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UND W Track&Field Outdoor BIO
Tianna McKinney
Player Profile:
Tianna McKinney 1977147
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Junior
Hometown: Roseville, Minn.
High School: Roseville High School
Major: Managerial Finance/Accounting
  • McKinney Performance History

2015-16
Indoor (Sophomore):
Earned all-conference honors in the 4x400 after healping UND to a runner-up finish at the Big Sky Conference Championship … Also finished fourth in the 400-meters and seventh in the 200-meters … Member of UND’s school-record 4x400 team that recorded a time of 3 minutes, 45.91 seconds … Earned Big Sky Conference co-Athlete of the Week honors for that performance … Won the 400-meters at the SDSU Holiday Classic with a run of 57.05 seconds … Also part of the winning 4x400 team … Finished in third place at the Bison Classic with a 200-meter run of 25.55 seconds … Also a part of the runner-up 4x400 team … Runner-up in the 400-meter with after clocking a time of 55.86 seconds … Time earned her a PR and the second spot in UND history … Broke the standing school record in the 300-meter run at the Bison Classic (Manitoba) with a time of 40.47 seconds … Holds the fourth spot in UND history after a 25.07 second 200-meter run at the SDSU Indoor Classic … Took a second-place finish in the 400-meter at the same meet. 

Outdoor (Sophomore): Big Sky Conference champion in the 400 meters with a time of 54.36 seconds … Time earned her the second spot in UND history … Also helped UND set a school record in the 4x100 at the conference meet with a time of 46.53 seconds … Helped UND finish second in the 4x400 team with a time of 3:45.64 … Opened the outdoor season with first and second place finishes at the Coastal Carolina Invitational … 4x100 team took second with a run of 46.96 … 4x400 team won with a run of 3:49.59 … Helped the 4x100 team take third at the Beach Invitational with a run of 46.85 seconds … Won the Lyle Hokanson Classic in the 4x400 with a time of 3:52.08 … Part of the winning 4x100 team at the Masanz Invitational … Holds the third spot in UND 200-meter history with a time of 24.50 seconds … Qualified for  the NCAA Track and Field Division I West Preliminary in the 400 … Earned second letter. 

2014-15
Indoor (Freshman):
Helped the 4x400 relay team to a fifth-place finish at the Big Sky Indoor Championship, with a school-record time of 3:48.15 … Won the 400 at the SDSU Open in her collegiate debut, clocking a time of 56.73 … Helped UND win the 4x400 relay at the SDSU Open. 

Outdoor (Freshman): Earned a Junior All-American nod with a fifth-place finish and personal-best time of 54.27 seconds in the 400-meters at the 2015 USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships … Placed fourth in the 400 at the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship with a time of 54.87 … Placed 14th out of 90 runners in the 400 at the Beach Invitational with a time of 55.96 … Won her section of the 400 at the Bryan Clay Invitational, running a time of 55.96 … Helped the 4x100 relay team place third at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 47.43 … Helped the 4x400 relay team to a third-place finish at the Bryan Clay Invite as well, behind a time of 3 minutes, 48.26 seconds … Won the 400 at the Dakota Duals, clocking a time of 56.99, a new meet record …  Helped the 4x100 relay team place second at the Dakota Duals with a time of 47.71, marking the first time UND has ever run the event in under 48 seconds … Helped UND finish second in the 4x400 relay at the Dakota Duals … Earned first letter. 

Before UND
A 2014 graduate of Roseville Area High School … Was a five-year letterwinner in high school and captured All-Suburban East Conference honors as a sophomore, junior, and senior … Finished fourth in the 400-meters at the Minnesota state meet as a senior with a time of 56.51 … Also named rookie of the year, outstanding sprinter, and most valuable athlete twice at Roseville … Took home the Outstanding Raider Award as a senior. 

Personal
Majoring in managerial finance and accounting … Daughter of Korey and Mariaha Dean. 

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