UNC Track & Field Bio
 Cierra Dunston
Dunston Dunston 1939143

USA JUNIOR NATIONAL COMPETITOR

Personal Records:

100 – 12.18 • 200 – 24.16 • 400 – 54.39

2015-16: Ran a leg in the 4x400m at the ACC Outdoor Championships to help the relay finish sitxth • Finished 12th in the open 400m at the outdoor conference meet • Took 15th in the 200m at the Outdoor conference meet • Split 53.79 to anchor the 4x400 at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Finished 12th in the 400 and 22nd in the 200 at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Took first in the 400 at the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup

2014-15: Finished first in the 200 at the Kent Taylor Invite, her last indoor competition of the year • Finished first in the 400 at the Dennis Craddock Carolina Relays • Part of the women's 4x400 that finished ninth at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships • Finished 19th in the 400 and 28th in the 200 at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Prep: Four-year letter winner in track and field while also playing basketball for her first two years of high school • 4-time Cobb County All-Country Team • 2014 USATF Junior National Champion in the 4x400 relay • Captained her track and field team her junior and senior years • Contributed to the Georgia High School State record in the 4x400 relay • Contributed to the nation’s 2014 No. 2 4x100 relay team • Won the 200 and 400 at the Cobb County meet her junior year • Finished third in the 400 at the Georgia High School State Meet • Helped her team take second overall at the state meet • Earned the Atlanta Track Club Award for the 4x400 relay • 2-time recipient of the Rajaan Bennett Award for Leadership and Work Ethic • Voted Most Athletic for Senior Superlatives • Finished seventh at the USA World Youth Trials • Part of her high school’s Beta Club and National Honors Society • Graduated in the top 10% of her class.

Personal: Cierra Rochelle Dunston is the daughter of Theresa Waters-Dunston and Carlton Dunston Jr. • Her brother is currently serving in the United States Air Force • Mother is an ordained minister and father is an educator • Born August 1

Position: Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: Powder Springs, Ga.
High School: McEachern
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