Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2013-14 Indoor Season
Awards/Honors 2013-14 Track & Field: All-MVC Outdoor (100m, 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m) ... All-MVC Indoor (4x400) ... MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2012-13 Track & Field: All-MVC Outdoor (100m, 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m) ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2014 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in seven meets ... In the Arkansas Invitational (Jan. 10) placed eighth in the 60-meter dash prelims (7.87) and sixth in the finals (8.08), as well as seventh in the 200 meters in 25.48 ... Placed seventh at the Holiday Inn Invitational (Jan. 17-18) in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.38 ... 20th in the 60-meter prelims (7.88) and fourth as a part of the 4x400 meter relay team at Gladstein Invitational (Jan. 24-25) ... Seventh in the 60m dash finals in 7.78, fifth in the 200m dash with 25.35, and winner of the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:51.37 at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 2) in Wichita, Kan. ... Placed fifth in the 60-meter dash prelims (7.70) and seventh in the finals (7.77) at the Missouri Invitational (Feb. 7), along with first in the 4x400-meter relay with 3:49.67 ... Tied for fifth in the prelims (7.72) and earned seventh in the finals (7.84) for the 60-meter dash, placed 16th in the 200 meters with 24.99, and finished ninth in the 4x400-meter relay (3:46.96) at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14-15) ... Competed in three events at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships: Finished in 10th with a time of 7.71 in the 60-meter prelims, earned fourth in the 200m finals with 24.66, and placed third in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:45.26.
Outdoor: Competed in all ten meets ... Opened the outdoor campaign with victories in both the 100-meter dash (11.69) and the 4x100 relay (46.29) at the Tulsa Duels (Mar. 21-22) ... Won the 100-meter dash in 12.08 and placed third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.52 at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold (Mar. 28-29) ... Competed in four events at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (Apr. 5): Placed seventh in the 100-meter dash (12.17), 11th in the 200-meter dash (24.41), third in the 4x100 relay (45.28), and third in the 4x400 relay (3:43.39) ... Ran a career-best 57.72 in the 400-meter dash at the Missouri Relays (Apr. 12) ... At the Kansas Relays (Apr. 16-19) earned an eighth place finish in the 200-meter dash with her 24.58 and a runner-up finish in the 4x100 with a time of 45.37 ... In three events at the Drake Relays (Apr. 25-26), she placed 15th in the 100-meter dash (11.96), seventh in the 4x200 relay (1:37.12), and 16th in the 4x400 relay (3:42.05) ... Finished fourth in the 100-meter dash with her 11.82, third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 45.71, second in the 4x100-meter relay with a 45.71, and first in the 4x400-meter relay after finishing in 3:39.47 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational (May 3) ... Competed in four events at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships (May 16-18): Runner-up in both the 100-meter prelims (11.80) and finals (11.67), qualified for the 200-meter finals with her third place finish in the prelims (24.48), only to top that with a career-best 23.48 in the finals to place second, won the 4x100 relay (45.21), and finished second in the 4x400-meter relay (3:42.41) ... In the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31): 39th in the 100-meter first round (12.01), 25th in the 200-meter first round (24.18), 12th in the 4x100-meter relay first round (44.79), and 24th in the 4x400-meter first round (3:47.44) ... Placed 20th in the 4x100-meter relay semifinals with a time of 46.00 at the NCAA Championships (June 11-14).
2013 Track & Field Indoor: Appeared in seven meets ... Won 100 meters (24.59) and 4x400-meter relay (3:51.80) at ASU Kickoff Klassic on Dec. 2 ... Also won 4x400 at Saluki Open in 3:49.70 ... Fourth in 55 meters at ASU in 7.13 ... Ran 7.73 in 60 meters at Missouri Invitational (Jan 18), finishing third ... Eighth in 200 meters at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet (Jan. 25) in 24:43 ... Also was second in 4x400 in 3:45.25, while running third leg ... Fifth in 200 at Varsity Apartments Invitational in 24.81 on Feb. 1 ... Broke 24 second in 200 meters at Tyson Invitational on Feb. 8, clocking a 23.97 to place 14th ... Was fifth in 200 finals at MVC Championships in 24.93 on Feb. 23.
Outdoor: Named All-MVC in 100, 200, 4x100 and 4x400 on year ... Competed in eight meets, including prestigious CARIFTA Games in Nassau, Bahamas, said to be on par with IAAF World Championships ... Opened season winning 200 meters at Tulsa Duals (March 15) in 23.93 and placing second in 100 in 11.59 ... Second at Mississippi State Conference Challenge in 200 meters in 24.12 on March 23 ... Also finished third in 100 meters (12.05) and 4x100-meter relay (46.15) ... Ran third leg on 4x400 squad that placed second at CARIFTA Games in 3:41.89 on March 31 and anchor leg in 4x100 to help team do same in 45.67 ... Also ran 100 meters (12.05, seventh) and 200 (23.79, seventh) in Nassau ... Won K.T. Woodman Classic 100-meter prelims in 11.59 and finished third in finals (11.52) on April 12 ... Won 100- (11.61) and 200-meter (23.53) prelims at MVC championships on May 10, finishing third in the 100 in 11.66 and winning the 200 in 23.56, respectively ... Helped 4x400 and 4x100 squads to second-place finishes in those events in 3:39.44 and 45.40 ... Ran in first round of 200 meters and 4x100 at NCAA Preliminary Rounds competition, with times of 24.47 an 45.95, respectively.
Background Named the most outstanding woman in her school during her senior season and was the most outstanding woman for her track club, the Freedom Striders, during her junior season ... Won the silver medal at the 2010 CARIFTA Championships in the 100m dash and the bronze medal in the 200m dash ... Was the U-15 champion in the 100m dash at the 2008 BSSAC and was a two-time champ at the CUT Championships in 2006 and 2008.
Personal Shavonne Bisola Husbands was born Oct. 24, 1994 in Barbados ... Daughter of John and Julia Husbands ... Has one sibling, Tristan.