Deanna Tate

Deanna  Tate


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy




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AT OLE MISS (2014-15):


Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Preliminary, helping Ole Miss finish 22nd in 3:37.80 … helped the 4x400m relay team place sixth at the SEC Championships in a season-best 3:35.90 that ranks No. 5 in school history … ran a personal-best 54.74 in the 400m (No. 8 in school history) to place 15th at the SEC Championships … helped the 4x400m relay team place eighth at the Virginia Challenge (3:42.23) … helped the Rebels’ 4x200m relay team finish runner-up at the Drake Relays in 1:36.80 … placed eighth in the 400m (54.95) at the LSU Invitational, sixth (55.18) at the Virginia Challenge and third (55.66) at the Border Clash … ran a personal-best 24.24 in the 200m at the Border Clash.

INDOOR: Ran a season-best 200m time of 24.37 to place 24th at the SEC Championships … raced as a part of the 4x400m relay team at the SEC Championships … finished 10th at the Vanderbilt Invitational in the 400m, clocking a season-best time of 56.43 … finished runner-up in both the 200m (24.60) and the 400m (57.69) at the A-State Invitational … helped the 4x400m relay to a runner-up finish at the Gene Edmonds Cup (3:49.76) … Helped the distance medley relay to a third-place finish at the Auburn Invitational in a time of 12:08.67, No. 9 in school history.


Ran the 200 meters at the SEC Championships, placing 27th in 24.93 ... clocked a season-best 24.41 in the 200 at the LSU Invitational ... ran a season-best 58.37 to place seventh in the 400 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... placed fourth in the 200 (24.64) and ninth in the 400 (58.43) at the Red Wolves Open.

INDOOR: Ran season bests of 7.97 in the 60 and 25.23 in the 200 at the Don Kirby Elite ... clocked a season-best time of 59.33 in the 400 meters at the UAB Blazer Invitational ... helped the distance medley relay unit to a fourth-place finish at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a season-best time of 12:18.15 that ranks eighth in school history.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Competed at Brentwood Academy under coach Cathy Cheeseman ... ran the 100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 relay and 4x400 relay at the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympics ... runner-up in the 100 meters (11.98) and 200 meters (24.87) at the 2013 TSSAA D-II state meet, while also helping the 4x100 and 4x200 relay squads to state titles ... placed third in the 200 as a junior at the 2012 state meet ... led Brentwood to the TSSAA D-II team title as a junior and senior ... achieved Brentwood school records in the 4x100 relay (47.66), 4x200 relay (1:40.24) and 4x400 relay (3:57.24) ... personal bests of 11.98 in the 100, 24.41 in the 200 and 57.19 in the 400 ... also competed with the Training Ground Track Club ... honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born April 4, 1995 ... daughter of Golden and Yolanda Tate ... twin sister, Breanna, is also on the Ole Miss track team ... brother, Golden, is a wide receiver with the NFL's Detroit Lions ... brother, Wesley, was a running back at Vanderbilt ... chose Ole Miss over Tennessee and Vanderbilt.




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