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Damien Broomes
Damien Broomes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. George, Barbados

High School:
The Lodge School

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3L

2003-04 (So.): Competed in the 400 and 800 during outdoor ... Top 400 time was 49.78 for ninth place at Runsport/Rice Twilight Meet ... Best 800 time was 1:59.19 for 20th at LSU Alumni Gold ... Placed second in the half-mile at Ty Terrell Relays (2:03.09) ... Also ran third-leg of winning mile relay team at Ty Terrell Relays (3:23.81) ... Ran a time of 51.18 in the prelims of the 400 at the SLC Indoor Championships ... Also turned in a 2:04.91 in the 800-meter prelims at the Houston Indoor Invitational ... Ran the second leg of the eighth-place DMR team (10:36.08) at the SLC Indoor Championships.

2002-03 (Fr.): Ran the 400-meter hurdles and 800 during outdoor season ... Top time of 56.07 in the 400 hurdles at Texas A&M College Station Relays ... Best finish was an eighth-place showing (58.34) at the Ty Terrell Relays ... Ran team's fastest 800 time of the season (1:56.93) in prelims of SLC Championships ... Recorded indoor season-best 51.58 in 400 meters at the Houston Indoor Invitational ... Placed seventh with season-best time of 10:30.60 as the second leg of LU's distance medley team at the SLC Indoor Championships.

High School: Ran for Coach Jerston Clarke at The Lodge School in Barbados ... Named `Most Outstanding' intermediate distance runner and `Most Improved Athlete' ... Top time of 48 seconds in the 400 meters.

Personal: Majoring in electrical engineering ... Born on December 17, 1984, in St. George, Barbados ... Parents are Janice Lorde and David Broomes.

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