|Hometown:||Sulphur Springs, Texas|
|High School:||Sulphur Springs H.S.|
2012 (Track and Field): Ran in seven meets on the year for A&M-Commerce, competing mainly in the 800 and 1,500 meter runs ... Opened up the season with a season-best 1:58.78 in the 800 meter run, placing second ... Ran a 2:00.52 at the Hendrix Invitational, placing fifth, followed by a 2:01.68 at the Oklahoma Baptist Open ... In the 1,500 meter, posted a season-best 4:02.69 at the Mean Green Spring Invitational, good enough for a seventh-place finish ... Finished sixth at the Hendrix Invitational with a 4:02.91 ... Notched a fourth-place finish at the Michael Johnson Dr. Pepper Classic (4:04.21) and a 10th-place finish at the Bobby Lane Invitational (4:04.95) ... Ran a 4:04.53 at the Lone Star Conference Championships, placing 11th ... Ran the 5,000 meters at the Bobby Lane Invitational, logging a time of 16:06.09.
2011 (Cross Country): Competed in all six events for the Lions, notching three top-25 finishes ... Finished 12th at the Texas Wesleyan Ram Rumble, posting a season-low time of 27:19 ... Notched a 15th-place finish at the Southern Arkansas Lois Davis International (28:37) ... Placed 22nd at the season-opening Midwestern State Stampede (20:08) ... Recorded a 35th-place finish at the Lone Star Conference Championships with a time of 27:20 ... Competed in the NCAA South Central Regionals, finishing 99th (34:40).
2011 (Track and Field): Competed in six events for A&M-Commerce, running primarily the 1500 and 5000 meter races ... In the 1500, notched a season-best time of 4:09.83 at the Mean Green Twilight ... Posted a 4:10.56 showing at the Lion Invitational, placing third ... In the 5000 meter, posted a season-best 15:48.06 showing at the Tarleton State Invitational ... Placed 23rd at the Lone Star Conference Championships with a time of 16:44.31 ... Also placed 13th at the LSC Championships in the 10000 meter run (34:53.79).
2010 (Cross Country): 34th at the UTA Season Opener ... 94th at the NCAA South Central Regional ... 58th at the LSC Championships ... 48th at the ECU Tiger Chase Invitational ... 115th at the Cowboy Jamboree.
2009 (Cross Country): 118th at the NCAA South Central Regional and 58th at the LSC Championships ... 31st at the West Texas Buffalo Stampede ... 103rd at the Brooks Memphis Twilight.
Prior to A&M-Commerce: A three-sport, two-year letterwinner at Sulphur Springs High School ... Qualified for the regional cross country meet as a junior and as a senior after leading Sulphur Springs to back-to-back district titles ... Named the team MVP as a senior on both the cross country and track and field teams ... In addition to participating in cross country and in track and field, he also played two years as the goalkeeper on the soccer team ... Served as the team captain as a senior.
Personal: Born June 27, 1990 ... Son of Jay and Johanna Hicks.
Hicks' A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
800 Meter Run: 1:58.78 - Lion Preseason Invitational (Feb. 24, 2012)
1,500 Meter Run: 4:02.69 - North Texas Mean Green Spring Invitational (Apr. 7, 2012)
5,000 Meter Run: 15:48.06 - Tarleton State Invitational (Mar. 10, 2011)
10,000 Meter Run: 34:53.79 - Lone Star Conference Championships (May 8, 2011)