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Kimberlyn Duncan
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'10"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Katy, Texas
High School: Cypress Springs HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 08/02/1991
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Kimberlyn Duncan Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/24/2013

Events: 60M (7.16), 100M (10.94w/10.96), 200M (IN: 22.54; OUT: 21.80w/22.19)

7-time NCAA Champion
12-time SEC Champion
14-time All-American
14-time All-SEC
2013 U.S. Outdoor Champion (200 Meters)
2013 Honda Sports Award Winner
2013 SEC Women’s Outdoor Runner of the Year
2013 SEC Commissioner’s Trophy Winner
2013 SEC Cliff Harper Trophy Winner
2012 Bowerman Award Winner
2012 Honda Sports Award Winner
2012 NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year
2012 SEC Co-Women’s Outdoor Runner of the Year
2012 USTFCCCA South Central Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year

CAREER CAPSULE
One of the most decorated sprinters in the history of collegiate track and field during her four-year career as a Lady Tiger from 2010-13 ... Winner of The Bowerman as the premier athlete in collegiate track and field in 2012 ... The Bowerman is track and field’s equivalent to The Heisman Trophy in college football ... A two-time winner of the Honda Sports Award for track and field and SEC Women’s Outdoor Runner of the Year award in 2012 and 2013 ... Ended her career as a seven-time NCAA event champion, 12-time SEC event champion and 14-time All-American and All-SEC performer with the Lady Tigers ... Tied LSU career records with seven national titles held by Muna Lee (2001-04) and 12 SEC titles held by Lee and Peta-Gaye Dowdie (1997-2000) ... Tied Lady Tiger great Kelly-Ann Baptiste for the No. 8 spot on LSU’s all-time list with 14 All-America honors during her four seasons in Baton Rouge ... Owns the distinction of being the only sprinter in collegiate history – male or female – to sweep NCAA Indoor and NCAA Outdoor titles in the 200-meter dash in three-straight seasons with her performance from 2011-13 ... Is the only six-time NCAA 200-meter champion in the history of collegiate track and field ... Also anchored the Lady Tigers to the NCAA crown in the 4x100-meter relay as a sophomore in 2011 for their 12th NCAA championship in the event in program history ... A two-time NCAA silver medalist in the 100 meters in 2011 and 2012 and bronze medalist in 2013 ... Made her name as the most dominant 200-meter sprinter in the history of collegiate track and field ... Ended her career by matching the fastest 200-meter time in NCAA history under all conditions with a wind-aided run of 22.04 in the national final in 2013 ... Tied the wind-legal collegiate record of 22.04 set by LSU’s Dawn Sowell at the 1989 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Provo, Utah ... Dropped her wind-aided best to 21.80 in winning the 2013 U.S. Outdoor title en route to the World Championships ... Set the low-altitude collegiate record with a wind-legal personal record of 22.19 in the national semifinals at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Finished her LSU career with three of the Top 5 wind-legal times run over 200 meters in NCAA history, including No. 2 at 22.19, No. 3 at 22.22 and No. 5 at 22.24 ... Also ran five of the eight fastest all conditions times in the 200 meters in NCAA history, including No. 1 at 21.80w, No. 2 at 22.04w, No. 5 at 22.12w, No. 7 at 22.18w and No. 8 at 22.19 ... Also finished her career tied as the No. 3-ranked sprinter all-time in the 100-meter dash in NCAA history with a wind-legal PR of 10.96 ... Set the SEC Outdoor Championships meet records of 10.96 in the 100 meters with her win in 2012 and 22.35 in the 200 meters with her win in 2013 ... Ranked No. 3 in the 100 meters (10.96) and No. 2 in the 200 meters (22.19) on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list ... Also ranked No. 3 in the 60 meters (7.16) and No. 2 in the 200 meters (22.54) on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list ... Indoor PR of 22.54 ranked No. 5 on the NCAA’s all-time indoor list in the 200 meters ... Was named the SEC Women’s Runner of the Week a total of 11 times during her four-year career.

2013
Capped a sensational collegiate career with a historic senior season with the Lady Tigers in 2013 ... Won the Honda Sports Award for collegiate track and field for the second-straight season ... Repeated as the SEC Women’s Outdoor Runner of the Year ... Won both the SEC Cliff Harper Trophy indoors and SEC Commissioner’s Trophy outdoors as the top individual point scorer at the SEC Championships ... Won two NCAA event titles, four SEC event titles and five All-America honors in her final season with the Lady Tigers ... Made history as the first female sprinter in collegiate history to win three-straight NCAA Indoor and NCAA Outdoor titles in the 200-meter dash ... Also finished her career as the only sprinter in collegiate history – male or female – to sweep NCAA Indoor and NCAA Outdoor championships in the 200 meters in three-straight seasons with her victories in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Matched the fastest 200-meter time under all conditions in NCAA history with her winning wind-aided sprint of 22.04 (+3.5) in the national final at the 2013 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. ... Tied the wind-legal collegiate record of 22.04 set by Lady Tiger great Dawn Sowell at the 1989 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Provo, Utah ... Dropped her wind-aided best to 21.80 (+3.2) while winning the 2013 U.S. Outdoor title in the 200 meters and earning a berth in the World Championships for the United States ... Also won the NCAA Outdoor bronze medal in the 100-meter dash after running a wind-legal seasonal best of 11.08 (+0.9) in the national final ... Earned a third All-America honor outdoors by running the second leg on LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team that took sixth place in the NCAA final with a time of 44.21 ... Led the Lady Tigers in scoring at the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the third year in a row while accounting for 16.5 points toward the team’s final score ... Completed the sweep of NCAA 200-meter titles after claiming the NCAA Indoor crown for the third-straight year with a winning run of 22.58 in the final at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Earned All-America honors in the 60 meters for the second year in a row by taking seventh place in the national final at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Swept SEC Indoor titles in the 60 meters and 200 meters and SEC Outdoor titles in the 100 meters and 200 meters during her senior season ... Tied the SEC Outdoor Championships meet record of 22.35 (+1.3) in defending her SEC Outdoor crown in the 200 meters for the third-straight year ... Wind-legal seasonal best of 22.35 was the NCAA leader and ranked No. 2 in the world during the collegiate season in 2013 ... Tied the 14-year-old SEC Championships meet record of 22.35 set by Georgia’s former standout Debbie Ferguson in 1999 ... Repeated as the SEC 100-meter champion with a winning time of 11.32 (+0.4) in the conference final ... Also ran the second leg on LSU’s All-SEC 4x100-meter relay team that took second place at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 43.81 in the conference final ... Swept sprint titles at the SEC Indoor Championships with winning times of 7.24 in the 60 meters and an indoor personal best of 22.54 in the 200 meters ... Indoor PR of 22.54 cracked the Top 5 of the NCAA’s all-time rankings as the No. 5-ranked 200-meter run indoors in collegiate history ... Scored 20 points at the SEC Indoor Championships to win the SEC Cliff Harper Trophy and 22 points at the SEC Outdoor Championships to win the SEC Commissioner’s Trophy as the top individual point scorer on the women’s side in both meets ... Advanced to the national semifinals during the outdoor season after competing at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, N.C. ... Qualified as the third-fastest 200-meter runner in the quarterfinal round with a time of 22.97 (+0.7) at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Also advanced as the fourth-fastest qualifier in the 100 meters after running a wind-aided 11.05 (+3.9) in the national quarterfinals ... Clocked her fastest wind-aided time of the season in the NCAA semifinals with a run of 11.02 (+2.3) to advance to the 100-meter final in Eugene ... Defended her university title in the 100-meter dash at the Texas Relays with a winning sprint of 11.06w ... Even won the 100-meter crown at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a wind-legal effort of 11.19 (+1.8) ... Won 200-meter titles at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (23.26) and LSU’s Battle on the Bayou (22.82) as a senior outdoors in 2013 ... Ran the second leg on LSU’s 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team that swept titles at the Texas Relays (3:43.98) and Penn Relays (3:44.26) during the outdoor season ... Competed mostly in the 60 meters during the regular season indoors in 2013 ... Sprinted to a personal best of 7.16 to win the 60-meter crown at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York ... Moved into the No. 3 spot on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list in the 60 meters with her personal best of 7.16 ... Also won 60-meter titles at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (7.37) and Razorback Invitational (7.22) during the indoor season ... Won her first 200-meter race of the indoor season with an opening run of 23.15 at the Texas A&M Triangular ... Saw her streak of 18-straight wins in collegiate finals in the 200 meters come to an end with her runner-up finish to Central Florida’s Aurieyall Scott at the Tyson Invitational after running a previous indoor PR of 22.72 ... Streak of 18-straight wins against collegiate competition ended where it began at the 2011 Tyson Invitational during her sophomore season ... Split 53.23 on the second leg of LSU’s 4x400-meter relay team that took third place at the Tyson Invitational with a seasonal-best time of 3:33.91 ... Was her only appearance in the mile relay during the indoor season ... Named the SEC Women’s Runner of the Week four times during her senior season in 2013 as part of the SEC’s weekly release on Jan. 22, Feb. 5, April 2 and April 16.

2012
Cemented her legacy as one of the most dominant sprinters in the history of collegiate track and field … Winner of The Bowerman as the premier athlete in collegiate track and field … Selected as a finalist for The Bowerman for the second-straight season as the first two-time finalist in the award’s history … Became the first SEC athlete – male or female – to win The Bowerman in the four-year history of the award … Defended her NCAA Indoor and NCAA Outdoor titles in the 200-meter dash while claiming four All-America honors on the season … Captured five SEC titles and six All-SEC honors with her performance during the indoor and outdoor seasons … Selected as the NCAA Division I National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year and South Central Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association … Voted the SEC Co-Women’s Runner of the Year following the outdoor season … Also captured the Honda Sports Award for women’s track and field after for the first time in her career … Enjoyed a record-setting outdoor campaign as the NCAA’s premier dual sprinter … Broke her own low-altitude collegiate record in the 200-meter dash during the outdoor season with personal bests of 22.22 in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds and 22.19 in the semifinal round at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Eclipsed her previous low-altitude collegiate record of 22.24 set as a sophomore in 2011 … Honored as the USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week following her 22.22 clocking at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Defended her NCAA Outdoor crown in the 200-meter dash with a winning time of 22.86 (-2.3) in the national final … Finished as the NCAA silver medalist in the 100-meter dash for the second-straight season … Raced to the finish line in 11.16 (-1.7) for second place in the national final … Advanced to the NCAA final after running 11.18 in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds and 11.11 in the semifinal round at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Shattered the SEC Championships meet record and set a Bernie Moore Track Stadium facility record in the 100-meter dash with a personal-best of 10.96 to win her first SEC title in the event … PR of 10.96 is the fourth-fastest wind-legal performance in collegiate history and third-best performance in school history … Broke the previous SEC Championships meet record of 11.03 set by Auburn’s Kerron Stewart in 2006 … Also defended her SEC Outdoor crown in the 200-meter dash after sprinting to a new wind-aided personal-best of 22.12 at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Wind-aided best of 22.12 is the third-fastest 200-meter time in collegiate history under all conditions … Also anchored the Lady Tigers to a successful defense of their SEC Outdoor title in the 4x100-meter relay with a winning time of 43.27 … Scored a team-high 22.5 points to lead the Lady Tigers to their fifth team title at the SEC Outdoor Championships in six seasons … Emerged as an NCAA title contender in the 100-meter dash by claiming the Texas Relays title with a career-best wind-aided time of 10.94 at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin … Anchored the Lady Tigers to a pair of relay wins in the 4x100 relay (42.99) and 4x200 relay (1:30.01) at the Texas Relays … LSU’s time of 1:30.01 in winning the Texas Relays title in the 4x200 relay is the fourth-fastest run in collegiate history … Also ran the second leg on LSU’s winning sprint medley relay team at the Texas Relays as she teamed with Semoy Hackett, Cassandra Tate and Charlene Lipsey to set a school record and meet record of 3:43.79 … Honored as the “Most Outstanding Performer” of the Texas Relays while leading the Lady Tigers to the title of “Most Outstanding Team” of the meet … Wrapped up an outstanding indoor season by defending her NCAA Indoor crown in the 200-meter dash with an indoor PR of 22.74 at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Finished the indoor season as the No. 1-ranked 200-meter sprinter in the world with her performance … Earned her first career All-America honor in the 60-meter dash after taking eighth place in the national final with a time of 7.30 … Scored 11 points at the NCAA Indoor Championships to lead the Lady Tigers to a third-place finish in the final team standings … Defended her SEC Indoor 200-meter title with an NCAA qualifying time of 23.07 in the final … Ran the second leg for the Lady Tigers in winning the SEC Indoor crown in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:34.02 … Earned her first career All-SEC honor in the 60-meter dash with a runner-up finish at the SEC Indoor meet in 7.28 … Posted a 60-meter PR of 7.26 in a runner-up finish at the Tyson Invitational … Extended her historic winning streak in the 200-meter dash to 18-straight wins in 200-meter finals against collegiate competition between the indoor and outdoor seasons … Streak dates back to a win at the Tyson Invitational during the 2011 indoor season … Honored as the SEC Women’s Runner of the Week five times during the 2012 season on Feb. 7, Feb. 14, March 27, April 3 and April 24 … Followed the collegiate season by competing in the 200-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials held in Eugene, Ore … Just missed earning her spot on Team USA by one spot as she earned a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter final at the U.S. Olympic Trials after clocking 22.34 against the deepest 200-meter field she’s ever faced … Set a meet record in the 200 meters at the North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships with a wind-legal time of 22.72 to win the gold medal for the United States.

2011
Proved to be the NCAA’s most dominant short sprinter during her sophomore season in 2011 … Emerged as one of the top young 200-meter talents in the world with her performance in sweeping NCAA titles in the event … Selected a finalist for The Bowerman in 2011 … Was also selected as a finalist for the Honda Sports Award for women’s collegiate track and field … Was the top individual point scorer with 20.5 points at the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Became the sixth athlete in NCAA history to sweep NCAA Indoor and NCAA Outdoor titles in the 200-meter dash in the same season and the first Lady Tiger since collegiate record holder Dawn Sowell in 1989 … Also anchored the Lady Tigers to their 13th national title all-time in the 4x100-meter relay … Set the low-altitude collegiate record in the 200-meter dash in winning the NCAA Outdoor crown as she set a new wind-legal personal record of 22.24 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa … Ranks No. 3 on the NCAA’s all-time list behind times of 22.04 by Sowell in 1989 and 22.23 by USC’s Carol Rodriguez in 2006 that were each run at altitude in Provo, Utah … Clocked a wind-legal 22.39 in the national semifinal … Teamed with Kenyanna Wilson, Semoy Hackett and Rebecca Alexander to win the NCAA crown in the sprint relay with the eighth-fastest time in collegiate history at 42.64 … Also broke the 43-second barrier in the national semifinal with a time of 42.94 … Duncan nearly claimed a third NCAA title during the 2011 outdoor season after finishing as the national runner-up in the 100-meter dash … Took home the NCAA silver in the 100 meters with a wind-legal PR of 11.09 in the final, finishing just one one-hundredth of a second behind Oklahoma’s Candyce McGrone (11.08) … Finished the season ranked in a tie for the No. 7 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the 100 meters … Won a pair of SEC Outdoor titles for the Lady Tigers with her win in the 200 meters (22.27w) and 4x100 relay (43.47) … Nearly earned All-SEC honors with a bronze-medal winning third-place finish in the 100-meter dash at the SEC Outdoor Championships while running a seasonal best wind-aided time of 11.02 in the SEC final … Recorded a seasonal-best wind-aided time in the 200-meter dash at 22.18 to take the title at the LSU Alumni Gold … Finished the 2011 outdoor season with three of the top-10 times on the NCAA’s all-time all conditions list in the 200 meters … 22.18w ranks No. 3, 22.24 ranks No. 7 and 22.27w ranks No. 9 on the NCAA’s all-time all conditions list … Captured the NCAA Indoor crown in the 200-meter dash by running 22.85 in the national final in College Station, Texas … Also competed in the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships, where she earned a 15th-place finish with a time of 7.36 … Won an SEC Indoor 200-meter title with the 11th-fastest indoor performance in collegiate history at 22.78 … Her indoor PR also ranks No. 2 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list … Also ranked No. 1 worldwide for the 2011 indoor season … Was the fastest time run by a woman indoors worldwide since 2008 when Texas freshman Bianca Knight set the American indoor record of 22.40 at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Also won a 200-meter title indoors at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 23.01 … Established a personal best of 7.30 in the 60-meter dash at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … Was twice named the SEC Female Runner of the Week during the outdoor season on April 5 and April 26 … Followed the collegiate season by competing in the 200 meters at the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. … Nearly earned a spot on Team USA for the World Championships with her fifth-place finish as she clocked 22.35 in the USA Outdoor final.

2010
One of the nation’s leading 200-meter runners during her freshman season in 2010 … Competed in the 200 meters at both the NCAA Indoor Championships and NCAA Outdoor Championships … Earned a 13th-place finish in the semifinal round at both national meets … Clocked 23.58 in the national semifinal during the outdoor season … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, N.C. … Set a seasonal best wind-legal time of 23.08 in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Scored four points with a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter dash at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Helped LSU take home the team title at the SEC Outdoor meet … Recorded wind-legal times of 23.45 in the preliminary round and 23.76 in the final round at the conference meet … Won the 200-meter title at the LSU Alumni Gold with a season best wind-aided time of 22.96 … Earned her first career All-America honor during the outdoor season as a member of LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team … Ran the second leg on the foursome that finished as the NCAA runner-up with a time of 43.72 in the national final … Also ran the second leg on the team that set a seasonal-best time of 43.25 in qualifying at the Penn Relays … Team finished runner-up at the Penn Relays with a time of 43.30 … Competed in both the 60 meters and 200 meters during the indoor season … Earned a 13th-place finish in the 200-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 23.68 in the preliminary round … Scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships (23.68) … Recorded an indoor seasonal best with an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 23.57 in the preliminary round at the SEC meet … Was also an NCAA provisional qualifier in the 60-meter dash after setting a personal best of 7.40 at the SEC Championships … Finished in ninth place in the prelim round of the 60 meters at the conference meet.

PRIOR TO LSU
Captured the Region 2-5A championship in the 200 meters with a personal-best time of 23.46 seconds during her senior season at Cypress Springs High School … Her time ranked No. 3 among high school sprinters in the U.S. during the 2009 outdoor season … Went on to win the Texas Class 5A state title in the 200 meters with a time of 23.59 in the final at the 2009 University Interscholastic League State Championships held at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas … Recorded a then personal best of 24.33 in the 200 meters to finish fourth in the event in the young women’s age group at the 2008 AAU Junior Olympics … Also ran the 100 meters at the meet … Competed in the 200 meters and 4x100-meter relay at the 2007 AAU Junior Olympic Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. … Won a pair of District 17-5A titles in the 200 meters and 4x100 relay while running for Cypress Springs in 2007 … Successfully defended her district title in the 200 meters as a junior in 2008.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kimberlyn Archea’ Duncan … Born on Aug. 2, 1991 … Parents are Antonne Duncan, Jr., and Schrylean Duncan … Has a younger sister named Kiersten … An outstanding student who posted a weighted grade-point average of 4.85 during her high school career … Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport commerce.

 

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