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University of Miami Athletics

Pavi'Elle James


Sprints, Hurdles




Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Northwestern HS

AS A FRESHMAN (2006): Placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles (13.80) at the ACC Outdoor Championships…finished 25th in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Regional (14.11)…recorded a season-best time of 13.68 seconds in the prelims of the Texas Relays…placed eighth in the 60-meter hurdles at the ACC Indoor Championships…recorded the team’s top time in the 55-meter hurdles (7.82)…posted a season best 60-meter hurdle time of 8.45 seconds in the prelims of the ACC Indoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2005 Nike Outdoor National Champion in the 100-meter hurdles (13.74)…FHSAA 4A State Champion in the 100-meter hurdles in 2002, 2003 and 2004…tied the state record in the 100-meter hurdles (13.53) in 2004…team captain as a junior and senior…team won Florida 4A state title in 2005…won District and Regional titles in the 100-meter hurdles in 2003, 2004 and 2005…District and Regional Champion in the long jump in 2005…District Champion in the 300-meter hurdles in 2005…first-team All-Dade selection by the Miami Herald as a junior and senior…High School All-American in 2005…school-record holder in the 100-meter hurdles…member of Honor Roll and National Honor Society…voted Miss Northwestern…coached by Carmen Jackson.

PERSONAL: Intends on majoring in Exercise Physiology…nickname is Tiki…enjoys reading, writing poetry, dancing and listening to music in her spare time…lists Sister Act II and Love and Basketball as her favorite movies…favorite actors are Denzel Washington and Will Smith.