Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform 60 - 7.11 (Indoor) 60H - 7.94 (Indoor School Record) 110H - 13.93 (School Record) Big South Individual Titles (2) 2017 Indoor 60 Hurdles 2017 Outdoor 110 Hurdles
All-Big South Honors (2) 2017 Indoor 60 Hurdles - 1st 2017 Outdoor 110 Hurdles - 1st 2017 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.) • Liberty's first Big South men's 110 hurdles champion since 2004 • Advanced to the 110 hurdles quarterfinals at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet • The Liberty men's 110 hurdles record had stood at 14.20 since 1998 before Atkinson broke it three times • Atkinson ran a wind-aided 14.12 at the VertKlasse Meeting (April 1), 14.01 at the Gamecock Invitational (April 15) and 13.93 in the first round of the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet (May 26) • Placed ninth in the Penn Relays men's 110 hurdles final (April 29) • Anchored the Flames to the second-fastest shuttle hurdles relay time (58.98) in program history, May 3 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier • Big South Presidential Honor Roll member 2016-17 Indoor Track & Field (R-Fr.) • Big South men's 60 hurdles champion • Placed sixth in the IC4A 60 hurdles final • Named Big South Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week on Jan. 25, following a record-breaking season debut at the Liberty Kickoff • The Liberty men's 60 hurdles record had stood at 8.08 since Feb. 21, 1999 before Atkinson clocked 8.07 in the Liberty Kickoff prelims and 7.94 in the final (Jan. 21) • Led off for the Flames' shuttle hurdles relay team which clocked a school-record time of 32.88 at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational (Jan. 27)
2016 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.) • Did not compete in any meets for Liberty and was redshirted 2015-16 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.) • Competed in only one meet due to injury • Placed fourth in the 60 hurdles at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup in a Liberty freshman-record time of 8.25. The effort was the fastest time by a Big South hurdler in 2016.
Prep • Graduated from Kingston College • Clocked a 110 hurdles time of 13.85 • Placed fifth in the 110 hurdles at the 2014 ISSA Grace Kennedy National High School Boys and Girls Championships Personal • Son of Dennis Atkinson and Winsome Hall-Dailey • Birthday is Dec. 6 • Majoring in aeronautics