Zakiya

Denoon

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Height: 5'10"
Class: Senior
City/State: Belle Garden, Tobago
High School: Speyside HS/Monroe College
Major: Business Administration
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Career Record

Events: 60m (7.31), 100m (11.30), 200m (22.96)

2x NCAA All-American
1x SEC Champion
2x All-SEC

Top 10 LSU Marks
No. 8 – 4x400m (indoors) – 3:30.85
No. 10 – 4x400m (outdoors) – 3:28.02

2018 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
Second leg of the 4x400 meter relay that clocked a time of 3:32.08 at the NCAA Championships to place sixth ... second leg of the 10th-fastest 4x400 meter relay in school history (3:28.02) that was clocked at the SEC Championships to place third ... third leg of the 4x400 meter relay that claimed gold at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational with a time of 3:35.39 ... claimed gold at the Louisiana Classics in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.49 ... finished runner up in the 100 meters at the Battle on the Bayou with a readout of 11.36 ... picked up a pair of fourth-place showings in the 200 meter dash at the Alumni Gold (23.25w) and LSU Invitational (23.04).

2018 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Anchored the 4x400 meter relay at the NCAA Championships to help LSU place seventh with a time of 3:31.89 ... third leg of the SEC championship winning 4x400 meter relay that registered a time of 3:30.85, the eighth fastest in school history ... registered a personal best in the 60 meter dash (7.31) at the Tyson Invitational to place fifth ... season best of 23.56 came in the 200 meters at the Corker Classic to place fifth ... member of the 4x400 meter relay squad that finished second at the Corky Classic with a time of 3:42.14 ... finished fifth in the 60 meters (7.45) at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational.

PRIOR TO LSU
Signed with the Lady Tigers as the top sprinter in the junior college ranks while running for Monroe College in New York … Capped her JUCO career by sweeping 100-meter and 200-meter national titles at the 2017 National Junior College Athletic Association Outdoor Championships held in Hutchinson, Kansas ... Sprinted to a wind-legal personal best of 11.31 seconds (+0.0) for a third-place finish in the 100-meter final at the 2017 Penn Relays ... Named the NJCAA Women's National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association following her performance at the Penn Relays ... Defended her NJCAA Indoor title in the 200 meters as a sophomore in 2017 while running an indoor PR of 23.57 at the national meet ... Added the NJCAA Indoor bronze medal in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.38 in the 2017 national final ... Ran her 60-meter PR of 7.33 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at The Armory in New York earlier in the 2017 season ... Twice an NJCAA Indoor Champion as a freshman in 2016 … Swept both the 60 meters (7.42) and 200 meters (24.09) at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor Championships held at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, North Carolina … Also ran on Monroe College's sixth-place 4x400-meter relay team at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor Championships … Helped lead Monroe College to a third-place team finish with 92 total points at indoor nationals her freshman year … Sprinted to her indoor PR of 7.39 in a runner-up finish at the Great Dane Classic in her freshman season in 2016 … Also placed third in the event at the 2016 Armory Track Invitational in New York with a time of 7.41 … Won the 200-meter title at the 2016 Terrier Invitational in Boston with a new indoor personal best of 23.64 … Followed outdoors in 2016 by becoming the NJCAA Outdoor Silver Medalist in the 200-meter dash after sprinting to the finish line with a wind-legal personal best of 23.56 (+1.5) in the national final … Qualified for the NJCAA Outdoor final with the top time in qualifying at 23.92 (+0.4) … Added a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter final at the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor Championships held in Levelland, Texas … Capped her 2016 outdoor season by running a wind-aided 23.70 (+2.3) in the 200 meters at the Sagicor National Open Championships in her native Trinidad & Tobago … Stepped onto the world stage for the first time during the 2014 season while representing her country at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon … Ran the second leg for Trinidad & Tobago's 4x100-meter relay that just missed the medal podium with a time of 44.75 for fourth place at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships … Also a 100-meter semifinalist at World Juniors that season … Swept sprint silvers in the 100 meters (11.55) and 200 meters (23.63) at the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Championships in Morelia, Mexico … Also won a pair of Under-20 silver medals in both the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays while running for Trinidad & Tobago at the 2014 Carifta Games in Martinique … Also clocked her wind-legal personal best of 11.41 (+0.9) in the 100-meter dash during the 2014 outdoor season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Zakiya Brook Denoon … Born on Nov. 23, 1995 … Parents are Yvonne Toppin Denoon and Hulbroke Denoon … Has one older sibling, Zikomo … Plans to major in business administration at LSU.

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