Name: Erica Bougard
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Heptathlon
DOB: 7/26/1993
Birthplace: Memphis, Tenn.
Hometown: Byhalia, Tenn.
High School: Byhalia High School (Byhalia, Miss.) ‘11
College: Mississippi State University
Coach(es): Kris Mack
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th (heptathlon)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 5th (pentathlon)
  • Years of participation: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018
  • Top finish: 5th – 2018 (pentathalon)
Personal: Daughter of Toya Norman and Eric Bougard...Played basketball in high school...First female MSU athlete named to the Bowerman Trophy Watch List during the 2015 outdoor season...Aunt Karen Bougard ran cross country at Jackson State University...Wore rainbow-colored spikes while competing in the heptathlon high jump at the 2019 World Championships in Doha...Active LGBTQ+ advocate.