|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Freedom HS|
2005 Outdoor:Competed in the long jump at six events, finishing in the top-10 three times… posted a season high 6.64 meter jump in a fifth place effort at the Clemson Invitational… finished eighth at the SoCon Outdoor Championships with a 6.53 meter leap… also finished eighth in the triple jump at the SoCon Outdoors with a 13.31 meter jump. 2005 Indoor: Finished 23rd in the 200 meters at the East Tennessee Indoor in 23.59… won the long jump event at the East Tennessee Indoor with a 6.75 meter jump… leapt a season best 6.82 meters at the SoCon Indoor Championships, finishing fourth… competed in the triple jump at three meets, posting top-10 finishes each time… finished seventh at the SoCon Indoors with a season best 13.08 meter jump. Prep: Two-year letterwinner in track and field ... won team track and field MVP both years for his performance at regionals and state ... ranked seventh in the state in the 4X100 ... a two-sport athlete Strickland also participated for one year as a wide receiver, earning most improved honors. Personal: Born on Nov. 4, 1986 ... plans to major in the technology field ... son of Glenn and Regina Wakefield ... full name is William Nathan Strickland.