University of Iowa Athletics
Sprints

Rhonda-Kaye Trusty

Class So.
Hometown Brampton, Ontario
High School St. Marguerite D'youville

2009 — Indoor – led team in 60 meters (7.61), 200 meters (24.44) and 300 meters (40.15)… ran second leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed eighth in 3:46.98 at Big Ten Championships… her 60 meters time ranks sixth and 200 meters time ranks seventh on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… ran season bests in 60 (7.61) and 200 meters (24.44) at Meyo Invite… won 300 meters (40.15) at Iowa Invite… Outdoor – led team in 100 (11.85) and 200 meters (23.83), and ran on team-leading 400 (45.83) and 800-meter (1:38.79) relays… placed fourth in 100 (11.85) and 200 (24.11) meters at Big Ten Championships… ran second leg on 400-meter relay that placed sixth (46.30)… the collegiate-best 200-meter time ranks seventh and the 800-meter relay time ranks sixth in school history… placed third in 100 meters (11.88) and fourth in 200 meters (24.49) at Illinois Invite… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – led team in 60 meters (7.61)… that time ranks sixth in school history… ran season-best 24.55 in 200 meters at Meyo Invite… placed sixth in 60 meters (7.61) at Big Ten Championships… won 60 meters at Iowa Invite (7.65), Hawkeye Invite (7.74) and Jack Johnson Classic (7.70)… won 200 meters at Hawkeye Invite (25.00) and placed second at Jack Johnson Classic (25.10)… also ran 60 and 200 meters at Meyo Invite (7.65, 24.55) and ISU Classic (7.76, 24.99)… Outdoor – led team in 100 (11.90) and 200 meters (24.39), and ran on team-leading 400 (45.78) and 800-meter (1:39.74) relays… ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed eighth at Big Ten Championships (47.29)… ran 100 meters at Auburn Classic (12.05), Iowa Invite (12.12), Drake Relays (11.90) and Big Ten Championships (11.99)… ran 200 meters at Auburn Classic (24.39), Sun Angel Classic (24.64), Musco Twilight X (24.54) and Big Ten Championships (24.76)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – won 60 meters with a season-best 7.63 at Iowa Invite… ran season-best 200 meters (24.94) at Iowa State Classic… Outdoor – led team in 200 meters (24.23)… qualified for NCAA regional as part of 400-meter relay (45.21) at Drake Relays… that time led team and ranks sixth in school history… ran collegiate bests in 100 meters (12.04) at Auburn Tiger Classic and 200 meters (24.23) at Aztec Classic… runner-up in 200 meters (24.55) at Musco Twilight IX… letterwinner.

High School — four-time OFSAA champion… runner-up at Canadian Junior Nationals as a freshman and third as a sophomore… earned Myrtle Cook Trophy Award for best Canadian athlete age 16 and under… semifinalist in 100 meters at 2003 World Junior Championships… Canadian Pan-American Games team members… best times were 11.85 in 100 meters and 24.72 in 200 meters… coached by Randy Gillon.

Personal — born January 10, 1988… daughter of Roy and Erica Trusty… biology major.

Trusty’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet  Date
60 Meters (I) 7.61 at Meyo Invite 2/7/09
100 Meters (O) 11.85 at Big Ten Championships 5/17/09
200 Meters (O) 23.83 at Big Ten Championships 5/16/09