OUTDOOR:NCAA Honorable Mention All-American ... competed on the 4x100 meter relay team at the NCAA Championships ... placed sixth in the 4x400 meter relay at the SEC Championships ... helped the sprint medley relay team set a school record at the Florida Relays with a time of 3:48.94 ... helped the 4x100 meter relay team to first-place finishes at the Rhodes Classic and the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the 400 meters with a personal-best time of 53.22 at the Mississippi Open, which ranks her fourth-best in school history ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Member of the 4x400 meter relay team ... finished sixth in the 4x400 meter relay at the SEC Championships ... ran a personal-best time of 54.64 in the 400 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic, which ranks her fifth best in the 400 meters in school history.
OUTDOOR: Competed in both sprint relays the entire season, including at the NCAA Championships ... helped the 4x100 meter relay team to a season-best 44.96 at the LSU Alumni Gold, finishing in third place ... helped the 4x400 meter relay team to the second-best time in school history with a 3:34.60 and a third-place finish at the Drake Relays ... at the SEC Championships, helped the 4x100 team to a fifth-place finish (45.27) and the 4x400 squad to a sixth-place showing (3:37.08) ... ran a career-best 54.38 time in the 400 meters in the prelims at the NCAA East Regional, which ranks her in the top five in school history ... SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.
INDOOR: Competed on the 4x400 meter relay squad that made it to the NCAA Championships, finishing 12th there with a time of 3:45.45 ... helped the 4x400 relay squad to a victory and the second-fastest time in school history with a 3:35.40 at the Notre Dame Last Chance Meet ... also helped the 4x400 team to a third-place finish with a 3:37.51 at the SEC Championships ... clocked a personal-best 7.53 in the 60 meter prelims at the SEC/Big 12/Conference USA Challenge before going on to a seventh-place showing with a 7.58 in the finals ... crossed the finish line with a personal-best 24.24 in the 200 meters in the SEC Championship prelims.
OUTDOOR: Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... selected as a member of the Division I U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team ... named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... ran the second leg of the 1600 meter sprint medley and helped Ole Miss set a new school record with a time of 3:50.68 en route to a third place finish at the Florida Relays ... ran the fourth fastest time in school history in the 100 meters with an NCAA regional mark of 11.54 en route to a fourth place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational ... ran the second leg of the 1600 meter sprint relay team that helped Ole Miss finish in first with a time of 3:51.15 and claim its first Drake Relay relay title in school history ... posted an NCAA regional mark in the 100 meters at the Alabama Relays with a time of 11.70 en route to a second place finish ... also took third in the 200 meters at the Alabama Relays with a time of 24.68 ... finished in second place in the 100 meters at the Mississippi Open with an NCAA regional time of 11.65 ... turned in a sixth place finish in the 200 meters with a time of 24.13 at the LSU Alumni Gold meet.
INDOOR: Earned a second place finish at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic in the 55 meters with a time of 7.12 ... also won the individual title in the 200 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic with a time of 25.19.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Four-year letterwinner in track and field at West Jones High School under head coach David Harper ... holds a personal best and school record time of 11.65 in the 100 meters and 24.39 in the 200 meters ... finished in 11th place in the 100 meters with a time of 12.50 at the Southern Miss High School Invitational ... turned in a time of 12.01 at the Mississippi College High School Invitational in the 100 meters ... placed second in the 100 meters with a time of 11.71 and third in the 200 meters with a time of 24.54 at the Mississippi 4A State Track Meet ... was the district, regional, south state and state champion in the 100 metes and 200 meters ... helped the Mustangs to district championships from 2004-05 and 2007 ... member of a Mustang team that won the regional championship from 2004-05 ... also won the south state championship from 2004-05.
PERSONAL: Born March 2, 1990 ... daughter of Earl and Janice Bridges ... father was a member of the Ole Miss track and field team.
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