Shaquille Walker Athlete Profile

Shaquille Walker

Position: Mid Distance Height: 5-10 Weight: 140 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012 | 2015 Hometown: Richmond Hill, GA Last School: Richmond Hill High School



All-America

  • 2012 USTFCCCA Second Team 4x400 meters (Outdoor)

Personal

  • Born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • Parents are Gemimi Walker and Brenda Mallett-Walker
  • Has a twin brother
  • Enjoys playing the guitar
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England

Before BYU

  • Sixth-fastest 800m all-time in Georgia
  • Four-time all-state
  • Two-time state champion in the 800m
Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
1:45.78 800 meters 2015 Sun Angel Classic
1:17.32 600 meters 2015 New Mexico Indoor Classic
46.00 400 meters 2015 Robison Invitational

Career Stats



2012 | Freshman Year

  • USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team

2015 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Undefeated through indoor season until NCAA Championships
  • Ran the fastest 800-meter indoor time (1:47.44) in school history at the University of Washington Indoor Invitational
  • Ranked 10th in the 600 and 800 meters coming into the NCAA Indoor Championships

Outdoor

  • Set new school record in the 800 meters (1:45.78)
  • Best 800 time in the nation at the time he recorded it, ranked second heading into NCAA preliminaries
  • Ran a 46.00 400 meters at the Robison Invitational—good for fifth all time in school history
  • Anchored BYU's sprint medley relay team that had the second-best time in the nation (3:14.74)
  • Anchored BYU's best 4x400m time (3:03.82)
  • Fifth place in 800m at NCAA Championships, garnering first-team All-America honors
  • Anchored fifth-place 4x400m at NCAA Championships, garnering first-team All-America honors