Events: 60M (7.57), 100M (11.70w/11.72), 200M (IN: 24.02; OUT: 23.40w/23.52)
Lettered during both the indoor and outdoor seasons in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2014 … An NCAA quarterfinalist in the 200-meter dash during the outdoor season … Finished in 17th place overall in the 200 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida, clocking 23.76 seconds in her quarterfinal heat … Qualified for the national quarterfinals with a run of 23.66 (+0.6) in the first round … Also ran the third leg for the Lady Tigers in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, helping the team to a 15th-place finish in the quarterfinals with its second-fastest time of the season at 3 minutes, 35.79 seconds … Also ran the third leg on LSU’s mile relay team that set a 2014 seasonal best of 3:35.59 in a runner-up finish in the college section at the Penn Relays … Finished in 25th place in the 100 meters (11.93) and 22nd place in the 200 meters (24.52) in the qualifying round at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Clocked personal bests of 11.72 (+1.5) in a sixth-place finish in the 100 meters and 23.60 (+0.2) in a fifth-place finish in the 200 meters at the Battle on the Bayou in her first open races of the 2014 season … Won the B section of the 100 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a run of 11.82 (+1.7) … Placed seventh at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (11.87) and eighth at the LSU Invitational (11.89) in the 100 meters … Raced to a career-best wind-aided time of 23.40 (+2.4) in a third-place finish in the 200 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Dropped her wind-legal PR to 23.52 (+1.4) in a fourth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Finished in eighth place in the 200-meter final at the LSU Invitational with a time of 24.00 (-0.3) … Opened the outdoor season by running the second leg on LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team that finish in fifth place at the Texas Relays with times of 44.17 in the qualifying round and 44.41 in the final … Ran the second leg on LSU’s foursome that earned three-straight runner-up finishes at the Battle on the Bayou (44.18), Hurricane Alumni Invitational (44.28) and LSU Alumni Gold (43.72) … Ran the second leg on LSU’s 4x200-meter relay teams that took third place at the Texas Relays (1:34.23) and 10th place at the Penn Relays (1:35.43) … Competed in both the 60 meters and 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships, running 7.67 for 32nd place and 24.13 for 19th place, respectively … Won the 200-meter title with a banked-track-converted time of 24.06 at the LSU Twilight … Ran an indoor PR of 24.02 in a 16th-place finish in the 200 meters at the Tyson Invitational … Clocked a time of 24.16 in a runner-up finish in the 200 meters at the New Mexico Team Invitational … Also lined up in the 200 meters at the Aggie Invitational (24.19), Texas A&M Triangular (24.20) and Auburn Indoor Invitational (24.42) during the indoor season … Clocked a personal best of 7.57 in a 10th-place finish in her first 60-meter race of the year at the Texas A&M Triangular … Also ran the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight (7.64), New Mexico Team Invitational (7.69), Tyson Invitational (7.69) and Aggie Invitational (7.83).
PRIOR TO LSU
Competed at the University of Texas during her freshman season in 2013 … Ran the leadoff leg for the Longhorns in winning the 4x200-meter relay at the 2013 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in a time of 1:32.37 … Also sprinted to a wind-legal personal best of 11.77 in the qualifying round of the 100-meter dash at the Texas Relays in 2013 … Sprinted to a 2013 wind-aided seasonal best of 11.70 in a fifth-place finish in the 100 meters at the Longhorn Invitational … Also ran 24.18 for seventh place in the 200 meters at the Longhorn Invitational … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 23.96 in the 200 meters in a sixth-place finish at the Aztec Invitational … Led off the Texas foursome that finished in fourth place in the 4x100-meter relay at the 2013 Florida Relays with a time of 44.25 … Competed in the 60 meters and 200 meters during the 2013 indoor season … Ran 2013 seasonal bests of 7.61 in the 60 meters and 24.68 in the 200 meters in the qualifying round at the Big 12 Indoor Championships … Was a four-year letterwinner on the track during her prep career at Cypress Springs High School under the direction of coach Ruqayya Gibson … Served as her high school team captain in 2011 and 2012 … Set a wind-legal PR of 23.89 in the 200 meters to win the Class 5A bronze medal at the Texas state meet in 2011 … Also ran an indoor PR of 24.24 in the 200 meters at the 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals held at The Armory in New York.
Full name is Kiersten Antoinet Duncan … Born on March 7, 1993 … Parents are Antonne and Schrylean Duncan … Younger sister of former LSU sprint star Kimberlyn Duncan … Majoring in psychology.