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 Dezerea Bryant
Dezerea Bryant

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Bradley Tech

Last College:
Clemson

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
Transfer


07/28/2014

15 Named USTFCCCA All-Academic

11 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

05/30/2014

Five More Wildcats Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships in Eugene

Whaley, Bryant, Neal, Harrison and Nugent qualify for NCAA Championships

Collegiate Bests
60m: 7:19 | 100m: 11.29 | 200m: 22.88 | 400m: 54.46

  • UK-Record 60m and 4x400m relay
  • First-Team All-America - Outdoor 200m (2013)
  • First-Team All-America - 4x100m (2013)
  • First-Team All-America - 60m (2013)
  • First-Team All-America - Indoor 200m (2013)
  • First-Team All-America - 60m (2012)
  • First-Team All-America - Indoor 200m (2012)
  • First-Team All-America - 4x100m (2012)
  • Second-Team All-America - 100m (2013)
  • Second-Team All-America - Outdoor 200m (2012)
  • ACC Champion - Indoor 200m (2013)
  • ACC Champion - 60m (2013)
  • ACC Champion - 4x100m (2013)
  • ACC Champion - 100m (2013)
  • ACC Most Valuable Indoor Track Performer (2012)
  • ACC Indoor Freshman-of-the-Year (2012)
  • ACC Outdoor Freshman-of-the-Year (2012)
  • ACC Champion, 60 & Indoor 200m (2012)
  • ACC Champion, 100 & Outdoor 200m (2012)
  • ACC Champion - 4x100m (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)
  • USTFCCCA Southeast Region Indoor Track Athlete-of-the-Year (2012)

2014 (Junior)
Indoor - NCAA leader at 60m and the nation's No. 2 performer at 200m ... 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 titile.


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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