LSU Track + Field BIO
Juanita Broaddus
Player Profile:
Juanita Broaddus 37447
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'6"
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Philadephia, Pa.
High School: William Penn HS
Other College: Barton County CC

Events: 60M (7.25), 100M (11.17), 200M (IN: 23.61; OUT: 23.18)

2-time NCAA Champion
4-time All-American
2-time NCAA Mideast Regional Champion
2-time SEC Champion
3-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
Wrapped up her career at LSU as a two-time NCAA champion and three-time All-American as a member of the Lady Tigers’ dominating relay teams ... Ran on the 4x400-meter relay teams that captured NCAA Indoor and Outdoor titles in 2006 ... Also earned All-America honors while running the third leg on the 4x100-meter relay team that finished as the national runner-up in 2006 ... Added a fourth All-America honor during her senior season as she finished eighth in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... Was her first individual All-America honor as a Lady Tiger ... Contributed to the Lady Tigers’ first national championship since 2004 as the team took home the title at the NCAA Outdoor meet in 2008 ... Also won a pair of NCAA Mideast Regional titles and SEC titles while running on the relays ... Was an all-conference performer in the 100-meter dash in 2008 as she finished second in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Helped the Lady Tigers sweep team titles at the SEC Indoor and Outdoor Championships in 2008 by scoring 24.5 individual points in conference action ... Marked the first time since 1996 that the Lady Tigers swept SEC Indoor and Outdoor titles in the same season ... Finished her career at LSU with personal bests of 7.25 in the 60 meters, 11.17 in the 100 meters and 23.18 in the 200 meters ... Her top time of 11.17 in the 100-meter dash ranks No. 10 on the school’s all-time performance list.

2008
Helped the Lady Tigers win their first national championship since 2004 by earning All-America honors in the 100-meter dash at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Finished in eighth place in the final to earn her first individual All-America honor as a Lady Tiger ... Qualified automatically to run the 100 meters at the NCAA Championships after earning a fourth-place finish in the event at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (11.30w) ... Earned all-conference honors in the 100 meters after clocking a new personal best of 11.17 seconds in the event final to take second place at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Time ranks No. 10 in program history ... Also finished fourth in the 200 meters at the SEC Outdoor meet, clocking a new personal-best time of 23.18 in the final ... Was an NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier in the 200 meters ... Finished the meet in eighth place ... Nearly earned All-SEC honors in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season by finishing third in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Was an automatic qualifier for the NCAA Championships after setting a personal best of 7.25 in the prelims of the 60 meters at the conference meet ... Added a sixth-place finish in the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Clocked a new indoor personal best of 23.61 in the 200-meter prelims at the SEC meet ... Her 22 individual points in conference action helped the Lady Tigers sweep SEC Indoor and Outdoor titles for the first time since 1996 ... Was also a standout as a member of the Lady Tigers’ 4x100-meter relay team ... Ran the third leg throughout the 2008 season ... A member of the foursome that captured the SEC title with a meet-record time of 42.80 ... Also won her second career NCAA Mideast Regional title by running the third leg on the squad won with a time of 43.60 ... Helped set a new meet record at the 114th Penn Relays as she teamed with Brooklynn Morris, Samantha Henry and Kelly Baptiste to win the Championship of America title in 42.59 ... It was the third-fastest time in the history of collegiate track and field ... Followed the collegiate season by running the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.

2007
Did not compete for the Lady Tigers in 2007 as she received a redshirt prior to the start of the season.

2006
Enjoyed a stellar junior campaign that saw her earn two national titles and a trio of All-America honors in her first season with the Lady Tigers ... Was an integral member of the Lady Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay team that captured national titles at both the NCAA Indoor Championships (3:29.33) and NCAA Outdoor Championships (3:25.78) ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay in the preliminary heat of the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Also ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that earned a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships during the outdoor season, clocking a seasonal-best time of 42.94 in the final heat ... Also ran on the 4x400 teams that won the SEC Indoor title (3:32.20) and NCAA Mideast Regional title (3:28.93) ... Individually, competed in the 60 meters and 200 meters during the indoor season ... Earned a fourth-place finish in the 60 meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a time of 7.60 ... Also earned fourth-place finishes in the 200 meters at the Purple Tiger (24.46) and UNM Lobo Invitational (24.00) ... Was an NCAA Mideast Regional participant in the 100 meters during the outdoor season, finishing the meet in 15th place after clocking a seasonal-best time of 11.54 ... Also competed in the 200 meters and 400 meters during the outdoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Spent two seasons at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kansas ... Won the NJCAA Outdoor title in the 200 meters and was the runner-up in the 100 meters ... Also helped her team to wins in the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays ... Was the NJCAA national runner-up in both the 60 and 200-meter dashes during the indoor season ... Also ran on the 4x100 relay team that won gold at the World Junior Championships ... Came to LSU with personal bests of 7.31 in the 60 meters, 11.31 in the 100 meters and 23.17w/23.40 in the 200 meters ... Four-year letterwinner in track at William Penn High School in Philadelphia.

PERSONAL
Born on July 14, 1985 ... Daughter of Barbara Broaddus and Raleigh Warren ... Has one sister named Veleda.

 

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