Events: 60M (7.48), 100M (11.46w/11.62), 200M (IN: 24.43; OUT: 23.58w/23.67)
An NCAA finalist as a member of LSU’s 4x100-meter relay in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2014 … Ran the second leg on the team that clocked 43.95 seconds in the semifinal round to advance to the national final in the sprint relay at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Eugene, Oregon … Also ran the second leg on the team that did not finish in the final at the NCAA Championships … Was an NCAA semifinalist in the 100-meter dash in her NCAA Championships debut during the outdoor season … Clocked her second-fastest time under all conditions with a wind-aided run of 11.49 (+2.3) for 20th place in the national semifinal of the 100 meters … Clocked a wind-legal 11.74 (-0.6) in the first round of qualifying and a career-best wind-aided time of 11.46 (+2.5) in the quarterfinal round for ninth place overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida … Helped lead the Lady Tigers into the national semifinals of the 4x100-meter relay as the third leg on the team that ran 43.94 for third place overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Finished in 17th place in the 100 meters (11.71) and 20th place in the 200 meters (24.11) in her first career appearance at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Clocked wind-legal personal bests of 11.62 (+0.9) in a third-place finish in the 100 meters at the Battle on the Bayou and 23.67 (+1.4) in an eighth-place finish in the 200 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Ran the 100 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (11.79), LSU Alumni Gold (11.56w) and LSU Invitational (11.81) … Also ran the 200 meters at the Battle on the Bayou (23.78w), Hurricane Alumni Invitational (23.95w) and LSU Invitational (24.00) … Ran the anchor leg of LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team that clocked a seasonal-best time of 43.72 in a runner-up finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Earned 26th-place finishes in both the 60 meters (7.60) and 200 meters (24.45) in the preliminary rounds at the SEC Indoor Championships … Raced to an indoor personal best of 24.43 for 30th place in the 200-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational … Won the 60-meter title at the New Mexico Team Invitational with a personal-best time of 7.48 in the final after tying her previous personal best with a run of 7.49 in the qualifying round … Captured a third-place finish in the 60-meter final in her collegiate debut at the Auburn Indoor Invitational with a time of 7.57 … Also ran the 60 meters at the Texas A&M Triangular (7.67), Tyson Invitational (7.61) and LSU Twilight (7.58) during the indoor season.
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, California … 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 maintained a 3.5 grade-point average during her prep career at Fort Bend Bush High School … Majoring in animal sciences.