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  Will Ricks
Will Ricks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hopewell, Va.

High School:
Sussex Central

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3-I / 3-O


Ricks's Career-Best Marks:
200m (I) - 22.73
400m (I) - 48.06
200m (O) - 21.42
400m (O) - 47.44

Career Honors:
• All-East (Indoor: 400m - 2006; Outdoor: 400m - 2005, 4x400m - 2007)
• First-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 400m - 2006, 4x400m - 2005-07; Outdoor: 4x400m - 2007)
• Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 400m - 2005 & `07; Outdoor: 400m - 2005)
• Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2005)

In Navy's Record Books:
• 4x400m - Indoor (3:12.07 - 1st, 3:13.71 - 3rd)
• DMR - Indoor (9:41.71 - 3rd)
• 4x400m - Outdoor (3:09.48 - 3rd, 3:09.71 - 4th, 3:10.60 - 10th)
• Sprint Medley - Outdoor (3:24.81 - 8th)

2006-07:
Saw action in the 200-meter and 400-meter dash events as a junior ... totaled three first-place performances ... tallied 13 top-five efforts on the year ... placed second in the indoor 400-meter dash at the Patriot League Championship ... scored points at the league championship in the indoor and outdoor 400-meter dash and outdoor 200-meter dash ... met the IC4A Championship qualifying standard in both the indoor and outdoor 400-meter dash ... placed 17th in the preliminary round of the 400-meter dash at the outdoor IC4A Championship ... ran the opening leg of the 4x400-meter relay that broke the school record at the Iowa State Classic (3:12.07).

2005-06:
Advanced to the IC4A Championship in the 400-meter dash during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... posted a 48.08-second showing in the finals at the indoor championship to finish eighth ... won the event at the Patriot League Indoor Championship with a time of 49.08 seconds ... posted season-best outdoor time at the league championship with his 48.13-second effort ... team's fastest runner in both the indoor and outdoor 400 meters ... raced to a time of 22.73 seconds during the finals of the indoor 200-meter dash at the Patriot League Championship to finish fourth ... recorded a 22.45-second showing in the prelims at the league outdoor championship.

2004-05:
Tied his season-best time of 47.44 seconds in the outdoor 400-meter dash at the IC4A Championship in placing third ... ran same time in the preliminary round of the IC4A Championship ... part of an indoor 4x400-meter relay unit that crossed the finish line in 3:21.37 ... placed second at the league championship in both the indoor and outdoor 400 meters ... owned Navy's top-four outdoor and top indoor 400-meter times ... accounted for five first-place times in the 400 meters during his freshman campaign.

High School:
Attended Sussex Central High School ... earned four letters each in football and track ... member of track team that won the 2003 state championship ... named all-state in track and served as captain during his senior year.

Personal:
Son of William Ricks and Vivian Wiggins ... born July 30, 1985, in Petersburg, Va. ... majoring in mechanical engineering.

01/05/15 at Princeton 11:00 AM
01/09/15 Mount St Marys, American, Lehigh, UMES 4:00 PM
01/10/15 Mount St Marys, American, Lehigh, UMES 11:00 AM
01/17/15 Delaware State 11:00 AM
01/24/15 at Rhode Island Invitational 11:00 AM