Hundreds gather to celebrate the retirement of UC's hall of fame coach
School Record: 400 meter outdoor - 46.29; 400 meter indoor - 46.59.
2008: Named the BIG EAST Most Outstanding Track Performer at the outdoor championships with a win in the 400 meters, a seventh-place showing in the 200 meters, and running legs on the BIG EAST Champion 4x100 relay team and fifth-place 4x400 relay squad ... at the conference meet, his 400 meter time of 46.29 broke Jeff Walker's 1979 school-record time of 46.42 ... won the 400 meters and the 200 meters at the All-Ohio Championships ... recorded times of 46.54 in the 400 meters and a regional-qualifying mark of 21.13 in the 200 meters, the second-best mark in school history.
2006: Won a pair of 400 meter titles during freshman campaign ... led off 4x400 relay team that finished second at BIG EAST Championships (3:10.15).
Personal: Born May 15, 1987 ... son of Pamela Drakeford.
Academic Major: Mechanical engineering technology.