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Laiah Blue
Position: Hurdles
Year: Senior
City/State: El Cajon, CA
High School: Granite Hills HS
Experience: 1 Letter

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007:  Finished 1st in the 400 hurdles and 3rd in the 100 hurdles at the Rossi Relays with times of 62.44 and 14.00, respectively... won both the 100 and 400 hurdles events at the All-Cal Championships... broke her own school record in the 100 hurdles with a winning time of 13.85 at the San Diego City Championships... competed in her first-ever 200 event, crossing the finish line in an NCAA Provisional time of 24.80 that ranks 3rd all-time in UCSD history... captured 100 hurdles and 400 hurdles titles at the Cal/Nevada State Championships with times of 13.87 and 60.59, respectively... broke the 60 second barrier in the 400 hurdles event for the first-time in her career and only the second time by a DII athlete on the season at the UCSD Triton Invitational, finishing with a school-record time of 59.87... also part of school record-setting 4x400 relay team at the event... won both the 100 hurdles with a time of 13.83 and the 400 hurdles with a time of 61.25 during the CCAA Championships... finished 3rd in the 100 hurdles with a time of 13.66, 7th in the 400 hurdles with a time of 60.18, and helped the 4x400 relay team break their own school record with a 6th place time of 3:44.27 during the NCAA DII National Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006:  Earned NCAA All-American honors with her 5th place finish at Nationals in the 100 hurdles... her Nationals performance of 13.86 bettered her own school record of 13.88 set in the process of winning the 100 hurdles at the CCAA Championship meet.... also qualified for Nationals in the 400 hurdles... was a second team All-CCAA selection in the 400 hurdles with her second place performance in the meet... set a lifetime best of 61.93 in the 400 hurdles at the UCLA/Rafer Johnson Invitational... that mark was the second best performance all-time at UCSD in that event... is also a member of the Triton school record 4x100 relay team.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005:  Had the best performance of the season for the Tritons in both the 100 hurdles and 400 hurdles events, finishing with top times of 14.11 and 62.89, respectively.

HIGH SCHOOL:  A 2004 graduate of Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, Calif...finished 8th in the 100 hurdles at the California State High School Championship meet...competed for head coach Jim Hunter... named Most Valuable Newcomer and Most Valuable Track Athlete while at Granite Hills... set personal bests of 14.34 in the 100 high hurdles and 43.82 in the 300 low hurdles.

PERSONAL:  Born April 9, 1986... parents are Wayne and Michele Blue... has one older sister named Chelsea and two younger sisters named Kyra and Hannah... is an undeclared major in Thurgood Marshall College... enjoys kayaking and hiking in her spare time.

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