LSU Gold
Position
Sprints
Height
5'5
Class
Freshman
Hometown
New Orleans, La.
High School
St. Katharine Drexel Prep

Alia Armstrong’s TFRRS profile (for top performances and meet results)

1x NCAA National Champion
6x USTFCCCA First Team All-American
3x USTFCCCA Second Team All-American
1x USTFCCCA All-American (COVID Year)
5x SEC Champion
5x First Team All-SEC
1x Second Team All-SEC
2023-24 The Bowerman Award Women’s Watch List
2022-23 The Bowerman Award Women’s Watch List
2022-23 All-State Sugar Bowl Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Year
2021-22 World Athletics’ Championships Finalist (100-Meter Hurdles)
2021-22 USATF Outdoor Championships Bronze Medalist (100-Meter Hurdles)
2021-22 The Bowerman Award Women’s Watch List
2021-22 All-State Sugar Bowl’s James J. Corbett Award Winner
2020-21 US Olympic Trials Finalist (100-Meter Hurdles)
All-State Sugar Bowl Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month 1x (06/22)
USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week 1x (03/29/22)
SEC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week 4x (02/01/22, 03/29/22, 03/21/23, 03/28,23)

LSU All-Time Top 10 Performance List
No. 1: Indoor 60-Meter Hurdles (7.81, 2022 Tyson Invitational)
No. 1: Outdoor 100-Meter Hurdles (12.40, 2023 SEC Outdoor Championships)
No. 4: Indoor 60-Meters (7.11, 2022 SEC Indoor Championships)
T-No. 6: Outdoor 4×100-Meter Relay (42.52, 2023 NCAA Outdoor Championships)
T-No. 9: Outdoor 4×100-Meter Relay (42.59, 2022 SEC Outdoor Championships)

Collegiate All-Time Top 10 Performance List
No. 3: Outdoor 100-Meter Hurdles (12.40, 2023 SEC Outdoor Championships)
No. 6: Indoor 60-Meter Hurdles (7.81, 2022 Tyson Invitational)
T-No. 10: Outdoor 4×100-Meter Relay (42.52, 2023 NCAA Outdoor Championships)

2024 OUTDOOR (SENIOR)
The hurdle star only competed in four meets during her final outdoor season, but was able to add to her legacy in that short amount of time… finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.04 seconds at the SEC Outdoor Championships, scoring five points for the Tigers… tallied five points for the LSU women at the SEC Championships, helping the Tigers win the women’s 26th SEC team title… ranked No. 6 in the nation for the 100m hurdles with a season-best time of 12.66 seconds, which she clocked in the SEC Championship prelims… opened her season in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.29 seconds to finish eighth at the LSU Alumni Gold… finished fifth in the 100m hurdles at the LSU Invitational with a time of 12.84 seconds.

2024 INDOOR (SENIOR)
Armstrong missed all of her indoor season a year prior, but closed out her senior indoor with a bronze medal and a time of 7.94 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championship… earned USTFCAA First Team All-American honors in the 60m hurdles… claimed silver in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.96 seconds at the SEC Indoor Championships, earning Second Team All-SEC honors… ranked No. 3 in the nation for the 60m hurdles with a season-best time of 7.90 seconds, which she clocked in a win at the Corky Classic… won five of seven 60m-hurdle competitions during her senior season… opened the season with a time of 8.05 seconds in her win in the 60m hurdles at the LSU Purple Tiger… clocked a season-best time of 7.29 seconds in the 60 meter at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic to place fifth… claimed gold at the Razorback Invitational in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.97 seconds… finished first in the 60m hurdles at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic with a time of 7.91 seconds… took first at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 8.00 seconds in the 60m hurdles… First Team All-American (60mH)… Second Team All-SEC (60mH)… USTFCCCA The Bowerman Watch List member.

2023 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
After missing a majority of the indoor season due to injury, Armstrong bounced back in a huge way during the outdoor season… finished seventh in the final of the USATF Outdoor Championships… crowned the SEC Champion over the 100m hurdles with an LSU record time of 12.40 seconds… her new PR and LSU 100m hurdle record ranks fourth all time in collegiate history… in the SEC hurdle prelims she clocked the third fastest all-conditions time in collegiate history with 12.31 seconds (+2.2 m/s)… the first leg of the SEC 4×100 Championship team that went 42.92 seconds to collect the schools seventh conference relay title in a row… took bronze at the NCAA Championships over the hurdles with a time of 12.49w… helped lead the 4×100 team to bronze also at the NCAA Championships held in Austin, Texas… took second in the 100m hurdles and third in the 4×100 at the NCAA East Preliminaries to punch two tickets to the NCAA Championships… started the season off with a win in the hurdles at the Hurricane Invitational… took first in the 100mH and the 4×100 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou… finished second at the Texas Relays over the 100m hurdles with a time of 12.57 in the final… registered a time of 12.56 to take first in the hurdles at the LSU Invitational… First Team All-American (100mH, 4×100)… First Team All-SEC (100mH, 4×100)… USTFCCCA The Bowerman Watch List member… All-State Sugar Bowl Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Year… SEC Track Athlete of the Week (03/21, 03/28).

2023 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Competed in one meet for the Tigers during the indoor season, taking eighth at the LSU Purple Tiger with a time of 7.60 seconds in the 60.

2022 OUTDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Armstrong solidified herself as the best collegiate hurdler over 100 meters in 2022… took third at the USATF Outdoor Championships to punch her ticket for the World Athletics Championships… clocked a time of 12.31w at the World Championships to take fourth place… crowned the NCAA Champion over 100-meter hurdles with a time of 12.57 seconds in the final… helped lead the LSU 4×100-meter relay team to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships with a time of 42.62 in the final… won the 100 hurdles SEC title with a time of 12.41w in the final… tied her PR of 12.55 seconds in the NCAA Championship preliminary round… qualified for the NCAA Championships with a first place finish in the 100 hurdles opening round, and a second-place finish in the quarterfinals at the NCAA East Prelims… first leg of the SEC Championship 4×100 team, helping the team to a time of 42.59 seconds… ran the collegiate all-conditions record of 12.33 (+2.5 m/s) at the Texas Relays to take first… clocked a PR of 11.43 seconds over 100 meters into a strong headwind (-2.8 m/s) at the LSU Joe May Invitational… ran a PR over 200 meters at the LSU Battle on the Bayou with 22.98… took first in the 100 hurdles and the 4×100 at the LSU Alumni Gold meet… clocked 12.72 in the 100m hurdles at the LSU Invitational to take first place… USTFCCCA The Bowerman Watch List member… First Team All-American (100mH, 4×100)… First Team All-SEC (100mH, 4×100)… All-State Sugar Bowl’s James J. Corbett Award winner… All-State Sugar Bowl Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month (June)… USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week (03/29)… SEC Track Athlete of the Week (03/29).

2022 INDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Crowned the 60-meter SEC Champion with a final’s time of 7.11 seconds, which ranked third in LSU history and first in the nation for 2022… represented LSU at the NCAA Championships in both the 60m and 60 hurdles… made LSU history with the fastest time in the 60 hurdles ever, taking first at the Tyson Invitational with 7.81 seconds… her time of 7.81 seconds also led the nation in 2022… recorded seven first-place finishes during the indoor season… started the season off in first place for the 60 hurdles at the LSU Purple Tiger… took first at the Red Raider Open in the 60 hurdles with her first sub-eight second time (7.96) of the season… led the way at the Razorback Invitational, taking first in the 60-meter hurdles… clocked 7.16 seconds in her first 60 flat of the season at the New Mexico Classic… first Team All-SEC (60m)… USTFCCCA The Bowerman Watch List member… SEC Track Athlete of the Week (02/01).

2021 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Finalist in the 100 meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials … clocked career best of 12.65 in the semifinals of the 100 meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials … time of 12.65 is the second fastest in LSU history … represented LSU at the NCAA Championships in the 100 meter hurdles (16th) … earned silver at the Texas Relays in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 12.85 … ran PR of 11.71 in the 100 meters at the Crimson Tide Invitational to place sixth … clocked readout of 13.13 in the 100 meter hurdles at the LSU Invitational to finish sixth … placed third in the 100 meter hurdles (13.81) at the Louisiana Classics.

2021 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Finished 10th at the SEC Championships in the 60 meter hurdles (8.26) … finished second at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a time of 8.32 in the 60 meter hurdles … also earned silver at the Louisiana Invitational with a readout of 8.32 in the 60 meter hurdles … registered season best of 8.21 at the Charlie Thomas Invitational in the 60 meter hurdles to claim bronze.

2020 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Ran personal best time of 7.95 in the 60 meter hurdles at the Tyson Invitational to place second … the time of 8.95 is No. 3 in LSU history … took fifth place at the SEC Championships in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.15 … garnered silver in the 60 meter hurdles at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 8.07 … finished second in collegiate debut with a time of 8.24 in the 60 meter hurdles at the Purple Tiger Invitational … placed fourth at the Corky Classic in the 60 meter hurdles (8.29) … registered sixth-place showing at MLK Jr. Invitational with a readout of 8.21 in the 60 meter hurdles … registered PRs of 7.54 in the 60 meter dash and 24.38 in the 200 meter dash … ended the season with the No. 3 60 meter hurdle time in the NCAA (7.95).

PRIOR TO LSU – St. Katharine Drexel HS
2019 New Balance indoor national bronze medalist in the 55 meter hurdles (7.75) … won four state titles at the 2019 LHSAA State Championships with wins in the 100 meter hurdles (13.39), 300 meter hurdles (42.60), 4×200 meter relay (1:42.89), and 4×400 meter relay (3:59.53) … named Most Outstanding Performer of the Meet … did not lose a 100 meter hurdle or 300 meter hurdles race during her high school season as a senior in 2019 … won the 2019 indoor LHSAA state title in the 60 meter hurdles with a readout of 8.59 … 2018 New Balance Outdoors national runner up in the 100 meters (11.62) … 2018 USATF Junior Olympic champion in the 100 meter hurdles with a readout of 13.40 … claimed four state titles in 2018 as a junior at the LHSAA State Championships in the 100 meter hurdles (14.11), 300 meter hurdles (43.34), 4×200 meter relay (1:43.93), and 4×400 meter relay (4:02.06).

PERSONAL
Born on December 28, 2000, in New Orleans, LA… Taking up interdisciplinary studies at LSU.

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