DaQuanya Byrd-West
DaQuanya Byrd-West

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Accokeek, MD

High School:
Westlake High School

Height:
5-2

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
01/19/1993


2013 Outdoor
Competed in the 100m, 200m and long jump during the outdoor season ... At the Auburn Tiger Classic, ran a personal-best in the 100m with at time of 11.97 (15th) ... Took sixth at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational in the 100m at 12.15 ... Placed second in the 100m at the Red Wolves Open with a time of 12.32 ... Ran a season-best in the 200m at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational placing sixth in a time of 24.85 ... Leaped a personal-best in the long jump at 5.30m (17'4.75") to finish 24th at the Auburn Tiger Classic ... Recorded two top-10 long jump finishes placing ninth at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational (5.19m, 17'.5") and 10th at the Louisiana Classics (4.97m, 16'3.75").

2013 Indoor
Competed in the 55m, 60m, 200m and long jump during the indoor season ... Ran a season-best of 7.25 in the 55m at the Redhawaks Invitational in the preliminary round and finished third in the finals with a time of 7.27 ... Recorded a personal-best in the 60m at the 2013 Conference USA Indoor Championship ... At the John Craft Invitational, placed second in the 60m at 7.74 ... Running in the 200m, notched a personal-best of 25.27 (33rd) at the Samford Multi and Invitational ... Set a personal-best in the long jump at the 2013 C-USA Indoor Championship at t distance of 5.13m (16'10") to finish 21st.

2012 Outdoor
Set a personal-best at the Ole Miss Invitational in the 100m with a time of 12.16 ... Recorded a personal-best of 25.28 at the Mississippi Open in the 200m ... Placed second with a time of 48.04 in the 4 x 100m at the Joey Haines Invitational.

2012 Indoor
Ran a personal-best at the SEMO Redhawks Invite in the 55m during the preliminary round of 7.21 and placed a season-best fifth in the finals at a time of 7.22 ... At the Conference USA Indoor Championships, notched a personal-best in the 60m clocking in at 7.72 ... Competing in the 200m at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic, placed sixth with a time of 25.64.

Prior to Memphis
Lettered in track and field and cheerleading in addition to be named captain of both squads...Member of the 2008 state-champion track team and won the 2009-2010 Indoor State Championship in the 55-meter.

Personal
Daughter of Brian and Quinnetta West...Birthday is Jan. 19.

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