On Young: One of several newcomers to the Villanova sprint group this season ... Has a wealth of potential and should be a contributor to the team during meets ... Capable of being a BIG EAST scorer as he grows into a role in the Wildcats system.
2017-18 Indoor: Ran the 400 meter leg of the Villanova distance medley relay which won a BIG EAST title ... Posted a split of 49.47 and the Wildcats eventually won with a time of 9:48.31 ... Made his collegiate debut at the season-opening Jack Pyrah invitational ... Came in sixth in the 500 meters with a time of 1:06.19 ... Also anchored the 4x400 meter relay for a relay squad which came in third with a time of 3:24.79.
Gilman School: Earned a total of eight varsity letters, including four for the outdoor track & field season, three indoors and one in cross country ... Won a Penn Relays title in the 4x400 meter relay in the Small Private Schools section ... Two-time All-Metro athlete as a junior and a senior ... Was an all-conference performer all four years of high school ... Had personal best times in the 400 meters of 47.4 (relay split) and 48.2 (open race) ... Was a Silver Pin winner in 2015, a Golden Pin winner in 2016 and a recipient of the Blanket Award in 2017 ... Was presented with the Creative Writing Award as a senior.
Club Track: Competed for the Glenarden Track Club and was part of a team which finished third nationally in the 4x800 meter relay in 2016.
Personal: Born 3/19/99 in Baltimore, Md. ... Youngest of three children of Rochelle and Candace Young ... Siblings are Adrien Bowles (23) and Devon Young (22) ... Hobbies include writing and playing video games ... Chose to attend Villanova because he felt it would give him an advantage academically in pursuing his career endeavors, and also for the beauty of the campus, welcoming community and student life options ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
400 Meters (relay) 47.4 High School 400 Meters (open) 48.2 High School
500 Meters 1:06.19 2017 Jack Pyrah Invitational
CAREER AWARDS (Indoor)
BIG EAST Champion 2018 (Distance Medley Relay)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (Distance Medley Relay)
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Distance Medley Relay 1st 2018 Indoor