Member of the DMR team and competed in the 200m and shot put … member of the first place DMR team at the TSU Invitational … DMR team placed first and scored at the Southern Conference Championships.
Member of the 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams … both teams placed first and scored for the Mocs at the Southern Conference Championships … just missed qualifying for the 400m finals at the SoCon Championships … placed 11th in the 400 meter at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational and eighth in the event at the Western Carolina Beynon Catamount Classic.
Placed eighth in the 200m at the Blue Raider Invitational and posted a PR time of 23.09 ... recorded a PR at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial in the 400 meter dash.
Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 400 meter finals placing seventh ... finished fourth in the 400m prelims at the league championships and posted a PR time of 49.05 in the event ... ran both the 200m and the 400m at the Catamount Classic ... placed ninth in the 400m at the Catamount Classic and third in the Boston-Moon Classic in the event.
Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters.
Ravenwood High School
Named to the All-Midstate First Team as a senior year … claimed the title in the 400 meter dash at the Sub-Sectionals during his 2011 senior campaign… followed that with a second place finish at the Sectionals advancing to the state tournament … 400 meter champion at the State Championships with a time of 48.77, just hundredths of a second off his PR of 48.46 … 4x400 meter relay team took sixth at the State Tournament … earned an invitation to compete in the Great Eight Invitational in 2011 for the 400m and the high jump where he claimed the 400m title … current record holder for the 400m at Ravenwood … member of the school-record 4x400m relay team … named Most Valuable male sprinter at Ravenwood in both his junior and senior years … twice named Athlete of the Week for Raptors.
Geoff Nelson ... son of Susan and Geoff Nelson ... brother of Adam ... born April 6 in Elgin, Ill.
NELSON’S PERSONAL RECORDS
200m 23.09 2/2/13 Blue Raider Invitational
400m 50.71 1/26/13 UK McCravy Memorial
200m 23.08 3/23/13 Catamount Classic
400m 48.46 High School