Darius Oxley
Darius Oxley
Height: 6-0
Weight: 177
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: Blake
Position: Sprints

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 400m dash at the Big Dawg Invitational on his home track at UMBC Stadium… Finished seventh with a time of 52.18.

2013-14 Indoor: Ran in the 400m and 500m events during winter season for the Retrievers… Placed 19th in the 400m competition at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships… Recorded a top 400m time of 50.71 at the NYU Team Challenge, while his top 500m time of 1:07.06 came at the Penn State Relays.

Background: Named Blake High’s Most Outstanding Athlete and Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season… Helped the Bengals achieve a second-place finish in the 4x400 relay at the Maryland State Championships… Also lettered in soccer.

Personal: Son of DeAnna Gilliam… Has two sisters, Chloe and Grace, and two brothers, Joseph and Joshua… Plans to major in math… Born May 3, 1997.