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Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Hightower HS

Bio

  • 2018 NCAA West Regional Qualifier (400)
  • 2018 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (4x4)
  • 2018 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (4x4)

OU Indoor Collegiate Bests
200-Meter Dash: 25.17, 2018
400-Meter Dash: 54.96, 2018

OU Outdoor Collegiate Bests
200-Meter Dash: 24.16, 2018
400-Meter Dash: 54.20, 2018

2018

(Outdoor) Qualified for the 400 meters at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, Calif. running a 56.03… Took 10th in the 400 at Big 12 Outdoors, crossing the line in 54.20 seconds… Helped the women’s 4x4 take seventh in the 4x400-meter relay competition at the Big 12 Outdoors with a time of 3:40.43… Ran on the 4x4 that ran at Penn Relays, finishing in 3:45.88… Won the 400 meters at the John Jacobs Invite, finishing in 56 seconds flat… Helped the 4x4 team to a first-place finish at the John Jacobs, finishing in 3:47.16… Took 12th in the 400 at the Crimson Tide Invite, crossing the line in 56.09… Ran on the DMR team that took third at Texas Relays, finishing in 11:27.52… Placed second in the 400 at the Aztec Invite in a time of 54.89 seconds… Ran in the 100 and 200 meters at the TCU Invite, finishing 29th and 10th, respectively… (Indoor) Ran on the 4x4 team that qualified and finished 13th at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships, finishing in 3:34.58… Took 11th in the 400 meters at the Big 12 Indoors, finishing in 55.48 seconds… Helped the 4x4 team finish third at Big 12 Indoors, finishing in 3:36.53… Took 14th in the 400 at the Tyson Invite, also helped the 4x4 team to a third-place finish at the meet, finishing in 3:34.05… Took sixth in the 200 meters at the J.D. Martin Invite, crossing the line in 25.17 seconds… Placed 11th in the 400 meters at the Texas Tech Classic, crossing the line in 57.18 seconds… Helped the 4x4 relay win at the Texas Tech Classic, finishing in 3:47.51… Finished eighth in the 400 at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 55.37 seconds… Ran on the 4x4 team that took second at the Vandy Invite, crossing the line in 3:36.42… Took second in her first meet as a Sooner at the Leonard Hilton Invitational in the 400 meters, finishing in 56.26 meters. 

HIGH SCHOOL
All-State honoree in 2015-16 and 2014-15 in the 1600 meter relay, earning first and third place medalist recognition ... Helped her team win the 2015 state championship ... Served as varsity team captain in 2016-17 ... Earned All-Academic District honors twice (2015, 2016).

PERSONAL
Daughter of Tia Blanks and Michael Gregory ... Has two younger sisters, Madison and Aaliyah ... Plans on majoring in nutrition.

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