Demonte Willis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Homer, La.

High School:
Homer HS

Height:
6-0

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/27/1989

Experience:
3L

Major:
Sociology

Demonte Willis

2008 Outdoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:10.07)
2008 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2009 Indoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:14.36)
2009 Indoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2010 Indoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:15.62)
2010 Indoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)

Top Marks Indoors Outdoors
400m 47.78 (2/28/2009, Boise, Idaho) 46.98 (5/14/2008, Boise, Idaho)
800m 1:58.62 (1/15/2010, Houston, Texas) -

2011: Did not compete during the 2011 season.

2010: Finished sixth in the 800m at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15), running 1:58.62... Ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished ninth at the Texas A&M Invitational (1/16) with a time of 3:15.08... Also ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay at the Razorback Invitational (1/22-23) as the team finished sixth with a time of 3:13.78... At the WAC Indoor Championshisp (2/25-27), ran the second-fastest time in the 400m prelims with a mark of 48.74 to advance to the finals where he garnered all-conference first team honors by finishing second with a time of 48.23... Also at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/25-27), ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay team that won the WAC title with a time of 3:15.62... Won the 400m at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/20) to open the outdoor season with a time of 48.07... At the LSU Relays (3/26-27), ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished third with a time of 3:15.40 and ran the second leg of the distance medley relay that placed second with a time of 10:11.76... At the 83rd Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (3/31-4/3), ran the third leg of the school record sprint medley relay team that ran 3:20.85 and finished seventh while also running the opening leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished second with a time of 3:08.49 after running 3:11.47 in the prelims... Placed fourth in the 400m at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/10), running 47.37... Sustained a hip injury at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/10) that prematurely ended his season.

2009: Opened indoor season with a 48.91 time in the 400m at the Razorback Invitational (1/23), finishing 19th... Placed 16th in the 400m at the Texas A&M Invitational (2/13), running 48.18... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/27), ran 48.20 in the 400m prelims to advance to the finals where he ran 47.78 to finish third... redshirted the outdoor season.

2008: Earned All-WAC honors for indoor and outdoor track...Earned All-LSWA honors for the outdoor season...Member of WAC outdoor champion 4X400 relay team...Placed third in the 400 at the WAC indoor championships with a personal indoor best time of 48.35 seconds...Finished third in 400 at the WAC outdoor championships with a time of 46.98 seconds, and outdoor season best...

High School: Lettered four years for the Homer High School Pelicans under coach Maz Bursey who also ran for LA Tech... Finished as state champion in the 400M in 2005, 2006 and 2007... Earned state championship in 200M in 2007... Named Team MVP in 2005, 2006 and 2007... Earned All-Area honors in 2004, 2006 and 2007... Finished as 400M indoor champion in 2007... Helped lead Homer to regional championship... Also lettered in football.

Personal: Son of Sandra Willis and Harmon Critton... Has three brothers: Wayne, Corey and Jaylen... Has three sisters: Ashley, Keisha and Harmonica... Born May 27, 1989 in Homer, La.... Chose LA Tech over LSU, Louisiana-Monroe and Tennessee... Majoring in sociology.