Autumn Wilson Debuts With Nation-Leading Performances

* Autumn Wilson won the 100m in a wind-legal 11.36 at the Texas A&M Bluebonnet Invitational

Photo Credit: Roderick Pernetter

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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS -- It was an impressive second day for St. Dominic Savio Catholic's Autumn Wilson at the Texas A&M Bluebonnet Invitational. After sprinting to wind-aided times of 11.43 (+2.8) and 23.66 (+3.3) in the 100m and 200m prelims on Friday, she showed complete dominance on Saturday.

She started day two by looking confident at the starting line. 

The starting gun went off, she came out of her drive phase and the Georgia signee pulled away from the rest of the field. She crossed the finish line with a wind-legal 11.36 (+1.7) to edge out an elite field. 

Jada Lee of Dickson (TX) was the runner-up with an 11.75 and Alyssa Tate of Katy Seven Lakes (TX) finished third in 11.77. 

That was the only beginning of her day.

About two hours later, she lined up in lane six for the 200m final. Her closest competitor Camryn Domonique Dickson from Clear Brook (TX) was a lane over to her outside.

* Autumn Wilson won her second race of the meet in the 200

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Wilson got out aggressively from the blocks and made up the stagger on the rest of the field within her first 100m. 

She came off the bend in the lead and held on for the victory.

Wilson ran through the finish line with a look of astonishment on her face when she saw 23.14 (+4.5) on the scoreboard. Dickson finished second with a 23.61 and Amariya Hardeman was third across the line with a 24.06.

This weekend, Wilson ran the fastest times in the nation in both sprint events. Even with it being the first week of March, her performances at the Texas A&M Bluebonnet Invitational show promise for the rest of the year.  

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