DePaul track team captain dedicates his life to restoring human dignity in war-torn Uganda
Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2010, 2011, 2012.
2011-12 (Junior) Indoor: Competed at three meets...ran a career-best 400m dash time of 53.27 in a 10th-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational...finished 11th at the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 54.34...placed 15th at the Badger Track Classic in a time of 54.92.
Outdoor: Competed in the 400m dash at three events...finished in ninth place at the DePaul Invitational in a season-best time of 52.79...placed 10th at the Purdue Open in a time of 52.92...placed 28th at the Chicagoland Championships in a time of 52.93.
2010-11 (Sophomore) Indoor: Competed in the 500m dash and 600m run, finishing in the top five on two occasions and in the top 10 in all three meets in which he competed...took home fourth place at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a 500m time of 1:10.62...placed fifth at the Purdue Invitational, clocking a 600m run time of 1:29.32...finished eighth in the 600m at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 1:29.31...in the 4x400m relay at the Purdue Invitational, part of a team that collected a fourth-place finish with a final time of 3:34.85.
Outdoor: Finished in the top 10 on two separate occasions...placed eighth at the Chicago Penultimate with a 400m dash time of 53.89...clocked a season and career-best 400m time of 52.61 at the Chicagoland...finished ninth in the 400m at the DePaul Invitational with a 54.57 time...also finished the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a 53.41 400m finish.
2009-10 (Freshman) Indoor: Placed third in the 500m at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 1:10.56...clocked a personal-best 800m time of 2:03.30 at the Blue and Gold Meet...placed sixth in the 800m at the Purdue Invitational...anchored the 4x400m relay team at the Purdue Invitational to help post a time of 3:33.52.
Outdoor: Recorded a season-best 800m time of 2:03.24 at the Marquette Twilight...ran the 800m at the Chicagoland Championships in a time of 2:04.27...helped record a 4x400m relay time of 3:33.19 at the DePaul Relays.
High School: Earned all-state honors after placing eighth in the 4x800m relay at the 2008 MHSAA Division 1 Championships...posted a personal-best 800m time of 2:01...clocked a 52.2 400m time...recorded a career-best 4:14 in the 1,500m...lettered in both cross country and track...earned All-Oakland Activities Association and All-Regional honors in the 4x800m in 2008.
Personal: Son of Marc and Concetta Edwards...intends to major in international studies.