Torrenzia Lyles
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Columbus, Ga.

High School:



2014: Outdoor- Took 15th in the 400-meter dash (57.99) at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Hit a career-best mark of 19 feet, 3 1/4 inches to take sixth in the long jump at the Spec Towns Invite...Part of fifth-place 4x400 relay team (3:47.86) at the War Eagle Invite...Finished sixth in the long jump (18-10) at the War Eagle Invite...Ran a leg on the 20th-place 4x400 relay team at the Drake Relays with a 3:43.38...Finished sixth in the long jump with a mark of 18-5.25 and was 12th in the 100 (12.14) at the Georgia Invite...Also managed a sixth-place finish in the 200 (24.64) at the last home meet...Took 26th in the long jump (17-4.75) and was 31st in the 200 prelims (25.39) at the SEC Championships.

2014: Indoor - Was 15th in the long jump at the Vanderbilt Invite with a mark of 18 feet, 2 ½ inches.

2013: Outdoor - Was 22nd in the 200 (25.02) at the Spec Towns Invite...Finished seventh in the long jump with a mark of 19-3.25 at the Spec Towns meet...Was 16th at the Yellow Jacket Invite in the 400 with a time of 58.06.

2013: Indoor -Finished 39th in the 200-meter dash (25.61) at the Razorback Invite...Clocked a season-best time of 57.82 for 11th in the 400 at the VT Elite Meet.

2012 Outdoor: - Was a part of the 10th-place 4x400-meter relay team after clocking a season-best 3:45.27 at the SEC Championships...Took sixth in the long jump (18-4.25) and eighth in the 400 with a 57.01 at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Was fifth in the long jump (18-11.75) at the Georgia Relays.

2012 Indoor: - Took fourth in the long jump after her fourth attempt measured 18 feet, ½ inches at the Mark Colligan Memorial...Was 18th in the 200-meter dash (25.74) at the VT Elite meet.

High School: Won the 2009 GHSA AAA state 400-meter dash title...Finished first in the 200 and 400 at the region championship from 2009-11...Also captured a region long jump championship as a senior...Personal-best marks of 56.41 (400), 24.92 (200) and 18 feet, 5 inches (long jump)...Named team MVP in 2009, 2010 and 2011...Named to the First Team All Bi-City for her final three years...Named the Ledger-Enquirer's Female Track Athlete of the Year...Earned Coach's Award as a freshman...Member of SkillsUSA and National Technical Honor Society...Also played softball at Shaw.

Personal: Born September 30, 1992...Daughter of LaToya Carter and Christopher Lyles... Majoring in Criminal Justice and Sociology.

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