Myia Dorsey
Myia  Dorsey

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lilburn, Ga.

High School:
St. Pius X

Height:
5-3

Event:
Sprints

05/17/2018

T&F Advances 31 Entries to Regionals

The women have 22 entries, while the men have nine

04/28/2018

3 Records, Women's Title Wrap Up Drake

The Boilermakers won eight events on the final day of the Drake Relays

04/27/2018

T&F Wins 3 Events Friday at Drake

Hazlewood, Minor and Thomas all earned white flags for Purdue

04/01/2018

2 School Records Fall Saturday

The women broke the 4x200- and 4x400-meter school records

03/31/2018

Thomas Breaks 400m Record Friday

Saturday will wrap up action at the Florida Relays

2018 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Finished 16th at Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 600-meter dash with a time of 1:32.25
  • Ran her Purdue-best 400-meter dash at the Florida Relays with a time of 55.47 seconds
  • Ran the 800-meter run at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, her first time in the event
  • Ran her Purdue-best 200-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 24.49 seconds

2017 (FRESHMAN)

  • Competed in eight indoor and five outdoor meets
  • Ran the 400m dash at the Big Ten Indoor Championships and finished 21st
  • Member of the sixth fastest indoor 4x400m relay team in school history at the Rod McCravy Meet with a time of 3:37.56
  • Had a season-best 400m dash time of 55.50 seconds, which came at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite
  • Was an alternate for the 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-year letterwinner in track
  • Competed in the World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, as a senior
  • USATF All-American in the 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay and 400m dash
  • Finished third in the 400m dash at the USATF Nationals
  • Georgia state champion in the 400m dash as a senior
  • Broke the school record in the 200m, 400m and 4x800m relay as a sophomore
  • Re-broke her 200m and 400m school records as a junior and senior
  • Broke her school record in the 100m dash as a senior
  • Earned team's MVP award as a sophomore, junior and senior
  • Earned school's George B. Maloof Award as a senior
  • Named a Lion Legend as a senior
  • Earned the Outstanding Sprinter award as a freshman
  • Had a 400m PR of 54.44 seconds
  • Had a 200m PR of 23.9 seconds
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Myia Maurianna Shardaé Dorsey
  • Major: Brain and Behavioral Science
  • City Born: Atlanta
  • Parents: Fred and M. Ramona Dorsey
  • Siblings: Older brother, Fred, and younger sister, Marshae
  • Notes: Brother competes in track at the University of Kentucky
  • Enjoys Thai food
  • Mother competed collegiately in basketball, volleyball, tennis and track

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