Derek Drouin cleared the Olympic A standard and tied the Big Ten record
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Clocked PRs of 24.97 in the 200m, 55.98 in the 400m and 8.85 in the 60m hurdles. Outdoor: Helped IU to fifth in the 4x100m and sixth in the 4x400m at Big Tens ... clocked a PR of 1:00.18 at the Border Battle, good for fifth in the IU records ... ran five races at Penn Relays, including the 400m hurdles, 4x200m relay, distance medley relay, sprint medley relay and 4x100m relay ... named Academic All-Big Ten.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Ran the lead leg on the sixth-place 4x400m relay squad at Big Tens, finishing in 3:44.30 ... ran the 400m leg of the distance medley relay at Big Tens, finishing ninth and just out of the points ... clocked career bests of 25.35 in the 200m, 41.15 in the 300m and 8.87 in the 60m hurdles. Outdoor: Clocked a career-best 1:00.47 in the 400m hurdles at the Penn Relays, good for seventh all-time at IU ... ran the lead leg on IU's fourth-place finish in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens, in 3:42.22 ... clocked a career best 14.72 in the 100m hurdles at the Border Battle: "Kentuckiana".
2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Indoor: Took third at Big Tens with the fourth-fastest 4x400m relay time in IU lore (3:41.50) ... posted a team-best time of 9.11 seconds in the 60m hurdles at the Indiana Relays ... finished 200m in 25.38 at the Indiana Open ... posted a career best of 56.91 in the 400m at the Gladstein Invitational. Outdoor: Ran a career-best time of 56.34 in the 400m at the Jesse Owens Classic ... had a PR in the 400m hurdles at the Pepsi Team Invitational, finishing in 1:02.04 ... ran on the team's best 4x400m and 4x800m relays of the season ... won the 4x800m at the Alabama Relays, finishing in 8:57.51.
PREP: Three-time state champion (2005, `06, `08) ... five-time New Haven Register MVP ... New Haven Register's Female Athlete of the Year ... all-state in indoor and outdoor track and field ... owns six school records (300m, 400m, 400m hurdles, 4x200m, 4x400m, 800m sprint relay) ... owns two state records (400m and 400m hurdles) ... lettered three times in track and field.
PERSONAL: Born January 9, 1990 ... majoring in human development ... daughter of Sandra and Robert Clarke ... has two sisters (Monique Smith and Vinnetta Clarke) and a brother (Joel Clarke).
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