Deanna Latham
Deanna Latham

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Newbury, Mass.

High School:
Triton Regional

Event:
Multi-Events

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

At Wisconsin
Notables
2014 First Team All-America (indoor pentathlon)
• 2013 Second Team All-America (indoor pentathlon)
• 2012 Second Team All-America (heptathlon)
• 2012 Outdoor NCAA championships qualifier (heptathlon)
• 2012 Academic All-Big Ten

2014 Outdoor: Redshirt season ... Competed unattached at the Bulldog Heptathlon and finished second with a score of 5,745

2014 Indoor:
Earned All-America honors with a fifth-place finish in the pentathlon at the NCAA Championships (3/15) with a PR score of 4,253 ... won the pentathlon at the Big Ten Championships (2/28) with a score of 4,176 ... won the high jump at the Red & White Open (2/21) by clearing 5-7 (1.70m) ... placed eighth in the 60 hurdle semifinals at the Tyson Invitational (2/15) with a time of 8.34 ... finished 14th in the 60 hurdle prelims at the Tyson Invitational (2/15) with a time of 8.46 ... finished eighth in the 60 hurdles at the Tyson Invitational (2/15) with a time of 8.52 ... set a Wisconsin record in the 60 hurdle semifinals at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) with a time of 8.33 ... placed 2nd in the 60 hurdle prelims at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) with a time of 8.36 ... finished third in the 60 hurdles at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) with a time of 8.41 ... finished third in the eastern high jump at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) by clearing 5-5 1/4 ... won the pentathlon at the Bill Bergan Invitational (2/1) with a score of 4,117, the fourth-best mark in school history ... won the long jump and the 60 meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) after a mark of 19-8 1/4 in the long jump and a time of 8.40 in the hurdles ... finished first with a time of 8.47 in the 60 meter hurdles prelims at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) ... won the 60 meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Dual (1/18) in 8.58 ... placed sixth in the shot put at the Wisconsin Dual (1/18) after a toss of 36-9 1/2 (11.21m) ... took third in the high jump at the Wisconsin Dual (1/18) after clearing 5-6 (1.68m)

2013 Outdoor:
Placed second in the 100 hurdles at the Big Ten championships (5/11-12) with a time of 13.15, after running 13.46 in the preliminary round, took fourth in the long jump with a mark of 19-6 3/4 (5.96m) and finished 12th in the javelin with a throw of 127-2 (38.77m) ... won the 100 hurdles at the Wisconsin Open (5/4) with a time of 13.49 ... placed seventh in the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/17-18) with 5,493 points ... at the Westmont Classic (3/30), placed second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 13.65, fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 24.96, third in the high jump with a clearance of 4-11 (1.50m) and fourth in the javelin with a throw of 115-2 (35.11m)

2013 Indoor:
Finished 11th in the pentathlon at the NCAA championships (3/9) with a score of 4,066 points ... placed third in the pentathlon with a score of 4,003 points at the Big Ten championships (2/22-23), also finished 17th in the preliminary round of the 60 hurdles with a time of 9.11 and took 14th in the long jump with a mark of 18-6 (5.64m) ... broke the Wisconsin school record in the 60 hurdles with a run of 8.39 at the Cyclone Classic (2/8) and won the long jump with a mark of 19-8 3/4 (6.01m) ... won the pentathlon with 4,024 points at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/1) ... won the 60 hurdles at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/26) with a time of 8.42 and took second in the long jump with a leap of 19-2 (5.84m) ... won the high jump at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/19) with a height of 5-6 (1.68m)

2012 Outdoor: Placed 10th at the NCAA championships (6/7-8) in the heptathlon with 5,606 points ... took third at the Big Ten championships in the heptathlon with a score of 5,553 points, also placed 12th in the javelin with a throw of 133-7 (40.72m) and ran in the 4x400 relay to help the team place ninth with a time of 3:43.36 ... ran a time of 13.81 in the 100 hurdles at the NCAA Preliminaries (5/25) to take 35th in the preliminayr round ... placed sixth in the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18-19) with a score of 5,451 points ... ran a time of 25.40 in the 200 meters at the Beach Invitational (4/21) to take 55th, also took ninth in the 100 hurdles with a time of 13.92 and 23rd in the high jump with a clearance of 5-3 1/4 (1.61m) ... placed third in the long jump with a leap of 18-4 1/2 (5.60m) at the Stanford Invitational (4/6), also took 16th in her section of the 100 hurdles with a time of 14.32 ... placed second in the javelin with a throw of 141-3 (43.06m), eighth in the high jump with a clearance of 5-3 (1.60m) and 10th in the 100 hurdles with a time of 14.44 at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23)

2012 Indoor: Took third in the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships (2/24) with a score of 3,978 ... placed fifth in the pentathlon at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/3) with 3,769 points ... placed 64th in the 200 meters (26.02), 27th in the long jump (17-8 3/4 (5.40m)) and 24th in the preliminary round of the 60 hurdles (8.78) at the Tyson Invitational (2/10) ... won the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.65 and placed 10th in the high jump with a height of 5-1 (1.55m) at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28)

2011 Indoor: Redshirt season ... competing unattached, took away 11th in the shot put with a throw of 36-11 3/4 (11.27m) at the Badger Track Classic (1/15) ... placed fourth at the Red & White Open (2/18) in the shot put with a throw of 40-5 1/2 (12.33m) ... took second in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Qualifier (3/4) with a time of 8.89, also took seventh in the shot put (40-9 (12.42m)) and second in the long jump (17-11 3/4 (5.48m)) ... took third in both the weight throw (56-3 1/4 (17.15m)) and shot put (47-9 (14.55m)) at the NCAA Qualifier (3/4)

2011 Outdoor: Earned bronze medal and led U.S. in heptathlon at 2011 Pan Am Junior Championships with personal-best score of 5,277 points, setting a personal-best mark in the shot put (38-5 (11.71m) ... took second at 2011 USA Junior Championships in the heptathlon with score of 5,200 points, all three running events (100 hurdles, 200 meters, 800 meters) ... took second in the heptathlon at the California Invitational Multis (4/13-14) with a score of 5,200 (14.18 / 1.61m / 11.58m / 25.55 / 5.85m / 31.00m / 2:25.52) ... placed second in the heptathlon with a score of 4,869 (14.76 / 1.59m / 11.47m / 26.00 / 5.11m / 35.32m / 2:30.97) and took 19th in the javelin with a throw of 101-4 (30.90m) at the Aztec Invitational (3/18-19) ... ran a time of 14.49 in the 100-meter hurdles and was a member of the 4x200-meter relay team that finished 18th with a time of 1:39.75 at the Florida Relays (4/1-2) ... ran a wind-aided time of 25.28 in the 200 meters, took 15th in the 100-meter hurdles at 15.01 and placed 26th in the long jump with a distance of 17-6 3/4 (5.35m) at the Steve Scott Invitational (4/30-5/1) ... won the 100-meter hurdles with at ime of 14.48, took fifth in the high jump with a clearance of 5-3 1/4 (1.61m) and won the long jump with a mark of 17-8 (5.38m) at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/7)

High School
Earned All-America honors with sixth-place finish in 100-meter hurdles (14.21) at 2010 New Balance Nationals after running Massachusetts high school record of 13.93 in prelims ... also finished eighth in long jump at New Balance Nationals ... was 10th in long jump at 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals ... Massachusetts all-state champion in long jump (19-3) and 100-meter hurdles (14.60) as a senior ... also claimed titles in both 100 hurdles and long jump at Division III outdoor state meet ... indoors, claimed Division III state titles in the 55-meter hurdles and long jump as a senior ... set meet record in the 55 hurdles at 8.26 ... in all, a five-time MIAA Division III state champion indoors ... also a six-time MIAA Division III state champion outdoors ... three-time all-state champion in the outdoor long jump ... amassed a total of 21 top-two finishes between indoor and outdoor state meet competition ... finished eighth in the long jump at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... named 2010 Boston Globe Indoor Athlete of the Year and 2010 Boston Globe Outdoor Athlete of the Year ... four-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic honoree in all ... also a four-year starter in soccer ... National Honor Society member ... high school coach: Joseph Colbert

Personal
Parents are K.C. and Helen Latham ... both parents competed in track and field at the University of Maine ... has a sister, Kiera ... major is elementary education

Why Wisconsin?
"I visited Wisconsin and I fell in love with the spirit and the atmosphere of the University. I feel like the coach Nate Davis is someone who can take me to the next level."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
200 Meters 26.02 2-11-12 100 Meters 12.2 High School
800 Meters 2:19.13 1-31-14 200 Meters 24.57* 4-11-14
60 Hurdles 8.33 2-8-14 800 Meters 2:17.01* 4-12-14
High Jump 5-7 (1.70m) 2-21-14 100 Hurdles 13.15 5-12-13
Long Jump 19-8 3/4 (6.01m) 2-8-13 High Jump 5-5 3/4 (1.61m) 4-18-12
Shot Put 41-2 1/2 (12.56m) 2-3-12 Long Jump 19-6 3/4 (5.96m) 5-11-13
Triple Jump 40-4 1/4 (12.29m) High School
Shot Put 40-8 1/4 (12.40m) 5-11-12
Javelin 141-3 (43.06m) 3-23-12
Pentathlon 4,253 3-15-14 Heptathlon 5,745 4-11/12-14
(8.37 / 1.70m / 11.55m / 5.84m / 2:18.54) (13.73 / 1.62m / 12.39m / 24.57 / 5.81m / 41.59m / 2:17.01)

First Team All-America Honors (1)
2014 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 5th - (8.34 / 1.70m / 11.99m / 5.98m / 2:18.55)

Second Team All-America Honors (2)

2013 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 11th - 4,066 (8.34 / 1.63m / 11.38m / 5.96m / 2:22.77)

2012 - Outdoor (1)

Heptathlon: T-10th - 5,606 (13.75 / 1.57m /12.97m / 24.84 / 5.74m / 41.19m / 2:21.52)

At the NCAA Championships
2014 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 5th - (8.34 / 1.70m / 11.99m / 5.98m / 2:18.55)

2013 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 11th - 4,066 (8.34 / 1.63m / 11.38m / 5.96m / 2:22.77)

2012 - Outdoor
Heptathlon: T-10th - 5,606 (13.75 / 1.57m /12.97m / 24.84 / 5.74m / 41.19m / 2:21.52)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2012 - West
100 Hurdles: 35th-P (13.81)

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 1st - 4,176 (8.37 / 1.70m / 11.55m / 5.84m / 2:18.54)

2013 - Outdoor
100 Hurldes: 2nd (13.15)
Long Jump: 4th (19-6 3/4 (5.96m))
Javelin: 12th (127-2 (38.77m))

2013 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 3rd - 4,003 (8.43 / 1.59m / 11.64m / 5.92m / 2:22.88)
60 Hurdles: 17th-P (9.11)
Long Jump: 14th (18-6 (5.64m))

2012 - Outdoor
4x400 Relay: 9th (3:43.36)
Heptathlon: 3rd - 5,553 (13.66 / 1.58m /12.40m / 24.82 / 5.70m / 39.40m / 2:21.17)

2012 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 3rd - 3,978 (8.64 / 1.67m / 12.29m / 5.48m / 2:21.81)

2011 - Outdoor
Long Jump: 20th (16-7 3/4 (5.07m))
Heptathlon: 4th - 5,039 (14.14 / 1.58m / 11.98m / 25.50 / 5.32m / 31.08m / 2:27.72)

Notable Performances
2011 USA Outdoor Junior Championships
Heptathlon: 2nd - 5,205 (14.10 / 1.54m / 11.04m / 25.03 / 5.68m / 35.17m / 2:24.38)

2011 Pan American Junior Championships
Heptathlon: 3rd - 5,277 (14.14 / 1.61m / 11.71m / 25.06 / 5.86m / 34.19m / 2:30.64)

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