The 16 Best Sprint & Hurdle Talents Headed To AAU This Week

IndexMakeriah Harris-Sanaa Hebron-Mario Paul-Kayleigh Stargell-Erriyon Knighton-Bryce McCray-Chanice Spicer-David Foster-Tamaal Myers-Aaliyah Butler-Alexander Nunley-Autumn Wilson-Udodi Onwuzurike-Lucheyona Weaver-Robert Gregory-Talitha Diggs

5. Autumn Wilson

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St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School/Leander Spartans, TX

Class of 2022, Girls 17-18 -- 100m, 200m, 4x100, 4x200

Wilson was definitely good last season as a freshman -- she ran 11.72 in the 100m and 24.03 in the 200m and earned two All-American performances at the AAU Junior Olympics, not to mention a runner-up finish in the 100m at New Balance Nationals Outdoor in the freshman division. 

But 2020 has been much better. 

Stick with us now. Wilson's times haven't been dramatically different from last year. But her consistency has. 

While Wilson has only bested her personal best time in the 100m -- it was an all-conditions mark at that -- by a few hundredths of a second, what's more impressive is her consistency across the board. Nearly all of her outings since June have been within the same wheelhouse: 11.73, 11.66, 12.10 and 11.74. 

Performances can sometimes fluctuate with the competition. But consistency doesn't change. Wilson has shown that. She's gone 24.39, 24.40 and 24.43 in the 200m as well. 

The only thing missing from these events has been incentive and pressure. Once Wilson feels that -- and she will feel it at the Games -- we'd be willing to bet she brings out a whole 'nother level.  


- Cory