Events: 60H (8.03), 100H (12.88)
4-time SEC Champion
2011 SEC Women's Freshman Runner of the Year
The most dominant hurdler in the Southeastern Conference and one of the elite hurdlers in the NCAA throughout the 2012 season ... Earned a pair of All-America honors while also sweeping SEC titles in the sprint hurdles for the second-straight season ... Wrapped up the collegiate season by taking fifth place in the final of the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Clocked 13.20 (-3.1) in the national final at Drake Stadium ... Advanced to the NCAA final in the 100 hurdles for the first time in her collegiate career with the fourth-fastest time of the semifinal round at 13.01 (+1.1) ... Followed a wind-aided 13.01 in the first round with a wind-legal 13.03 in the quarterfinal round of the 100 hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Earned All-America honors during the indoor season with an eighth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships held in Nampa, Idaho ... Clocked 8.16 in the NCAA Indoor final to reach All-America status indoors for the second year in a row ... Advanced to the NCAA Indoor final after running 8.05 in the qualifying round ... Defended her SEC Indoor crown in the 60 hurdles while setting a new PR of 8.03 and achieving the NCAA qualifying standard in the event ... Moved into the No. 5 spot on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the 60 hurdles with her personal record of 8.03 ... Completed the SEC sweep with a win in the 100 hurdles in a dominating performance at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Broke 13 seconds for the second time during the outdoor season with a winning run of 12.96 (+1.8) in the SEC Outdoor final held at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium ... Ran her record to a perfect 4-for-4 in SEC finals in two seasons at LSU ... Clocked an outdoor seasonal-best of 12.92 (+0.9) in winning the 100 hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Defended her Penn Relays title in the 100 hurdles with a winning time of 13.05 (+0.9) at Franklin Field ... Made history as the first Lady Tiger to win two Penn Relays titles in the sprint hurdles in a career ... Also won the 100-meter hurdles during the Battle on the Bayou (13.10) and Arizona State Tri-Meet (13.50) ... Finished in third place in the invitational final at the Texas Relays with a wind-aided run of 13.03 ... Ran the 100-meter dash in three meets during the outdoor season ... Ran a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 11.72 at the Battle on the Bayou and wind-legal time of 11.87 at the LSU Relays ... Captured 60-meter hurdles titles at the Texas A&M Dual Meet (8.35) and Razorback Invitational (8.13) during the indoor season ... Took second place in the consolation final at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a run of 8.11 ... Also finished runner-up at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (8.35), Tyson Invitational (8.13) and LSU Twilight (8.19) ... Set a personal best of 7.51 in the 60-meter dash at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Followed the collegiate season by competing in the 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials ... Placed 18th in the semifinal round at the U.S. Olympic Trials after running 13.21 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. ... Advanced to the semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials with a run of 13.15 in the first round ... Honored for her academic pursuits with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career.
Emerged as one of the nation's elite sprint hurdlers during her true freshman season with the Lady Tigers in 2011 ... Earned her first career All-America honor during the indoor season ... Matched her personal best of 8.12 seconds en route to a sixth-place finish in the final of the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in College Station, Texas ... Clocked 8.15 for the sixth-fastest time of the qualifying round at the NCAA Indoor meet ... Dominated the Southeastern Conference in the sprint hurdles by sweeping the SEC Indoor and SEC Outdoor titles during her freshman season ... First set her PR of 8.12 in capturing the SEC Indoor crown in the 60-meter hurdles ... Marked her first finals victory of her collegiate career ... Also enjoyed an NCAA automatic qualifying performance of 8.15 with a runner-up finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational during the indoor season ... Honored for her performance at the New Balance meet in New York with her first of four selections as the SEC Female Freshman of the Week on Feb. 8 ... Opened the outdoor season by setting a personal record of 13.15 to win the 100-meter hurdles at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Dropped her wind-legal PR to 12.88 in winning the SEC Outdoor crown in the event ... Became the first Lady Tiger freshman in program history to capture the SEC Outdoor title in the 100 hurdles ... Voted by the league's head coaches as the 2011 SEC Women's Outdoor Freshman Runner of the Year following her performance at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Was also named to the SEC All-Freshman Team during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as the league's top freshman performer in the 60-meter hurdles and 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships ... Captured the Penn Relays title in her meet debut after running a wind-legal 13.16 in the final ... Took third place at the Texas Relays with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 12.86 ... Competed in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Bloomington, Ind. ... Advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in her debut at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Named the SEC Female Freshman of the Week three times outdoors on March 29, April 12 and May 3 ... Finished the 2011 outdoor season as the No. 1-ranked freshman in the 100-meter hurdles with her wind-legal seasonal best of 12.88 ... Was also the No. 4-ranked sprint hurdler in the NCAA among all classifications ... Wrapped up the season ranked No. 8 on LSU's all-time performance list in both the 60 hurdles and 100 hurdles ... Continued to represent the Lady Tigers after the collegiate season with her appearance at the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. ... Clocked a wind-aided 13.10 in the first round ... Finished in 15th place overall in the semifinal round at the USA Championships after running a wind-aided 13.04 ... Recognized for her effort in the classroom as a member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO LSU
The No. 1 sprint hurdle recruit in the country for the Class of 2010 ... Established herself as one of the most dominant prep hurdlers in the United States with her performance ... A two-time selection to the USA Today All-USA Track & Field Team in 2008 and 2009, honoring the elite high school track and field athletes in the country ... Set a personal-best time of 13.52 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles in the semifinal round at the 2007 IAAF World Youth Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic ... Went on to finish fourth in the final at the IAAF World Youth Championships with a time of 13.70 in the final ... A two-time champion of the 100-meter hurdles at the Nike Outdoor Nationals after claiming titles in 2008 and 2009 ... Set a 2009 seasonal best of 13.59 in taking the title at the Nike Outdoor Nationals, finishing the season as the country's No. 1-ranked sprint hurdler in the high school ranks ... Also won a gold medal in the 100 hurdles at the 2009 USA Track & Field Junior Olympics with a time of 13.85 ... Recorded a top wind-aided time of 13.32 to finish first in the 100 hurdles at the Great Southwest Track & Field Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Finished the 2009 indoor season with a personal record of 8.30 to win the 60-meter hurdles at the Nike Indoor Nationals ... Her indoor PR was the No. 1-ranked performance in the country by a high school athlete in 2009 ... Enjoyed an impressive sophomore season in 2008 in which she won silver medals in the 60 hurdles at the Nike Indoor Nationals and 100 hurdles at the USATF Junior Olympics ... Was the bronze medalist in the 60 hurdles at the 2007 Nike Indoor Nationals during her freshman season ... A nine-time Class 2A state champion in South Carolina while competing for Pendleton High School ... Won three career state Class 2A state titles in the 100-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles.
Full name is Jasmin Marie Stowers ... Born on Sept. 23, 1991 ... Parents are Ronald and Gena Stowers ... Has an older sister, Brittany, and a younger brother, Jamal ... An honor student at Pendleton High School ... Boasted an impressive 4.56 weighted grade-point average ... A member of her school's academic honor roll in her last five years ... Served as president of her school's chapter of the National Honor Society ... Also a member of Beta Club at Pendleton High School ... Was a Coker Scholar and a recipient of the Governor's Citizenship Award in 2009 ... Was honored as a Junior Marshall as one of the Top 10 students of her junior class ... Received a "Jasmin Stowers Day in Pendleton" on Aug. 17, 2007 ... Majoring in nutritional sciences.