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Jovaine Atkinson

Class: R-Sophomore Position: Hurdles Height: 6-0 Previous School: Kingston College Hometown: Spanish Town, Jamaica

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