Personal Bests Indoor 60m 6.95 200m 22.45 Long Jump 22-06.50 (6.86) Outdoor 100m 10.69
2004-05: INDOOR-Joined the team late in the indoor season, but still managed to score in the long jump at the C-USA meet...Placed second in both the long jump and 55m at the SEMO Invitational, recording personal-best marks of 22-06.50" (6.87m) and 6.58, respectively...Finished sixth and scored in the long jump at the C-USA Championships with a leap of 22-06.25" (6.86m)...OUTDOOR-Moved strictly to the 100m for the outdoor season as injuries prevented him from competing in the jumps...Ran his second-fasted 100m time of the season (10.87) at the Mississippi Invitational...Placed seventh in the 100m at the Jace Lacoste Invitational with a time of 10.93...Finished ninth in the 100m at the Ole Miss Invitational with a time of 10.99...Ran a personal-best time of 10.69 in the 100m at the C-USA Championships, placing 11th.
2003-04 (Freed Hardeman): Was a member of the Lion basketball team, playing both guard positions and earning Trans South Conference Freshman of the Year and All-Conference honors.
PREP: Attended West Memphis Christian H.S. where he played football and basketball and ran track, lettering three times in each sport...Selected captain of his track team his junior and senior seasons...Won back-to-back MPSA state championships in the long jump in 2002 and 2003, also winning the 100m championship in 2003 and finishing second in 2002...Voted his team's Most Valuable Runner and selected Best of the Preps his senior season...Was a three-time All-State, All-District and Best of the Preps selection in basketball...Participated in Key Club, Honors Society and the Bible Club...Track coach was Tim Pugh.
PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tenn., on Oct. 31, 1983...Full name is Daniel Ga'Briel Bandy...Son of Demetrous and Marye Bandy, who own and operate a demolition company...Majoring in health and human performance...Brother, Curtis, played basketball at Michigan State, brother, David, played football at Harding and mother, Marye played basketball at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff...Has assisted with Meals on Wheels...Chose the U of M because it was a major Division I university close to home...Also recruited by UAB, Arkansas, Arkansas St., Harding and Christian Brothers.