Panthers looking to improve qualifying times for upcoming meets
Top Performances: 60M- 7.89
2013-14 Indoor: Tongue finished sixth in the 60M dash with a time of 7.89 at the Penn State Relays.
Prior to Pitt: Bethune-Cookman:While at Bethune-Cookman, Tongue-Coates participated in the 2008 Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon...personal best in the 100M was 11.60...personal best in 100M hurdles was 14.09.
High School:Tongue-Coates was a state champion in the 400M relay and 200M her senior year...set the state record in the 200M with a time of 24.16 seconds...state champion in the 100M and second in the 200M her junior year...set state record in 100M with a time of 11.82 seconds...placed in the 55M dash, 55M hurdles and 100M hurdles at the state championships...three-time first team all-county...two-time first team All-Metro.
Personal:Born on February 27, 1990...daughter of April and Gino Tongue...has an older sister, Franchaze Waters...majoring in public service.