Michele Davis
Michele Davis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Sexton HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
09/04/1980

Experience:
3L

UNLV CAREER HIGHLIGHTS (1998-2002):
* Five-time NCAA All-American (200 and 400 meters - indoor/outdoor)
* Two-time MWC Women?s Indoor Athlete of the Year (2001, 2002)
* UNLV school record holder (200 meters - indoor)
* 2002 Most Outstanding Performer of the MWC Indoor Championships
* UNLV freshman record holder (200 and 400 meters)
* MWC all-time record holder (200 meters, 400 meters and 4x400 relay - indoor)
* MWC Indoor Championship record holder (200 and 400 meters)
* Team co-captain

UNLV Profile: The Rebels? top sprinter after three consecutive outstanding seasons?Enters the year as the league?s defending champion in both the 200 and 400 meters...A four-time NCAA All-American and future Olympic competitor...Has world-class potential.

(Senior 2001-02): Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships for the second straight year...Broke the school record in the indoor 200 meters with a time of 23.32 seconds at NCAAs enroute to two-time All-America status...Named MWC Indoor Athlete of the Year for the second straight year after sweeping the 60, 200 and 400 meters at the conference meet...Winner of the MWC Championship High Point Award...Named MWC Athlete of the Week on Jan. 22...(Junior 2000-01): Redshirted in the outdoor season...Named MWC Indoor Athlete of the Year and received MWC Championship High Point Award...Won the 60 meters (7.44), 200 meters (23.59) and 400 meters (55.09) at the conference meet...Advanded to the NCAA Championships, where she placed 13th in the 200 meters...(Sophomore 1999-00): Earned All-America status in both the outdoor 200 and 400 meters last season?Finished fourth in the 200 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, clocking 23.14 and placed seventh in the 400 meters in 52.68?Won four golds at the MWC Outdoor Championships, capturing the 200 and the 400 individually and running on the 4X100 and 4X400 championship relay teams?Also won the 400 meters at the league?s indoor championships?Awarded the Terrence Walsh Most Valuable Player Award, and named the Athlete of the Year at the Cal-Nevada Championships?Selected as the MWC Athlete of the Week on Feb. 5...(Freshman 1998-99): Selected to the USA Junior National Team after a second-place finish in the 400 at the Junior National Championships?Competed at the Junior Pan Am Games in Tampa, Fla., last July?Named the WAC Freshman of the Year both indoors and outdoors after a successful season?Earned All-WAC accolades in the indoor 200 meters, finishing sixth in a season-best 24.39, and the indoor 400, finishing fourth in 54.85...Won the 400 meters at the WAC Outdoor Championships, clocking a career best 52.55?That time ranks her second in UNLV history in the outdoor 400?Also added a second-place finish at the conference outdoor meet, running a 23.03 in the 200 meters?Finished behind teammate Alicia Tyson in the 200, leading the Rebels to a 1-2 sweep of the event?Broke a meet record in the 400 meters at the Cal-Nevada Championships, clocking a 53.61?Broke UNLV freshman records in the 200 and 400 meters.

High School: Graduated with honors in 1998 from Sexton High School in Lansing, Mich?Led the Big Reds to two Capital Area Conference championships, winning state titles in the 200 and 400 meters?Two-time all-state honorable mention?Named Prep Athlete of the Year by the Lansing State Journal?Still holds school records in the 100, 200 and 400 meters.

Personal: Michele Davis...Born September 4, 1980, in Lansing, Mich., to parents Michael and Carolyn Davis?Psychology major at UNLV.

UNLV Career Bests

Indoor
60M		7.42		at MWC Indoor Championships (2/22/02)
200M		23.32 (sr)	at NCAA Championships (3/8/02)
400M		53.02		at NCAA Championships (3/9/02)
Outdoor
200M		23.03		at WAC Outdoor Championships (5/22/99)
400M		52.55		at WAC Outdoor Championships (5/22/99)
 
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