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James Sims, Jr.
James Sims, Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Valley

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
2V

Major:
Cinema Studies

2002 (Football): Started five games for the Huskies at safety ... had best game, statistically, in win over Wyoming, making eight tackles ... earned second-team Academic All-Pac-10 honors.

2001-02: Took time off from spring football to compete three times for the Huskies ... despite the limited competition, finished as the UW's second-best triple jumper, with a best legal mark of 47-10 3/4 at the Cal Invite ... qualified for the Pac-10 Championships, where he placed 11th with a jump of 47-0 1/4 ... lone indoor mark, a 48-7 1/4 in a win at the Husky Classic is not official due to a lowered pit set up after snow pushed the scheduled outdoor event inside ... redshirted the 2001 football season.

High School and Personal: Born Feb. 14, 1983 ... has two siblings, Nate Scott and ShyIsha Sims ... in the fall, is a safety on the UW football team ... was an outstanding prep triple jumper ... prep-best mark of 50-3 in the triple jump ranked second in the nation in 2000 ... won consecutive Simplot Indoor Games titles in the triple jump in 2000 and 2001 ... also won the triple jump at the 2001 New Balance Invitational in New York City, leaping 49-2 ... earned a Nevada state title with a mark of 50-1 1/2 in the triple jump in 2000 ... was runner-up at the state meet in 1999 and 2001, and placed fourth as a freshman in 1998 ... lettered all four years for Valley's football squad, earning all-state and all-conference honors ... was outstanding in the classroom, serving as Student Body President in 2000 and graduating with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

UW Career BestsM
Triple Jump....... 47-10 3/4

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