Desiree' Blow
Desiree' Blow


Arlington, Texas

High School:
Grandview H.S.



2011 Outdoor: Competed in five events for the Tigers in her final outdoor season... Set personal bests in four of five events competed in... At the SEMO Invite, finished sixth in the long jump with a personal-best 5.26m (17' 3.25") leap... Followed up a week later with a personal-best 24.85m (81' 6") javelin throw at the Ole Miss Invite, finishing 26th... Continued to find success in Mississippi, setting a personal-best in the 100m hurdles (14.55s; 18th) at the Mississippi Open... At her final home meet, the Tiger Invitational, she set a personal-best in the 200m dash (26.67s; t-9th) and earned her only top-five finish of the season with a 4.99m (16' 4.5") long jump mark, finishing fifth... Just missed out on a scoring mark in the heptathlon at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, finishing 10th with 4,205 points scored.

2011 Indoor: Competed in seven different events in her senior indoor season... Set personal-bests in five different events... 8.79 mark in the 55m hurdles at the ASU Kick-off Klassic put her in the finals; she would finish ninth... had personal-bests in the high jump (1.50m; 4' 11") and shot put (9.88m; 32' 5") at the SEMO Invite... was runner-up in the long jump at the SIU Invitational with a career-best 5.39m (17' 8.25") jump... Just missed a pentathlon all-conference nod, finishing 11th with a career-high 3,072 points.

2010 Outdoor: Competed in jumps, hurdles and sprints for the Lady Tigers...set a personal best in the 100-meter hurdles with a 14.73 during the prelims of the C-USA championships....earned a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a 15.18 mark at the Memphis Tiger Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Competed at two events during the indoor season...Finished fourth in the 55m hurdles at the EIU Mega Meet, setting a personal-best time of 9.15.

2010 Indoor: Jack-of-all trades competed in seven events in 2010...set a personal-best in the 55-meter hurdles of 8.83 seconds during qualifying at the RedHawk Invite...had two top-eight finishes in the long jump, including a fifth-place 5.04m (16'6.5") jump at the RedHawk Invite.

2009 Outdoor: Competed in five meets during the 2009 outdoor season, including the C-USA Championships as a participant in the Heptathlon...Finished ninth in the Heptathlon at the C-USA Championships with 4,202 points...Finished 12th in the long jump at the Rhodes Open with a leap of 4.56m (14-11.50).

2008 Outdoor: Competed in five meets during the 2008 outdoor track and field season...At the Rhodes Open Meet, recorded a season-best fifth place in the 400m hurdles finishing with a time of 1:08.13...Set a personal-best time in the 400m hurdles at the Ole Miss Invitational finishing with a time of 1:07.78...At the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championships, set a personal-best time in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.49 in the preliminaries.

2008 Indoor: Competed in five meets during the 2008 indoor track and field season...Competed in the 55m hurdles, 60m hurdles and 400m dash for the Tigers...At the Arkansas State Kickoff Meet, set a season-best time of 9.18 in the preliminaries of the 55m hurdles...Also at the Arkansas State Kickoff Meet set a season-best in the 400m dash with a time of 1:04.24 placing 20th...At the SIU McDonald's Invitational, set a 60m hurdles personal-best record with a time of 9.80 in the preliminaries.

Academics: Has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for two semesters...Has also been on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll fortwo years.

Prep: Attended Grandview High School, where she was a four-year letterwinner in track competing in the 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and triple jump...Coached by Colby Matthews.

Personal: Full name is Desiree' Blow...Daughter ofSherryl and Cornelius Blow...Was a part of the National Honor Society, DECA and Foreign Languages Club.

Blow's Best Outdoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date
100m Hurdles 14.55s Mississippi Open 4/23/11
200m Run 26.67s Tiger Invitational 4/30/11
400m Hurdles 1:07.78s Ole Miss Inv. 4/12/08
Long Jump 5.26m SEMO Invite 4/2/11
Javelin 24.85m Ole Miss Invite 4/9/11
Blow's Best Indoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date
55m Hurdles 8.79 Kick-Off Klassic 12/4/10
60m Dash 8.22 Rod McCravy1/30/10
60m Hurdles 9.06 Rod McCravy1/30/10
200m Dash 26.88 ASU Kickoff Klassic 12/5/09
400m Dash 1:03.77 SIU McDonald's 1/31/09
High Jump 1.50m SEMO Invite 2/18/11
Long Jump 5.39m SIU Invitational 2/5/11
Shot Put 9.88m SEMO Invite 2/18/11
Pentathlon 3,072pts C-USA Indoors 2/26/11
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