University of Iowa Athletics
Hurdles

Chris Douglas

Class Fr.
Hometown Deerfield, Ill.
High School Deerfield

2019 — Indoor – All-American… placed sixth in 60-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships (7.83), running a 7.79 in prelims… placed third in 60-meter hurdles at B1G Championships (7.84), running a collegiate-best 7.75 in prelims… that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed second in 60-meter hurdles at Tyson Invite (7.76), Sevigne Invite (7.81), Jimmy Grant Invite (7.82) and Black & Gold Premier (7.84)… Outdoor – Big Ten Champion, winning 400-meter hurdles with a collegiate-best and team-leading 50.32… that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on team-leading 800-meter relay at Florida Relays (1:28.29)… that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa…  placed fifth in 110-meter hurdles with a season-best 13.93 at B1G Championships… placed fifth in 110-meter hurdles at Sun Angel Classic (13.98)… placed fourth in 110-meter hurdles (14.16) and third in 400-meter hurdles (51.38) at Drake Relays… ran 400-meter hurdles at NCAA West Preliminary (50.44), qualifying for NCAA Championships (53.15)… Academic All-Big Ten… Iowa’s B1G Sportsmanship Award winner.

2018 — Indoor – All-American, placing 14th in 60-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships (7.95)… won 60-meter hurdles with a team-leading 7.76 at Black & Gold Premier… placed third in 60-meter hurdles at Big Ten Championships (7.80), running a season-best 7.76 in prelims… placed second in 60-meter hurdles at Wieczorek Invite (7.80) and third at Tyson Invite (7.81) and Hawkeye Invite (7.84)… Outdoor – All-American, placing 11th in 110-meter hurdles (13.76) and 18th in 400-meter hurdles (52.16) at NCAA Championships… led team in 110-meter hurdles (13.76) and 400-meter hurdles (50.44), which ran sixth and fourth, respectively, all-time at Iowa… placed 11th in 110-meter hurdles (13.88) and 12th in 400-meter hurdles (50.70) at NCAA West Preliminary… placed third in 400-meter hurdles (51.00) and sixth in 110-meter hurdles (13.96) at Big Ten Championships… ran collegiate bests in 400-meter hurdles (50.44) in Big Ten prelims… placed second in 110-meter hurdles (13.92) and 400-meter hurdles (50.52) at Drake Relays… won 400-meter hurdles (at Battle on the Bayou (50.90)… ran third leg on team-leading 800-meter relay (1:25.87) at Florida Relays… the relay time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… USTFCCCA all-academic team member… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – placed second in 60-meter hurdles with a season-best at Larry Wieczorek Invite (7.82)… placed second in 60-meter hurdles at Larry Wieczorek Invite (7.87), second at Hawkeye Invite (7.95) and third at Black & Gold Premier (7.88), running event at Big Ten Championships (7.88, 7.96) and Tyson Invite (7.98)… Outdoor – placed eighth in 400-meter hurdles at Big Ten Championships, running a season-best 51.53 in the prelims… ran 14.23 in 110-meter hurdles in Big Ten Championships prelims, winning event at Baldy Castillo Invite (14.40) and placed eighth at Mt. SAC Relays (14.46)… placed 10th in 400-meter hurdles at Florida Relays (51.98)… placed fourth in 110 and 400-meter hurdles at Musco Twilight (14.31, 52.94)… ran 110 and 400-meter hurdles at Drale Relays (14.47, 52.39)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2016 — Indoor – placed ninth in 60-meter hurdles at Big Ten Championships (8.07), running a season-best 7.96 in prelims… won 60-meter hurdles at Alex Wilson Invite (8.06), running event at Razorback Invite (8.07)… Outdoor – ran 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles at Musco Twilight (14.23, 54.19), Jim Click Shootout (14.66, 52.82), Texas Invite (14.64, 53.24), Pepsi Florida Relays (14.60, 53.12), Big Ten Championships (14.74, 54.25) and Baldy Castillo Invite (14.78, 55.58)… his collegiate-best 110-meter hurdles time of 14.23 ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… Dean’s List student… USTFCCCA All-Academic team member… letterwinner.

High School — 300-meter hurdle state champion and fourth-place finisher in 110-meter hurdles senior year… four-time all-conference selection… team MVP and captain senior season… second-team all-state honoree junior year… holds three school records (110mH, 300mH, 200m)… honor roll student.

Personal — born February 10, 1997… son of Paul and Anne Douglas… has a brother, Thomas… computer science major.

Douglas’ Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
60-Meter Hurdles (I) 7.75 at B1G Championships 2/22/19
110-Meter Hurdles (O) 13.76 at NCAA Championships 6/6/18
400-Meter Hurdles (O) 50.32 at B1G Championships 5/12/19