Original article featured in Campbell Athletics.
Avonti Holt, a freshman sprinter from Tampa, Fla., is in her first season with the Campbell track & field program. At the 2018 Big South Indoor Championship, Holt finished fourth in the 200m and fifth in the 400m. She has personal records of 7.97s in the 60m, 12.85s in the 100m, 24.80s in the 200m and 57.33s in the 400m. Holt is majoring in Kinesiology and plans to pursue a career in physical therapy following graduation.
Events: 60m, 100m, 200m and 400m
Why did you decide to compete in track & field: Because I’m fast
Who was your greatest influence growing up: My dad
Other sports played: Basketball, dancing and cheerleading
Favorite professional track & field athlete: Allyson Felix
Favorite track & field event to watch: Hurdles
What is your favorite memory during your track & field career: Going to the Junior Olympics
What professional track & field athlete would you like to compete with: Allyson Felix because she is one of the best 400m athletes ever.
Which professional athlete would you most like to meet: Christian Coleman because he beat Usain Bolt.
What do you like to do in your free time: Sleep
What is something that your teammates may not know about you: I started running track in 7th grade.