Torrance Hunt
Torrance Hunt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

High School:
Jordan

Position:
Sprints


2012-13 Track & Field: Participated in the men's 60-meter dash...Won the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 6.80 in the 60-meter finals...Claimed first in the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier with a career-best time of 6.69 in the finals following a first-place finish in the prelims with a time of 6.71...Competed in 11 60-meter dash events and finished in the top 10 in all of them and placed in the top five in nine...His personal-best time of 6.69 is good for third on the ECU top 10 list...A member of the ECU football team.

High School: As a track letterman, posted a 4.25 time in the 40-yard dash - the fastest clip recorded at the Nike Combine this year...Also booked a school-record 6.38 clip in the 55-meter sprint during the indoor season, which ranked as the fourth-fastest time nationally...Owns a 41-inch vertical jump and a 4.37 20-yard shuttle time...Earned MVP honors at the Nike Sparq Athletic Combine...Also lettered in football as he played on both sides of the ball during prep career, but finished as one of the region's top all-purpose backs during senior campaign...Compiled 622 rushing yards and 238 reception yards on 12 catches...Was also program's top kickoff return specialist, racking up over 300 yards and three touchdowns (95, 96 and 98-yard returns)...In all, was responsible for 10 touchdowns in 2008 for coach Mike Briggs at C.E. Jordan High School...Logged 71 tackles, five interceptions and 14 pass breakups as a member of the Falcons' secondary as a junior in 2007 and was chosen to the all-conference team...Earned two varsity letters and was program's team captain as a senior...Top prep effort was a 21-carry, 221-yard performance against Riverside High School in 2008...Invited to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game ... Racked up over 1,200 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns as a sophomore on program's junior varsity squad...Helped lead JV unit to consecutive conference titles as the Offensive MVP...Stands No. 44 among all cornerbacks according to ESPN.com.

Personal: Full name is Torrance Antonio Hunt...Born January 28, 1991 at Durham, N.C...Son of Terry Hunt and Samantha Leak...Indicated an interest of entering the sports sciences academic program at ECU with a business management minor...Lists current Tennessee Titans' running back Chris Johnson as favorite all-time Pirate player...Has worn No. 34 on a uniform since age six...Says reptiles are a "hobby" of choice...Names former running back great Emmitt Smith as favorite NFL player...Identifies his parents as the most influential people on his career.