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Amir Brock
Amir  Brock

Hometown:
Egg Harbor Twp., N.J.

High School:
Egg Harbor Township

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/07/1998

Experience:
Fr./Fr.

02/25/2018

Men's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Championships (Day 2)

Villanova won its seventh indoor BIG EAST title in Staten Island, N.Y. on February 24, 2018.

On Brock: Made an immediate impact on the team while getting his first taste of collegiate competition during the 2017-18 indoor season ... Competed well at the BIG EAST Championships and should continue to develop along with a number of other young sprinters in the Wildcats program.

2017-18 Indoor: Led off the team's BIG EAST champion 4x400 meter relay and also scored individually with a fourth place finish in the 200 meters at the BIG EAST Championships ... Had a split of 48.98 on the opening leg of the 4x400 relay, which Villanova eventually won with a time of 3:12.84 ... Posted a personal best time of 21.80 in the 200 meters to earn his fourth place finish in the final of the event ... Also stood in fourth place after being clocked in 21.88 during the preliminary heats ... Made his collegiate debut at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where he finished seventh in the 500 meters with a time of 1:06.20 and also ran the leadoff leg of the 4x400 meter relay which finished third in 3:24.79 ... Tallied a time of 35.75 in the 300 meters at the Nittany Lion Challenge and ran the second leg of the 4x400 relay which came in third in 3:13.38 ... Ran in the seeded section of the 400 meters at the Columbia Challenge and produced a time of 50.51 ... Also ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay at the Columbia meet, with Villanova finishing third in the relay with a time of 3:15.98 ... Competed in the 200 meters, the 400 meters and the 4x400 relay at the Villanova Invitational ... Finished fourth in the 200 meters in 22.10 and was fifth in the 400 meters with a time of 49.13 ... His 4x400 relay squad came in third with a time of 3:18.68 ... Finished with a time of 22.16 in the 200 meters while competing in the invitational section of the event at the FastTrack National Invite.

Egg Harbor Township High School:
Competed at the varsity level in track & field all four years and ran primarily in the 100 meters, the 200 meters and the 400 meters ... School record holder in the 400 meters with a time of 47.55 ... Outdoor sectional champion in both the 200 meters and the 400 meters as a senior, and also placed fifth in the 400 meters with a time of 47.74 at the Meet of Champions ... Anchored the 4x400 meter relay squad to a first place finish at the 2016 indoor Meet of Champions ... Won Cape Atlantic League titles in the 200 meters in both 2016 and 2017 ... Earned All-South Jersey honors in the 4x400 meter relay as both a junior and a senior, as well as in the multi events his senior year ... Also played two years of varsity soccer as a center defender ... Varsity Scholar academically in 2015.

Personal: Born 12/7/98 in New Brunswick, N.J. ... One of three children of Duane and LaKeisha Brock ... Siblings are Rashon (25) and Ahmad (14) ... Brother, Rashon, played college basketball at Arcadia and graduated in 2013 ... Enjoys writing in his spare time, along with superhero movies and spending time with family and friends ... Chose to attend Villanova for its location, the feel of the campus and the small class sizes ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

PERSONAL BESTS

200 Meters                21.60                    2018 BIG EAST Championships
300 Meters 35.75 2018 Nittany Lion Challenge
400 Meters 47.55 High School
500 Meters 1:06.20 2017 Jack Pyrah Invitational

CAREER AWARDS (Indoor)

BIG EAST Champion                                  2018 (4x400 Meter Relay)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (4x400 Meter Relay)

CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor)

BIG EAST Champion                                  2018 (4x400 Meter Relay)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (4x100 Meter Relay)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (4x400 Meter Relay)

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

4x400 Meter Relay         1st                      2018 Indoor, 2018 Outdoor
4x100 Meter Relay 3rd 2018 Outdoor
200 Meters 4th 2018 Indoor
200 Meters 5th 2018 Outdoor

Schedule