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 Andrew Dirks

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
USTFCCCA All-West Region (4x100 relay). 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
USTFCCCA All-Region (4x100 relay) ... Qualified for the finals in the 100-meter (11.00) and 200 dash (22.16) at the CCAA Championships finishing in seventh and eighth place, respectively ... Was a member of the school record-breaking, second-place 4x100 relay team at the CCAA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Yorba Linda High School …  Member of the soccer and track and field team … 2015 Century League – North Hills Division Most Valuable Sprinter … Set school record in 100 (10.96) and 200 (22.4) … Century League - North Hills Division event champion in the 100, 200 and 4x400 … Helped team to two Empire League titles in 2013-14 … North Hills League Champion 2015 … Also competed in soccer for the Mustangs and at the club level for Strikers FC of Whittier. 

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 21, 1997 in Placentia … Parents are Darren and Roberta … Has two sisters, Amanda and Mallory … Sister, Amanda, plays softball at Loyola Marymoun … … An economics major at Marshall College ... Would like to get an MBA and pursue a career in the business/finance world after graduating from UCSD … Hobbies include playing hockey, basketball and baseball with friends … Fan of the Los Angeles Clippers and FC Barcelona … Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant … Enjoys music by The Black Keys and Kanye West … Could eat at Chipotle for he rest of his life …  Lists his parents, siblings and close friends as his greatest influence. 

Position: Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
High School: Yorba Linda HS
College: Marshall
Major: Economics
Experience: 1 Letter
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