Position
Sprints
Height
5'9
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Elk Grove, Calif.
High School
Sheldon HS

Event: 400M (IN: 52.45; OUT: 51.75)

4-time NCAA Champion
10-time All-American
3-time NCAA Mideast Regional Champion
5-time SEC Champion
6-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
A standout 400-meter runner throughout her four-year career at LSU … Won four NCAA titles, five SEC titles, eight All-America honors and six All-SEC awards while running on the Lady Tigers’ 4×400-meter relay team … Ran the third leg on the foursome that set the indoor school record of 3:29.06 during the 2005 season … Also anchored the Lady Tigers to the second-fastest time in school history at 3:25.78 to win the NCAA Outdoor title in 2006 … Won a pair of individual All-America honors in the open quarter during the 2006 season … Finished sixth in the 400 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships before placing eighth in the event at the NCAA Outdoor Championships that season … Finished her collegiate career with personal bests of 52.45 indoors and 51.75 outdoors … Ranks No. 5 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list and No. 7 on the school’s all-time outdoor performance list.

2008
Continued to shine while running the anchor leg on LSU’s 4×400-meter relay team throughout the 2008 season … Won her fourth NCAA title after anchoring the relay to victory at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a seasonal-best time of 3:31.14 … Also ran anchor on the relay that clinched the team title for LSU at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa … Teamed with Brooklynn Morris, Kelly Baptiste and LaTavia Thomas to finish second with a seasonal-best time of 3:28.33 … Outdistanced the fifth-place finish by Arizona State to defeat the Sun Devils by the score of 67-63 to give LSU its first national championship since the 2004 season … Also anchored the relay to SEC Indoor (3:31.89) and SEC Outdoor (3:32.09) titles in 2008 … Won her third career NCAA Mideast Regional title by anchoring the squad to a time of 3:32.22 … Was also a member of the squad that won relay titles at such meets as the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (3:34.74) and Tyson Invitational (3:35.01) during the indoor season and the Texas Relays (3:29.72) during the outdoor season … Individually, was an NCAA Championships qualifier in the 400 meters during the outdoor season … Finished 23rd in the event at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after running 54.48 in qualifying … Earned an at-large berth into the national meet following her seventh-place finish in the open quarter at the NCAA Mideast Regional … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 52.74 in the regional final … Set an indoor seasonal best of 53.92 at the Cyclone National Qualifier.

2007
Earned a national title and a pair of All-America honors as the anchor on the nation’s premier 4×400-meter relay team … Led the squad to its third NCAA crown in four years with a first-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Held off the world’s premier 400-meter runner in Natasha Hastings of South Carolina with a 51.16 split on the anchor for her third NCAA title and eighth All-America honor as a Lady Tiger … Foursome clocked the seventh-fastest time in school history at 3:28.07 … Also anchored LSU’s 1,600-meter relay to titles at the SEC Indoor Championships (3:29.86) and NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (3:30.40) … Ran the 400-meter leg on the foursome that won the Championship of America title in the sprint medley relay at the prestigious 113th Penn Relays … Received All-America recognition during the indoor season by anchoring the 4×400-meter relay to a third-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Competed in the open quarter at both the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships … Punched her ticket to Sacramento for the NCAA Outdoor Championships by finishing third at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (52.92) … Just missed earning a pair of individual All-America honors in the 400 meters as she finished ninth at the outdoor national meet and 10th at the indoor national meet … Helped the Lady Tigers to their first SEC Outdoor title since 1996 as she anchored the relay to All-SEC honors with a second-place finish while also crossing the finish line in sixth place in the 400 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Posted an indoor seasonal-best time of 52.94 to finish fourth in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships … Recorded an outdoor seasonal best of 52.33 to win the 400-meter title at the LSU Alumni Gold.

2006
One of LSU’s top performers in the 400 meters throughout the season, ran the anchor leg of the Lady Tigers’ 4×400-meter relay team that won national titles at the NCAA Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Team clocked a 3:29.33 in the final heat at the NCAA Indoor Championships and a scorching 3:25.78 in the finals of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, which is the second-fastest time in school history … Ran the anchor leg on the 4×400 teams that won titles at the SEC Indoor Championships (3:32.20) and NCAA Mideast Regional (3:28.93) … Also earned a pair of All-America honors while competing individually in the 400 meters … Clocked a time of 52.72 to finish sixth at the NCAA meet during the indoor season and a 52.38 to finish eighth at the outdoor meet … Shattered her previous PR in the event by more than a second after running the seventh-fastest time in school history at 51.75 to take second place at the NCAA Mideast Regional … Took first place in the event at the UNM Lobo Invitational during the outdoor season with a time of 53.83 … Earned a third-place finish at the New Balance Invitational with a matching time of 53.83 … During the indoor season, took second at the Miami Elite Invitational (52.45) and fourth at the SEC Championships (52.80).

2005
Earned a pair of All-America honors during her freshman campaign … During the indoor season, ran the third leg on the Lady Tigers’ 4×400-meter relay team that earned All-America status for their fourth-place finish at the NCAA meet … Also ran on the 4×400 teams that won the SEC Indoor title in meet-record time (3:29.06) and won the New Balance Invitational in meet-record time (3:31.92) … Individually, qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 400 meters … Finished 13th at the national meet, crossing the finish line in 53.69 … Scored at the SEC Championships with a seventh-place finish in the event and a time of 53.67 … Posted her fastest time of the indoor season during the prelims of the NCAA Championships, finishing in 53.30 … Clocked 54.52 to win the Holiday Inn Team Invitational … During the outdoor season, earned her second All-America honor as a member of the Lady Tigers’ 4×100-meter relay team … Joined with fellow freshmen Ashley Owens, Jessica Ohanaja and Kelly Baptiste to finish fifth with a seasonal-best time of 43.67 … Also ran the anchor leg on the 4×400-meter relay that placed 13th at the NCAA Championships (3:36.37) … Again qualified individually to the NCAA Championships in the 400 meters … Placed 21st with a time of 53.82 … Finished fourth in the open quarter at the NCAA Mideast Regional (53.12) … Placed third at the SEC Championships with a seasonal-best time of 52.95.

PRIOR TO LSU
Four-year track letterwinner for coaches Bob Baker, Jay Smith and Derek Downs at Sheldon High School … Named to the All-USA Girl’s Track Team in 2004 … Was a member of the World Junior Team that won gold in the 4×400-meter relay … Posted the fourth fastest high school 400-meter time in the nation in 2004 (53.55) … Came to LSU with PRs of 23.60 in the 200 meters and 52.77 in the 400 meters.

PERSONAL
Born on March 21, 1986 … Daughter of Dorian and Angela Lawrence … Father, Dorian, played soccer at New York Tech … Has four siblings, whose names are Anieshia, Mykel, Daysha and Khameron.

 

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