Black Knights looking to avenge indoor losses to Midshipmen.
Personal Bests 400m: 47.85 - LSU Invitational, April 2, 2011 4x100 Relay: 41.05 - Patriot League Championships, May 6-7, 2011 4x400 Relay: 3:12.57 - Patriot League Championships, May 1, 2010* High Jump: 2.09m - Patriot League Championships, Feb. 19-21, 2010 Long Jump: 7.32m - Army-Navy Dual Meet, April 10, 2010
* - USMA record
2012 Patriot League Outdoor long jump champion ... 2012 Patriot League Indoor 4x400m relay champion ... 2011 Patriot League indoor long jump champion... 2010 Patriot League outdoor 4x400m relay champion ... Army-Navy champion and IC4A qualifier in the long jump and high jump indoors ... swept Patriot League championships in the indoor and outdoor 400m and and the Rookie of the Meet Award as well.
2012 Men's Team Captain
Crowell Open (1/7) Place: Rank on Team:
50.14 2 of 36 1
Army 6-Way (1/14) Place: Rank on Team:
50.67 3 of 15 3
5.59m 18 of 19 4
Harvard Challenge (1/21) Place: Rank on Team:
1.98m 2 of 4 2
Army-Navy (2/4) Place: Rank on Team:
2.04m 2 of 6 2
6.93m 3 of 6 2
Patriots (2/17-19) Place: Rank on Team:
49.41 2 of 16 1
1.94m T8 of 11 3
6.88m 6 of 13 2
Bulls Invite (3/16) Place: Rank on Team:
48.58 6 of 44 1
7.09m 8 of 26 1
Dick Shea (3/31) Place: Rank on Team:
1.99m 3 of 6 2
Army-Navy (4/7) Place: Rank on Team:
52.48 6 of 6 3
1.99m T2 of 4 T1
7.15m 1 of 6 1
Patriots (5/4-5) Place: Rank on Team:
1.89m 9 of 10 4
7.11m 1 of 13 1
2011: Began junior season with a win in the 400m at the Crowell Open, crossing the line in 50.04 ... did not compete again until indoor Star Meet against Navy ... placed second in long jump (6.91m) and fourth in high jump (1.99m), while running a leg on the winning 4x400 relay team (3:19.25) ... enjoyed successful day at Patriots, winning the long jump (7.25m) with the seventh-best distance in Army history ... also placed second in 400m (49.32) and seventh in high jump (1.99m) ... concluded indoor campaign with 4x400 relay team at IC4As ... relay recorded a 3:12.65 finish, establishing an indoor Academy record ... finished 400m in career-best 47.85 in stacked field at LSU Invitational ... turned in another solid performance at Navy, winning the 400m (48.66) as well as the 4x100 relay (43.64) and 4x400 relay (3:16.64) ... was runner-up in long jump (7.11m) and placed fourth in high jump (1.94m) ... ran a leg of the winning 4x100 relay team at the West Point Open ... helped 4x100 relay team place fourth in its heat at the Penn Relays ... earned a pair of third-place finishes at the outdoor Patriot League Championships ... ran a leg of the 4x100 relay team which finished in 41.05, while recording a distance of 7.24m in the long jump ... relay time ranks tied for third all-time at West Point.
2010: Opened the season with a pair of event wins at the Crowell Open, including the 4x400 relay and high jump ... 2.04m high jump eclipsed IC4A standards ... competed at three consecutive meets at The Armory to prepare for the Patriots ... met IC4A standards in the 400m with a time of 48.82 ... turned in a solid performance at the indoor conference championships ... placed runner-up in the 400m (49.32) and high jump (2.09m) ... also earned points for a fourth-place finish in the long jump (7.05m) ... career-best high jump mark ranks fourth all-time at the Academy ... earned valuable points at indoor Star Meet win in Annapolis ... won the 400m with a season-best time of 48.54 ... placed second in the high jump (1.99m) and long jump (7.02m) ... concluded indoor season at IC4As, placing 17th of 23 in the long jump (6.71m) ... began the outdoor season by winning the long jump at the Bulls Invitational in Tampa, Fla. ... distance of 7.12m stretched career-best mark ... also recorded a 2.08m height in the high jump to rank eighth all-time at the Academy ... followed with a career day at the Military T&F Championships in Lexington, Va., establishing a career best in the 400m ... finished in 48.00 to best a field of 22 ... won the high jump title with a height of 2.05m ... also a member of the winning 4x400 relay unit ... runner-up in the long jump (7.07m) ... continued hot streak into Dick Shea Open, winning the high jump (1.99m) in his lone event of the weekend ... dominated at outdoor Star Meet against Navy, winning every event he competed in ... took first in the long jump (7.32m), high jump (1.99m) and 400m (48.32), leading Army to a fourth-straight victory over the Midshipmen ... long jump mark ranks seventh all-time at the Academy ... member of 4x400 relay team which won outdoor Patriot League title ... also placed fifth in the long jump ... earned fourth-place finish in the high jump at IC4As, eclipsing the bar at 2.02m ... also a member of 4x400 relay team which finished in 3:14.51 to rank third in the Army record book.
2009: Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (2/10) after winning high jump and long jump titles vs. Navy with IC4A-qualifying marks of 2.08m in the high jump and 7.17m in the long jump ... won 400m (48.91) indoor Patriot League title and qualified for the IC4As in first-ever collegiate attempt at the race ... also on the champion 4x400m team ... scored in the high jump (sixth, 1.99m) and long jump (fourth, 7.10m) ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (1/13) after debuting with a winning 1.94m high jump and a second-place long jump of 6.91m at the Crowell Open ... won long jump (7.42m) and took second in the high jump (1.84m) at the Army Quad ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Meet at outdoor Patriot League Championships after winning the 400m and placing second in both the high jump (2.00m) and long jump (7.01m) ... placed second in the long jump (6.96m) at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... placed second in high jump at Navy with mark of 1.93m ... opened the outdoor season at the USF Bulls Invitational with a win in the long jump (6.87m) ... won both the high jump (1.95m) and long jump (6.63m) the following week at the Dick Shea Invitational ... matched outdoor-best high jump at Penn Relays with jump of 2.00m.
High School: Track and field and basketball star at Harvest Preparatory School ... named Most Valuable Player senior year on regional championship team track team ... captained both teams ... garnered all-state academic honors sophomore and senior years.
Personal: Michael Hutchins ... son of Michael and Karen Hutchins ... mother, Karen, served as a reserve officer ... younger brother, Joseph ... is a published poet ... involved in many USMA clubs ... member of AWANA (Approved Workers Are not Ashamed), Officer Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ball Room Dancing, Howitzer (Yearbook) Club, and Theater Arts Guild ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... majoring in management.