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Mahnee Watts
Mahnee  Watts

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bettendorf, Iowa

High School:
Bettendorf

Event:
Middle Distance

02/05/2016

School Record Falls; 8 PRs Open Meyo Invitational

Sophomore Jahisha Thomas breaks school record in women’s long jump

01/23/2016

Hawkeyes Tally 9 at Big 4 Duals

Melchert cracks all-time list with lifetime best in men's mile

01/20/2016

T&F Notebook: Big Four Duals

UI track & field heads to Ames, Iowa, for competition on Saturday at 2 p.m. (CT)

01/19/2016

Mid-Distance, Hurdles Look to Capitalize in 2016

Veteran leaders and freshmen potential show great promise for championship season

01/09/2016

Hawkeyes Shake Off Rust; Crown 11 in Season Opener

UI track and field returns to action Jan. 15-16 hosting the Iowa Dual

02/07/2015

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

02/06/2015

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

12/06/2014

Iowa Track & Field Intrasquad

Iowa Track & Field Intrasquad Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

05/29/2014

2014 NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary Day 1

2014 NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary Day 1

05/03/2014

2014 Musco Twilight

2014 Musco Twilight

2015 -- Indoor - led team in 600 yards (1:22.82) and ran second leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:37.84)... won 600 yards (1:22.82) and ran second leg on winning 1,600-meter relay (3:42.37) at Big 4 Duals... the 600 yards time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... ran on three 1,600-meter relays that posted three of the top-10 all-time marks in school history (3:37.84-4th, 3:38.56-5th and 3:39.30-8th)... ran collegiate-best 600 meters (1:32.07) and ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fifth in 3:38.56 at Big Ten Championships... the 600 meters time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... placed fourth in 600 meters at Border Battle (1:33.89)... Outdoor - anchored sprint medley relay at Florida Relays (3:59.35), which ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... ran 400 meters at Baldy Castillo Invite (57.73) and Mt. SAC Relays (59.71)... ran 200 meters (26.57) and 400 meters (58.45) at Beach Invite... ran 800 meters at Jim Duncan Invite (2:19.46).

2014 -- Indoor - anchored team-leadiang 1,600-meter relay to fourth-place finish at Big Ten Championships (3:37.16)... ran on three 1,600-meter relays that posted three of the top-10 all-time marks in school history (3:37.16-2nd, 3:38.62-4th, 3:41.57-8th)... ran collegiate-best 800 meters at Big Ten Champinships (2:08.79), whichranks fifth all-time at Iowa... placed sixth in 800 meters at Bill Bergan Invite (2:09.90)... ran second leg on winning 1,600-meter relay at Jack Johnson Classic that set meet and facility record of 3:43.46... placed second in 600 meters at Big 4 Duals (1:33.01) and fourth at Jack Johnson Classic (1:34.59)... ran 400 meters at Husker Invite (56.97)... Outdoor - led team in 800 meters (2:08.58)... anchored team-leading sprint medley relay to fourth place at Drake Relays in 3:51.18... that time ranks second all-time at Iowa... placed second in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:08.58 at Musco Twilight... that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed seventh at Drake Relays (3:40.23), running a 3:36.09 in the prelims... the prelims time ranks third all-time at Iowa... ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed seventh at Mt. SAC Relays in 3:37.73, which ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... ran lead leg on winning 1,600-meter relay at Musco Twilight with a meet record-setting time of 3:40.03... placed 24th in 800 meters at Mt. SAC Relays (2:09.07) and third at Arkansas Spring Invite (2:10.16), running event at Big Ten Championships (2:09.67)... letterwinner.

High School -- three-time all-state and four-time all-district and all-conference selection in cross country... cross country MVP her sophomore and junior seasons... cross country team captain her senior season... three-time all-state, all-district and all-conference selection in track and field... 2012 800 meters state champion and 400 meters runner-up... state runner-up in the 800 and 4,000 meters in 2011.

Personal -- born May 19, 1995... parents are Derek Watts and Kim Roberts... has three siblings; Xavier, Kiera and Malique... open major.

Watts' Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
400 Meters (O) 55.69 at Arizona State Invitational 3/29/14
600 Meters (I) 1:32.07 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/15
800 Meters (O) 2:08.58 at Musco Twilight 5/3/14

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