Tahtyana Peer
Tahtyana Peer

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
King

Height:
5-1

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
10/05/1994


05/17/2014

Two More NIU Records Fall on Final Day of MAC Championships

Meghan Heuer tops 1500 meters record, 4x400 relay mark beaten by five seconds

05/16/2014

Heptathlon Record Falls Once More on Day Two at MAC Championships

Claudette Day becomes first Huskie to top 5,000 points en route to fourth-place finish

04/26/2014

NIU Crushes 4x800 Relay Record to Close Penn Relays

Olson, Heuer, Burr and Cronin top school record by over 20 seconds

04/25/2014

NIU Caps Second Day at Penn Relays

Sprint medley relay team takes 11th

04/24/2014

Huskies Set New School DMR Record at Penn Relays

Olson, Cronin, Cronin and Heuer top previous mark by 10 seconds

04/14/2014

Huskies at UTEP Invitational

The NIU track & field team headed down to Texas April 12 for the UTEP Invitational (Credit: Jorge Salgado)

2013-14: Indoor- Ran sprints at six meets... Posted a season-best time of 25.15 in the 200 meters at the Illini Classic to finish in second... Opened the year at the Laker Early Bird (12/6) with a PR in the 60 meters at 7.85 en route to a sixth-place finish... Finished third in the 200 meters at Grand Valley State with a time of 25.26... Clocked in at 58.65 in the 400 meters at the Fred Wilk Boilermaker Invitational (2/15)... Helped set a new NIU record in the 4x400 relay at the MAC Championships (3/1) with a time of 3:47.15... Placed 17th in the 200 meters at the MAC meet with a prelims time of 25.24. Outdoor-Competed at eight meets during the season... Helped set the school 4x400 relay record at the MAC Championships (5/17), running the second leg of a group that ran 3:41.01... Took 13th at the conference meet in the 200 meters with a time of 24.94... Placed 14th at the MAC meet in the 400 meters with a time of 57.02... Ran a season-best 200 meters time of 24.83 at the Blue Demon Invitational (4/19), finishing second... Earned fourth-place finishes at four meets... Clocked in at 56.57 in the 400 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) to claim third.

High School:Earned all-conference honors as a senior at King High School... Set the Wisconsin state indoor 400 meters record with a time of 57.10 in 2013... Ran a time of 7.26 in the 55 meters to finish second in the state... Qualified for the Division 2 state meet as a freshman at Brown Deer High School, where she took eighth in the 200 meters and helped set a school record in the 4x200 relay... Capped her high school career with a second place finish in the 200 meters and a third place showing in the 400 meters... Set a new 200 meters PR with a run of 24.07at the Cedarburg Regional... Also posted a new personal best in the 400 meters in Cedarburg with a run of 55.99... Placed 22nd at the national AAU Junior Olympic Championships in Ypsilanti, Mich...Missed her sophomore and junior seasons due to injury and school transfer restrictions.

Personal:Born Oct. 5, 1994, in Gwinnett, Ga... Daughter of Troma Ghani and Theresa Peer... Undecided on a major... Enjoys fashion, traveling and exercise... Admires Allyson Felix.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.85 12/6/2013 100 Meters 12.22 4/12/2014
200 Meters 25.15 1/18/2014 200 Meters 24.83 4/19/2014
400 Meters 58.65 2/15/2014 400 Meters 56.57 5/10/2014