Men and women show strength in 400-meter hurdles at GINA Relays
Jade Barber, relays provide highlights in Des Moines
Big Ten prevails in conference showdown
Bamgbose returns a pair of record-breaking performances on the day
Invitational will feature All-Americans, Olympians across events
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in seven meets during the track & field season … finished fifth in the 800 and third as part of the ‘B’ 4x400 relay team at the Blue and Gold Invitational to start the year … placed fifth in the 800 meters at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational … came in 11th in the 800 at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 58th in the same distance at the Meyo Invitational … placed 17th in the 800 at the Alex Wilson Invitational … was 14th in the event at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … wrapped the season at the Gina Relays, finishing 19th in the 800 meters championship.
AS A FRESHMAN:Did not compete during the cross country season ... had an impressive start to the indoor track & field season by finishing 12th of 17 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 800m run (1:58.11) ... ventured away from the 800m run just once during both the indoor and outdoor seasons, finishing 17th of 28 runners in the Meyo Invitational 1,000m run (2:29.83) ... had an indoor season best mark in the 800m run in a 15th place finish among 23 runners at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:53.39) ... experienced a strong start to the outdoor season by placing sixth among 19 runners at the Victor Lopez Classic 800m run (1:55.30) ... recorded a personal outdoor season best mark in the 800m run at the Hillsdale College Relays in a 17th place finish (1:54.06) ... ended the outdoor season with a 19th place finish among 32 runners at the Billy Hayes Invitational 800m run (1:56.20).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Lawrence Central High School (Indianapolis, Ind.) in the spring of 2013 ... Conference Indiana Champion and Marion County Champion (800m) ... junior year helped the Bears to a team state track & field championship ... sophomore year, set a new state record as a member of the 4x800m relay team on their way to a county, sectional regional and state championship ... 4x1,600m champion at New Balance Nationals (2012) ... was awarded Lawrence Township Athlete of Character and AP Scholar with Distinctions ... mother, Jackie, played field hockey at the University of Virginia ... born in Berkeley, Calif., to the late Charles Turner and Jackie Turner ... brother, Matt, attends Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.