Donita Harmon
Donita Harmon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, New Mexico

High School:
Eldorado High School

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/01/1983

Experience:
2L


*Three-Time All-American*

General

  • Top returning sprinter on the women's side is back for her third campaign with the Flyin' Frogs.
  • Three-time all-American, placed eighth in the 200 at the 2003 NCAA Outdoor Champion-ships and earned a certificate for running a leg on TCU's 4x100 meter relay unit that placed sixth in 2003 and seventh in 2004.
  • Owns a share of the school record in the 200 meters indoors.
  • Is the defending C-USA champion in both the indoor and outdoor 200 meters.
  • Once again will be featured in the 200 and is a candidate for both relay units.

    2004

  • Focused on the short sprints during the indoor season, competing in the 60 and 200 meter dashes along with the 4x400 meter relay.
  • Captured her first individual conference title in the 200 meters during the indoor season... won the race in a time of 24.09... also earned a fifth place finish in the 60, turning in a time of 7.57 seconds.
  • Best indoor times were 7.50 in the 60 and 23.83 in the 200.
  • Ran the second leg on the 4x400 meter relay squad during the indoor season... helped the foursome break the school record with a time of 3:39.56 at the Razorback Invitational... the quartet also won the Conference USA title in 3:42.58.
  • Competed in the 100, 200 and both relays during the outdoor season.
  • Earned a sweep of the 2004 C-USA 200 meter titles by taking first place at the outdoor meet with a time of 23.14 seconds, just four-thousandths of a second off her season-best time of 23.10.
  • Narrowly missed sweeping the short sprints at the C-USA Outdoor Championships by placing second in the 100 with a time of 11.46.
  • Placed seventh at the Midwest regional in the 200, but earned a spot in the NCAA Championships.
  • Logged a time of 23.38 seconds at the NCAA meet to finish 12th.
  • Ran the second leg on the 4x100 meter relay unit... the foursome turned in their best time of 44.05 at the Midwest Region and placed seventh at the NCAA Championships with a time of 44.43.
  • Also ran the anchor leg on the 4x400 meter relay outdoors... the quartet shattered the school record with a time of 3:37.03 at the Penn Relays and brought home the Conference USA title.

    2003

  • Logged an NCAA indoor provisional mark in the 200 by posting a school-record tying time of 23.57 at Air Force on February 8... did not compete in the event at the Conference USA Indoor Championships.
  • Finished second in the conference indoor meet at 400 meters with a season-best time of 55.19 and also ran on TCU's third place 4x4 relay.
  • Ran the 200 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships... drew an unfavorable lane one assignment and ran a 23.73 to place 16th overall.
  • Ran the 100 and 200 meters along with both relay squads outdoors.
  • Placed sixth at the C-USA outdoor meet in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.68 seconds and second in the 200, breaking the tape in 23.37.
  • Posted a season-best mark of 23.17 seconds in the 200 in the Midwest Region prelims... finished sixth in the finals at 200 meters in 23.74.
  • Earned an all-America certificate by placing eighth in the 200 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships... logged times of 23.56, 23.42 and 23.50 in the three rounds at the national meet.
  • Ran the second leg on the sprint relay unit that won the conference title with a time of 44.86 and won the regional crown with a time of 44.10.
  • Ran the second leg on the sprint relay team that broke the school record with a time of 43.37 in the prelims at the NCAA outdoor meet... helped the squad earn all-America honors with a sixth place finish by running a time of 43.67 in the national finals.
  • Also ran the anchor leg on the mile relay squad that finished third at the Conference USA meet with a time of 3:41.34.

    High School

  • Graduated from Eldorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Lettered four times in track for Kathy Brion.
  • Led her team to the state Class 5A title by winning the 100, 200, 400 and 4x400 relay as a senior... finished second in the long jump and 4x200 meter relay... led the meet in points despite nursing a hamstring injury.
  • Was the first female in New Mexico to sweep the 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes at the state meet... was a four-time state champion in the 200 meter dash... set the state record in the 400 meter dash.
  • A three-time Trib/Maloof Cos. girls track & field Athlete of the Year.

    Personal

  • Donita Quinnetta Harmon was born March 1, 1983... parents are Dave and Carolyn Braggs.
  • Pursuing a degree in social work.

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