Photos from the final day of action at the 2012 Big 12 Championships in Manhattan, Kan.
Earned first team All-American honors as the runner up in the 400 meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships with a school record time of 48.89...runner up at the Big 12 Championships in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 49.60...winner of the Penn Relays 400 meter hurdles with a time of 50.72...earned a total of seven top-five finishes during the outdoor season including six top-three finishes and four first place finishes...also competed in the 400 meter where he ran a season-best time of 48.63 at the Willie Williams Classic to finish fifth....competed in the 110 meter hurdles where he ran a season-best time of 13.93 to finish fourth in the finals of the Texas Relays (3/28-31).
Totaled five top-five finishes in hurdle events...garnered three top-three finishes...recorded a personal-best time of 7.27 in the 55 meter hurdles at the Texas Tech Open (1/20/12)...member of the 4x400 relay team that finished third at the Big 12 Championships with a season-best time of 3:08.86...the 4x400 team never finished outside the top-five all season.
Earned first team All-American honors in the 400 meter hurdles with a fifth place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...ran a time of 50.01 in the preliminaries to win heat...ran a time of 50.15 in the finals...also earned first team All-American honors as a member of the 4x400 relay team...ran personal best wind-aided (2.2) time of 13.65 in the 110 meter hurdles at the Texas Tech Open on April 2...ran seasonal-best time of 13.86 in the 110 meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championships (5/15/11)...also a member of the 4x400 relay team that earned a third-place finish at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 3:04.49...ran a season-best time of 49.30 in the 400 meter hurdles at the Texas Tech Open (4/2/11)...was a member of the shuttle hurdle relay team that captured the program's first-ever win at the Penn Relays with a time of 56.03...the shuttle hurdle relay team was later honored by the USTFCCCA as one of the top relay teams in the country for the 2011 season.
Collected a total of six top five finishes in hurdle events...ran a seasonal-best time of 7.28 in the 55 meter hurdles at the Texas Tech Open (1/22/11)...recorded a seasonal best time of 7.83 in the 60 meter hurdles at the Tyson Invite (2/11/11)...ran a seasonal-best time of 50.51 in the 400 meter dash at the Texas Tech Open (2/5/11)...was also a member of the 4x400 relay team.
All-American in the 400M hurdles ... All-Big 12 in the 400M hurdles and 4x400M relay ... season bests of 13.89 in the 110M hurdles, 49.97 in the 400M hurdles and 3:06.42 in the 4x400M relay ... won three races during the season ... member of the Puerto Rican National Team ... competed in the 2010 Central American & Carribean Games with the 4x4 ... ran a time of 3:04:98 missed breaking the national record of 3:04:87
Competed in the 55m hurdles, 60M hurdles and 4x400M relay ... season bests of 7.47 in the 55M hurdles, 7.98 in the 60M hurdles and 3:08.13 in the 4x400M relay.
Named All-Big 12 in the 110M hurdles and 400M hurdles ... season best of 13.97 at the Big 12 Championships in the 110M hurdles ... season best of 51.50 in the 400M hurdles at the Tech Invitational ... competed in the Midwest Regional in both events ... member of the sprint hurdle relay that placed fourth at the Penn Relays.
Earned All-Big 12 honors in the 60M hurdles with a seventh place finish ... ran a season best of 7.91 at the Lobo Invitational ... clocked a season best of 7.42 in the 55M hurdles ... member of the 4x400M relay that won the Lobo Invitational that ran a time of 3:11.68.
Graduated from Westfield High School ... ran track and field ... high school All-American in the 60M hurdles ... '08 Nike Indoor National finalist ... two-time district and regional champ in the 300M hurdles ... state runner-up in the 300M hurdles in 08 ... finished 3rd at the Jr. Olympics in the 400M hurdles in '07 ... three-time champion in the 300M hurdles at the TSU relays ... best times in are a 7.8 in the 60M hurdles, 13.44 in the 110M hurdles, 36.7 in the 300M hurdles, 52.2 in the 400M hurdles.
Born October 19th to Danny Mason and Julia ... has five siblings Justin, Briana, TJ, Donavon and Janesah ... father played football for Blinn Junior College and Sam Houston State and uncle was a member of the Puerto Rico National team and competed in the 1992 Olympics ... hobbies include going to church, having a good time with family and friends and running ... majoring in corporate communications with a minor in Spanish.