Events: 60 Meters (7.49), 100 Meters (11.72/11.51w), 200 Meters (IN: 24.80; OUT: 23.58w/23.96)
2013 Texas Class 5A State Champion (100 Meters)
2013 Texas Class 5A State Champion (200 Meters)
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top sprint talents in the state of Texas to sign a National Letter of Intent in the Class of 2013 … Swept Texas Class 5A state championships in the 100 meters (11.57w) and 200 meters (23.58w) at the 2013 University Interscholastic League Class 5A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships during her senior season at Fort Bend Bush High School … Also claimed a pair of Region 3-5A titles in the 100 meters (11.55w) and 200 meters (24.03w) to qualify for the state meet … One of the nation’s top-ranked sprinters in both events in 2013 … Wind-aided seasonal best of 11.55 in the 100 meters was the No. 8-ranked performance nationally under all conditions in the Class of 2013 … Wind-aided seasonal best of 23.58 in the 200 meters was the No. 3-ranked performance nationally under all conditions in the Class of 2013 … Wrapped up her senior year indoors in 2013 as the nation’s No. 11-ranked sprinter in the 60-meter dash with a personal best of 7.49 set in a seventh-place finish at the Brooks PR Invitational held at the University of Washington in Seattle … PR of 7.49 also ranked No. 9 in the country among members of the Class of 2013 … Signed with the Lady Tigers with wind-legal personal bests of 11.72 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 23.96 in the 200-meter dash … Raced to a wind-legal PR of 23.96 (+1.8) in a runner-up finish in the 200-meter final at the AAU Area 19 National Qualifier held in Houston to earn her spot in the field at the 2012 AAU Junior Olympic Games … Was a two-time sprint finalist at the 2012 AAU Junior Olympic Games while ending the 2012 outdoor season with a fourth-place finish in the 200 meters and an eighth-place finish in the 100 meters in the event held in Humble, Texas … Wrapped up the high school season in 2012 by claiming the Texas Class 5A bronze medal in the 200 meters and earning a fourth-place finish in the 100 meters at the 2012 UIL Class 5A Outdoor State Championships … Posted wind-legal times of 11.77 (+1.0) in the 100-meter final and 24.30 (-1.7) in the 200-meter final at the Class 5A state meet during her junior season in 2012 … Kicked off her summer track slate in 2012 with a runner-up finish in both the 100 meters and 200 meters at the Golden West Invitational held at Folsom High School in Folsom, Calif. … Clocked a career-best wind-aided time of 11.51 in the 100-meter final at the 2012 Golden West Invitational … Clocked a wind-legal PR of 11.72 (+1.3) in the qualifying round of the 100-meter dash en route to a silver-medal-winning runner-up finish at the 2012 UIL Region 3-5A Championships … Made her debut at the UIL Class 5A Outdoor State Championships during her sophomore season in 2011, claiming a sixth-place finish in the 100-meter final with a time of 11.97.
Full name is Rushell Jenee Harvey … Born on Sept. 9, 1995 … Mother is Sheila LaBome … Has one older sister named Jasmine LaBome … An honor student who has maintained a 3.5 grade-point average during her prep career at Fort Bend Bush High School … Plans to major in software engineering at LSU.