Dennis Fortson
Dennis Fortson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Pioneer

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles


Personal Bests
• 60m Hurdles - 8.24
• 110m Hurdles - 14.89
• 300m Hurdles - 36.42
• 400m Hurdles - 50.26

2010-11:
OUTDOOR:: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Was a member of the first-placed 4x400m relay team with a time of 3:15.96 (Notre Dame Invitational) ... Also recorded to personal-best times at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Ran a 38.91 in the 400m and 8.95 in the 60m hurdles.

2008-09:
OUTDOOR: Was one of the Spartans-top hurdlers during the outdoor season after turning in five of the team's 10 best marks in the 400m hurdles ... Set a season-best in the event at the Hillsdale Gina Relays after finishing in 54.00 ... Clocked in at 54.05 at the Joe Hilton and finished in 54.13 at the Big Ten Championships ... Also competed in the 110m hurdles, turning in the team's 10th-best time of the season of 14.89 at the Joe Hilton Invitational ... Also ran in the 400m dash at the Indiana Invite, setting a personal-best time of 51.82.
INDOOR: Competed primarily in the 60m hurdles ... Ran in the event at the Big Ten Championships where he posted a time of 8.24 in the preliminary heat, a season-best time ... Second-best time of the season came at the Notre Dame Invite when he clocked in at 8.33 ... Set personal-best times in both the 300m and 400m dashes as well ... Ran 36.42 in the 300m at the Meyo Invite and clocked in at 50.26 in the 400m at the Notre Dame Invite.

High school:
Placed second in the state in the 300m hurdles in 2008 and was the regional champion ... Helped Pioneer High School win the State title in 2007 and was a member of the 800m realy and 1,600m relay teams that finished first in the state ... Member of the tack honor roll in 2007 and 2008.

Personal:
Son Tachira Sanders ... Engineering major ... Born Nov. 7, 1989.