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 Dezerea Bryant
Dezerea Bryant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Bradley Tech

Last College:
Clemson

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
Transfer/1L


01/17/2015

Dezerea Bryant Starts Year with Impressive Sprint Times

Dezerea Bryant leads Kentucky on Saturday at Kentucky Invitational

07/28/2014

11 Named USTFCCCA All-Academic

Seven women, four men earn academic honors

06/12/2014

Saunders Finishes as NCAA Long Jump Silver Medalist

Wildcat freshman begins meet with eight points for UK

06/01/2014

12 Women, Four Men Advance Out of NCAA Regionals

Wildcats sending 14 athletes to compete in 15 events

05/31/2014

UK Adds Eight Entries to NCAA Championships on Saturday

Wildcats punch eight more tickets to Eugene for the 2014 NCAA Championships

Collegiate Bests
60m: 7:12A | 100m: 11.24 (10.96w) | 200m: 22.68 | 400m: 54.46

  • 2014 NCAA Champion - Indoor 200m
  • 2014 SEC Champion - Indoor 60M
  • Two-Time NCAA Medalist
  • Five-Time SEC Medalist
  • 12-Time All-American
    • Three-Time All-American in 2014 at UK
  • UK-Record 60m, Indoor 200M, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Two-Time USTFCCCA Southeast Region Indoor Runner of the Year (2012 and 2014)
  • Nine-Time ACC Champion
  • ACC Most Valuable Indoor Track Performer (2012)
  • ACC Indoor Freshman-of-the-Year (2012)
  • ACC Outdoor Freshman-of-the-Year (2012)
  • IAAF World Junior Champion, 4x100m relay (2010, 2012)
  • IAAF World Junior Bronze Medalist, 200m (2012)
  • USA Junior Champion, 100m (2012)
  • USA Junior All-American, 100 & 200m (2010, 2012)

2015 (Senior)
Indoor - Ran a world-leading 200M time of 23.12 to begin the season at the Kentucky Invitational, and also ran the No. 2 60M time of 2015 (7.18) at the Kentucky Invitational ... Posted a world-leading 300M time as she ran 36.70 in December at the Hoosier Open, which is the fourth fastest collegiate time ever in that event.

2014 (Junior)
Oudoor - Had a strong outdoor season, including the SEC 200m Silver Medal, 4x100m Relay Silver Medal and 100m Bronze Medal before she suffered a season-ending foot injury after qualifying first into the NCAA East Regional Championshhip 200m Final.
Indoor -
NCAA Champion at 200m ... NCAA Silver Medalist at 60m ... SEC 60m Champion and 200m Silver Medalist ... 60M time of 7.12 was the fourth-fastest collegiate time in history ... Broke the UK records at 60m and 200m during her debut performance during the home Kentucky Invitational ... Kentucky Invitational 60m time of 7.19 broke 2000 Olympic Bronze Medalist Passion Richardson's 18-year-old UK record (7.34) ... SEC Co-Runner of the Week for Jan. 21 ... Kentucky Invitational 200m time bettered the previous UK record of 23.34, which had been held by Michelle Brown since 1997 ... Ran the second leg of UK's indoor/outdoor record 4x400m relay, a then world-leading 3:33.35
... Tied 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist (4x100m relay) Tiana Bartoleta in the 60m as both finished in 7.194 seconds to share the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet title.
Prior to UK

B
oasts a broad array of accolades at multiple levels ... Nine-time All-American and nine-time ACC Championshion in her first two collegiate seasons ... Swept the ACC short sprints both indoors and outdoors as a freshman in 2012, and won four more conference championships, including the 4x100m relay, last season ... Bryant owns a IAAF World Junior Gold Medal in the 4x100m relay and a World Junior Bronze Medal at 200m ... Was 2012 USA Junior Champion in the 100m to go along with USTFCCCA Southeast Region Indoor Track Athlete-of-the-Year and ACC Indoor MVP honors that year ... Her 100m all-conditions best time is 11.26 with a wind-legal best of 11.36 ... She also boasts a 60m PR of 7.19 and a 200m best of 22.88 (22.54 all-conditions).

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