Janay Mitchell captures 100 meter and 200 meter titles
2011-12: Indoor-Ran in one meet, finishing 17th in the 300 meters at the Cyclone Holiday Preview (12/9) with a time of 43.38. Outdoor- Ran in six meets during the year, competing in the 400 hurdles and on the Huskies' second 4x400 relay team... Recorded her best performance of the season at the MAC Championships (5/12), where she took seventh in the 400 hurdles final with a season-best time of 1:02.70... Preceded that with a 1:02.89 time in the prelims, also finishing seventh... Won the 400 hurdles at the UW-Whitewater Alternative Meet (4/28) with a time of 1:03.01... Took second place at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) and the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14).
2010-11: Indoor-Raced to a second-place finish at the Redbird Invitational (1/22) in the 60-meter dash, clocking in with a time of 9.21 ... finished with a time of 9.26 in the 60-meter dash at the Indiana Wesleyan Invitational (1/29), placing fourth ... recorded a personal-best time of 1:00.88 in the 4000-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic .. clocked in with a time of 28.20 in the 200-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic ... competed with the third place 4x400-meter relay at the Redbird Invite (1/22) with a time of 4:02.43. Outdoor - Finished seventh in the 400-meter hurdles at the Tom Botts Invitational (4/09/11) recording a time of 1:05.16 ... recorded a personal-best time of 1:02.35 in the 400-meter hurdles placing 10th at the Tennessee Sea Ray Relays (4/16/11) ... leaped to a first-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.85 ... competed in the 4x400-meter relay at the Drake Relay Invitational (4/27) finishing with a time of 3:50.77 ... had a first-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:04.18 at the Whitewater Invitational (4/30)... finished 15th in the 400-meter hurdles at the MAC Championships with a time of 1:06.17 (5/14).
High School: holds the Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference record in the 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles events ... set the conference 100-meter hurdle record (15.34) and 300-meter hurdle record (46.14) at the Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference Championship her senior season ... raced to career marks in the 100-meter hurdle (14.48), 300-meter hurdle (4393), 60-meter hurdles (9.04), and 55-meter hurdles (8.51) her senior season ... member of the regional championship team her freshman and sophomore years, and the regional runner-up team her senior season ... team raced to conference championships and district championships all four years ... received all-state top eight recognition in the 300-meter hurdles her senior season ... four-year varsity letterwinner named to the all-conference first team all four seasons ... received the Mason High School Comet Award her junior year ... national qualifier in the 200-meter hurdles as a member of the USATF Cincinatti All Stars squad (2005-06) ... also a member of the AAU Cincinnati Eagles squad (2006-07) ... was also a member of the cheerleading squad, receiving the MVP Comet Award (2006-07) ... received a first year varsity letter competition cheer as a member of the CEO nation champion team (2007-08)
Personal: Daughter of Retha and Ernest Duncan ... majors in leadership & management ... aspires to become a sports and image consultant ... received the principal's 4.0 (g.p.a) award in both her sophomore and junior seasons ... volunteered at the Bethany House (2009-2010), Vineyard Healing Center (Summer 2009), and CECF Children's Church (2006-2008) ... admires Olympic gold medalist Mary Wineberg.