Kamelia Stroy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Northwood HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/13/1987

Experience:
3L

Major:
Sociology

Kamelia Stroy

2009: Opened the indoor season by running 25.92 in the 200m and 56.79 in the 400m at the Razorback Invitational (1/23)... At the Texas A&M Invitational (2/13), ran 24.87 in the 200m and 54.95 in the 400m... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/27), ran the fourth-fastest time of 24.61 in the prelims of the 200m, advancing to the finals where she placed fifth with a time of 24.54... Also at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/27), notched the fourth-fastest prelim time of 56.07 in the 400m, advancing to the finals to set a season-best mark of 54.95 to finish second in the finals... Began the outdoor season with a third place finish in the 400m at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/28), running 57.65... Finished eighth in the 400m at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/11) with a time of 55.32... Ran 53.55 to mark the fastest prelim time in the 400m at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/14), advancing to the finals where she won the WAC title in the 400m with a time of 53.40... Recorded the sixth-fastest prelim time in the 400m at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (5/29), advancing to the finals where she finished fourth with a time of 53.14... Ran the 400m in 55.13 in the prelims of the NCAA Championships (6/10) to finish 27th overall.

2008: Earned All-WAC honors for the indoor and outdoor seasons...Outdoor 400 WAC champion with a time of 54.18 seconds...Top 200 time of the outdoor season came in the Snowbird Invitational at 25.06 seconds...Placed fifth at the WAC indoor championships in the 400 with a time of 56.42 seconds.

2007: Named to 2007 outdoor All-America team for the 4X400 relay... Helped shatter the school record in the 4X400 relay with a time of 3:28.90 that ranked third in the United Stats and in the Top 10 in the entire world at the NCAA Nationals Meet... Earned an NCAA Regional Qualifier in the 400 with a time of 54.08...Earned All-LSWA honors for outdoor track in the 2007 season...Named All-WAC for the 2007 Indoor season and outdoor seasons...Top 200m time for the indoor season 25.31 in the WAC indoor championships...Finished second at the WAC indoor championships in the 400 with her top time for the indoor season of 55.85 seconds...Top time in the 200 during the outdoor season came in the WAC outdoor championship prelims with a time of 24.59 seconds...Placed second in the WAC outdoor championships in the 400 with a time of 54.19.

High School: Lettered four years under Jerry Burton for the Northwood High School Falcons... Finished as district and regional champion in the 200 and 400m as a sophomore... Finished as state champion in the 200 and 400m and ran third fastest time in 400m as a senior... doubled as a cheerleader all four years... named to Who's Who Among High School Students and made honor roll.

Personal: Kamelia Verdina Story... Uncles Kelvin Stroy and John Simon played football for Tech... Daughter of Michael and Monica Stroy and Mary Bell... has three brothers, Michael, Ja'shua and Matthew... Born December 13, 1987 in Shreveport, La...Chose LA Tech over Texas A&M and Baylor... Majoring in sociology, minoring in English.