One of eight returning NCAA Championships competitors for the UW men ...climbed UW's all-time top-10 lists in the long jump, and reached first NCAA Championships ... was a Division-III All-American at PLU before transferring to UW in 2003 ... also competes on UW's football team.
2004-05: Qualified for first NCAA Championships with a seventh-place finish in the long jump at the NCAA Regional ... placed 21st at NCAAs ... was sixth at Pac-10s in the long jump, and 13th in the triple jump ... season-best long jump mark of n24-8 1/4 won the Ken Shannon Invite, and was UW'sninth-best ever... was undefeated in the long jump at Husky Stadium, winning both the Ken Shannon and WSU Dual titles ... indoor long jump best of 23-7 1/2 equals UW's sixth-best indoor mark ... walked on to the Huskies' football team in the spring ... appeared on special teams in all 11 games during the 2005 season, making one tackle and recovering a fumble.
2003-04: Redshirted the 2004 season after suffering an injury in his first meet of the year ... ran 7.05 for 60m at the UW Indoor Preview, and had a 24-foot long jump called back for a foul.
2002-03 (Pacific Lutheran): Competed for PLU before transferring to UW in the summer of 2003.
2001-02 (Pacific Lutheran): Earned NCAA Division-III All-America honors with a third-place finish in the long jump at the DIII national championships ... long jump PR of 23-10 1/4 ranked third all-time at PLU ... best mark of 10.87 for 100m was sixth in school history, and triple-jump PR of 46-3 1/2 was eighth all-time.
High School and Personal: Born in Warner Robins, Ga. ... has seven siblings; Raquel, Yoshaca, Larry, Thadies, Leonard, Brittany and Nicole ... earned top-five finishes in three different events at the 2001 state track championships ... was the second-place finisher in the long jump, took third in the 100m, and was fifth in the 200m ... also lettered in football, in 2000 ... majoring in spanish, and interested in a career as a firefighter.
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