UNC Track & Field Bio
 Javonte Lipsey
Lipsey Lipsey 817107

OLYMPIC TRIALS QUALIFIER • 2-TIME ALL-AMERICA  3-TIME NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIER • 2-TIME NCAA FIRST ROUND QUALIFIER • 2-TIME ACC CHAMPION • 5-TIME ALL-ACC HONOREE

Personal Records:

400 - 47.18 • 400 Hurdles - 50.65

Redshirt Sophomore: Earned All-ACC honors for his contribution to the men's 4x400 relay team that took first at the ACC Outdoor Championships and also for placing second in the 400-meter hurdles • Set a new personal record in the 400-meter hurdles at 50.65 • Earned All-America honors for helping the 4x400 relay team take fifth at the NCAA Indoor Championships • Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 4x400 and the 400-meter hurdles placing 18th and 10th respectively • Finished 11th in the 400 at the ACC Outdoor Championships • Earned one point for the men's team at the ACC Indoor Championships, placing eighth in the 400 • Helped the men's 4x400 team take second at the ACC Indoor Championships • Helped the 4x400 team set the school's second-best indoor time at 3:06.49 and the school's third-best outdoor time at 3:04.80 • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore: Earned All-ACC honors for his contribution to the second-place men's 4x400 relay • Competed individually in the 400 with a season-best 47.77 at the ACC Championships where he qualified for the final • Also competed at the Armory Collegiate Invitational • Did not compete during the outdoor season due to injury.

Freshman: Olympic Trials Qualifier • NCAA National qualifier and second-team All-America selection • Earned All-ACC Indoor honors for his participation in the first-place 4x400 relay • Won the ACC Championship in the 400-meter hurdles • Earned a new PR in the 400-meter hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships racing 50.67, the fastest time on the team in 2012 • Member of the NCAA Nationals qualifying 4x400 relay • Ran a PR in the outdoor 400 at 47.18.

Prep: Earned All-America status in 2010 as the national runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles • A three-time captain for his track and field team • Named all-state three times • State champion in the 300 intermediate hurdles • Also played football for four years and is trained in mixed martial arts.

Personal: Member of the Caribbean Student Association at UNC • Has 14 brothers and sisters • One brother runs track at Central Michigan • Javonte Uriah Lipsey is the son of George and Dovie Lipsey • Born October 17, 1992.

 

Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Portage, Mich.
High School: Portage Northern High School
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