m hurdles (3rd; 14.97) ...  Posted two top-5 finishes in the 110m hurdles (2nd; 15.29) and in the 400m hurdles (5th; 55.90) ... Notched a sixth-place finish in the 400m hurdles at the Ole Miss Open.
INDOOR:
 
Competed in six meets for the Tigers ... Posted a top-5 finish at the Illini Classic in the 60m hurdles (5th; 8.46) and a top-20 finish and season-best in the 200m (20th; 23.57) ... Took 3rd at the Missouri Invitational in the 60m hurdles (8.30) ...   At the 2014 Redhawks Invite, clinched the title and set a season-best time in the 55m hurdles (7.70). 

Prior to Memphis
Earned letters in football (3), swimming (3) and track (3) at Federal Way High School ... Valued member of the Federal Way football team that won back-to-back SPSL Championships (2011, 2012) and member of the track team won three-straight SPSL titles (2010, 2011, 2012) ... Won an individual state title in the 4 x 400m relay and holds personal records of 38.22 in the 300m hurdles and 14.67 in the 110m ... Named All-League at defensive back and All-State in track.

Personal
Son of John Persinger and Eugina Lucero ... Birthday is January 7.

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