Meaka Brents
Meaka Brents

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

High School:
Guilford

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/29/1989

2009-10: (Indoor): Recorded back-to-back first place finishes in the 60-meter dash at the Redbird Open and the Indiana State Dual ... finished second at the Iowa State Classic in the 60-meter dash with a personal-best time of 7.49 ... earned All-Valley honors at the MVC Indoor Championships in the 60-meter dash with third-place finish and a time of 7.58 ... recorded back-to-back first-place finishes at the Redbird Open and the Indiana State Dual in the 200-meter dash ... took 10th in the 200-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic with a personal-best mark of 24.86 ... a member of the 4X400 relay team that finished first at the Redbird Open and the Indiana State Dual ... the same relay team finished fourth at the Iowa State Classic in 3:44.19 ... helped the 4X400 relay team finish second at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:44.74 to earn All-Valley honors. (Outdoor): Ran a time of 12.08 in the 100-meter dash at the Lenny Lyles Invite and the Billy Hayes Invitational ... earned All-Valley honors at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash with a second-place finish in a time of 11.89, which was a personal-best ... finished third in back-to-back meets, before finishing fourth in the 200-meter dash at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a time of 24.35 ... qualified for the NCAA West Regional in the 200-meter dash ... a member of the 4X100 relay team that won the MVC Outdoor Championships in 45.54 and qualified for the NCAA West Regional ... earned All-Valley honors as a member of the 4X400 relay team with a third-place finish and a time of 3:41.38.

2008-09: (Indoor): Was runner-up in the 60-meter dash at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships, turning in a personal-best time of 7.58 ... earned All-MVC honors in the 60 and held the team's season-best performance in the event ... won the 60- and 200-meter dashes at the Redbird Invitational ... turned in a sixth-place finish in the 200 at the Valley Championships with a personal-best time of 25.27 ... 4x400-meter relay team took sixth at the conference championships with a time of 3:54.06. (Outdoor): Named All-MVC in the 100-meter dash ... advanced to the finals of the 100-meter dash with a season-best 11.97, then captured third-place in the finals at the Valley Championships ... turned in a time of 25.16 in the 200-meter dash at the MVC Championships to finish 10th ... ran legs on the 4x400 and 4x100-meter relays at the championship.

2007-08: (Indoor): Achieved season-best performances at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships in the 60- and 200-meter dashes ... finished fifth with a time of 7.72 seconds in the 60 ... recorded a time of 25.81 in the preliminaries of the 200. (Outdoor): Recorded season-bests in the prelims of the 100 and 200 at the Valley Championships, posting times of 12.23 and 25.08, respectfully ... 4x100-meter relay won title at the conference championships, posting a time of 46.19 to advance to the NCAA Region V Meet.

At Guilford HS: Four-year member of the track and field team ... held a qualifying time in the 100 meters (12.83) and advanced into the prelims of the 2007 IHSA State meet, where she placed seventh in her heat ... named to the all-state track and field team during her senior year ... also a four-year member of the basketball team, where she was named team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... averaged 16 points, two steals, eight rebounds and three assists per game senior year.

Personal: Born 8/29/89 ... daughter of Rhonda F. Brents ... siblings are Gzorge Brents and C'vontez Johnson ... major is management.