Position
Sprints
Height
5'9
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Greensboro, N.C.
Major
Finance
High School
Southeast Guilford Senior HS

Career Record 

2020 All-American (indoor 4x400m relay)
2020 All-SEC Second Team (Indoors)

2020 INDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Member of the 4×400 meter relay team that won the bronze medal at the 2020 SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:31.23 … winner of the 600 meter run in her season debut at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a personal best time of 1:37.31 … placed fifth in the 200 meter sprint at the Corky Classic with a time of 24.28 … Ran a personal best time of 54.30 in the 400 meter run to place fifth at the MLK Jr. Invitational … registered a time of 24.38 in the 200 meter dash to place 15th at the MLK Jr. Invitational … recorded a personal best time of 24.18 in the 200 meter dash to place 16th at the Razorback Invitational … placed 18th in the 400 meter race with a time of 54.77 at the SEC Indoor Championships … helped the 4×400 meter relay to gold at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 3:32.87.

2019 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Ran on 4×400 meter relay team that placed 12th at the NCAA Championships … represented LSU at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 400 meter dash … claimed gold in the 400 meters at the Louisiana Classics with a time of 53.87 … member of the 4×400 meter relay that finished second at the Miami Hurricane Invitational with a readout of 3:34.68 … helped 4×400 meter relay to bronze at the Battle on the Bayou (3:37.79) … member of the sprint medley relay that clocked time of 3:50.41 at the Texas Relays to place third … also ran on 4×400 meter relay at Texas Relays that took fifth (3:39.43).

2019 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Ran at the NCAA Championships as a member of the 4×400 meter relay that finished 12th with a time of 3:38.42 … helped 4×400 meter relay to a seventh-place finish at the SEC Championships with a readout of 3:33.72 … took third in the 400 meter dash at the Red Raider Invite (56.50) … helped 4×400 meter relay to silver at the Red Raider Invite with time of 3:44.40 … took seventh in the 200 meter dash (25.07) at the UAB Invitational … ran on 4×400 meter relay squad that took fifth at the Tyson Invitational (3:35.50).

PRIOR TO LSU

One of the nation’s top 400-meter sprinters in the Class of 2018 to sign a National Letter of Intent at the NCAA Division I level … Crowned the North Carolina High School Athletics Association Class 4A State Champion as a junior in 2017 with a personal-best time of 53.53 seconds in the state final … Ended the 2017 outdoor season as the No. 5-ranked high school 400-meter runner in the Class of 2018 in the United States … Also placed fourth in the 200-meter final at the 2017 NCHSAA Class 4A Outdoor State Championships to cap her junior season at Southeast Guilford Senior High School … Won a NCHSAA Class 4A silver medal in the 300-meter dash during the 2017 indoor season while running 39.11 in the state final … A seven-time state finalist in North Carolina during her prep career … Followed her junior season by earning the title of 2017 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Silver Medalist in the 200-meter dash while sprinting to the finish line in 23.97 (-2.5) in the national final … Also a 200-meter finalist at the 2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals where she placed seventh nationally with a seasonal-best time of 24.18 (+1.4) to highlight her sophomore season … Competed in the 400 meters at New Balance Outdoor Nationals in 2017 … Set her 200-meter personal best with a time of 23.80 at North Carolina’s AAU District Qualifier in the summer of 2017 … Placed 14th in the 200 meters and 17th in the 400 meters at the 2017 USA Track & Field Junior Championships in Sacramento, California … Crowned an All-Metro Conference Champion three times while running for Southeast Guilford Senior High School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kiya Alexia Oviosun … Born on Oct. 3, 2000 … Parents are Evans and Sherren Oviosun … Has one older sibling, Kellie Washington … An honor student during her time at Southeast Guilford Senior High School while maintaining a 4.5 weighted grade-point average … Plans to major in finance at LSU.

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