Dominique Charles

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pearland, Texas

    High School:
    Dawson HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 155

    Position:
    Sprints

    Experience:
    2L

    Dominique Charles

    06/12/2014

    Track & Field Closes out Day Two of Nationals

    Issac Williams earns All-America second team honors in 110-meter hurdles

    06/10/2014

    Track & Field Sends 11 to NCAA Nationals

    Eleven athletes, two relays to compete against nations best in Eugene, Ore., this week

    05/31/2014

    Eleven Cougars, Two Relays Qualify For Nationals

    Men's team shines in final day of Regionals, Nine will represent Houston at NCAA Nationals

    03/01/2014

    Wallace, Collins Become Two-Time Conference Champions

    Brittany Wallace breaks her own 400m school record on the way to an American Conference Championship

    02/28/2014

    Men's DMR Wins Conference Championship

    Walker, Charles, Fernando, Barraza recorded fourth best time in Cougar History to set the American Conference record

    • 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championship Qualifier - 4x400m
    • 2014 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 4x400m
    • 2014 American Conference Outdoor Champion - 4x400m
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Outdoor) - 4x400m
    • 2014 American Conference Indoor Champion - DMR
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Indoor) - DMR
    • 2013 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 4x400m
    • 2012 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 4x400m

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    60m 7.19 1.31.14
    200m 23.79 1.25.14
    400m 48.44 1.25.14
    Outdoor Date
    200m 22.51 4.7.12
    400m 47.94 5.13.13

    2013-14 (Junior)
    Indoor: Competed in the men's 60m, 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay at seven meets for the Cougars... Recorded a personal best of 48.44 in the men's 400m during the Howie Ryan Invitational (Jan. 31)... Led Houston 4x400m relay team to a 7th place finish at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational with a season best time of 3:15.24... Also ran the 400m leg of the champion men's DMR at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships... Also ran the first leg of the men's 4x400m relay at conference championships where the Cougars finished 4th overall... Named to The American All-Conference team for the men's DMR.

    Outdoor: Was a primary member of the men's 4x400m relay team... 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 (Sophomore)
    Indoor:
    Competed in four meets for the Cougars... A member of the men's 4x400 relay team that placed fifth with a time of 3:15.73 at the Texas A&M Invitational...Placed ninth in the men's 400-meter dash with a time of 50.41 at the Howie Ryan Indoor Invitational and Multi's.

    Outdoor: Competed in seven meets for the Cougars... Helped the 4x400m relay team qualify for the NCAA Regionals...

    2011-12 (Freshman)
    Indoor:
    Contributed to the 4x4 team, ran an indoor season best of 3:12.80 (6th) in the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational... Competed in the 400m running an indoor season best of 49.79 at the Texas AM Invitational.

    Outdoor: Set a personal best in the 200m with a time of 22.46 at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic... Ran a season best of 47.94 in the 400m at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships... Set a season best on the 4x4 relay team with 3:07.18 (3rd) at the 54th Annual Mt. SAC Relays... Placed first in the Conference USA Championships in the 4x4.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Graduated from Dawson High School in 2011... in senior year won first place in the men's 400 meter at the following meets, Pearland Dawson Invite, Arlington Bowie Relays, Clear Springs Relays, TX Region III-4A, and the Pearland Regional Qualifier Invite... places in 2nd in 400 at the 4A state finals.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Dominique Rashad Charles... Born Nov. 27, 1992 in Houston, Texas... Son of Gary Charles... Volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Clothe The Needy, Feed the Hungry, and Brown Bag Project... His biggest athletic influence is his father... Aspires to major in Health Science and become an anesthesiologist... Enjoys playing video games and spending time with family and friends.

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