Lavon Collins
Lavon Collins

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Willowridge

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Experience:
2L


07/16/2014

Frogs Look to Build on Success in 2014-15

Veterans along with new recruits add depth

06/08/2013

TCU Men Finish T-12th at NCAA Championships

Horned Frogs women chip in with T-25th team finish

06/06/2013

Silmon, Men's 4x400 Advance to Saturday Finals

TCU senior books 200-meter finals slot Thursday

06/04/2013

TCU Ready for NCAA Championships

Horned Frogs look for individual titles, high team finishes in Eugene

05/30/2013

The Road to Eugene: Men's 4x400 Relay

Quartet with big momentum going into NCAA Championships

CAREER HONORS


Two-time All-American
2014 Indoor USTFCCCA All-American Second Team (4x400-meter relay)
2013 Outdoor USTFCCCA All-American First Team (4x400-meter relay)

2014 OUTDOOR


Competed in the 400 hurdles, the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays during the outdoor campaign ... kicked off the 2014 season with a first place finish at the TCU Invitational in the 400 hurdles ... also posted a third place time in the 4x400-meter relay and a fourth place time in the 4x100-meter relay at the meet ... recorded the top time in the preliminaries of the 4x400 relay at the Texas Relays (March 26-29).

2013-14 INDOOR


A staple on the 4x400 relay team, he also ran the 400 m dash ... recognized on the USTFCCCA All-American Second Team in the 4x400 relay ... began the indoor season with a second place finish at the Reveille Invitational on Dec. 7 in the 4x400 relay ... ended the season with three more top four finishes at the Texas A&M Invitational (Jan. 17-18), New Mexico Invitational (Feb. 1) and the Big 12 Indoor Championships (March 14-15) ... finished fourth in 4x400 relay heat and 11th overall at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... improved his final time in the 400 meters in three-straight events.

2013 OUTDOOR


Ran on every TCU 4x400 relay squad during the 2013 outdoor season, earning first-team All-America honors for the squad's seventh place finish at the NCAA Championships ... also competed in the 400-meter hurdles, qualifying for the NCAA West Preliminaries and finishing in 26th ... finished fifth in the 400 hurdles at the Big 12 Championships to go with second place effort as part of the 4x400 relay ... member of sprint medley relay team at Texas Relays ... finished first in the 400 hurdles at TCU Invitational and Baylor Quad Meet.

2013 INDOOR


Competed in four meets for TCU ... was member of Horned Frogs' distance medley relay team at Big 12 Championships that finished ninth ... competed in the 4x400-meter relay three times for TCU ... individually, ran the 200 and 400-meter dash.

2012 OUTDOOR


Participated in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminaries ... earned All-Mountain West honors for third-place finish in 400-meter hurdles at conference championships, and as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team ... member of winning 4x100-meter relay team at Spec Towns Invite ... also competed in the 4x400-meter relay.

2012 INDOOR


Earned All-MWC for third-place finish in 200-meter dash at conference championships ... also competed in the 400-meter dash, 4x400-meter relay and sprint medley relay during indoor campaign.

2011


Competed in the 200M, 400M, 400M Hurdles and 4x100 Relay... joined the roster in January ... Placed second in the 4x400 Relay at the MWC Championships... Finished first in the 4x400 Relay at the Horned Frog Invitational... Placed fourth in the 4x400 Relay and fifth in the 400M Hurdles at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational... Finished fourth in the 400M Hurdles at the Bobby Lane Invitational...Gained recognition as a member of the Academic All-Mountain West team... In Indoor, competed in the 400M and 4x400 Relay... Finished fourth in the 400M at the MWC Championships... Also shared in the third place finish of the teams 4x400 Relay at the MCW Championships, earning All-MWC honors... Placed eighth in the 4x400 Relay at the Razorback Invitational.

WILLOWRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL


Early signee that joined the TCU roster in January 2011 ... Collins was ranked 10th in the country in the 300 hurdles, earning runner-up honors at the 2010 5A Texas State Championships ... owns a personal record of 36.92 in the 300 hurdles, while also jumping 22'-8.5" in the long jump ... He is the son of legendary Frog sprinter Bill Collins, who captured two Southwest Conference titles in the 100 meters in 1974 and 1975.


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