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Evonne Britton
Evonne Britton

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
El Paso Chapin

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles/Relays

Experience:
GR


12/15/2014

Cross Country Track & Field Announces Team Awards

2014 cross country/track & field teams were honored last week

05/30/2014

Six More Tickets Punched to Eugene for the NCAA Track & Field Championships

Britton, Gerlach, Jones, Leap, Seymour and Waithe headed to Oregon for the NCAA Finals

05/09/2014

Nearly 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Approved to Graduate this Weekend

Student-Athletes From 25 Sports Scheduled to Receive Diplomas

03/04/2014

Seymour, Alford-Sullivan Collect Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Honors

Seymour named Track Athlete of the Championships; Alford-Sullivan Grabs Women's Coach of the Year

02/28/2014

Gerlach Wins Big Ten 3,000-meters Title to Pace Nittany Lion Women on Day One

Nittany Lions in fourth place heading into highly-competitive day two on Saturday

Britton's TFRSS Profile

On the International Scene...|| 2010 Outdoor || Qualified to represent the United States at the IAAF Junior World Championships in the 100- and 400-meter hurdles ... Won silver-medal honors in the 400 hurdles, and placed sixth in the 100 hurdles ... Ran a personal-best 57.32 in the final.

On the National Stage ... || 2014 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 100-meter and 400-meter hurdles ... At the NCAA East Prelims, Britton finished 11th in the semifinals of the 100-meter hurdles (13.23) and claimed the final qualifying spot in the 400-meter hurdles with her 12th-place finish as she posted a time of 57.41 ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships in both the 100-meter and 400-meter hurdles ... At the NCAA Championships, Britton placed 10th in the 100-meter hurdles (13.31) and 20th in the 400-meter hurdles (59.98) ... Second Team All-American || 2014 Indoor || Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 60-meter hurdles ... Finished 12th in the 60-meter hurdles with her time of 8.22 ... Second Team All-American || 2013 Outdoor || Ran 13.09 to finish 18th overall in the stacked 100-meter hurdle field at the USATF Outdoor Championships ... Earned USTFCCCA Second Team All-America status thanks to a 10th-place finish in the 100 hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Clocked a lifetime-best 13.06 at the NCAA meet ... Placed 10th overall in the same event at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round ... Also qualified for NCAA Prelims in the 400-meter hurdles. || 2012 Outdoor || Redshirted the 2012 outdoor season. || 2012 Indoor || Placed 16th in the 60 hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships, earning Second Team All-America honors. || 2011 Outdoor || Qualifed for the NCAA Championships in both the 100- and 400-meter hurdles ... Earned second-team All-America honors in both events, finishing ninth in the 100 hurdles in 13.12 and 17th in the 400 hurdles in 58.09 ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships via a pair of outstanding efforts the NCAA First Round, where she finished sixth overall in the 400 hurdles (57.51) and eighth overall in the 100 hurdles in an PR 13.11 ... Would also compete in both events at the USATF Outdoor Championships, taking 19th in the 400 hurdles, and 21st in the 100 hurdles. || 2010 Outdoor || Won a Junior National Title in the 400-meter hurdles at the USATF Championships with a finishing time of 57.99 ... Scored a second-place effort in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal-best 13.37 - the fourth-fastest time in PSU History ... Placed 23rd in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships as one of only five freshman in the field ... Clocked a personal-best 57.61 to finish 12th at the NCAA First Round and advance to the NCAA Championships ... Also competed in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA First Round, placing 31st overall.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2014 Outdoor || Claimed the runner-up spot in the 100-meter hurdles with her time of 13.23 ... Finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (58.28) ... Second Team All-Big Ten || 2014 Indoor || Took the runner-up spot in the 60-meter hurdles with her lifetime-best time and school record time of 8.10 ... Second Team All-Big Ten || 2013 Outdoor || Captured her first career Big Ten crown, finishing first in the 100 hurdles with a wind-assisted 13.13 ... Also turned in scoring finishes in the 400 hurdles and 4x100-meter relay, helping the Nittany Lions to the women's team title. || 2012 Indoor || Took bronze medal honors in the 60 hurdles with a finishing time of 8.26. || 2011 Outdoor || Earned a pair of podium finishes, taking second in the 400 hurdles in 57.41, and third in the 100 hurdles in 13.11. || 2011 Indoor || Ran 8.22 to place fourth in the 60 hurdles ... Also competed in the 60 dash. || 2010 Outdoor || Turned in a pair of scoring finishes, placing sixth in the 400 hurdles (59.67), and seventh in the 100 hurdles (13.85). || 2010 Indoor || Competed in the 60-meters and 60-meter hurdles.

Around the Track ... || 2014 Outdoor || Won six events during the outdoor season ... Opened the 2014 outdoor season with a first-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles (13.65), a second-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles (1:00.28) and a member of second-place 4x100-meter relay team (45.35) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Ran a time of 13.45 to finish first in the 100-meter hurdles at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... At the Penn Relays, Britton placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles (13.40) and ninth in the 400-meter hurdles (59.47) ... At the USATF Championships, Britton ran a lifetime-best time of 13.03 in the prelims of the 100-meter hurdles and in the semifinals she ran a time of 13.23 to finish 13th ... Her time of 13.03 moves her into second-place all-time at Penn State || 2014 Indoor || At the season-opening Penn State Indoor Relays, Britton won the 60-meter hurdles (8.27) and finished sixth in the 200-meter dash (25.26) ... Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Nittany Lion Challenge with her time of 8.22 ... Placed third in the 60-meter hurdles at the Penn State National Invitational with her time of 8.17 ... Big Ten Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week (Feb. 3) || 2013 Outdoor || Started the season with a bang, taking top honors in the 100 hurdles and the 4x100 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Scored a trio of third-place efforts at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, taking third in the 100- and 400-hurdles, as well as the 4x100 ... Finished first in the 100 hurdles at the Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2012 Indoor || Ran a personal-best 8.20 to finish third in the hurdles at the Penn State National ... Won the 60 hurdles at the Sykes & Sabock Challlenge Cup ... Also picked up a victory at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Finished second at the Penn State Relays. || 2011 Outdoor || Won the 400 hurdles and took fifth in the 100 hurdles at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Placed second in the quarter hurdles and seventh in the 100s at the Auburn War Eagle Classic ... Took top honors in the 400 hurdles at the George Mason Spring Classic, and finished second in the 100 hurdles. || 2011 Indoor || Took fifth in the 60 hurdles at the Tyson Invitational ...Clocked a PR 8.22 to finish fourth in the hurdles at the Penn State National ... Won the hurdles at the Nittany Lion Challenge and the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, and placed second at the Penn State Relays ... Hurdle PR is tied for the second-best mark in PSU history. || 2010 Outdoor || Ran a personal-best 13.65 to place seventh in the 100 hurdles at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Placed second in the 400 hurdles at the same meet, going 58.79 ... Took seventh in the 400 hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic ... Finished second in the 400 hurdles at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Ran on first-place 4x400s at the Bucknell Team Challenge and Penn State Open. || 2010 Indoor || Competed in the 200 and 60 hurdles at the Sykes-Sabock.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Texas State Meet as a senior, and finished second in the 300-meter hurdles ... Placed fourth in the 300-meter hurdles as a junior in 2008 ... Finished sixth in the 100 hurdles and seventh in the 300 hurdles as a freshman ... Also a letter winner in volleyball and basketball. || Personal || Born July 28, 1991 in Hyattsville, Md. ... Daughter of Dornase and Edward Britton ... Majoring in Nutrition.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
60m 7.90 ***
200m 24.89 ***
400m 56.75 ***
60mH 8.10 ***
100mH *** 13.06
400mH *** 57.32
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