Hazelwood Central's Deja Ingram en route to her 11.79 PR set at the Great Southwest Classic. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Missouri had three girls run under 11.8 for 100 meters in 2016, the most since 2012. All three will return in 2017 and with freshman sensation Alicia Burnett joining the fold with PRs of 11.66 and 23.80 it is shaping up to be the best years for sprinting in Missouri history.
About the ratings: We rated the top returning short sprinters in the state based the top 5000 marks in the country in 2016. A score of 100 represents the top time in the nation in 2016. Please note, all times are included in the ratings regardless of wind or FAT status. The ratings are subjective and do not reflect Missouri MileSplit's personal ranking of the athletes.