PR: 100m – 9.91 (2013); 200m – 20.58 (2009)
Current Residence: Tallahassee, FL
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Chamberlain (Tampa, Fla.) H.S.
College: Florida State ‘14
Coach: Bob Braman
2013 NCAA Outdoor runner-up (9.91w)
Following a full collegiate season at Florida State, Dentarius Locke placed sixth at the 2013 USA Outdoor Championships in the 100m and grabbed a spot on the Team USA relay pool for the World Outdoor Championships 4x100m. That finish came on the heels of a strong collegiate season at Florida State that saw him place second at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. He was forced to sit out from competition for one season after transferring from Tennessee after the 2011 season.
2013: ACC Indoor 60m runner-up (6.58) and 200m champion (21.02); NCAA East Region 100m champion (10.05) and 4th in 200m (20.93); ACC Outdoor 100m champion (10.12) and 200m runner-up (20.73); NCAA Outdoor runner-up (9.91w); 2nd in Monaco 100m (9.96) and 4x100m (38.26); 6th at USA Outdoors 100m (10.05)
2012: 1st at FSU Seminole Invitational 100m (10.23) and 200m (20.59); 2nd at Georgia Tech Invitational 100m (10.32) and 3rd in 200m (20.95); 4th at NTC Classic 100m (10.18)
2011: 6th at SEC Indoor 60m (6.71) and 3rd in 200m (21.07); 5th at NCAA Indoors 60m (6.67); SEC Outdoor 100m runner-up (10.12) and 3rd in 200m (20.59); 3rd at NCAA East Region 100m (10.41) and 200m runner-up (20.93); 6th at NCAA Outdoors 100m (10.39) and 8th in 200m (20.91w)
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: Indoor bests - 60m, 6.56 (No. 7 in the USA, No. 16 in the World); 200m, 21.02 (No. 21 in the USA); Outdoor bests - 100m, 9.96 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 9 in the World, ranked No. 4 in the USA by T&FN); 200m, 20.63 (No. 20 in the USA)
2012: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.66; Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.18; 200m, 20.59
2011: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.64; 200m, 21.02 (No. 17 in the USA, No. 31 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.25; 200m, 20.59
(No. 17 in the USA, No. 31 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.25; 200m, 20.59