Events: 200M (24.11), 400M (IN: 55.58; OUT: 53.62)
Competed in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons during her freshman season in 2012 ... Earned a 17th-place finish in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships after clocking 54.80 seconds in the qualifying round ... Finished in 12th place in the event at the Battle on the Bayou with a seasonal-best effort of 54.61 ... Won the 400-meter title at the Louisiana Classics with a run of 55.20 in LSU's outdoor season opener ... Also ran the one-lap race at the LSU Alumni Gold (55.01) ... Ran the 400-meter leg for the Lady Tigers on LSU's first distance medley relay champions at the Texas Relays ... Teamed with Charlene Lipsey, Samantha Levin and Laura Carleton for the second-fastest time outdoors in school history with a winning run of 11 minutes, 16.82 seconds at the Texas Relays ... Took home a 26th-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Clocked 55.91 in the qualifying round at the SEC Indoor meet ... Posted an indoor seasonal-best with a run of 55.58 for 30th place at the Tyson Invitational ... Also ran the 60 meters, 200 meters and 500 meters with her effort during the indoor season ... Has proven herself as a team leader off the track as LSU's student-athlete representative at the 2012 SEC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Meeting held in Birmingham, Ala., during the fall of 2012.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the nation's elite 400-meter recruits for the Class of 2011 ... Took home the gold medal in the young women's 400-meter dash at the 2011 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships with a personal-best time of 53.62 seconds in the final ... Was the No. 7-ranked prep performer in the country for the 2011 outdoor season among all classifications ... Also ranked No. 4 nationally among 400-meter sprinters in the Class of 2011 ... Also won a pair of USATF Junior Olympic gold medals in the 4x400-meter relay and 4x800-meter relay in 2011 ... Was the fifth-place finisher in the 400 meters at the 2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Eugene, Ore. ... Clocked 53.73 in the final at Hayward Field ... One of the elite sprinters in the state of Missouri during her prep career at Ladue Horton Watkins High School ... Enjoyed a record-setting performance in the 400 meters in her final appearance for Ladue at the 2011 Missouri Class 4A State Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Shattered her previous PR by more than a half second with a Missouri Class 4A meet-record time of 53.84 seconds in the state final ... Captured her first career individual state championship in the event with her performance ... Was a member of Ladue's 4x400-meter relay team that won consecutive Missouri Class 4A state titles in 2010 and 2011 ... Ran the second leg on the mile relay that set a new Missouri Class 4A meet record of 3:48.00 to take the state title during her senior season ... Followed the state meet in 2011 by taking second place in the 400 meters at the 36th-annual Great Southwest Track & Field Classic held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque with a time of 53.85 in the final ... Teamed with fellow St. Louis natives and Lady Tiger recruits Samantha Levin and Kendra White in winning the 4x400-meter relay at the 2011 Great Southwest Classic with a meet-record time of 3:37.65 ... Won three medals for the St. Louis Lightning Track Club in the young women's division at the 2010 USATF Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Took home the silver medal in the 400 meters with a time of 54.35 in the final, finishing runner-up to White (53.72) ... Also captured a gold medal in the 4x400-meter relay and a silver medal in the 4x100-meter relay at the 2010 USATF Youth Outdoor Championships ... Her performance helped the St. Louis Lightning win the team national championship at the 2010 USATF Youth Outdoor Championships with a total of 89 points in the team standings, finishing 55 points ahead of the second-place team ... Signed with LSU with a PR of 24.11 in the 200-meter dash.
Full name is Montenae Lavonne Roye-Speight ... Born on Nov. 5, 1992 ... Parents are John Madison and Marcia Roye-Madison ... Has an older brother named Brian ... Has maintained a cumulative 3.55 GPA during her prep career at Ladue Horton Watkins High School ... A recipient of the Ladue Ram Pride Award for academic excellence and leadership skills ... Enjoys cooking, reading and playing piano ... Majoring in political science.