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Destinee Rocker

  • position Hurdles
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Lithonia, Ga.
  • High school Arabia Mountain High School
  • position Hurdles
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Lithonia, Ga.
  • High school Arabia Mountain High School

Destinee Rocker Bio

Season and Career Results

2021 Indoor Second Team All-American – 60-Meter Hurdles (Ninth)

2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2020 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 60-meter hurdles … Finished ninth in the prelims of the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships, running a time of 8.17 … Finished sixth in the 60-meter hurdles final at the SEC Championships with a time of 8.20 … Earned wins in the 60-meter hurdles at the Gamecock Opener and the USC Indoor Open … Ran her season-best time of 8.13 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Bob Pollock Meet prelims … Was the runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles at the Carolina Challenge and the Bob Pollock Meet … Ran 8.20 or under in nine of her 11 races.
Outdoor: Ran four races for the Gamecocks … Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Charlotte Invitational with a time of 13.67 … Ran 13.70 in the 100-meter hurdles at the USC pen to take fifth in thee prelims and finals oof that meet … Clocked in a season-best time of 13.16 at Weems Baskin to take third.

Was the top hurdler for the Gamecocks during the indoor season… Had her season cut short due to injury… Posted the 36th fastest 60m hurdles time in the country at 8.25… Set her new PR of 8.25 at the Orange and Purple Elite to take 4th… Took second at the Dr. Sander Challenge by just a short milaseconds in a time of 8.268… Ran the 200m and the 300m each once during the season.
Outdoors: Cancelled.

Accolades (at Colorado State)
– All-Mountain West, 100-meter hurdles (2018)
– All-Mountain West, 60-meter hurdles (2018)
– All-Mountain West, 4×100-meter relay (2018)
– Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Women’s Track Athlete of the Week (April 10, 2018)
– Academic All-Mountain West (2018)

Records (at Colorado State)
– 13.21, 100-meter hurdles (2018 outdoor, all-time CSU record)

Personal Bests (all at Colorado State)
– 60-meter hurdles – 8.29 (third all-time in CSU history)
– 200 meters – 25.61
– 100-meter hurdles – 13.21 (all-time CSU record)
– 400-meter hurdles – 1:11.73
– 200 meters – 24.80 (19th all-time in CSU history)

Rocker at the NCAA West Preliminary (at Colorado State)
– 34th place, 100-meter hurdles
– 21st place, 4×100-meter relay

Rocker at the Mountain West Championships (at Colorado State)
– Second place, 100-meter hurdles (2018 outdoor)
– Third place, 4×100-meter relay (2018 outdoor)
– Third place, 60-meter hurdles (2018 indoor)

HIGH SCHOOL: 2015 All-America, 4×100-meter relay… 60-meter hurdles PR – 8.81… 100-meter hurdles PR – 13.80… Georgia championship holder within her high school region… 2016 100-meter hurdles state champion… First female to win a state championship title in Arabia Mountain High School’s history… Owns high school record in the 100-meter hurdles (13.80)… Received MVP award sophomore and junior year… Qualified for Junior Olympics five years in a row, ranked in the top eight every year…

PERSONAL: Will be studying business and sports management… Has a twin brother and a younger sister.