Zakiya

Denoon

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Sprints
Height: 5'10"
Class: Junior
City/State: Belle Garden, Tobago
High School: Speyside HS/Monroe College
Major: Business Administration
Experience: Junior College

Bio

Events: 60M (7.33), 100M (11.31), 200M (IN: 23.57; OUT: 23.22)

2-time NJCAA Outdoor Champion
3-time NJCAA Indoor Champion
5-time NJCAA Championships Medalist
2014 CAC Junior Championships Silver Medalist (100 Meters)
2014 CAC Junior Championships Silver Medalist (200 Meters)
2014 Carifta Games U-20 Silver Medalist (4x100 Relay)
2014 Carifta Games U-20 Silver Medalist (4x400 Relay)

PRIOR TO LSU
Signed with the Lady Tigers as the top sprinter in the junior college ranks while running for Monroe College in New York … Capped her JUCO career by sweeping 100-meter and 200-meter national titles at the 2017 National Junior College Athletic Association Outdoor Championships held in Hutchinson, Kansas ... Sprinted to a wind-legal personal best of 11.31 seconds (+0.0) for a third-place finish in the 100-meter final at the 2017 Penn Relays ... Named the NJCAA Women's National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association following her performance at the Penn Relays ... Defended her NJCAA Indoor title in the 200 meters as a sophomore in 2017 while running an indoor PR of 23.57 at the national meet ... Added the NJCAA Indoor bronze medal in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.38 in the 2017 national final ... Ran her 60-meter PR of 7.33 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at The Armory in New York earlier in the 2017 season ... Twice an NJCAA Indoor Champion as a freshman in 2016 … Swept both the 60 meters (7.42) and 200 meters (24.09) at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor Championships held at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, North Carolina … Also ran on Monroe College's sixth-place 4x400-meter relay team at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor Championships … Helped lead Monroe College to a third-place team finish with 92 total points at indoor nationals her freshman year … Sprinted to her indoor PR of 7.39 in a runner-up finish at the Great Dane Classic in her freshman season in 2016 … Also placed third in the event at the 2016 Armory Track Invitational in New York with a time of 7.41 … Won the 200-meter title at the 2016 Terrier Invitational in Boston with a new indoor personal best of 23.64 … Followed outdoors in 2016 by becoming the NJCAA Outdoor Silver Medalist in the 200-meter dash after sprinting to the finish line with a wind-legal personal best of 23.56 (+1.5) in the national final … Qualified for the NJCAA Outdoor final with the top time in qualifying at 23.92 (+0.4) … Added a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter final at the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor Championships held in Levelland, Texas … Capped her 2016 outdoor season by running a wind-aided 23.70 (+2.3) in the 200 meters at the Sagicor National Open Championships in her native Trinidad & Tobago … Stepped onto the world stage for the first time during the 2014 season while representing her country at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon … Ran the second leg for Trinidad & Tobago's 4x100-meter relay that just missed the medal podium with a time of 44.75 for fourth place at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships … Also a 100-meter semifinalist at World Juniors that season … Swept sprint silvers in the 100 meters (11.55) and 200 meters (23.63) at the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Championships in Morelia, Mexico … Also won a pair of Under-20 silver medals in both the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays while running for Trinidad & Tobago at the 2014 Carifta Games in Martinique … Also clocked her wind-legal personal best of 11.41 (+0.9) in the 100-meter dash during the 2014 outdoor season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Zakiya Brook Denoon … Born on Nov. 23, 1995 … Parents are Yvonne Toppin Denoon and Hulbroke Denoon … Has one older sibling, Zikomo … Plans to major in business administration at LSU.

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