Tyler Dodds
Tyler  Dodds

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hanover, N.H.

Event:
Sprints

Dodds' Personal Bests
100m: 10.79
200m, Indoor: 22.07
200m, Outdoor: 21.74
400m, Indoor: 47.69
400m, Outdoor: 47.48

2011 Outdoor
One of the most reliable and consistent sprinters for the Deacs during the season ... Turned in season-best time of 47.68 in the 400m en route to a third-place finish at the Wake Forest Open ... Finished fifth at the ACC Championships in the 400m with a time of 47.76 ... Raced in the 200m once during the season, finishing 13th at the Wake Forest Open in 21.75 ... Member of the 4x400-meter relay that finished in 3:13.32 at the ACC Championships to place fourth ... Will finish his track career ranking eighth all-time on the Wake Forest charts in the 400m with his time of 47.48 recorded during the 2010 season ... Also a member of the school record-setting 4x200m relay team from 2007.

2011 Indoor
Specialized in the 400m during the indoor season ... Recorded his top time of 47.69 at the ACC Championship to place fourth overall ... Also turned in a time of 48.50 in the prelims of the ACC Championship ... Placed third in the 400m at the Virginia Tech Elite in 48.70 seconds ... Competed once in the 500m at the Virginia Tech Invitational, finishing 2nd in a time of 1:04.41 ... A key member of the 4x400-meter relay teams, including the squad that placed seventh at the ACC Championship in 3:16.55 ... Also a member of the team that finished in 3:17.50 to take fourth place at the Virginia Tech Challenge.

2010 Outdoor
Member of relay team that earned fifth place with a time of 41.70 in the 4x100 race at the 2010 ACC Outdoor Championship ... Placed third in the 200m at the Orange and Purple Classic in a season-best time of 21.74 ... Placed fifth in the 400m at the ACC Championship in a personal-best time of 47.48 ... Earned first place in the 400m at the Orange and Purple Classic ... Placed fourth in the 400m at the Spec Towns Open ... Member of 4x400m relay team that earned second at the Tiger Track Classic, fourth at the ACC Championship and first at the Wake Forest Open ... Earned sixth place in the 1600m Sprint Medley Relay at the Raleigh Relays.

2010 Indoor
Placed sixth in the 200m with a time of 22.07 at the NY Armory Duals ... Member of 4x400m relay team that finished fourth at the ACC Indoor Championships ... Part of 4x400m relay team that earned second place with a time of 3:12.11 at the NY Armory Duals

2009 Outdoor
Best performance of the spring came at the ACC Championship where he finished fourth in the decathlon with a personal-best 6,715 points ... Earned his first outdoor All-ACC accolade by finishing second as a member of the 4x400m relay team (3:08.60) ... Was a member of the 4x100m relay team that finished fifth at the ACCs in a time of 41.31 ... Clocked a 10.79 in the 100m at the Auburn Tiger Classic and took 17th at the Georgia Tech Invite with a time of 21.79 in the 200m ... Finished seventh overall at the Deacon Combined Events with 5,389 points in only eight events ... Cleared a season-best 13-06.25 in the pole vault at the DCE and then jumped a personal-best 22-10.75 in the long jump.

2009 Indoor
Clocked a season-best 7.06 to take fourth in the 60m at the NY Armory Duals ... Also took second in the long jump (22-04.50), fourth in the 200m (22.25) and 10th in the pole vault (13-09.25) at the Armory ... Finished first three times as a member of the 4x400m relay team, including claiming his first ACC Title in the event with a time of 3:12.01 ... Had a season-best time in the 4x400 of 3:11.07 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet ... Scored 5,112 in the heptathlon at the ACC Championships to finish seventh.

2008 Indoor and Outdoor
Redshirted.

2007 Outdoor
Placed 10th in the decathlon at the Wake Forest Open ... Member of the third place 4x400m relay team and placed 5th in the javelin throw at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Won the developmental 400m at the Duke Invitational in a time of 49.22 ... Member of the third place 4x400m relay team that placed 3rd at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... Member of the sixth place 4x200m relay team at the Penn Relays ... Ran in 4x400m relay at NCAA semifinals.

2007 Indoor 
Ran a time of 34.81 in the 300m and was a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished with a time of 3.18.16 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Helped the team to a third place finish at the Clemson Invitational as a member of the winning 4x400 relay team ... Placed third in the 60m dash, 16th in the long jump, and 14th in the high jump to finish 11th overall in the heptathlon at the JRF Multi-Event Challenge.

Background
Earned nine total letters in high school ... Won eight state championships in outdoor track in the 100m, 200m, 400m and long jump ... Earned five state championships in the 300m, long jump and 4x400m relay ... Won two state championships in ski jumping and three in footbal ... New Hampshire Gatorade Athlete of the Year for track ... Captain of both the football and track teams ... On the Honor Roll all four years ... Born May 18, 1988 in New York, N.Y. ... Son of Thomas and Bonnie Dodds.

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