University of Iowa Athletics
Sprints

Talia Buss

Class Fr.
Hometown Waukee, Iowa
High School Waukee

2019 — Indoor – ran 200 meters at Tyson Invite (24.76), B1G Championships (24.77), Black & Gold Premier (24.80) and Frank Sevigne Invite (24.81)… ran 400 meters at Hawkeye Invite (58.02)… Dean’s List student. Outdoor – ran collegiate bests in 200 meters at B1G Championships (24.18) and 400 meters (55.48) at Mt. SAC Relays… ran second leg on team-leading 800-meter relay at Florida Relays (1:38.52)… that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… ran second leg on Drake Relays champion sprint medley relay (3:54.18)… that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… ran 200 meters at Drake Relays (24.19) and 400 meters at B1G Championships (56.31)… Academic All-Big Ten… President’s List student.

2018 — Indoor – ran season bests in 200 meters at Tyson Invite (24.70) and 400 meters (56.72) at Husker Invite… placed second in 400 meters at Wieczorek Invite (57.23)… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best 400 meters (55.81) at Willie Williams Classic and 200 meters (24.36) at Drake Relays… ran lead leg on team-leading sprint medley relay (4:00.57) at Florida Relays… ran 200 meters at Musco Twilight (24.43), Battle on the Bayou (24.69)… USTFCCCA all-academic team member… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – ran lead leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed sixth at Big Ten Championships in 3:38.56… ran collegiate-best 400 meters at Big Ten Championships (57.22)… ran 400 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (57.54), winning event at Border Battle (58.96), placing fourth at Iowa Open (57.78) and running event at Meyo Invite (58.79) and Black & Gold Premier (58.93)… ran 200 meters at Iowa State Classic (25.49) and Hawkeye Invite (25.63)… Outdoor – ran third leg on 800-meter relay that placed third in 1:38.82 at Drake Relays… that time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… ran 200 meters at Jim Click Shootout (24.82), Musco Twilight (25.14) and Baldy Castillo Invite (25.18)… Dean’s list student… letterwinner… named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team.

High School — three-time elite all-state and two-time team captain in track… two-time season team points leader… team won two Class 4A titles… set school records in 100 meters and as part of 800-meter relay… won 200-meter title at 2015 USATF Regional Championships… lettered three years in cheerleading… National Honor Society member… graduated with silver cord honors… coached by Jesse Hunt and Kim Carson.

Personal — born March 12, 1998… daughter of Clark and Anna Buss… elementary education major.

Buss’ Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 7.76 Larry Wieczorek Invitational 1/19/19
200 Meters (O) 24.18 at B1G Championships 5/10/19
400 Meters (O) 55.48 at Mt. SAC Relays 4/19/19