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2012-2013 Women's Track Roster

Tressanique Hampton

Class: SR
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5-4
Previous School: Southwestern Academy/Detroit Mercy
Hometown: Flint, Mich.

Set new personal bests in the 400-meter run (1:01.74) and in the 800-meter run (2:18.75) … highest finish was second in the 800 at the Christmas Invitational, where she set her personal best … Took sixth in the 800 on two separate occasions – the Rod McCravy Memorial (2:20.46) and the MT Invitational (2:21.56).< br>

Outdoor: Took first in the 800-meters at the Rhodes Invitational (2:19.16) … Grabbed a third-place finish at the Sun Belt Championship 800 final, finishing in 2:12.77 … Was fourth in the 400-meter run at the Coach “O” Invitational (59.44).

Competed in three meets for the women’s team in 2011 ... Best finish came at the Front Runner Invitational where she ran a two-mile 13:02 to place 14th ... Opened her season by running a 5k time of 22:29.74 and finishing 261st at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Placed 68th with a 5k time of 20:58.70 at the Sun Belt Championships.

Indoor: Clocked a season-best 800-meter time of 2:24.29 at the Sun Belt Championships ... Captured a runner-up finish in the 800 meters at the MT Christmas Invitational in a time of 2:24.58 ... Placed 10th at the Blue Raider Invitational in the 800 meters while running a 2:24.44 ... Finished fifth in the 400 meters in 1:03.63 at the Valentine Invitational ... Picked up an eighth-place result in the 400 meters at the MTSU Invitational with a time of 1:04.54.

Outdoor: Posted a new personal-best time 2:18.07 in the 800 meters at the Sun Belt Championships ... Finished ninth in the 800 meters at the Coach "O" Invitational in 2:22.84 ... Collected a 10th-place finish at the Rhodes Open Meet in the 800 meters with a time of 2:21.33 ... Logged a 400-meter personal-best of 1:03.34 at the Black and Gold Meet.

High School/Previous College: Competed in track & field and cross country while in high school ... Participated in 800 meters, 4x400 meters and 4x800 meters on track & field team ... Ran one season of cross country and track & field at the University of Detroit Mercy.

Personal: Tressanique Marquey Hampton ... Daughter of Brian White and Romonica Hampton ... Born April 5, 1991 ... Has three brothers (Christopher, Ricky and Johnny) ... Majoring in psychology.