BIG EAST Champion
Indoor 4x400-meter Relay (2004)
AS A JUNIOR: Continued her role as one of the team's most versatile sprinters ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championship as an individual in both the 60-meter hurdles and the 500 meters ... won her first BIG EAST Championship as a member of the 4x400-meter indoor relay team ... combined with Kristen Dodd, Okechi Ogbuokiri and Tricia Floyd to finish first in the championship relay with a time of 3:45.23 ... earned points toward the team effort at the BIG EAST indoor meet in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing eighth in the finals ... ran a personal-best 8.67 in the 60-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST indoor meet ... also posted a personal best in the 500 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, winning the competition in 1:13.37 ... also won the 500 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in 1:13.41 ... just missed all-BIG EAST honors in the 500 meters at the BIG EAST indoor meet, finishing fourth in 1:14.19 ... helped Dodd, Ayesha Boyd and Ogbuokiri run a season-best 3:38.56 in the 4x400-meter relay at the Alex Wilson Invitational, finishing second overall ... concentrated on the 400-meter hurdles during the 2004 outdoor season ... qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship with a personal-best 1:00.52 effort in the 400-meter hurdles at the Stanford Invitational (finishing fifth) ... ended up fifth in the preliminaries (1:00.89) and eighth (1:03.13) in the finals of the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST outdoor meet ... just missed all-BIG EAST honors with the outdoor 4x400-meter relay team (along with Dodd, Boyd and Floyd) by finishing fourth in 3:43.28 ... competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional for the second consecutive season, finishing 22nd in the 400-meter hurdles.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Developed into a solid sprinter and hurdler during her second year in the program ... exclusively ran the hurdles as a freshman, but added the 400 and 500 meters to her repertoire in 2003 ... played an important role on the Irish relay teams in `03 ... debuted in 2003 with a victory in the 60-meter hurdles at the Central Michigan Opener to begin the indoor season ... ran her season-best 60-meter hurdle time at the BIG EAST indoor meet, finishing 11th in the preliminaries (8.72) ... worked into Notre Dame's top threat in the 500 meters during the indoor slate ... won the 500 meters against Western Michigan/Ball State and Michigan State ... scored points in the 500 meters at the BIG EAST indoor meet, finishing seventh overall in 1:13.86 ... helped the 4x400-meter relay team of Kristen Dodd, Ayesha Boyd and Kymia Love qualify for the NCAA indoor meet ... squad eventually finished ninth in the field with a 3:38.28 effort ... moved on to the 400-meter hurdles for the outdoor season ... ran a great race to begin the outdoor slate at the Baldy Castillo, finishing second in 1:01.13 ... also finished third in the 400 meters at the Baldy Castillo ... ended up 13th in the preliminaries of the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST outdoor meet ... ran the 400 meters at the inaugural NCAA Mideast Regional, finishing fourth in her heat (55.00) ... once again helped the 4x400 team qualify for the NCAAs, this time at the outdoor meet ... team finished ninth overall at the NCAA outdoor meet in 3:33.53.
AS A FRESHMAN: Immediately stepped in to provide fast times and high finishes in the hurdles ... won her first collegiate competition, the 60-meter hurdles, against Western Michigan and Ball State ... won second consecutive 60-meter hurdle competition against Michigan State, taking first in 8.96 ... improved her time to 8.79 and finished fifth in the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the Meyo Invitational ... qualified for the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the Windsor Team Challenge and improved her time again, finishing second in 8.72 ... qualified for the BIG EAST indoor meet in the 60-meter hurdles and advanced to the finals, finishing behind teammate Tameisha King in the finals to just miss out on all-BIG EAST honors in fourth place (8.69) ... wrapped up the 2002 indoor season with a third-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... first outdoor hurdles race ended up as the 100-meter hurdles at the Arizona State Invitational (15.12) ... also competed in the 400-meter hurdles in Tempe (1:03.24) ... had a solid meet at the Purdue Invitational, finishing second in the 100-meter hurdles (14.68) and fifth in the 400-meter hurdles ... broke through for first outdoor hurdle victory at the Tom Botts Invitational, finishing first in 1:02.59 ... qualified for both hurdle competitions at the BIG EAST Conference outdoor meet, finishing 13th in the 100-meter hurdles (14.58) and seventh in the finals of the 400-meter hurdles (1:03.35).
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: One of the most decorated athletes to graduate from McClellan Business Magnet High School in Little Rock, Ark. ... won the Arkansas High School Heisman as the top prep athlete in the state ... 1998 400-meter hurdle champion at the Junior Olympics ... finalist in the 400-meter hurdles at the 1999 and 2000 Junior Nationals ... four-time All-American in track and field ... won four state championships while earned all-conference, all-state and MVP honors each year of track and field competition ... never lost a single high school race in the 300-meter hurdles ... set the state record in the 100-meter hurdles ... helped her team capture the 2000 state mile relay title by closing a 50-meter gap on the anchor leg ... also won four letters as a forward on the McClellan basketball team ... National Honor Society president ... senior class president ... Future Business Leaders of America member ... named Arkansas Democrat-Gazette female academic athlete of the year in 2001 ... father, David, and uncle, Larry Bryant, both played football at the University of Arkansas ... born Jan. 13, 1983 in Little Rock, Ark. ... member of the 2002-03 BIG EAST Academic All-star team ... enrolled in the College of Science with a science/business major.