One of the greatest track and field athletes to come out of Brush is Asya Reynolds. Asya is a 2015 Brush Graduate who currently attends Michigan State University. She is an amazing student-athlete … was a Four-year letterwinner in track and field and three-year letterwinner in volleyball at Brush High School … Was All-Conference, All-District, and All-State in track and field for all four years … Was All-American in track and field for three years … All-Conference in volleyball for three years … Was the indoor 4 x400m state champion and placed fourth in the outdoor 4x00m at state meet as a freshman … Placed 7th at the Outdoor All-American Heptathlon and was the indoor long jump runner-up at state meet as a sophomore … Placed 7th in the outdoor 300m hurdles and 9th in the long jump at state meet, placed fourth in the outdoor All-American Heptathlon and seventh in the 400m hurdles during her junior year … Was the indoor long jump state champion, outdoor All-American Heptathlon runner-up and placed 5th in the 400m hurdles as a senior … Ran track for Cleveland Express Track Club ad was a seven time All-American AAU and USATF … Named captain of track and field and volleyball during her senior year. See below for her accomplishments at Michigan State as well as some links to other stories on Asya.
• 200m – 25.05
• 300m – 41.58
• 800m – 2:19.27
• 60m Hurdles – 8.65
• 100m Hurdles – 14.18
• 400m Hurdles – 1:04.51
• High Jump – 1.71 meters
• Long Jump – 6.18 meters
• Shot Put – 12.60 meters
• Javelin – 38.58 meters
• Pentathlon – 3885
• Heptathlon – 5520
First Team Outdoor All-Big Ten
Big Ten Heptathlon Champion
OUTDOOR: Named the George Alderton Female Co-Athlete of the Year … Finished sixth in the long jump with a distance of 5.71m, ran on sixth place 4×200 relay team (1:39.49) at the Raleigh Relays (Mar. 29-30) … Grabbed first place in the high jump with a height of 1.69m, ran on first place 4×400 relay team (3:47.77), took fourth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.39 seconds at the Spartan Invitational (Apr. 5-6) … Claimed second place with a new career-best in the long jump of 6.18m, posted a time of 14.41 seconds in the 100m hurdles at the Louisville Invitational (Apr. 12-13) … Tallied a mark of 5,289 points to take fifth in the heptathlon at the Virginia Challenge (Apr. 19-20) … Became the Big Ten Heptathlon Champion, tallying a total of 5,520 points for a new career-best record at the Big Ten Championships (May 10-12) … Placed 16th in the heptathlon with 5,487 points at the NCAA Championships (June 5-8).
INDOOR: Placed fourth in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.70 seconds, finished second in the long jump with a mark of 5.99m at the GVSU Holiday Open (Dec. 7) … Took first in the long jump with a leap of 5.75m, posted a time of 8.90 seconds in the 60m hurdles to take 11th at the Wolverine Invitational (Jan. 12) … Posted a mark of 11.99m in the shot put at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 8) … Took 11th in the pentathlon with a mark of 3,637 points at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 22-23).
INDOOR: Did not compete.
OUTDOOR: Placed first in the 100-meter hurdles (14.27) and the 4×400 relay, as well as second in the 200-meter (25.72) at the Spartan Invitational … Finished fourth in the 4×100 relay at the Louisville Invitational, and set a personal record in the long jump with a mark of 5.92 meters … Placed third in the heptathlon at Big Ten Championships with a career-best score of 5,314.
INDOOR: Broke the Michigan State school record in the pentathlon with a score of 3,885 at the Akron Invitational … Ran a career best 8.65 in the 60-meter hurdles to place fourth in the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships … Posted a career best 1.71-meters in the high jump and to place first in the Akron Invitational … Notched a career best mark of 12.05-meters in the shotput to finish third in the Akron Invitational … Jumped a career best 5.79-meters in the long jump to finish first at the Simmons-Harvey Invite.
OUTDOOR: At the 2016 Louisville Invitational, she finished third in the 4×1 relay, third in the 4×4 relay, fifth in the long jump, sixth in the high jump, ninth in the 100m hurdles and eleventh in the shot put … At the Virginia Challenge, she finished sixth in the long jump, sixth in the high jump, fourth in the 800m run, seventh in the shot put, third in the 100m hurdles, second in the 200m dash, eleventh in the javelin throw and fourth in the heptathlon … Finished sixth in the 100m hurdles and tenth in the high jump at the 50th Annual Hillsdale College “GINA” Relays … Had another victorious meet at the Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, she finished tenth in the 4×4 relay, seventh in the 4×1 relay, fifth in the long jump, fifth in the high jump, seventh in the 800m run, tenth in the shot put, fifth in the 100m hurdles, eighth in the 200m dash, sixth in the javelin throw and fifth in the heptathlon
INDOOR: At the GVSU Holiday Open, she finished sixth in the long jump and seventh in the 300m dash … Finished fifth in the 60m hurdles and third in the long jump at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open … At the Notre Dame Invitational 2016, Reynolds finished fourth in the 4×4 relay, fourth in the long jump and tenth in the 60m hurdles preliminary round … Finished tenth in the long jump at the Meyo Invitational 2016 … Finished eighth in the 4×4 relay at the SPIRE NCAA D-1 Indoor T&F Invitational … Finished twelfth in the 4×4 relay and fourteenth in the long jump at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships
Personal: Born October 22, 1996 in Cleveland, Ohio. … Daughter of Antwon Reynolds and April Carlisle … Mother ran track and field and played volleyball in high school … Majoring in Communication.
Links to articles about Asya….
Today me and about 70,000 other people learned that I am the first women in Michigan State history to earn All-American accolades in the Heptathlon. God is so good. I’m so blessed to receive the Co-Athlete of the year award and congrats to Ally!Victory Lap up next. #blackgirlMSU pic.twitter.com/JDBlysMfIM
— Toosie✨🖤 (@Toosiee__) November 10, 2019