GOAT: Nat’l DII Record Holder Denisha Cartwright Joins Bahama Olympic Team in 100m Hurdles

GOAT: Nat’l DII Record Holder Denisha Cartwright Joins Bahama Olympic Team in 100m Hurdles

JULY 1 – One of the greatest student-athletes in Maverick history, Denisha Cartwright officially qualified to represent her native Bahamas at the 2024 Summer Olympics. The first round of competition at the Paris games is Thursday, Aug. 8. Cartwright set the national DII record in the 100 meter hurdles this spring. She finishes her collegian career as both the 2024 Indoor and Outdoor National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year as well as the Honda DII Athlete of the Year.

Denisha Cartwright Starts Outdoor Track & Field Season with NSIC Athlete of the Week Honors

Denisha Cartwright Starts Outdoor Track & Field Season with NSIC Athlete of the Week Honors

Denisha Cartwright, Mavericks’ All-American senior sprinter, began her outdoor track and field season with NSIC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week Honors. Cartwright placed first with a time of 12.81 seconds in the 100m hurdles at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Her time ranks first in NCAA Division II this season. Her prelim time of 11.17 (2.9 wind) in the 100m dash ranks first nationally and broke her own school record.

National Champion Denisha Cartwright Sets NCAA D2 Record in 60-Meter Hurdles

National Champion Denisha Cartwright Sets NCAA D2 Record in 60-Meter Hurdles

Denisha Cartwright, the Mavericks national record holder in the women’s 60-meter hurdles, was named NCAA Division II Central Region Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year on Friday, March 15. The recognition by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association follows Cartwright’s National NCAA D2 Title in the indoor women’s 60-meter hurdles. Cartwright’s record-setting time of 7.93 is the third highest in all levels of NCAA competition.

Blazing To National Titles: Women Claim Individual Championships and 3rd Place in NCAA DII Finals

Blazing To National Titles: Women Claim Individual Championships and 3rd Place in NCAA DII Finals

Makayla Jackson won the national 100m dash title and Denisha Cartwright captured the 100m hurdles championship at the 2022 NCAA Division II National Outdoor Finals. It was the first time Mavericks have taken the national title in either event. Jackson and Cartwright joined Ja’Cey Simmons and Rose Cramer to win the national 4×100 relay by 0.02 seconds. The Mavericks took home the third-place national trophy.

Denisha Cartwright Sprints Into NSIC Championship as One of Best in the Nation

Denisha Cartwright Sprints Into NSIC Championship as One of Best in the Nation

Maverick sophomore sprinter Denisha Cartwright heads into the NSIC Outdoor Track & Field Championships ranked among the nation’s fastest NCAA Division II sprinters. The Nassau, Bahamas, native earned her fourth NSIC Track Athletic of the Week this outdoor season following the Deb Schulz Open at Minnesota State Mankato. She is also a member of the Mavericks 400-meter relay team which holds this spring’s top time in Division II.