Rion Spears
    Rion Spears

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sacramento, Calif.

    High School:
    Hiram Johnson HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-6 / 150

    Event:
    Sprints

    Birthdate:
    05/28/1987

    Fresno State: (2008) Ran the sprints for the Bulldogs, hitting personal-bests early in the season ... timed a best in the 200-meter of 22.78 at the UC Davis Quad ... marked an 11.34 in the 100 at the Mt. SAC Dual. (2007) Competed in the 200 and 400 in his second season as a Bulldog ... ran a season-best 50.42 in the 400 at the Cal Poly. (2006) Competed in the 200for Fresno State.

    Hiram Johnson HS: Lettered three seasons in track and field and two in football ... All-Metro League selection in 2004-05 ... track MVP and team captain ... best times of 48.8 in the 400 and 22.1 in the 200.

    Personal: Born May 28, 1987 in Chicago, Ill. ... parents are Marion Spears and Phyllis Owensby ... has three brothers: Remar, Terin and Lamonte and three sisters: Ricco, Phyiara and Alex ... hobbies include singing and writing poetry ... president of Black Student Union ... lists favorite athlete as Michael Johnson ... person he admires most is his mother.

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