Avery Sumpter
Avery Sumpter
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lima, Ohio
High School: Elida
Major: Psychology

Personal Bests:
60m (I) - 6.99 (Otterbein 2016)
100m (O) - 10.74 (Otterbein 2016)
200m (O) - 22.35 (Otterbein 2016)
800m (O) - 2:25.65 (Ted Heronymus 2016)
4x100m (O) - 42.05 (Walsh 2016)
4x400m (O) - 3:26.03 (Otterbein April Fools Invitational 2017)
4X200m - 1:34.31 (Otterbein Invitational 2015)
4X400m (I) - 3:40.88 (Rick Meindl 2016)

2017-18: Competed in six indoor events and five outdoor events during his senior year for ODU...Had eight top 10 finishes in the indoor season and four top five finishes in the outdoor season...His best finish during the indoor season was a pair of first place finishes with the first coming as a member of the 4x400 team at the Jessica Starks Invitational and the second coming in the 60m dash with a time of 7.00 at the Joe Banks Invitational...In the outdoor season, Sumpter was a member of a 4x400 and two 4x100 teams that won races...His best individual finish in the outdoor season was a third place finish in the 100 with a time of 11.10 at the G-MAC Outdoor Championships

2016-17: Earned GLIAC All-Academic honors…Competed in three indoor events and four outdoor events during his junior year…Took top honors in the men’s 100 meter dash at the Otterbein Twilight Invitational (4/21/17), finishing in 10.89…Part of a men’s 4x100 meter relay team that took first place at the NCW Seahawk Invitational (3/11/17) with a time of 42.33…Helped the men’s 4x400 meter relay team finish in second place at the Otterbein April Fools Invitational (4/1/17) with a time of 3:26.03…Notched two top five finishes and four top 10 finishes during the indoor season…Recorded eight top five finishes and placed in the top 10 in 10 events during the outdoor season.

2016: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic team…Competed in three different events during the indoor season and four different events in the outdoor season…Recorded two first place finishes, seven top finishes and 15 top ten finishes for the year…Took first place at Otterbein (4/22) in the 100 meter dash, finishing in 10.74, the fastest time for an Ohio Dominican competitor in the 100 on the year…Also captured first place honors in the 60 meter dash during the indoor season at Otterbein (1/16) in 6.99…Helped the Panthers to second place finishes in the 4x100 meter relay twice during the outdoor season.

2015: Competed for the Panthers in nine indoor events and 10 outdoor events...Placed first in the 60 meter dash during indoor season with a time of 7.07...Finished first in the 4X100 meter relay with a time of 42.33 at the Walsh Invitational during the outdoor season...Had the fifth and fourth best times for the Panthers (11.10, 11.09) in the 100 meter dash for the 2015 season...Finished 23rd in the GLIAC for the 100 meter dash.