Odeika Bent
blank Odeika Bent
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montego Bay, Jamaica

High School:
Oak Ridge (Orlando, Fla.)

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

2011: Outdoor - Advanced to the 400-meter dash semifinals at the NCAA East Prelims to complete her Georgia career...Sped to the fastest time of her career in the 400 (53.97) to finish 10th in the 400 prelims at the SEC Championships...Also clocked a personal-best time of 23.78 to take 15th in the 200 prelims at SECs...Teamed with three teammates to record a time of 11:34.14 to take fifth in the distance medley relay at the Drake Relays...Won the Georgia-Missouri dual meet with a 400 time of 54.79...Crossed the 400 finish line with a personal-best time of 54.30 to win at the Spec Towns Invite...Combined with three teammates to clock a season-best time of 45.11 to finish second in the 4x100 relay at the Spec Towns meet...Took second in the 400 at the SEC vs. Big Ten Challenge...Was the runner-up in the 200 and third in the 100 at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational...Returned at the same meet in the 4x400 relay to finish first with a time of 3:44.22.

2011: Indoor - Won the 200-meter dash (24.22) and took fifth in the 400 (54.57) with her two top times of the year at the VT Final Qualifier...Was the second collegiate finisher (fourth overall) in the 200 at the Clemson Challenge.

2010: Outdoor - Competed in the first round of the 200-meter dash (42nd-24.34) and the 400 (40th-55.48) at the NCAA East Prelims...recorded a career-best time of 54.57 in the 400 prelims to take 13th at the SEC Championships...also part of the seventh-place finish in the 4x100 relay with a season-best time of 45.60 at the SEC meet...combined with the same three teammates to clock season-best times of 45.78 in the 4x100 relay and 3:46.60 in the 4x400 relay for a pair of wins at the Georgia Invitational...finished second in the 400 at the Spec Towns Invitational with a season-best time of 55.46...had a career-best time of 23.85 to take fifth in the 200 at the Yellow Jacket Invite...was the runner-up in the 400 (55.67) and the 200 (24.20) at the Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet.

2010: Indoor - Clocked a personal-best time of 54.67 in the 400-meter dash prelims before taking eighth in the finals at the SEC Championships...also joined with three teammates to take third in the distance medley relay (11:39.57) at the SEC meet.

2009 Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Championships with a time of 55.59...was on the 4x100 relay team which clocked a season-best time of 46.06 to take ninth at the SEC meet was the runner-up in the 400 with a season-best time of 55.37 at the Bulldog Limited and also finished fourth in the long jump (18 feet, 1 ¾ inches)...finished second in the 400 at the Spec Towns Invitational...had a finish of 55.53 for seventh place in the 400 at the Tiger Track Classic, which is a season-best for the team...finished second in both the 100 (11.79) and the 200 (24.13) as Georgia topped Georgia Tech in a dual meet...was on the winning Gainey Special relay (100-100-200-400) with a time of 1:44.93 at the Georgia Relays...also was a leg on the winning distance medley relay team (11:48.19).

2009: Indoor - Finished 18th in the 200-meter dash prelims (24.72) at the SEC Championships, took 13th in the 400 prelims (55.79) and also combined with her teammates to clock a season-best 3:44.71 in the 4x400 relay...had personal-best times of 24.19 in the 200 (14th) and a 55.38 in the 400 (13th) at the Tyson Invitational...took second in the 200 and combined with three teammates in the 4x400 relay to tally a season-best 3:45.64 at Virginia Tech for second...finished second in both the 200 (24.49) and the 400 (55.96) at the Niswonger Invitational...took sixth in the 60 (7.63) at the Carle/Health Classic...joined three teammates to finish third in the 4x400 relay at the Carle/Health meet.

2008:Outdoor - Was 23rd in the 200-meter dash prelims (24.87) at the SEC Championships... also teamed up with Tangie Lowe, Georgina Nembhard and Kim House to finish with their top 4x100 time of the season (46.14) for ninth place at the SEC meet...took seventh in the 200 (24.10) at the Georgia Invitational...won the 400 at the Bulldog Limited after clocking a collegiate-best 55.47...joined three teammates to win the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:43.06 at the Jim Click Invitational...also took seventh in the 400 (55.85).

Indoor - Suffered a late-season injury which kept her out of the SEC Championships...broke into the Lady Bulldog top-10 list (eighth) after clocking a 7.53 in the 60-meter dash to finish fourth at the Virginia Tech Elite...jumpstarted her collegiate career by finishing second in the 400 (56.88) and fifth in the 60 (7.59) at the Clemson Invitational.

High School: Helped lead her teams to FHSAA titles in 2004, 2006 and 2007...Earned All-American honors in the 800-meter medley, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay, 4x200 relay and the 1600 medley as a senior...Won a state title in the long jump and was the runner-up in the 100 and 400 as a senior...Captured a national AAU championship in the 100 (11.9) and a 4x100 title (45.85) as a junior and earned an All-American certificate in the 1600 medley...Personal-best times of 11.45 in the 100, 23.69 in the 200 and 54.25 in the 400 and a top mark of 18 feet, 7 inches in the long jump outdoors and 7.62 in the 60 and 56.39 in the 400 indoors...Owns the school record in the 100 and second all-time in the 200 and 400...Inducted into Oak Ridge Hall of Fame...After being injured her freshman season, she finished third in the 400 (55.97) and fourth in the 200 (24.11) and was part of the winning 4x100 relay team at the AAU national meet...Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Dec. 14, 1988...Daughter of Autherien Jones and Owen Bent...One of six siblings...Majoring in Criminal Justice.

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