Senior Bear finishes third to secure third All-American accolade of her career.
Bears conclude NCAA West Preliminary action in Austin on Saturday.
Bears also have seven entries advance to quarterfinal action on the track.
Women's team ties school record with 21 entries to regional meet in Austin, Texas.
Freshman Maxwell Willis earns meet's high point scorer honor.
• 2017 All-Big 12 Indoors (DMR)
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection
2017: Earned three All-Big 12 honors in freshman season…Ran second leg on seventh place distance medley squad at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (11:44.73)…Individually, competed in the 400 meters where she had a season-best time of 54.63 at the Tyson Invitational to earn 10th place…Started out the season with a third-place finish at the Texas A&M Team Invitational with a time of 55.11…During the outdoor season, competed with the 4x400m relay squad where she ran leadoff leg…Posted fourth-place finish at Big 12 Outdoor Championship…Advanced to NCAA Outdoor Championships after posting a fifth-place showing at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (3:30.62)…Individually, competed in 400m and once in the 200m…In 200m, finished eighth at the Baylor Invitational with a time of 24.00…In 400m, won the Roadrunner Invitational title (53.90)…Earned all-conference honors with a fifth-place finish at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship (54.25)…Finished 35th in the preliminary round of the NCAA West Preliminary Championships with a time of 54.94…Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team…Earned spot on Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll during fall and spring semesters.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Charlie Finch at The Lovett School in Atlanta, Ga....Won 2016 Georgia 2A state title in 400 meters, while finishing as runner-up in 200-meter dash...Set three Georgia state records in prep career...Helped Lions to state team titles in 2014 and 2015...Won 2015 Golden West Invitational 200 meters and was runner-up in the 400 meters....Won AAU Club National Championships in 200 and 400 meters in July 2015...Finished third at the Georgia 2A state meet in 200 meters in junior season...Totaled 15 age group event titles at AAU and USATF Youth and Junior Olympics....Boasts personal bests of 24.20 (200m) and 53.92 (400m)...Member of National Honor Society...Named 2016 Foot Locker National Scholar Athlete.
Personal: Born in Hoboken, N.J....Parents are Shaun and Terry Powell...Majoring in journalism.