Big 12 Announces 20 Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients
Bears will have 63 athletes in action in final home meet of 2016.
Twelve individuals recognized for work on and off the field.
Sophomore sprinter runs fastest-time ever by a collegian in 100-meter dash.
Senior will have chance to earn second-straight All-American honor Saturday.
2014 All-Big 12 Outdoors (400-Meters)
2014 Big 12 Indoors Champion (600-Yards)
2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (4x400-Relay Team)
2013 All-Big 12 Outdoors (400-Meters, 4x400-Relay Team)
2013 All-Big 12 Indoors (400-Meters, 4x400-Relay Team)
2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (4x400-Relay Team)
2012 All-Big 12 Indoors (4x400-Relay Team)
2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic team member
2013 USTFCCCA All-Academic team member
2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic team member
Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2014: Racked up four All-Big 12 honors and two conference event titles in junior season...Tallied fifth-fastest 600-yard time (1:20.43) in school history to win Big 12 Indoor event title...Ran second-leg for BU's third-place 4x400-meter relay squad at Big 12 Indoor meet...Anchored outdoor 4x400-meter crew to Big 12 title with fourth-best time in school history of 3:30.75...Continued to serve as anchor for 4x4 group that advanced from NCAA West Preliminary Championships (6th) and to take ninth at NCAA Outdoor Championships...Individually, logged All-Big 12 honors with fourth-place showing at Big 12 Outdoor meet by running 52.67...Went on to tally outdoor PR of 52.57 to be sixth at NCAA West Preliminary Championships to advance to national meet...Concluded year with time of 53.13 to be 18th at NCAA Outdoor Championships...Helped BU women win Drake Relays HyVee Cup by running on first place 4x400 and third place sprint medley relay crews...Established new indoor PR and team's best 400-meter run of season with 53.95 at Tyson Invitational to be 16th...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's onor Roll and spring Dean's List...Honored as member of USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
2013: Recorded total of four All-Big 12 honors between indoor and outdoor meets...Ran 54.10 in 400 meters to be fifth in at event at conference's indoor meet for first accolade...Took second honor as anchor-leg of 4x400-meter relay squad that was second at league indoor meet...Nabbed two league recognitions outdoors by taking 4th in quartermile with time of 53.58...Anchored third-place 4x4 quartet for final conference honor...Won 400-meter event title with personal-best of 53.42 at Baylor Quad Invitational...Finished 21st at NCAA West Prelim meet...Carded career-best 24.05 in 200-meters to be seventh at TCU Invitational...Indoors, had top-10 finishes in all five 400-meter events run...Tallied career-best time of 54.09 at Tyson Invitational to be second...Notched another career-best with time of 24.99 at 200-meter distance at Razorback Invitational...Outdoors, ran as anchor leg for 4x4 relay squad throughout season as foursome won TCU Invitational and Michael Johnson Classic...Advanced to NCAA Outdoor meet with 10th-place showing at NCAA regional meet, but finished just outside qualifying for finals at national meet by taking 13th...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and spring Dean's List...Honored as member of USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
2012: Racked up All-Big 12 accolades both indoors and outdoors, while running on 4x400-meter relay team...Had lead-leg for fifth-place mile relay squad at conference's indoor meet...Supplied anchor leg for outdoor 4x4 quartet that was fourth...Outdoors, clocked season-best 400-meter time (55.46) at Big 12 meet to be 12th in prelims..Helped tally event title for relay team as second leg for 4x4 crew at TCU Invitational in season opener...Ran 400 meters at five indoor meets...Posted season-best time of 55.17 to be fifth at Texas A&M Invitational...Finished 11th at Big 12 Championships in prelims...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and spring Dean's List...Honored as member of USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
High School: Won two consecutive Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state track titles in the 400 meters at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago...Helped lead team to three Chicago Public Schools (CPS) titles and two IHSA sectional titles...Named 2011 Chicago Public Schools Athlete of the Year...Won four consecutive city championships in 400 meters...Won three IHSA sectional 400-meter titles and two sectional 200-meter titles...Set school records in 200m, 4x100m relay and 4x400-meter relay...Claimed USATF Illinois Young Women's Division 200- and 400-meter titles in 2010...Placed second in 400 meters at USATF Junior Olympics and USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships...Has personal bests of 54.05 at 400 meters and 24.63 at 200 meters...Four-year member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Raena Denise Rhone...Born Sept. 27, 1993, in Chicago, Ill....Daughter of Ray and Denise Rhone...Has a brother, Armand...Majoring in health science studies/pre-medicine.