UCLA Track & Field BIO
Abraham Hall
Player Profile:
Abraham Hall 1802457
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grand Prairie, Texas
High School: South Grand Prairie
Experience: 1 Year
2014 – A NCAA qualifier in the 4x100m relay … Competed in six meets in his first season as a Bruin … Ran the second leg on the relay team … Helped the 4x100m relay team place fifth at the Pac-12 Championships … The relay team posted a season best of 40.37 on the season.
High School — 2012 Gatorade National Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year Abraham Hall has enrolled at UCLA and will join the Bruin track and field team. Hall comes to UCLA from South Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas, where he etched his name as one of the top sprinters in prep history. Hall sprinted his way into the record books by clocking a 100-meter time of 10.19 at the 2012 Class 5A state championships. The 100-meter time was the fastest in the country in 2012 and ranks as the eighth fastest in prep history. He also scorched the oval in the 200 meters, clocking a 20.58 at the same meet to help lead the Warriors to a fourth place finish. The time of 20.58 ranked as the second fastest time in the country and as the 18th fastest in high school history. Hall also won the 100m at the Great Southwest Classic and finished third in the 100 at the adidas Dream Mile. He also competed at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships in Bloomington, Ind., in 2012. For his efforts Hall was also named the Dallas Morning News Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Hall posted times of 10.50 or better in eight races in high school in 2012 and placed first in all but two finals he competed in. He also ran a sub 21.00 in the 200m twice and won every final event he started.
Personal — Was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He also participated in community service initiatives with that group in addition to donating his time to local elementary schools and youth track programs. Hall also played safety on the football team at South Grand Prairie.
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