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Semoy Hackett
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'6"
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
Hometown: Scarborough, Trinidad & Tobago
High School: Bishop's HS
Other College: Lincoln University
Major: Sociology
Born: 11/27/1988
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Semoy Hackett Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/08/2012

Events: 60M (7.22), 100M (11.04), 200M (IN: 22.84; OUT: 22.41w/22.55)

NCAA Champion
4-time All-American
3-time SEC Champion
8-time All-SEC
2011 SEC Commissioner's Trophy
2011 SEC Women's Outdoor Runner of the Year

CAREER CAPSULE
One of the NCAA's leading sprinters during her two-year career with the Lady Tigers in 2011 and 2012 ... Won an NCAA title in the 4x100-meter relay during her junior season in 2011 ... Earned a total of four All-America honors in her first season with the program ... Won back-to-back SEC titles in the sprint relay ... Crowned the SEC Outdoor champion in the 100-meter dash in 2011 ... Earned a total of eight All-SEC honors in two seasons while competing in such events as the 60 meters, 100 meters, 200 meters and 4x100 relay ... Wrapped up her two seasons tied for No. 4 in the indoor 200 meters (22.84), tied for No. 5 in the 100 meters (11.04), No. 6 in the 60 meters (7.22) and No. 9 in the outdoor 200 meters (22.55) on LSU's all-time performance list.

2012
Wrapped up her collegiate career by claiming three All-SEC honors with her performance during the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge ... Ran the second leg on LSU's SEC Outdoor champion 4x100-meter relay team that took the title in 43.27 in the conference final ... Also earned All-SEC honors with a runner-up finish in both the 100 meters (11.10) and 200 meters (22.74w) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Scored 18.5 points to help lead the Lady Tigers to their fifth SEC Outdoor crown in six seasons ... Competed in each event at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the second-straight season ... Advanced to the NCAA semifinals with a  third-place finish in the 100 meters (11.31), second-place finish in the 200 meters (22.55) and first-place finish in the 4x100 relay (43.26) in the quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Set a wind-legal personal record of 22.55 in the 200-meter quarterfinal at the NCAA Prelims ... Won the 100-meter title at the Battle on the Bayou (11.39) ... Ran wind-aided times of 11.16 in a fourth-place finish at the Texas Relays and 11.21 in a runner-up finish at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Ran the second leg on LSU's winning 4x100 relay (42.99) and 4x200 relay (1:30.01) at the Texas Relays ... LSU's winning time of 1:30.01 in the 4x200-meter relay set a Texas Relays meet record with the fourth-fastest time in collegiate history ... Led off LSU's winning sprint medley relay team at the Texas Relays as she teamed with Kimberlyn Duncan, Cassandra Tate and Charlene Lipsey to set a school record of 3:43.79 with a new meet record ... Also ran the second leg on LSU's 4x200-meter relay team that won the Championship of America title at the Penn Relays in 1:31.86 ... Ran on winning 4x100 relays at the LSU Relays (43.86), Battle on the Bayou (43.74), Arizona State Tri-Meet (45.39) and LSU Alumni Gold (43.35) during the outdoor season ... Represented Trinidad & Tobago at the Olympic Games for the second time in her career as one of the world's leading sprinters ... Qualified for her first Olympic final in the 200-meter dash as she finished in eighth place overall with a run of 22.87 in the Games of the XXX Olympiad held in London, England ... Matched her lifetime PR of 22.55 in a seventh-place finish in the 200-meter semifinal at the Olympic Games ... Finished in 16th place in the 100-meter semifinal at the Olympic Games with a run of 11.26 ... Opened the Olympics by shattering her personal best in the 100 meters with a time of 11.04 (+1.5) in the first round ... Anchored Trinidad & Tobago to a national record of 42.31 in the 4x100-meter relay in the qualifying round at the Olympic Games ... Team did not finish the Olympic final after missing the first exchange ... Runner-up in both the 100 meters (11.14) and 200 meters (22.98) at Trinidad's Sagicor National Open Championships held before the start of the Olympic Games.

2011
Made an immediate impact in her first season with the Lady Tigers as one of the NCAA's leading sprinters in 2011 ... Earned a total of four All-America honors in her first season at the NCAA Division I level ... Ran the second leg on LSU's 4x100-meter relay team that captured its 13th NCAA title in program history at the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Combined with Kenyanna Wilson, Rebecca Alexander and Kimberlyn Duncan to run the eighth-fastest time in NCAA history in the national final at 42.64 seconds ... Also broke the 43-second barrier with the fastest time of the national semifinal at 42.94 ... Received All-America recognition in the 200-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing in sixth place in the national final with an outdoor wind-legal seasonal best of 22.87 ... Also competed in the 100-meter dash in Des Moines as she finished in a tie for 14th place in the semifinal round ... Qualified for the national semifinal in both sprints by finishing in fourth place in the 100 meters (11.32) and second place in the 200 meters (23.22) in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Bloomington, Ind. ... Also ran the second leg on LSU's sprint relay team that clocked the fastest time of the NCAA quarterfinal at 43.60 ... Earned a pair of All-America honors during the indoor season with an eighth-place finish in the 60-meter dash (7.29) and a sixth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (23.21) at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas ... Set a personal best of 7.22 in the 60-meter prelims at the national meet that ranked No. 6 on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the event ... Qualified to compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships with automatic qualifying times of 7.24 in the 60 meters and 22.98 in the 200 meters at the Texas A&M Dual Meet ... Won the 2011 SEC Commissioner's Trophy as the top individual point scorer at the SEC Outdoor Championships held in Athens, Ga. ... Scored 20.5 points to lead the Lady Tigers to their fourth SEC Outdoor team title in five seasons ... Crowned the SEC champion in the 100-meter dash after running a wind-aided 11.01 in the conference final ... Set a wind-legal personal best of 11.17 in the SEC prelims ... Nearly took home the SEC crown in the 200-meter dash while finishing in second place in the final with a seasonal best wind-aided time of 22.41 ... Also ran the second leg on LSU's 4x100-meter relay team that took home the SEC title with a time of 43.47 as she teamed with Wilson, Alexander and Duncan in the final ... Was honored as the 2011 SEC Women's Outdoor Runner of the Year following her performance at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Took home a pair of All-SEC honors from the SEC Indoor Championships with runner-up finishes in both the 60 meters (7.25) and 200 meters (22.84) ... Her time of 22.84 in the SEC Indoor final of the 200-meter dash is an indoor personal best and is tied for the No. 4 spot on LSU's all-time indoor performance list ... Clocked 22.86 in the prelim round at the SEC Indoor meet ... Scored a total of 36.5 points in conference action to help lead the Lady Tigers to a sweep of SEC Indoor and SEC Outdoor team titles for the first time since 2008 ... Was twice named the SEC Female Runner of the Week during the 2011 season on Jan. 25 and April 12 ... Honored for her performance at the 2011 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, where she finished runner-up in the university 100-meter dash with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 10.98 in the final round ... Also ran the second leg on LSU's winning 4x200-meter relay team at the Texas Relays (1:30.88) ... Following the collegiate season by representing Trinidad & Tobago at the 23rd Central American & Caribbean Senior Championships held in Puerto Rico, where she won two gold medals in the 100-meter dash (11.27) and 4x100-meter relay (43.47).

PRIOR TO LSU
The top female sprinter to join the NCAA Division I ranks in 2011 ... Perhaps the most dominant short sprinter in the history of NCAA Division II during her two-year career at Missouri's Lincoln University ... Was one of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman Award in 2010 and was the only athlete from NCAA Division II ... Came to LSU after being crowned a 10-time NCAA Division II national champion for Lincoln University ... Captured back-to-back national crowns in the 100 meters, indoor 200 meters, outdoor 200 meters and 4x100-meter relay in 2009 and 2010 at the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships ... Also won national titles in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay in 2009 and the indoor 60-meter dash in 2010 ... Became the NCAA Division II national record holder in the outdoor 200-meter dash in 2010 when she set a new personal-best time of 22.75 seconds to win the event crown at the national meet ... Shattered the 17-year-old national record of 22.85 set in 1993 by Norfolk State's Chandra Sturrup with the third-fastest time among collegians of all divisions during the 2010 season ... Is also the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships meet record holder in the 200-meter dash after running 23.32 to win the indoor national title in 2010 ... Set her previous PR in the 100-meter dash in the national final in 2009 with a time of 11.18 to take the title ... Her time of 11.18 in the 100-meter dash ranked No. 7 among collegians of all divisions during the 2009 season ... Crowned the indoor national champion in the 60-meter dash during the 2010 season with a time of 7.24 in the national final ... A member of three national championship teams as she helped guide Lincoln University to back-to-back NCAA Division II indoor national championships in 2009 and 2010 and to the outdoor national championship in 2009 ... Has earned extensive experience while representing Trinidad & Tobago in international competition ... Competed for her country in the 100-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China ... Was an Olympics quarterfinalist in the 100 in 2008 ... Was a semifinalist in the 100-meter dash at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics held in Berlin, Germany ... Also ran on Trinidad's 4x100-meter relay team that finished in seventh place at the World Championships in 2009 ... A veteran of the IAAF World Junior Championships and IAAF World Youth Championships before starting her collegiate career at Lincoln University.

PERSONAL
Full name is Semoy Kee-Ann Hackett ... Born on Nov. 27, 1988 ... Parents are Roy Hackett and Beverly Davidson ... Has a younger brother named Maurice ... Majoring in general studies.

 

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