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Zandria Debowles
Zandria Debowles

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Pope

Height:
5-8

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
07/16/1989


07/03/2012

Seven Green Wave Earn All-Louisiana Honors

Cruz Earns Freshman of the Year Honors From State Sports Writers Association

05/24/2012

Ruzevic Moves on to NCAA Championships

Ruzevic Finished Eighth in Javelin to Advance to Third Straight NCAA National Championships

05/19/2012

Track and Field Sends Four to NCAA Regional

Ruzevic Enters as Second Seeded Javelin Thrower in East Region

05/13/2012

Ruzevic Claims Gold in Javelin at C-USA Championships

Ruzevic Claims Gold, Lapucha and Cruz Bring Silver at C-USA Outdoor Championships

05/13/2012

Solid Showing on Day Two at C-USA Championships

Five Competitors Advance to Finals on Sunday, May 13

DeBowles' Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
Indoor
400 Meter 58.57 (2/6/09)
60m Hurdles 9.30 (1/14/12)
High Jump 1.74m (2/18/11)
Outdoor
400 Meter 59.06 (3/31/12)
400m Hurdles 58.82 (5/15/11)
High Jump 1.70m (3/19/11)


Career Honors: Named Second Team All-Conference USA in the 400-meter Hurdles during the 2011 outdoor campaign...ended her career ranked second on the indoor high jump charts...was fifth on the indoor 60-meter hurdles charts...ranked fourth in the outdoor high jump event on the Tulane career charts...ran the third fastest time and was one of three athletes to break the 60-second barrier in the 400-meter hurdles.

2011-12 (Redshirt-Senior)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in all nine of the team's meets and the NCAA East Regional...ran the 60-meter hurdles and 400 meters and also high jumped...ranked 10th in Conference USA in the high jump...scored two points at the Conference USA Championships...led the team in the high jump...ranked third on the team in the 60-meter hurdles...cleared a season-best height of 1.67-meters in the high jump at the Conference USA Championships (2/26)...jumped 1.65-meters at the Husker Invitational (2/4) and 1.63-meters at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (1/20) in the high jump...also competed in the high jump at the Crimson Tide Opener (1/14) and the Birmingham Ice Breaker (12/8)...ran a season-best time of 9.30 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Crimson Tide Opener (1/14)...also ran the 60-meter hurdles in 9.35 in the finals at the Birmingham Ice Breaker (12/8), 9.43 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (1/21) and 10.89 in the prelims at the Birmingham Ice Breaker (12/8)...ran the 400 meter in 59.35 at the Tyson Invitational (2/10).

Outdoor Track and Field: Earned Third Team All-Louisiana in the 400-meter hurdles as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...competed in all nine of the team's meets and the NCAA East Regional...ran the 400 meter and 400-meter hurdles...ranked 4th in Conference USA in the 400-meter hurdles...scored four team points at the Conference USA Championships...led the team in the 400-meter hurdles...ranked fourth on the squad in the 400 meters...held the team's top three times in the 400-meter hurdles and had eight of the top ten times in the event...ran a season-best time of 59.38 in the prelims of the 400-meter hurdles at the Conference USA Championships (5/12) and ran 59.94 in the finals of the event (5/13)...ran 60.77 at the LSU Relays (3/24), 60.82 at the Florida Relays and 60.96 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28)...won the individual title at the Lion Invitational (4/20) with a time of 61.41 in the 400-meter hurdles...ran 61.83 at the NCAA East Regional (5/24) in the 400-meter hurdles...also ran the even at the LSU Relays (3/23), LSU Alumni Gold (4/21) and the South Alabama Invitational (4/14)...ran the 400 meter race in 59.06 at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31) and 59.92 at the Aztec Invitational (3/16).

2010-11 (Senior)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 400-meter dash and competed in the high jump...finished the season ranked 65th in the NCAA in the high jump...ranked first on the team in high jump and fourth in the 400-meter dash...owned the team's top five marks in the high jump...cleared 1.74-meters at the LSU Twilight (2/18) to claim a season-best...jumped 1.67-meters at the Conference USA Championships (2/25) in the high jump...posted heights of 1.63-meters at the Tyson Invitational (2/12), 1.60-meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/15) and 1.60-meters at the Husker Invitational (2/5) in the high jump...ran a season-best time of 58.89 in the 400-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational (2/11).

Outdoor Track and Field: Earned Second Team All-Conference USA in the 400-meter Hurdles...was named to the LSWA All-State squad in the 400-meter Hurdles, earning Second Team accolades...Competed in ten of the team's 11 meets during the outdoor season...ran the 400-meter hurdles and competed in the high jump...finished the season ranked 39 in the NCAA in the 400-meter hurdles...ranked first on the team in both events she competed...held the top seven times on the squad in the 400-meter hurdles and owned eight of the top ten times in the event...owned the top three high jump marks and five of the top ten team marks in the event...ran a season-best time of 58.82 in the finals of the 400-meter hurdles at the Conference USA Championships (5/15), after running 59.86 in the prelims (5/14)...also went under sixty seconds in the 400-meter hurdle events at the LSU Relays (3/26), 59.12), the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1), 59.66, and the Sea Ray Relays (4/15), 59.70...ran 61.48 at the NCAA East Regional (5/26) in the 400-meter hurdles...posted a season-best leap of 1.70-meters in the high jump at the Louisiana Classics (3/19)...cleared 1.65-meters at the Sea Ray Relays (4/15) and the Florida Relays (4/1)...opened the season with a 1.64-meter clearance at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9).

2009-10 (Junior)

Cross Country: Did not compete.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in two of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 400-meter dash and competed in the high jump...was the top performer on the team in the high jump...posted a season-best jump of 1.60-meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/22) in her only high jump competition of the season...ran 1:02.16 in the 400-meter dash at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15).

Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete.

2008-09 (Sophomore)

Cross Country: Did not compete.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 400-meter dash in all four competitions...ranked fourth on the squad in the event...held three of the team's top-ten times at the 400-meter distance...posted a season-best time of 58.57 at the Armory Invitational (2/6)...cross the finish line in 59.55 at the Conference USA Indoor Championships (2/27) and 59.56 at the Iowa State Classic (2/13).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in eight of the team's nine meets during the outdoor season, also advancing to the NCAA Mideast Regional...competed in the 400-meter hurdles in every competition...was the team's top performer in the 400-meter hurdles...posted her season-best time of 59.73 in the 400-meter hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/18)...ran 1:00.51 in the prelims and 1:00.56 in the finals of the LSU Tiger Relays (3/27-28)...posted a time of 1:00.71 in the prelims and 1:00.74 in the finals at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

2007-08 (Freshman)

Cross Country: Did not compete.

Indoor Track and Field: Owned a season-best mark of 1.67-meters in the high jump at the at Purple Tiger Classic (1/19)...jumped 1.64-meters at LSU Twilight (2/22)...twice cleared 1.63-meters in the high jump, at New Balance Invitational (2/8) and at Conference USA Indoor Championships (3/1)...posted a season-best jump of 5.08-meters at Houston Indoor Opener (1/12) in the long jump...also jumped 4.83 at the Arkansas State Kickoff (12/1) and 4.89-meters at Sykes Sabock Challenge (2/1)...ran the 400-meter dash in 59.24 at Sykes-Sabock Challenge (2/2), 59.93 in 400-meter run at Purple Tiger Classic (1/19) and 61.83 at Conference USA Indoor Championships (2/29).

Outdoor Track and Field: Posted a season-best jump of 1.60-meters in the high jump at the Southern Miss Invitational...covered the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:03.99 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19).

About Zandria Debowles

Prep: Lettered three times in track and field at Pope High School for coach Cathi Monk...captured the Georgia State 5A high jump championship as a senior...was an All-County selection as a junior and senior...named the County Athlete of the Year during her final season at PHS...participated in the 400 meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, 300-meter hurdles, high jump and long jump in high school...also lettered in basketball and volleyball...helped the basketball team to the state playoffs in 2007...was an Honorable Mention All-District pick as a forward in 2006.

Personal: Born Zandria Monique Debowles on July 16, 1989...the daughter of Lamonica and Garrick Debowles...has one brother, Garrick II.