Arlicia Bush

  • Arlicia
  • Bush

  • Event
    Sprints
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • High School/Other
    Ridge View
  • Hometown
    Princeton, Ky.

Updated: April 24, 2018

2018 outdoor: Set a new personal best in the 200-meter dash at the War Eagle Invitational 2018 with a time of 24.21 … Also competed in the 400-meter dash, finishing fifth with a time of 54.25 … Was a member of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished third with an overall time of 45.13 … Posted a time of 24.53 in the 200-meter dash at the Tennessee Relays … Finished with a time of 54.67 in the 400-meter dash … Was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third in the preliminaries at the Home Depot Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays with a time of 3:38.88 … Advanced to the finals, capturing third with a time of 3:37.94 … Also competed on the 4x100-meter relay team that finished eleventh with an overall time of 45.75 …Competed in the 400-meter dash at the Weems Baskin Relays, placing eighth with a time of 55.68.

2018 indoor: Participated in the preliminaries of the 400-meter dash in the ACC Championships, finishing with a time of 54.68 … Also competed on the 4x400-meter relay squad who finished fourth with a time of 3:36.83 … Was a member of the DMR team at the ACC Championships who finished first with a time of 10:57.60 … Competed on the distance medley relay team, finishing first at the Roanoke Tune Up with a time of 11:08.48 … Finished with a time of 56.87 in the 400-meter dash at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational … Also competed in a leg of the 4x400-meter relay, finishing 11th with a time of 3:41.26 … Completed the 400-meter dash in 54.62 seconds to place 12th at the 2018 Rod McCravy Memorial Track and Field Meet ... Finished in the 200-meter dash at the Clemson Invitational with a time of 24.98 … Also participated in the 400-meter dash at the Clemson Invitational, placed 12th with a time of 55.90 … Began the year at the Nittany Lion Challenge, tallying a time of 39.39 in the 300-meter dash to place sixth … Also competed in the 4x400-meter relay at the Nittany Lion Challenge, running a leg on the team which took first with a time of 3:43.85.

2017 outdoor: Tallied a 10th-place finish at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.73 ... Earned a top-20 finish as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team at the NCAA Championships ... Ran the 400-meter sprint at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, earning a top-25 finish in the event ... Was a member of the 4x100-meter relay team at that same meet, earning a season-best time of 44.60 seconds ... Also was a part of the first 4x4 team in school history to qualify for the NCAA Championships with an 11th-place finish in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA East Regionals ... Competed in the 400-meter dash at the ACC Championships ... Was a part of the 4x100 (44.63) and 4x400 (3:32.57) relays at the league championship, placing third and second, respectively, to collect second-team All-ACC honors in both events ... Also was a member of the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relay teams that advanced to the Championship of America Invitational at the Penn Relays for the first time in school history ... Competed in the 400 at a trio of meets during the regular season, earning a silver medal in the event at both the War Eagle Invitational and the Tennessee Relays ... Ran the 200 for the first time outdoors at the Tennessee Relays, finishing the sprint in 24.56 seconds ... Made her outdoor debut at the Weems Baskin Invitational, placing third in the 400 with a lifetime-best time of 53.29 seconds - the fourth-fastest time in the event in school history.

2017 indoor: Recorded a personal-best time of 54.54 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the ACC Championships, placing 11th overall – good enough for eighth on Tech’s all-time list … Also was a member of the school-record breaking 4x400 relay team, placing fourth at the ACC Championships with a time of 3:37.42 … Won the 400 at the Virginia Tech Challenge, finishing the race in 54.68 seconds … Competed in the 400 at the Music City Challenge … Also collected a second-place finish as a member of the 4x400 relay team, finishing in a time of 3:40.04 … Ran the 200 for the first time in her career at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet, recording a personal-best time of 24.98 … Also won the 400-meter dash at that same meet … Raced in the 400 at the Bob Pollock Invitational … Won her first collegiate race in Hokie uniform, recording a lifetime-best time of 1 minute, 14.09 seconds in the 500 meters – the fourth-best time in the event in program history.

High school: Was a two-sport athlete at Ridge View, earning one letter in basketball and six letters in track and field … Earned all-league and all-state honors four years in a row as a member of the track and field team … Was a four-time all-American … Also was crowned the region (4x) and state champion (3x) while at Ridge View … Holds a school record in two events (400m and 4x4 relay) … Owns a personal-best mark of 53.59 in the 400-meter race and a 3:48.7 in the 4x4 relay … Placed fifth at the 2015 New Balance Nationals … Graduated with honors and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Jan. 3, 1998 … Daughter of Ebony and Angel Brooks … Has two younger siblings, Alliyah and Angel Jr. … Enrolled in university studies.

Bush's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

200m - 24.98, Doc Hale VT Elite (2017)

400m - 54.54, ACC Championships (prelim, 2017)

500m - 1:14.09, VT Invitational (2017)

200m - 24.21, War Eagle Invitational 2018 (2018)

400m - 53.29, Weems Baskin Invitational (2018)