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Joshua Childs
  Joshua Childs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano West HS

Height:
6-3

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Experience:
3L


Junior (2003-04): (Indoor) Competed in five events . . . finished fifth in the 400-meters at the WAC Championships . . . set a personal-best in the 400-meters at the Razorback Invitational with a time of48.46 . . . ran a 21.82 in the 200-meters at the WAC Championships . . . clocked a 1:14.11 in the 600-yard run at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . was part of the 4x400 relay team that finished first at the Missouri Southern Open Invitational and third at the WAC Championships. . . (Outdoor) Competed in three meets . . . recorded career best times in the 800-meter (2:05.85) at the Hurricane Invitational and 1,500 (4:41.85) at the TCU Invitational.

Sophomore (2002-03): (Indoor) Participated in seven meets. . . recorded the squad's top time for the 400-meters at the WAC Championships, with a personal-best mark of 48.61 for fifth place . . . was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third in the WAC . . . also posted a personal-best in the 200-meters (22.72) and the 600-yard run (1:19.26) . . . (Outdoor) Competed in six meets . . . finished first in the 400-meters at the Pittsburg State Open . . . was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that won the UALR Open . . .set personal-best marks in the 200-meters (21.94) and 400-meters (47.93) at the WAC Championships where he finished eighth in the 400-meters at the WAC Championships.

Freshman (2001-02): (Indoor) Participated in five meets . . . had the team's fifth-best time of the season in the 400-meter dash with a 52:14 mark at the Iowa State Classic . . . posted the squad's third-best time of the year in the 600-yard run with a time of 1:18:05 at the J. D. Martin Invitational . . . was a member of a 4x400-meter relay team . . . had the top-finish in the triple jump with a jump of 12.98m at the Texas Tech Invitational . . . finished in sixth place at the Oklahoma All-Comers meet . . . had a 15th-place finish at the Missouri Southern Invitational in the 400m run . . . had a ninth-place finish at the Missouri Invitational in the 600 yard run . . . (Outdoor) Participated in six events . . . earned a second-place finish in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.30 at the UTA Open. . . had the top team finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 47.93 at the WAC Championships . . . was a member of the sprint medley relay, 4x400-meter relay and the 4x440-yard relay teams . . . finished seventh in the 200-meter run at the Arkansas-Little Rock Invitational . . . earned a third-place finish at the WAC Outdoor Championships in the 400-meter run.

High School: won two letters for track...set five school records and earned his team's Golden Spike Award as a senior at Plano West High School . . . also played football, basketball, baseball and golf. . . was a third-team all-district selection for basketball . . . was Defensive Player of the Year in basketball . . . was a member of the North Texas all-defensive team . . . named to Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Elementary education major . . . son of Vansetta Childs . . . born June 2, 1983.