Position
Sprints/hurdles
Height
5'4
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
San Antonio, Texas
High School
Converse Judson HS

Events: 60H (8.24), 100H (12.93w/13.21)

CAREER CAPSULE
Was a three-time participant in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships during her collegiate career at LSU … Nearly earned All-America honors in 2007 with a 12th-place finish in the event at the national meet … Also ran the 100 hurdles at the NCAA Championships in 2006 and 2008 … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor meet in 2007, finishing the meet in 13th place … Helped the Lady Tigers win back-to-back SEC Outdoor titles in 2007 and 2008 by finishing seventh and fifth, respectively, in the 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Finished her career ranked No. 9 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list with a personal-best time of 8.24 … Also finished with a personal best of 13.21 in the 100 hurdles.

2008
Was an NCAA Championships qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles during her senior season … Advanced to the semifinal round at the national meet where she was disqualified … Was 16th in the preliminary round after clocking a time of 13.40 … Qualified automatically to compete at the NCAA Championships following her fourth-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships … Clocked a career-best wind-aided time of 12.93 in the regional final … Scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships, crossing the finish line with a wind-aided time of 13.42 … Helped the Lady Tigers defend their SEC Outdoor crown at the conference meet in Auburn, Ala. … Kicked off the outdoor season by winning the 100 hurdles at the Willie Williams Classic, clocking a time of 13.43 … Also lined up in the event at the LSU Tiger Relays (13.40), Texas Relays (13.63), LSU Alumni Gold (13.27) and Penn Relays (13.46) … Ran on the foursome that set a new collegiate record in the shuttle hurdle relay at the 114th Penn Relays … Teamed with Tenaya Jones, Jessica Ohanaja and Nickiesha Wilson to clock a time of 52.77 to take home the prestigious Championship of America title in the event … Did not compete during the indoor season.

2007
Earned her second career trip to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento where she competed in the 100-meter hurdles … Finished 12th in the event at the national meet … Punched her at-large ticket to Sacramento after clocking a new personal best wind-legal time of 13.21 at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships … Helped the Lady Tigers to their first SEC Outdoor title since 1996 with a seventh place finish in the 100 hurdles at the conference meet … Won the event title at the LSU Tiger Classic (13.23) … Ran on the foursome that finished second in the shuttle hurdle relay at the 113th Penn Relays … Made her first career appearance in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. … Finished 13th in the event at the NCAA meet … Clocked a new personal-best time of 8.24 in the 60 hurdles at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, moving her into the No. 9 spot on the school’s all-time indoor performance list … Finished 10th in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships … Earned third-place finishes in the 60 hurdles at the Purple Tiger Classic (8.33) and Lobo Invitational (8.29) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for her outstanding performance in the classroom.

2006
Earned a trip to the NCAA Championships in the 100-meter hurdles with a runner-up finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional, clocking a time of 13.28 in the final heat … Ran a wind-aided time of 13.04 to win her preliminary heat at the NCAA Mideast Regional and earn a spot in the event finals … Narrowly missed earning all-conference honors in the 100-meter hurdles as she clocked a personal-best time of 13.14 to finish in fourth place at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Took second place in the event at the Tiger Classic with a wind-aided time of 13.65, while also finishing in third place at the LSU Tiger Relays after running a wind-aided time of 14.16 … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season, clocking a seasonal best of 8.49 to finish third in her preliminary heat at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Finished third at the meet with a time of 8.58 in the event finals … Also posted third-place finishes at both the Purple Tiger Invitational (8.64) and LSU Invitational (8.54) … Finished fourth at the LSU Twilight with a time of 8.66 … Competed in the 60 meters in just two meets during the indoor season … Finished 12th at the SEC Championships in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.25.

2005
Was an NCAA regional qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles … Clocked a seasonal best of 13.62 at the SEC Championships … Had other top times of 13.76w at the LSU Alumni Gold and 13.96 at the Sun Angel Classic … Ran the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season … Won the Bayou Bengal Invitational with a personal-best time of 8.47 … Just missed scoring at the SEC Indoor Championships, placing ninth overall with a time of 8.58 … Also ran the 60-meter dash at two meets … Top time of the season was 7.77 at the Holiday Inn Team Invitational.

PRIOR TO LSU
Attended the University of Texas in Austin in 2004 … Did not compete during the outdoor season … Four-year letterwinner at Converse Judson High School in San Antonio, Texas … Led the Rockets to regional and district titles all four years, in addition to qualifying for the Texas 5A state championships each season … Was the state runner-up in the 100 hurdles as a senior (13.68) … Won the district and state titles in the 100 hurdles as a junior … Earned All-America honors in the 100 hurdles in 2002 … Holds Judson school records in the 100 hurdles (13.31), 100 meters (11.53), 4×100 relay (45.3) and 4×200 relay (1:38.7) … Also holds regional, district and city record in the 100 hurdles.

PERSONAL
Full name is Angel Laronda Boyd … Born on Feb. 25, 1985 … Daughter of Vince and Martha Ann Boyd … Father, Vince, played football at Troy State … Has three older siblings named Rodney, Myron and Vinston.

 

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