Track 2002: Ran in all five indoor meets and advanced to the finals in all four meets where he ran hurdle events...Posted four top 10 finishes, including a 8th-place finish in the finals of the C-USA Indoor Championships in 8.57 in the 60-meter hurdles...His best 55-meter hurdle time came the meet before the league championships, where he finished 9th in the finals in 7.90...Competed in four outdoor meets, finishing fifth in the 400 hurdles at Tulane and fifth in 110-meter hurdles in 15.67 at Arkansas State...Finished 18th at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 400-hurdles in 1:00.74. He just missed qualifying for C-USA outdoor finals with a preliminary heat time of 14.98 that ranked 9th.
2001: Opened the indoor season with his fastest 60-meter hurdles of the year at Arkansas State where he finished seventh in his heat in 8.60 seconds...During outdoors, Norris moved to the 110 and 400 hurdles, postinga season-best 110 hurdle time of 15.14 at the Tiger Invitrational, finishing second in the finals...His best 400 hurdle time was a 57.63 at Tulane, where he finished third.
2000: Ran his best 55-hurdle time of the indoor season at the season-opening meet at Arkansas State where he finished 9th in 8.12...During the outdoor sesaosn, he saved his best 110-meter hurdle time for the outdoor championships where he crossed the line in 14.98 in his heat...Also posted his best 400-meter hurdle time at the C-USA Championship in 56.09.
Prep: Lettered six times in track and five times in football at Craigmont...Finished third in the state in hurdles and fourth in the decathlon...Set personal bests of 6-4 in the high jump, 44 feet in the triple jump, 120 feet in the discus, 10-6 in the pole vault, 14.3 in the 110-meter hurdles and 5:25 in the mile.
Personal: Born April 21, 1980...Son of Jeannete Gordon and Walter Norris.
2002 Best Performances Indoor 55 hurdles 7.94 (1/27/02) 60 hurdles 8.41 (2/22/02)
Outdoor 110 hurdles 14.97 (4/6/02) 400 hurdles 56.62 (3/25/02)
Career Bests Indoor 55 hurdles 7.94 (1/27/02) 60 hurdles 8.41 (2/22/02) 200 24.46 (2/17/01) 400 53.22 (2/17/01) Outdoor 110 hurdles 14.98 (2000) 400 hurdles 56.09 (2000)