Talitha Diggs brings home the gold in the NCAA 400M
The Florida Gator ran a personal best time of 49.99 in the event to claim the gold medal. Only four other runners have finished the event in a faster time than Diggs.
Diggs, a sophomore also won the 400M event for the Indoor National Championships back in March.
- 2022 NCAA Indoor Champion (400m)
- 2021 SEC Indoor Champion (400m)
USTFCCCA All-America Honors
- 2022 USTFCCCA Indoor First Team All-American (400m)
- 2021 USTFCCCA Outdoor First Team All-American (400m)
- 2021 USTFCCCA Outdoor First Team All-American (4x400)
- 2021 USTFCCCA Indoor First Team All-American (400m)
- 2021 USTFCCCA Indoor First Team All-American (4x400)
- 2022 All-SEC Outdoor Second Team (Bronze Medalist - 200m)
- 2022 All-SEC Indoor Second Team (Bronze Medalist - 400m)
- 2021 All-SEC Outdoor Second Team (Bronze medalist - 400m)
- 2021 All-SEC Outdoor Second Team (Silver medalist - 4x400m)
- 2021 All-SEC Indoor First Team (SEC Champion - 400 meters)
- 2021 All-SEC Indoor Second Team (Bronze medalist - 4x400m)
UF All-Time Top 10 List
- No. 2: Indoor 200 meters (22.75 at 2022 Tyson Invitational)
- No. 2: Indoor 400 meters (50.98 at 2022 NCAA Indoors)
- No. 6: Indoor 4x400 relay (Second leg, 3:30.58 at 2021 NCAA Indoors)
- No. 10: Indoor 4x400 relay (Anchor Leg, 3:31.61 at 2022 Bob Pollock Meet)
- No. 9: Indoor DMR (Second leg, 11:09.82 at 2021 Tyson Invitational)
- No. 5: Indoor 60 meters (7.24 at 2022 Clemson Invitational)
- No. 2: Outdoor 200 meters (22.64 at 2022 SEC Outdoor Championships)
- No. 10: Outdoor 4x100 relay (Leadoff Leg, 43.69 at 2022 Pepsi Florida Relays)
- No. 6: Outdoor 100 meters (11.27 at 2022 LSU Invitational)
- No. 2: Outdoor 4x400 relay (Anchor Leg, 3:26.31 at 2022 NCAA Outdoors)
- No. 6: Outdoor 4x400 relay (Anchor Leg, 3:27.37 at 2022 NCAA East Prelims)
- USTFCCCA 2021 All-Academic Individual
- 2021 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
- 2020 US Olympic Trials qualifier
2022 Outdoor: Ran opening leg of Florida's 4x100 team (44.10) at Texas Relays ... set a personal best of 22.78 in the 200 meters at the Pepsi Florida Relays ... ran the leadoff leg of Florida's 4x100 team (43.69) at Pepsi Florida Relays ... anchored the Gators' 4x400 team (3:29.20) at the Pepsi Florida Relays ... opened her outdoor campaign in the 400 meters at the Tom Jones Memorial in 51.93 ... opened up in the 100 meters at the LSU Invitational in 11.27 ... also ran the 200 meters at the LSU Invitational (22.91) ... completed the 200m/400m double at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... finished fourth in the 400 meters (51.24) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... won bronze in the 200 meters (22.64) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... split 49.8 on the anchor leg of Florida's 4x400 team to secure the team title at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... member of the 2022 SEC Outdoor Championship team ... ran 51.22 in 400 meters at NCAA East Prelims ... NCAA Qualifier in 400 meters and 4x400 relay ... Second Team All-SEC (200 meters)
2022 Indoor: Swept the 60-meter and 300-meter races at the Clemson Invitational, breaking personal records in both of them ... won the 400 meters at the Bob Pollock Meet and ran the anchor leg of Florida's 4x400 team ... won the 200 meters at the Tyson Invitational with a personal best of 22.75 ... placed third in the 400 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... finished in fourth in the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Second Team All-SEC (400m) ... NCAA qualifier in both the 400 meters and 4x400 relay ... ran a personal best 50.98 in the finals of the 400 meters to become the NCAA Indoor Champion in the event ... First Team All-American ... member of the 2022 NCAA Indoor National Championship team
2021 Outdoor: Earned two USTFCAA Outdoor First-Team All American honors (400m & 4x400m) … finished second in the 400m at NCAA Outdoors with a new personal-best time of 50.74, good for second-fastest in school history … led off Florida’s 4th place finishing 4x400m team at NCAAs with a time of 3:26.31, the second-fastest time in school history … finished second in the 200m at Tom Jones Memorial with a time 23.20 … earned a bronze medal at SEC Outdoors in the 400m (51.27), and silver running anchor for Florida’s 4x400m team (3:24.33) ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Individual ... named to the 2021 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
2021 Indoor: Earned two USTFCCCA Indoor First-Team All-American honors (400m & 4x400) ... finished third at NCAAs in the 400 meters, in addition to running second leg for UF's 4x400-meter relays to finish sixth in the nation ... clinched her first conference title in the 400 meters at SEC indoors after running a personal-best time of 51.14, the third-fastest time in school history. Additionally, ran second leg for Florida's 4x400-meter relays team, finishing third in the conference with the 10th fastest time in UF history ... made her collegiate debut during Florida's season opener at South Carolina's Carolina Challenge where she logged the third-fastest time in school history in the 200 meters (23.14), in addition to running second leg for UF's 4x400-meter relay team ... named SEC Freshman of the Week for her performance at the Carolina Challenge ... competed in the South Carolina Challenge where she ran the eighth-fastest time in school history in the 400 meters, in addition to running second leg for UF's 4x400-meter relay team ... improved her 200 meters personal best at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 22.94 seconds, the second-fastest time in school history and ran second leg to log UF's seventh-fastest DMR time.
PRIOR TO FLORIDA
- Two-time 2019 PIAA Outdoor State Championships gold medalist (200 meters; 400 meters)
- 2019 New Balance Nationals Outdoor silver medalist (100 meters)
- Two-time New Balance Nationals Outdoor fourth-place finisher (200 meters – 2018-19)
- 2019 New Balance Nationals Indoor fifth-place finisher (400 meters)
- Two-time state record holder in the 400 and 300 meters
- Five-time Pennsylvania state champion.
- Daughter of four-time 800m Olympian Joetta Clark Diggs.
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