Tamika Kinchen - 2011
The Warner Robins, Ga., native transferred to Georgia State in 2008 following two seasons at Albany State. As a Panther, Kinchen won the 800 and 1,500-meter runs at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships her senior season. She owns the school record in both events and was an All-CAA performer in the 4X400-meter relay. She was named co-Most Outstanding Performer at the 2010 CAA Championships and owns the CAA record in the 800 (2:08.90). Kinchen was a two-time Regional and National qualifier in the 800 and a two-time USA Track and Field Championships participant with a time of 2:03.25.
Kinchen attended Albany State from 2007-2008 where she competed in cross country and track and field. She was named SIAC Female Runner of the Year in 2008 and earned SIAC First-team honors in the 800m and 1,500m and Second-team in the 400m. Kinchen was named MVP for the 2007-08 season and was the SIAC champion in the 800m, 1,500m, 4x400m during the 2007-08 season.
Kinchen graduated from Houston County High School where she earned four letters each in basketball, cross country, and track and field.