|High School:||Pendleton HS|
Events: 60H (7.96), 100H (12.54w/12.71)
5-time SEC Champion
2011 SEC Women’s Freshman Runner of the Year
Graduated from LSU in May 2014 with her degree in Nutrition and Food Science … One of the most decorated sprint hurdlers in the history of the Lady Tiger program … A seven-time All-American and five-time SEC Champion in the 60-meter hurdles and 100-meter hurdles during her four-year collegiate career from 2011-14 … The NCAA Outdoor Silver Medalist in the 100 hurdles during her senior season in 2014 … Became the fastest Lady Tiger in program history under all conditions and the NCAA’s No. 5-ranked hurdler under all conditions with her career-best wind-aided run of 12.54 seconds in the national final to win the NCAA Outdoor silver medal in her final NCAA Championships … Ended her collegiate career as the No. 2-ranked hurdler on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list with a career-best wind-legal time of 12.71 … Just one one-hundredth of a second short of Tananjalyn Stanley’s school record of 12.70 set during the 1989 season … Was a back-to-back NCAA Indoor Bronze Medalist in the 60-meter hurdles as a junior in 2013 and as a senior in 2014 … Set LSU’s school record in the 60-meter hurdles with a career-best time of 7.96 in the national final at the NCAA Indoor Championships as a senior in 2014 … Was a back-to-back SEC Outdoor Champion in the 100 hurdles in 2011 and 2012 … Won three-straight SEC Indoor titles in the 60 hurdles from 2011-13 as the SEC’s most dominant hurdler of her generation.
Became one of the fastest hurdlers in collegiate history with her silver-medal-winning performance in the final of the 100-meter hurdles at the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene … Hurdled to a career-best wind-aided time of 12.54 (+2.8) in her final hurdle race as a Lady Tiger to take home the NCAA Outdoor silver medal with her best career NCAA finish … Became the fastest Lady Tiger hurdler in program history under all conditions and the NCAA’s No. 5-ranked hurdler in history under all conditions with her wind-aided best of 12.54 in the national final … Also led off LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team to a berth in the NCAA final during the outdoor season … Bagged the NCAA Indoor bronze medal in the 60-meter hurdles for the second-straight season as she raced to a school record of 7.96 in the final at the NCAA Indoor Championships held in Albuquerque, New Mexico … Broke Joyce Bates’ 14-year-old school record of 7.99 that was previously set during the 2000 season … Narrowly missed being crowned the NCAA Champion during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as she finished just one one-hundredth of a second off the winning time of 7.95 at the NCAA Indoor Championships and two one-hundredths of a second off the winning time of 12.52w at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to highlight her 2014 season … Advanced to the NCAA semifinals outdoors as the second-place finisher in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida … Ran a time of 13.02 (+0.6) in the first round of qualifying and 12.91 (+0.6) in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Also led off LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team that clocked 43.94 for third place in the national quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Scored the SEC silver medal in the 60 hurdles (8.01) indoors and 100 hurdles (13.03) outdoors at the SEC Championships … Won five-straight titles in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (8.16), Texas A&M Triangular (8.18), New Mexico Team Invitational (8.01), Aggie Invitational (8.08) and Tyson Invitational (8.03) before her performance at the SEC and NCAA Championships … Became the first female hurdler in meet history to win three Penn Relays titles in the women’s college 100-meter hurdles with her winning run of 12.99 (-0.3) during the 2014 outdoor season … Honored as the SEC Women’s Runner of the Week following her historic victory at the Penn Relays … Also won consecutive titles in the 100 hurdles at the Battle on the Bayou (13.08), Hurricane Alumni Invitational (12.92) and LSU Alumni Gold (12.81) during the outdoor season … Winning time of 12.81 (+1.9) at the LSU Alumni Gold set a new wind-legal personal best and moved her into the No. 4 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the event … Finished runner-up at the Texas Relays with a season-opening run f 12.87w (+2.1) in the Texas Relays final … Wrapped up her regular-season outdoors as the runner-up in the 100 hurdles at the LSU Invitational (12.96) … Dropped her personal best again after the collegiate season with a career-best wind-legal time of 12.71 (+1.0) in the preliminary round at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Sacramento, California … Was the fourth-place finisher in her first career final at the USA Outdoor Championships after clocking 12.76 (+1.3) in the semifinal round and 12.78 (-1.6) in the final.
Captured a pair of All-America honors and defended her SEC Indoor crown in another standout season with the Lady Tigers in 2013 … Scored the NCAA Indoor bronze medal with a third-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships held in Fayetteville, Arkansas … Marked her highest career finish in the event at the NCAA Indoor Championships in her three seasons with the Lady Tigers … Took home the bronze medal in the 60 hurdles after running 8.08 seconds in the national final … Clocked 8.11 in the preliminary round at the NCAA Indoor Championships to advance to the final as the third-fastest qualifier … Won her third-straight SEC Indoor crown in the event after running a seasonal-best time of 8.06 in the conference final at the SEC Indoor Championships also held in Fayetteville … Was the top qualifier into the SEC final after running 8.21 in the preliminary round … Became just the second Lady Tiger in program history to win three-straight SEC Indoor titles in the sprint hurdles, joining Lolo Jones (2002-04) … Finished runner-up in the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (8.44), Razorback Invitational (8.25) and Armory Collegiate Invitational (8.19) … Also placed third in the event at the Texas A&M Triangular (8.44) and fourth in the event at the Tyson Invitational (8.19) … Overcame an injury-plagued outdoor to earn All-America honors in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the second-straight season … Wrapped up the collegiate season by running a wind-legal seasonal best of 13.00 (+1.7) for seventh place in the final of the 100 hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships held in Eugene, Ore. … Was the 12th and final qualifier into the national semifinals after running a wind-legal 13.29 (+0.5) in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, North Carolina … Was the eighth and final qualifier into the national final after running a wind-aided 13.08 (+2.8) in the semifinal round in Eugene … Surrendered her SEC Outdoor crown in the 100-meter hurdles after taking sixth place in the event final at the SEC Outdoor Championships held in Columbia, Missouri … Crossed the finish line in 13.45 (+0.5) in the conference final after qualifying with a wind-aided run of 13.40 (+3.8) in the preliminary round … Did not run the hurdles for nearly one month after suffering a hamstring injury at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou … Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Battle on the Bayou with a strong wind-legal time of 13.22 (+0.1) … Pulled up with a hamstring injury while running the 100-meter dash at the Battle on the Bayou … Did not hurdle again until lining up in the preliminary race at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Also won the 100 hurdles at the LSU Relays (13.39) and UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (13.07) … Took third place in the university final at the Texas Relays with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 12.88 (+2.1) … Matched her career-best hurdle time under all conditions as her wind-legal PR of 12.88 was set at the 2011 SEC Outdoor Championships … Ran the leadoff leg of LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team early in the outdoor season … Led off the team that took the sprint relay title at the LSU Relays (44.03), Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (44.12) and Battle on the Bayou (44.16) … Also led off the team that ran 43.70 for second place in the invitational relay at the Texas Relays … Earned her second-straight selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for her outstanding performance in the classroom.
The most dominant hurdler in the SEC and one of the elite hurdlers in the NCAA throughout the 2012 season … Earned a pair of All-America honors while also sweeping SEC titles in the sprint hurdles for the second-straight season … Wrapped up the collegiate season by taking fifth place in the final of the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa … Clocked 13.20 (-3.1) in the national final at Drake Stadium … Advanced to the NCAA final in the 100 hurdles for the first time in her collegiate career with the fourth-fastest time of the semifinal round at 13.01 (+1.1) … Followed a wind-aided 13.01 in the first round with a wind-legal 13.03 in the quarterfinal round of the 100 hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Earned All-America honors during the indoor season with an eighth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships held in Nampa, Idaho … Clocked 8.16 in the NCAA Indoor final to reach All-America status indoors for the second year in a row … Advanced to the NCAA Indoor final after running 8.05 in the qualifying round … Defended her SEC Indoor crown in the 60 hurdles while setting a new PR of 8.03 and achieving the NCAA qualifying standard in the event … Moved into the No. 5 spot on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list in the 60 hurdles with her personal record of 8.03 … Completed the SEC sweep with a win in the 100 hurdles in a dominating performance at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Broke 13 seconds for the second time during the outdoor season with a winning run of 12.96 (+1.8) in the SEC Outdoor final held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Ran her record to a perfect 4-for-4 in SEC finals in two seasons at LSU … Clocked an outdoor seasonal-best of 12.92 (+0.9) in winning the 100 hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold … Defended her Penn Relays title in the 100 hurdles with a winning time of 13.05 (+0.9) at Franklin Field … Made history as the first Lady Tiger to win two Penn Relays titles in the sprint hurdles in a career … Also won the 100-meter hurdles during the Battle on the Bayou (13.10) and Arizona State Tri-Meet (13.50) … Finished in third place in the invitational final at the Texas Relays with a wind-aided run of 13.03 … Ran the 100-meter dash in three meets during the outdoor season … Ran a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 11.72 at the Battle on the Bayou and wind-legal time of 11.87 at the LSU Relays … Captured 60-meter hurdles titles at the Texas A&M Dual Meet (8.35) and Razorback Invitational (8.13) during the indoor season … Took second place in the consolation final at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a run of 8.11 … Also finished runner-up at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (8.35), Tyson Invitational (8.13) and LSU Twilight (8.19) … Set a personal best of 7.51 in the 60-meter dash at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Followed the collegiate season by competing in the 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials … Placed 18th in the semifinal round at the U.S. Olympic Trials after running 13.21 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon … Advanced to the semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials with a run of 13.15 in the first round … Honored for her academic pursuits with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career.
Emerged as one of the nation’s elite sprint hurdlers during her true freshman season with the Lady Tigers in 2011 … Earned her first career All-America honor during the indoor season … Matched her personal best of 8.12 seconds en route to a sixth-place finish in the final of the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in College Station, Texas … Clocked 8.15 for the sixth-fastest time of the qualifying round at the NCAA Indoor meet … Dominated the Southeastern Conference in the sprint hurdles by sweeping the SEC Indoor and SEC Outdoor titles during her freshman season … First set her PR of 8.12 in capturing the SEC Indoor crown in the 60-meter hurdles … Marked her first finals victory of her collegiate career … Also enjoyed an NCAA automatic qualifying performance of 8.15 with a runner-up finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational during the indoor season … Honored for her performance at the New Balance meet in New York with her first of four selections as the SEC Female Freshman of the Week on Feb. 8 … Opened the outdoor season by setting a personal record of 13.15 to win the 100-meter hurdles at the LSU Tiger Relays … Dropped her wind-legal PR to 12.88 in winning the SEC Outdoor crown in the event … Became the first Lady Tiger freshman in program history to capture the SEC Outdoor title in the 100 hurdles … Voted by the league’s head coaches as the 2011 SEC Women’s Outdoor Freshman Runner of the Year following her performance at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Was also named to the SEC All-Freshman Team during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as the league’s top freshman performer in the 60-meter hurdles and 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships … Captured the Penn Relays title in her meet debut after running a wind-legal 13.16 in the final … Took third place at the Texas Relays with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 12.86 … Competed in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Bloomington, Indiana … Advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in her debut at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Named the SEC Female Freshman of the Week three times outdoors on March 29, April 12 and May 3 … Finished the 2011 outdoor season as the No. 1-ranked freshman in the 100-meter hurdles with her wind-legal seasonal best of 12.88 … Was also the No. 4-ranked sprint hurdler in the NCAA among all classifications … Wrapped up the season ranked No. 8 on LSU’s all-time performance list in both the 60 hurdles and 100 hurdles … Continued to represent the Lady Tigers after the collegiate season with her appearance at the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon … Clocked a wind-aided 13.10 in the first round … Finished in 15th place overall in the semifinal round at the USA Championships after running a wind-aided 13.04 … Recognized for her effort in the classroom as a member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO LSU
The No. 1 sprint hurdle recruit in the country for the Class of 2010 … Established herself as one of the most dominant prep hurdlers in the United States with her performance … A two-time selection to the USA Today All-USA Track & Field Team in 2008 and 2009, honoring the elite high school track and field athletes in the country … Set a personal-best time of 13.52 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles in the semifinal round at the 2007 IAAF World Youth Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic … Went on to finish fourth in the final at the IAAF World Youth Championships with a time of 13.70 in the final … A two-time champion of the 100-meter hurdles at the Nike Outdoor Nationals after claiming titles in 2008 and 2009 … Set a 2009 seasonal best of 13.59 in taking the title at the Nike Outdoor Nationals, finishing the season as the country’s No. 1-ranked sprint hurdler in the high school ranks … Also won a gold medal in the 100 hurdles at the 2009 USA Track & Field Junior Olympics with a time of 13.85 … Recorded a top wind-aided time of 13.32 to finish first in the 100 hurdles at the Great Southwest Track & Field Classic in Albuquerque, New Mexico … Finished the 2009 indoor season with a personal record of 8.30 to win the 60-meter hurdles at the Nike Indoor Nationals … Her indoor PR was the No. 1-ranked performance in the country by a high school athlete in 2009 … Enjoyed an impressive sophomore season in 2008 in which she won silver medals in the 60 hurdles at the Nike Indoor Nationals and 100 hurdles at the USATF Junior Olympics … Was the bronze medalist in the 60 hurdles at the 2007 Nike Indoor Nationals during her freshman season … A nine-time Class 2A state champion in South Carolina while competing for Pendleton High School … Won three career state Class 2A state titles in the 100-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles.
Full name is Jasmin Marie Stowers … Born on Sept. 23, 1991 … Parents are Ronald and Gena Stowers … Has an older sister, Brittany, and a younger brother, Jamal … An honor student at Pendleton High School … Boasted an impressive 4.56 weighted grade-point average … A member of her school’s academic honor roll in her last five years … Served as president of her school’s chapter of the National Honor Society … Also a member of Beta Club at Pendleton High School … Was a Coker Scholar and a recipient of the Governor’s Citizenship Award in 2009 … Was honored as a Junior Marshall as one of the Top 10 students of her junior class … Received a “Jasmin Stowers Day in Pendleton” on Aug. 17, 2007 … Graduated from LSU in May 2014 with her degree in Nutrition and Food Science.