Josetta Brooks
Josetta Brooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Glencliff HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Cross Country/Hurdles


School Record Holder
Outdoor
400m Hurdles	1:03.01
Personal Bests
Indoor
55m          	7.34
55m Hurdles	8.21
60m          	7.93
60m Hurdles	8.84
200m        	24.86
Outdoor
100m        	12.63
100m Hurdles	14.31
400m Hurdles	1:03.01

2005: CROSS COUNTRY-Competed in three meets for the Lady Tigers while using the cross country season to assist in her training for the spring track seasons...Clocked a time of 19:49 at the 4K Belmont Opener...Finished with a time of 23:09 (3mi.) at the Memphis Twilight Classic...Ran a 24:03 in the 5K Rhodes Invitational.

2004-05: INDOOR-Competed in the sprints and hurdles at four meets...Placed fourth (8.44) in the 55m hurdles at the McDonald's Invitational...Ran the 200m at the Saluki Booster Invitational, posting a time of 26.83 ...Set a then school record of 8.84 seconds in a 60m hurdle victory at the EIU Friday Night Special...Competed in the 60m dash at C-USA Championships, stopping the clock in a time of 8.10...OUTDOOR-Primarily ran the 400m hurdles, also competing 100m hurdles in two meets...Placed second (1:07.27) in the 400m hurdles at the Rhodes Invitational...Finished eighth (14.94) in the 100m hurdles at the Ole Miss Invitational...Won both the 100m hurdles (14.50) and 400m hurdles (1:04.23) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational...Broke the Lady Tiger 400m hurdle record with a time of 1:03.01 in a victory at the Mississippi Open...Ran a 1:05.70 (400m hurdles) at C-USA Championships.

2003-04: INDOOR-Competed in her specialty event, the 55m or 60m hurdles in just two indoor meets...Claimed fifth in the 55m (7.34) at the ASU Kickoff Klassic, setting a new personal best for the event...Recorded a personal best time of 8.21 in the 55m hurdles at the SEMO Invitational, placing fourth...Was the Lady Tigers' top finisher in the 60m dash at the C-USA Championships with a time of 8.15...OUTDOOR-Competed in just one meet due to injuries...Placed fifth in the 400m at the Ole Miss Dual meet with a time of 1:03.65.

2002-03: INDOOR-Placed seventh in the 400m at the ASU Kickoff Klassic with a time of 63.27...Ran a personal best 24.86 in the 200m at the ASU Kickoff Klassic...Ran a personal best 7.49 in the 55m dash at the SIU-Carbondale Meet...Placed fourth in the 55m hurdles at the SIU-Carbondale Meet (8.55)...Failed to advance to the finals at C-USA Indoor Championships after running a 8.10 in the 60m dash and a 9.34 in the 60m hurdles...OUTDOOR-Placed second in the 100m hurdles at the Baldy Castillo Meet with a time of 14.77...Placed third in the 100m (12.63), fourth in the 100m hurdles (14.50) and fifth in the long jump (17'4.75"; 5.30m) at the Big Cat Classic...Placed second in the 100m hurdles at the SEMO Gatorade Classic with at time of 14.50...Won the 100m hurdles at the Lee Calhoun Memorial with a time of 14.64...As part of the 4x200m Realy team qualified for the finals of the Drake Relays with a time of 1:38.99...Finished seventh at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 100m hurdles with a season-best time of 14.31.

PREP: Attended Glencliff H.S...Four-year letterwinner in track and cross country and two-year letterwinner in basketball...Team won city, region and state titles from 1999-2002...Captained the track team one year...Named City MVP, Doug Hall MVP, Johnson City MVP and holds school and city records in the 100m hurdles...Also holds the all-time metro record in the 100m high hurdles...Was a member of Fellowship for Christian Athletes and the National Honors Society and graduated in the top 10 percent of her class...Coached by Wayne Williams.

PERSONAL: Born in Nashville, Tenn. on Oct. 26, 1983...Full name is Josetta LaNee' Brooks...Daughter of Joseph Brooks and Earline Batey...Has a double major in communications and Spanish...Enjoys playing sports...Favorite movies are "The Temptations", "The Lion King" and "Friday"...Plans to attend graduate school upon completion of her degree from the U of M...Also offered a scholarship by Ole Miss.

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