Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2012: Did not compete during the indoor season...Took part in two meets during the outdoor season...Ran the 800-meters at the TCU Invitational in 2:35.26 to finish 32nd...Participated in the 400-meters at the Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic with a 23rd-place showing in 59.98...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
2011: Did not compete outdoors due to season-ending injury at Big 12 Indoor Championships...Placed 14th at Big 12 meet indoors in 400 meters with career-best time of 56.50...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
High School: Helped Ladue Horton High School win state team title in 2009, and to top-four finishes each of other three seasons...Part of national champion 4x800-meter relay team in 2008 and 2009...16-time all-state performer and seven-time All-American for LHHS...Earned LHHS MVP honor in track and field...Named Kansas Relays Most Oustanding Female Athlete...Earned St. Louis Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Week honors...Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Lynette Nicole Atkinson...Born Aug. 26, 1990, in St. Louis, Mo....Daughter of Charles and Alyce Atkinson...Has two sisters, her twin Lauren, and Erin, a thrower for Baylor track and field team...Majoring in physical education.