2013-14 (Senior) Indoor: Won the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Collegiate Invitational 400-meter dash (48.13), marking a personal best... led the Cougars all season in the 400m... A member of the 4x400m relay team... helped Cougars to a season best time of 3:15.24
Outdoor: Ran in the 400m and as a lead-off leg of the 4x400m relay team... Recorded a season best 47.50 in the 400m to finish 15th at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays... Helped the men's 4x400m relay team to a conference championship, a regional qualifying spot and reaching a national championship berth for the first time in 10+ years... Cougars ran their fastest time of 3:07.09 to qualify for the NCAA National Championships... Named to the All-American Athletic Conference team for the 4x400m relay.
2012-13 (Junior) Indoor: Member of the men's 4x400 relay team that took second at the Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational (3:09.83)... Ran a season best of 48.60 in the men's 400-meter dash at the Texas A&M Invitational... 4x400 relay team ran 3:16.40 to finish fourth overall at the Conference USA Indoor Invitational... Clocked in at 48.83 to place fourth in the men's 400-meter dash at the conference meet... Also competed in the men's 200-meter dash at conference.
Outdoor: Competed in seven meets for the Cougars... Qualified for the NCAA regional meet in the 400m and 4x400m relay... Recorded the fastest time at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the men's 400m dash prelims (47.02)... Starting leg of the 4x400m relay that placed seventh at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (3:09.72).
2011-12 (Sophomore) Indoor: Competed in the 200m, 400m and 4x4... Ran an indoor season best in the 200m of 21.98 at the Conference USA Indoor Championships... Also ran an indoor season best of 48.43 in the 400m at the Conference USA Indoor Championships... Contributed to a first place finished of 3:12.22 in the 4x4 at the 2012 adidas Classic... Ran a season best in the 4x4 at the Texas A&M 12 Team Invitational with 3:09.83, earning a second place finish.
Outdoor: Member of the 4x4 and 4x1 relay team which gained a combined seven top 10 finishes during the outdoor season while with Boyd... Ran a season best of 3:07.18 in the 4x4 earning the team third at the 54th Annual Mt. SAC Relays... Also contributed to a season best of 40.72 in the 4x1, finishing third at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships.. Also, ran in the 400m and 200m, setting season bests of 46.84 and 21.75, respectively.
HIGH SCHOOL Ran for Coach Scott Yates at Klein High School...All district for Football...Was a 2010 USA Junior Championship Finalist in the 400m...3-time Regional finalist...2-time national Junior Champion in the 4x400...Athlete of the year in 08 and 09...Played Football as well in high school.
PERSONAL Full name is Xavier R. Boyd...Born on June 23, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga... Son of Pennie Gordon and Malik Boyd... Father Malik is an NFL scout for the Arizona Cardinals... Has eight siblings in his family.