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Jeneba Tarmoh
Other Position: Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, California
High School: Mt. Pleasant
Experience: Redshirt
Career Bests * 100 meters - 11.19 / 10.94 w

* 200 meters - 22.28

 

2011 (JUNIOR): Qualified for the World Championships in the 200 with a third-place finish at the USATF Championships, clocking a career best time of 22.28 seconds at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon ... Ran 23.60 in the first round of the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea ... NCAA 200m runner-up with a 22.34 ... False-started in the first round of the 100m at the NCAA Championships ... Ran lead leg of NCAA champion 4 x 400 relay, which set an A&M school record of 3:26.31 ... Also lead-off leg of 4 x 100 relay that placed second in 42.93 ... Won Texas Relays 100 in a wind-aided 10.94 ... Double Big 12 Outdoor champion in 100 and 200 with times of 11.25 and 22.46 ... Ran on Big 12 winning 4 x 100 (42.90) ... Indoors, she claimed NCAA silver in the 200 with a 22.88 ... Also first leg of NCAA champion 4 x 400 relay that set school record of 3:29.72 ... Ran a 22.88 to win the Big 12 Indoor 200 title and placed second in 60 meters (7.29) ... Posted an indoor best of 7.24 in the 60 as runner-up in the New Balance Collegiate Invitational held in New York City, also won the 200m at that meet with a 22.98.

 

2010 (SOPHOMORE): NCAA silver medalist in the 200 (22.92) and bronze medalist in the 100 (11.13w) ... Big 12 double sprint champion in 100 and 200, where she set a career best in the 100 and 200 with times of 11.19 and 22.65 ... Finished seventh (11.45) in 100 final at U.S. Championships ... Won NACAC Under-23 title in Florida with a wind-aided 11.00 ... Placed third at Texas Relays, equaling her then personal best of 11.21 ... Won Arizona State Invitational (11.26) ... Clocked a windy 11.05 to win her heat in the NCAA semifinal ... Won each heat of 200 through three NCAA rounds, clocking 23.00 and 22.71 in Austin during the NCAA West region preliminary and 23.04 in Eugene in the NCAA semifinal ... Runner-up at the Texas Invitational (23.06) ... Indoors was a double bronze medalist at Big 12 Championships in 60 meters (7.33) and 200 meters (23.25) ... Placed fifth in NCAA Indoor final of 200 with a 23.29 and was fifth in the prelims of the 60 (7.42) ... Posted victories at New Balance Collegiate (23.44) and Texas A&M Challenge II (23.37) while placing second in Texas dual meet (23.55) ... In the 60, she won the New Balance Collegiate with a season best of 7.29 ... Placed third at Reveille Invitational (7.39) and Texas dual (7.42).

RELAYS: First leg of NCAA champion sprint relay that won in 42.82 seconds ... Also ran first leg when A&M 4 x 100 set an American leading time of 42.49 during the NCAA West region preliminary in Austin ... Ran on six winning efforts of the 4 x 100 relay, four of which set meet records - Carolina Spring Break (44.10 MR), Arizona State Invitational (43.62 MR), Texas Relays (42.56 MR), Oregon Pepsi Team Invitational (43.89 MR), and Big 12 Championships (43.74) ... Opening leg of 4 x 400 relay that earned silver medal at NCAA Championships with a school record 3:28.57 ... Also ran opening leg of 4 x 400 that placed third at Penn Relays (3:32.86) ... Ran opening leg of 4 x 200 relay which set a collegiate record of 1:29.42 in winning Penn Relays.

INTERNATIONAL / SUMMER: 2008 World Junior champion in 100 meters, running 11.37 in Bydgoszcz, Poland ... Also part of U.S. Junior 4 x 100 relay, running first leg, that won World Junior gold in 43.66 ... Claimed U.S. Junior 100 title in career best of 11.21.

COLLEGE: Attended the University of Tennessee ... Named SEC Freshman Runner of the Year ... Reached semifinals of NCAA 100 (11.64) after placing seventh at SEC (11.44) and third in Mideast Region (11.21w) ... Runner-up in Mideast Region 200 with career best 22.94 and ran in the first round of the NCAA Championships ... Opening leg of Tennessee 4 x 100 that placed fifth at NCAA Championships in 43.83 ... Sprint relay also won Sea Ray title (44.83) and placed second (44.16) at Mideast Region ... Indoors, placed third in the 60 with a 7.42 at SEC Championships after running 7.28 in prelim ... Placed fourth in the 200 with a 23.49 at SEC Indoors after clocking 23.26 in heats ... Qualified for both the 60 and 200 the NCAA Indoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School in San Jose, California ... Lettered four years in track and field, coached by Steve Nelson ... Produced prep personal bests of 11.24 and 23.14 placing third in each race during the 2006 U.S. Junior Championships ... Named 2006 San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Female High School Athlete of the Year ... Member of U.S. Junior 4 x 100 relay team that set a World Junior record of 43.29 in Eugene, Oregon with Tarmoh running second leg ... Relay team, with Tarmoh running first leg, won World Junior gold in Beijing, China with a time of 43.49 ... Individually, placed seventh (23.96) in 200 at World Juniors ... Double sprint champion at California State meet twice, as a junior and senior ... Recorded times of 11.59 and 23.29 in 2006 and 11.27 and 23.20w in 2007 ... Team claimed State championship in 2007 ... Indoors, posted prep bests of 6.86 in the 55, 7.39 in the 60 and 23.66 in the 200, where she also had a 23.65 at altitude ... Her 7.39 placed third in the 2007 National Scholastic Indoor Championships ... Member of Cardinal track club for four years.

PERSONAL: Jeneba Sylvia Tarmoh is the daughter of Prince and Grace Kobba ... Born September 27, 1989 in San Jose, California ... Has two siblings, Watta Tarmoh and Alice Sellu... Majoring in Psychology.

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