Events: 100M (11.73w), 200M (23.89)
PRIOR TO LSU
An emerging star as one of the premier sprinters in the state of Texas for the Class of 2012 ... Wrapped up her prep career at Longview's Spring Hill High School as the Class 3A state champion in the 100-meter dash and Class 3A state silver medalist in the 200-meter dash at the 2012 University Interscholastic League State Track & Field Championships held at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas ... Won the state crown in the 100 meters with a seasonal-best wind-aided run of 11.77 (+2.9) in the final ... Followed by shattering her wind-legal personal record in the 200-meter dash with a career-best time of 23.89 (+0.0) to win the Class 3A state silver medal for the second-straight season ... Emerged as the No. 13-ranked 200-meter sprinter nationally with the No. 5-ranked effort in the state of Texas for the 2012 outdoor season following the state meet ... Qualified for the 2012 UIL State Championships after sweeping Region 2-3A titles in the 100 meters (11.93w) and 200 meters (24.50w) ... Captured the Class 3A silver medal in the 200 meters for the first time in her career as a junior in 2011 with a seasonal-best run of 24.03 in the state final ... Wrapped up the 2011 season as the No. 39-ranked 200-meter sprinter nationally among all classifications with her top time of 24.03 ... Was also the nation's No. 14-ranked performer in the 200 meters among members of the Class of 2012 during the 2011 outdoor season ... Crowned the Region 2-3A champion in the 200 meters after clocking 24.57 at the regional meet to secure a spot at the state championships ... Earned a 14th-place finish in the young women's 200-meter dash semifinals at the 2011 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympics Championships held in Wichita, Kan. ... Was the 200-meter bronze medalist at the 2011 USATF Junior Olympics Region 9 Championships to earn her spot in the field at the national meet ... Took home the 200-meter silver medal at the prestigious Great Southwest Classic as a high school junior after running a wind-legal time of 24.52 in the final at the event held in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Recorded a wind-aided personal best of 11.73 in the 100-meter dash at the 2011 Texas Relays ... Wrapped up her sophomore season with a bronze-medal winning performance in the 200 meters at the 2010 UIL Class 3A Outdoor State Championships with her wind-legal time of 24.90 in the final ... Recorded a 2010 wind-legal seasonal best of 24.88 in her victory in the 200-meter dash at the Texas Region 2-3A Championships.
Full name is Aliyah Latise Davis ... Born on Aug. 25, 1994 ... Daughter of Tamala Davis and Taroylan Montgomery ... Has two younger sisters, Brei'ana and Alexis ... Plans to major in business management at LSU.