- Ashley Usery
- St. Louis, Mo.
- McCluer South-Berkeley
MAJOR: Family, Youth and Community Sciences
COLLEGIATE PERSONAL RECORDS
400m 58.38, 2010 Kentucky Invitational (Lexington, Ky.)
800m 2:17.93, 2010 Tyson Invitational (Fayetteville, Ark.)
400mH 1:02.23, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships (Gainesville, Fla.)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010):
Placed sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic (4/17) in a time of 1:02.40 Participated in the 400m hurdles at the Pepsi Florida Relays (4/2) Ran on the 4x400m relay team at the UCF Invitational (3/27) Competed in the prelims of the 800m at the 2010 SEC Indoor Championship (2/27) Finished 12th in the 800m at the Tyson Invitational (2/12) in 2:17.93 Was 12th in the 400m at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/5) in 58.49.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009):
Wins: 1 (i) SEC/Big 12 Showdown DMR (11:34.22) Participated in 10 meets her freshman year (five outdoor, five indoor) Clocked a personal-best time in the 400-meter hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships (1:02.23) Fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Seminole Twilight Invitational (1:04.26) Placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge (1:03.38) Ran the second leg of the winning DMR at the SEC/Big 12 Showdown (11:34.22) Charted a collegiate-best 400m time at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (59.69) Made collegiate debut by participating in the 800m at the Kentucky Invitational.
Coached by Robert Keith Rhodes and Rodney Dotson Was a member of her schools state-record-setting 4x400m relay squad and was part of a 4x4 team that won the 2006 Missouri Class 3A title (3:51.40) Also a member of the school-record-setting 4x400m and relay team Captured the schools 800m record in 2007 (2:15) Ran on the winning 4x400m relay squad at the 2007 AAU Junior Olympics High school team captured the state championship in 2007 and 2008 and was the 2007 St. Louis American Team of the Year A part of an AAU 4x400 championship team at the 15-16 and 17-18 level Earned her schools awards for Most Dependable Runner and Most Versatile Runner Personal bests of: 300mH (45.6), 400m (54.6) and 800m (2:15) A member of the National Honor Society Was the Missouri State Public Speaking runner-up and the Regional Public Speaking champion.