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USTCA Bestows Postseason Honor on UW's Hooker
Release: 03/15/2000
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March 15, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The United States Track Coaches Association this week honored Husky sprinter Ja'Warren Hooker for a scintillating 2000 indoor track season, naming him its Western Region Men's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

Hooker, the 1998 NCAA Champion at 55 meters, placed sixth in both the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes at last weekend's NCAA Indoor Championships, after qualifying 11th and 13th, respectively, during the regular season. Hooker's time of 20.67 seconds in the 200-meter final was nearly three tenths of a second faster than his previous career-high, and his mark of 6.61 seconds in the 60-meter preliminary was a season-best.

Hooker's performance at the national meet followed a stellar 2000 season in which he recorded 14 consecutive victories before placing second in the 200-meter final on the last weekend of the regular season at Iowa State's Cyclone Last Chance NCAA Qualifier.

With the indoor season behind him, Hooker turns his attention to the outdoor field at this week's triangular meet with California and UCLA in Los Angeles.

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