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Desmond Wiggan
Desmond Wiggan
Height: 5-10
Weight: 135
Year: Junior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Zebulon B. Vance H.S.
2009: Desmond had another great season as a sophomore for the Rams...He was one of the team's top runners as a sophomore...He had a pair of fourth place finishes at the UNC-Pembroke Invitational and the Salem College Invitational...His best 8K time of the season came at the Race of Champions at the American Cross Country Festival...He finished 72nd with a 27:17 at the event.

2008: Desmond had a great freshman season with the Rams with some of the top finishes on the team all season long...He opened the season with a great effort at the UNC-Pembroke Invitational...He finished the 6,437m event in 21:45.67 and finished third in the event...He posted another top 20 finish one week later at the Adidas Wolfpack Invitational...He finished the 5K event in 16:41 and placed 16th...His best 8K effort of the season came at the Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic where he finished 88th in 27:38.40.

Personal: Desmond will join the Rams cross country team this fall...He is a talented runner who should give the team a lift this season...He is a well-decorated high school athlete at Zebulon B. Vance High School...He earned numerous honors including being named a four-time All-Conference honoree, a two-time All-Region honoree, and an All-State honoree...He was a two-time conference champion and a two-time conference champion...He also earned numerous indoor track & field honors as well...He earned All-State honors in the 200m dash and in the 1600m run...He also earned a number of honors in outdoor track & field, including being named to the All-State team in six events and making the all-region team nine times, and earning all-conference honors 12 times...He was also a two-time conference MVP in outdoor track & field...He is a Business Administration major and is the son of Desmond and Joan Wiggan.