Seniors conclude standout careers with prestigious academic award
National Championship Meet set for June 5-8
Panthers to run at NCAA June 5-8
Nkanata runs meet's fastest time in prelims of 200 meter dash
Panthers look to advance to NCAA Championship Meet
Top Performances: 60M-7.44, 100M-11.91, 200M-23.59, 300M-38.20, 400M-52.64, 500M-1:16.24, 800M-2:24.73
Accolades: USTFCCCA 2013 All-Academic Track and Field Team...2013 Big East Indoor Champion in the 200M dash with a career-best time of 23.64.
2013 Outdoor: Competed in the Aggie Invitational in the women's 100 meter dash finishing with a time of 11.99...Finished second place in the 200M dash at the Big East Outdoor Championships with a career-best time of 23.59...Set a new personal record in the 400M dash at the ECAC/IC4A Championships with a time of 52.64, placing second overall.
2012-13: Set a new school record in the women's 300M dash with a time of 38.20 seconds at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala...Also finished second in the women's 60M dash, running a 7.44...Placed second in the 60M dash with a time of 7.59 at the Tiffin Carnival and also won the 200M dash with a time of 24.39...Finished fifth at the Penn State National in the women's 400M dash with a posted time of 55.18...Competed at the SPIRE Invitational placing sixth in the women's 200 meter dash with a posted time of 23.77 and fifth in the 60M dash with a time of 7.48...Big East Champion in the 200M dash with a career-best time of 23.64...Finished third in the 60M dash (7.47)...Part of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished fourth at the Big East Championship Meet with a time of 3:40.18.
2011-12: Indoor T/F - Placed fourth in the 60M (7.70) at the Golden Flash Gala...Competed at the Penn State National Open, placing third in the 200M with a time of 24.00 and fourth in the 400M with a time of 55.66...Finished second in the 200M dash running 24.69 at the Penn State Relays and ran 7.69 in the 60M...Placed fourth in the 200M at Penn State Nittany Lion Challenge running a 24.58...Finished fourth in the 200M at the Penn State National Open with a time of 24.59...A member of the 4x200M relay that competed at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and finished second with a time of 1:36.74, which broke the previous school record of 1:37.80...Placed fourth in the 400M at the Big East Championships with a time of 55.06...Outdoor T/F - Placed first in the 100M (11.99) at the Early Bird Invitational...Competed at the Florida Relays in the 400M (55.62)...Placed second and third in the 200M (24.14) and 100M (11.91) dash at the Sea Ray Relays...Earned All-Big East honors placing third in both the 200M dash (23.74) and 400M dash (53.79)...Finished third in the 200M prelims (24.08) at the ECAC Championships.
2010-11: Indoor T/F - A member of the second-place 4x400M relay team at the Big East Indoor Championships...Finished third as a member of the 4x400M relay at the Akron Invitational...Placed sixth in the 200M dash at the Great Dane Classic...Won as a member of the 4x400M relay team at the Kent State Gala...Outdoor T/F - Earned sixth place in the 400M dash at the Big East Outdoor Championships, racing to a career-best time of 54.81...Also a member of the fourth-place 4x400M relay team at the same event...Raced to a fifth-place finish as a member of the 4x400M relay team at the Charlotte 49ers Classic...Finished top 10 as a member of the 4x400M relay at the Sea Ray Relays.
2009-10: Indoor T/F - Finished top 10 as a member of the 4x400M relay team at the ECAC Championships...Placed in the top 10 as a member of the 4x400M relay team and competed in the 400M dash at the Big East Championships...Placed third in the 500M dash and fourth as a member of the 4x400M relay team at the Kent State Gala...Finished third as a member of the 4x200M and 4x400M relay teams at the New Balance Invitational...Outdoor T/F - Runner-up as a member of the 400M relay team and qualified for the 400M dash at the ECAC Championships...Finished third as a member of the 400M relay team, top five in the 4,000M dash and competed in the 200M dash at the Big East Championships...Won as a member of the 400M relay team at the Duke Invitational and finished third at the Penn Relays...Runner-up in the 200M dash and seventh in the 400M dash at the MSU Legacy Meet.
High School: Jonnique Lawrence garnered All-America status in high school...She was a member of the first-place sprint medley relay team...Took first in the 800M run and was second in the 400M dash...As a junior was an All-America in the 400M dash event and sprint medley...A 2009 state champion as a member of the 400M relay squad...State runner-up in the 1,600M relay...300M hurdle regional champion in 2008...Earned regional titles in the 800M run and as a member of the 1,600M relay...A National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born on January 5, 1991...Daughter of John Lawrence and E. Len Clark...Has three brothers and one sister: Donte, John, Josh and Jaelyn...Majoring in psychology.