Pernell Joseph
Pernell Joseph


Vieux Fort, St. Lucia

Last College:
Sir Arthur Lewis Community College



2012-13 Track & Field: All-MVC Outdoor (4x100m) ... All-MVC Indoor (60m)
2011-12 Track & Field:
All-MVC Outdoor (100m, 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m)
2010-11 Track & Field: All-MVC Outdoor (4x100m)

2013 Track & Field
Indoor: Named All-MVC in 60 meters ... Appeared in eight meets ... Opened season at ASU Kickoff Klassic on Dec. 2 second in 55 meters in 6.99 and second in 200 in 24.83 ... Won 100 meters at Saluki Open on Jan. 11, running prelims in 7.54 and finals in 7.56 ... Won 60 meters at Missouri Open on Jan. 18, running 7.51 and 7.56, respectively ... Also won 60-meter prelims at Varsity Apartments Invitational (Feb. 1) in 7.55 and finished third in finals in 7.56 ... Won 60 prelims at MVC championships on Feb. 23 in school-record 7.48 and was second in finals in 7.54 ... Seventh in 200 finals in 25.13 ... Sixth in 60 meters (7.72) at Arkansas Final Qualifier on March 1.

Outdoor: Named All-MVC in 4x100-meter relay ... Competed in six events ... Opened season running leadoff leg of 4x100 at Mississippi State Conference Challenge (March 23) to help team to third-place 46.15 finish ... Fifth in 100 meters at Wichita State's K.T. Woodman Classic on April 12 in 11.82 ... Second in 4x100 meters in 46.08 ... Led 4x100 squad to second place at MVC Championships in 45.40, running leadoff leg ... Also ran first leg of 4x100 at NCAA Preliminary Rounds on May 23, helping team to 45.95 time.

2012 Track & Field
Indoor: Took a fourth-place finish in the 55m dash (7.16) at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic ... At the same event, was seventh in the 200m dash (25.79) and part of the 4x400m relay team that finished fifth with a time of 4:04.15 ... Posted a runner-up finish in the 60m dash with a time of 7.60 at the Arkansas Invitational ... Also led all Bears runners with a third-place finish in the 200m dash (24.41) at the Arkansas Invitational ... Was fourth in the 60m dash at the Saluki Open with a time of 7.66 ... Almost replicated that 60m time at the Indiana Relays (7.69) ... Also took fifth in the 200m dash (24.78) at the Indiana Relays ... Was part of the 4x400m relay team that took seventh at the Varsity Apartments Invitational ... Participated in the long jump at the Varsity Apartments Invitational and took 20th with a distance of 16-05.25 ... At the Iowa State Classic, finished sixth in the 60m dash (7.67) and second in the 200m dash (24.40) ... Helped the Bears to a MVC indoor championship by finishing sixth in the 60m dash (7.63) and eighth in the 200m dash (25.10).

Outdoor: Started the outdoor season at the Bobby Lane Invitational with an 11th-place finish in the 100m dash (11.84) and a seventh-place finish (23.92) in the 200m dash ... At the Tom Botts Invitational, took third place in the 100m dash with a time of 11.93 ... Led all MSU runners in the John McDonnell Invitational 100m dash with a time of 11.87, good for fifth place ... Also took fifth at the John McDonnell Invitational 200m dash in 24.29 ... Posted a dominant performance at the MVC Outdoor Championships, winning the 100m and 200m with times of 11.61 and 23.82, respectively ... Competed at the NCAA West Prelims in Austin, Texas and placed 34th in the 100m and 40th in the 200m.

2011 Track & Field
Took home second in the 60m with a time of 7.79 at the Missouri Invitational ... Placed seventh in the 200m dash at the Indiana University Relays, when she ran a personal-best time of 25.49 ... Sprinted a personal best of 7.72 in the 60m during the preliminaries of the MVC Indoor Championships, in which she would go on to place sixth in the finals with a time of 7.78.

Placed seventh at the Arkansas Spring Invitational in the 100m with a personal best time of 11.95 ... Was a member of the 4x100 relay squad that placed second at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a time of 46.37, also a member of the 4x400 relay team that took home sixth at the conference championships with a time of 3:50.10 and ran a personal best in the 200m (24.97).

Joseph came to Missouri State from Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, but she did not compete at the school ... Ran with the St. Lucia National Team, setting personal bests in the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash.

Pernell Joseph was born Aug. 11, 1991 in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia ... Has four siblings: Nancha, Vanus, Tiffney and D.J. Lane ... Majoring in psychology.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
55-meter dash (indoor) 6.99 ASU Kickoff Klassic 12/2/12
60-meter dash (indoor) 7.48 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 2/23/13
200-meter run (indoor) 24.46 Rod McCravy Memorial Meet 1/25/13
Long Jump (indoor) 5.01 meters Varsity Apartments Invitational 2/2/13
100-meter dash (outdoor) 11.61 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 5/11/13
200-meter dash (outdoor) 23.76 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 5/11/13

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