Rosey Effiong - Women's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Rosey Effiong

So/Fr | 5-10 | Sprints | Dallas, Texas | DeSoto HS

Freshman (2020)
Indoors: Competed in six meets during her debut indoor season with the Razorbacks … Member of fourth-place 4×400 relay at SEC Indoor as Arkansas produced U.S. leading time of 3:32.24, splitting 54.04 on anchor leg … Competed in prelims of 200m (24.24) and 400m (55.62) at conference meet … Established indoor best marks in 200m (23.87) and 400m (54.18) during Tyson Invitational while also running on runner-up 4×400 (3:34.87) … Opened season placing third in 400m (55.93) at Arkansas Invitational and running of winning 4×400 relay (3:46.58) … Also ran on winning 4×400 (3:38.16) at Red Raider Invitational, while producing times of 24.32 and 55.07 in the 200m and 400m to place fourth and sixth, respectively … Set then indoor career bests of 54.80, placing fourth in 400m, and 24.09 in the 200m at Razorback Invitational … Posted a 23.88 as 200m runner-up in Arkansas Qualifier and ran on winning 4×400 (3:32.63), supplying a 52.57 anchor leg split.

High School
Competed for coach June Villers at Desoto High School… Four-time State Champions as a team… Ran a leg on the 4×100-meter relay that set a national high school record posting a time of 44.44 seconds breaking the previous 15-year-old mark of 44.50 seconds set by Long Beach Poly in 2004…. Holds the school record at 200-meters… Holds personal-bests of 23.16 (200-meters), 53.80 (400-meters)…

Personal
Born May 8, 2001… Daughter of Daniel Effiong and Tina Chikezie… Has three siblings, Danita, James, and Kayla… Both parents competed in the Olympics, representing Nigeria… Majoring in Biology…