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DeOna Stafford
DeOna Stafford

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Crowley, Texas

High School:
Crowley

Last College:
North Texas

Event:
Hurdles


AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Placed third at the WAC Championships in the 60m hurdles with a school-record-tying time of 8.62.
• Was the runner up in the 60m hurdles at J.D. Martin Invitational.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Was a first-team All-WAC honoree in the 100m hurdles after placing third (13.59).
• Her time in the league finals was the second-fastest clocking in school annals.
• Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round, where she finished 34th in 14.19.
• First broke the 14-second mark in the 100m hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays (24th, 13.98).

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Attended the University of North Texas and competed for one season.
• Was an alternate of the Mean Green's 4x100 relay team at the 2011 NCAA Championships.
• Had a personal-best time of 14.07 in the 100m hurdles.
• Sat out her sophomore season due to injury.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Was an all-state honoree in 2010 and 2011.
• Earned four varsity letters in track.
• Competed in the Junior Olympics in the 100m hurdles and the 4x100 relay.
• Ran for the Dallas Gold summer team.

PERSONAL
• Full name is DeOna Monique Stafford.
• Is the daughter of Brenda and Hugh Stafford.
• Brother, Dominque, ran track at Texas A&M, while her parents both competed in the sport at Louisiana-Monroe.
• Is a criminal justice major.

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