Ariane Linton signed an athletic scholarship to run for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks.
Linton, who is expected to graduate from Dutchtown High in May, will walk away with a long list of track accomplishments. She is the 2021 outdoor 5A champion in the 100m (11.39) and second in the 200m (24.12).
“Ariane embodies what it means if you put in a lot of work and dedication you will achieve your goals,” said coach Mitch Bogran.
In the 2020-21 indoor season, she was state champion in the 60m (7.62). She competed nationally this summer and placed sixth in the 100m outdoors. In 2018, she was a bronze medalist in the 400m at the National Junior Olympics.
His dedication to running is also apparent in his classroom work. “I had the privilege of teaching Ariane, she is always attentive and asks questions, her work is always delivered on time and it has turned into a work ethic on the track,” said Bogran.
Linton is a leader because she has led training sessions, has always helped young runners in their quest for excellence. “We relied on Ariane to guide us in our sprint training, she helped implement the training for the team,” said Bogran.
Linton will compete in the indoor and outdoor seasons at Dutchtown in hopes of winning more championships individually and as a team.
“Ariane is such a gifted athlete, what I will miss the most is her drive and dedication to her profession, she not only wants to win, but she sets goals that she wants to exceed, we can’t wait to follow. his academic career, “Bogran said.
Linton has established herself as one of the best sprinters in Louisiana and the country, the Razorbacks get a good one.