Janay Mitchell
Janay Mitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Teaneck, N.J.

High School:
Teaneck

Height:
5-6

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/10/1991


05/11/2013

Mitchell Leads Huskies at MAC Track & Field Championships

Senior Accounts for Eight Points in Three Events Saturday

05/10/2013

School Heptathlon Record Falls at MAC Championships

Mitchell, Burr Advance to Finals

04/20/2013

Northern Illinois Outduels Regional Rivals at Huskie Open

NIU takes nine event titles at home meet

03/29/2013

Huskies Notch MAC Auto Marks at Texas Relays, Raleigh Relays

Megan Gregory, Meghan Heuer clinch spots in conference championships

03/15/2013

Northern Illinois Opens Outdoor Season with Big Performances

Meghan Heuer's 1500 meters title highlights NIU's 15 top 10 finishes

2012-13:Indoor- Ran at NIU's final three meets of the indoor season... Set a new PR in the 60 meters with a 7.52 run at the MAC Championships (2/23) to take second place... Had the fastest time in the prelims at MAC Indoors with a 7.53 clip... Won the 60 meters at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/15) with runs of 7.59 and 7.57, respectively... Posted a season-best 200 meters run of 25.01 at the MAC meet.Outdoor- Finished third in the 100 meters at the MAC Championships (5/11) with a time of 11.86... Posted a season-best 100 time of 11.72 in the prelims of the conference meet... Finished in eighth for the 200 meters with times of 24.34 and 24.39 in the prelims and finals, respecitively... Recorded an 11.91 clip at the prestigious Penn Relays (4/26), placing 19th overall...Won the 100 meters at the Huskie Open (4/20) with a time of 12.15... Earned a pair of ninth place finishes in the 100 and 200 meters at the Bulls Invitational (3/15)... Finished 64th at the Texas Relays (3/28) with a time of 12.14.

2011-12: Indoor-Helped set the NIU record in the 4x200 relay of 1:40.23 by running the second leg at the IWU Invitational (1/28)... Won five event titles, including three times in the 60 meters... Wins in the 60 meters came at the Cyclone Holiday Preview (12/9), IWU Invitational (1/28) and Ball State Quadrangular (2/17)... Won the 200 meters at the IWU Invitational (1/28) and the Ball State Quadrangular (2/17)... Never finished below fifth in either prelims or finals at any indoor meet. Outdoor- First team All-MAC honoree in the 100 meters and 4x100 relay... NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier in the 100 meters and 200 meters, in addition to being a part of the 4x100 relay... Posted times of 11.90 in the 100 meters and 24.63 in the 200 meters at the NCAA prelims... Ran the second leg of NIU's 4x100 relay that placed 13th with a 45.33 clip in the NCAA West regional competition... Won the 100 meters at the MAC Championships (5/12) with a finals time of 11.66... Set the NIU record in the 100 meters with a 11.61 run in the prelims... Broke her own school record in the 200 meters with a 24.02 mark in the prelims at the MAC meet before taking sixth in the finals... Helped win the conference title in the 4x100 relay with a 45.11 clip... Also helped set school records in the 4x200 relay (1:36.68) and the sprint medley relay (3:54.71) at the Drake Relays (4/28)... Won the 100 meters and 200 meters at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14) with times of 11.88 and 24.35, respectively... Posted third place finishes in the 100 meters and 200 meters at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6)... Took fourth place in the 200 meters at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (3/17) and Kansas Relays (4/21)... Finished fifth in the 100 meters at UCF with a time of 11.84.

2010-11: Indoor- Recorded an NIU school record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.69 to finish 14th in the preliminary rounds of the MAC Championships ... placed first at both the Wisconsin Classic (1/15) and the Indiana Wesleyan Invite (1/29) in the 60-meter dash with a personal-best time of 7.75 ... placed second at the Redbird Invite (1/29) with a time 7.79 ... recorded a time of 25.69 in the 200 meter dash at the Iowa State Classic (2/10) ... assisted in the 4x400 meter relay fifth finish at the Wisconsin Classic (1/15)...completed the indoor season at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25) ... had a personal-best time in the 60-meter dash, 7.76, placing 14th ... had a second personal-best time in the 200-meter dash placing 14th with a time of 25.40 ... contributed to the 4x400 meter relay team's sixth-place finish, clocking in at 3.50.55. Outdoor-Contributed to the 4x100 team's first place and new school-record time of 46.69 seconds at the Point Loma Nazarene Invitational ... Placed 1st in 100-meter dash with a time of 12.21 and 2nd in the 200 meter dash clocking in at 25.32.

Personal: Born on May 10, 1991... daughter of Deborah Duke... major is organizational/corporate communications.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.52 2/23/2013 100 Meters 11.61 5/11/2012
200 Meters 24.90 2/24/2011 200 Meters 24.02 5/11/2012