- Alishea Usery
- St. Louis, Mo.
- McCluer South-Berkeley
MAJOR: Recreation and Sport Management
COLLEGIATE PERSONAL RECORDS
60m 7.29, 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)
200m 23.62, 2009 SEC Indoor Championships (Lexington, Ky.)
400m 54.77, 2009 Kentucky Invitational (Lexington, Ky.)
800m 2:20.28, 2009 SEC/Big 12 Showdown (College Station, Texas)
200m 23.94, 2010 UCF Invitational (Orlando, Fla.)
400m 53.27, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships (Gainesville, Fla.)
CAREER VICTORIES: 2
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010):
Wins: (1): (i) Virginia Tech Elite Meet 200m (24.11) Ran the third leg for Floridas 4x400 relay team that placed third in the college finals at the Penn Relays Carnival (4/24) Part of the 4x100m relay team that was second at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic (4/17) in a time of 45.46 Fifth overall in the 100m at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic, clocking a time of 11.72 Also competed in the 200m at Tom Jones Was 11th in the 100m at the Pepsi Florida Relays (4/2) in a time of 11.57 Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/12) for the second consecutive year, coming up just short of advancing to the finals of the 60m by finishing ninth in a career-best time of 7.29 .... Led off the relay team that placed third in the 4x400m at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/6) in a time of 3:35.95, which was the schools fastest time in that event since 2005 Sixth in the finals of the 200m at the 2010 SEC Indoor Championship (2/28) in a time of 23.75 Also placed fourth in the finals of the 60m (7.35) at the SEC Indoor Championships Won the 200m at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/6) in a time of 24.11 Sixth in the 60m at the Texas A&M Challenge (1/30) and finished fifth in the 200m at that event Third in the 50m finals (7.41) at the Kentucky Invitational (1/16) SEC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009):
Wins: (2) (o) FSU Relays 4x400m Relay (3:45.45); (i) SEC/Big 12 Showdown DMR (11:34.22) Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 400-meter run Placed third at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 400m (53.27) Second in the 400m at the War Eagle Invitational (53.96) Ran the first leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay at the FSU Relays (3:45.45) Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 200m Placed seventh in the 60-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Qualifier (7.51) Third at the SEC Indoor Championships in the 200m (23.79) Also was fifth in the 60m (7.33) at the indoor conference meet Placed third in the 200m at the prestigious Tyson Invitational (23.77) Also third in the finals of the 60m (7.38) Ran the second leg of UFs winning DMR at the SEC/Big 12 Showdown (11:34.22) Also placed sixth (24.19) in the 200m at that event Seventh in the 200m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (24.87) Recorded a personal-best 400m time at the Kentucky Invitational (54.77) in her collegiate debut Also ran on Floridas 4x100 and 4x400-meter relay teams during the season.
Coached by Robert Keith Rhodes and Rodney Dotson One of the most accomplished high school sprinters in Missouri history, having claimed 12 individual state championships during her four years of competition Posted 15 first-place finishes out of 16 attempts A two-time Missouri Gatorade Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year Holds the Missouri Class 3A records in the 100m (11.69), 200m (23.78) and 400m (53.55) Won state titles in each of her three events in each of her three high school seasons and also added a state-record performance in the 4x400m relay in 2007, helping to guide her McLuer South-Berkeley team to the state title Won the 200m (24.57) and took second in the 100m (12.11) at the 2007 AAU Junior Olympics Finished her junior campaign ranked eighth in the nation in the 400m (53.47) The 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Year A member of the National Honor Society Was featured on the cover of RISE Magazine.