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University of Miami Athletics

Takecia Jameson

position

Sprints, Hurdles

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Upper Marlboro, Md.

High School

Eleanor Roosevelt HS

Takecia Jameson - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2008: Reached NCAA Regional Qualifying Standards on two occasions in the 100-meter hurdles with her best time of 13.66 at the Florida Relays… In all seven of her attempts in the 400-meter hurdles, reached NCAA Regional Qualifying Standards with her season-best time of 58.43 at the Hurricane Challenge… A member of the 4×400 relay team that ran a season-best time of 3:34.21 at the Penn Relays… During the indoor season, ran the 55-meter hurdles on one occasion with a time of 8.09 at the Tom Jones Memorial… Season-best and provisonal time of 8.43 came at the ACC Championships in the preliminary heat of the 60-meter hurdles… Ran a season-best time of 55.66 at the Tyson Invitational in the 400-meters… A member of the 4×400 relay team that ran a provisonal time on three occasions, with a season-best time of 3:36.19 at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

High School: Named Parade High School All-American her senior year… Ranked No. 2 in U.S. in the indoor 500m with a time of 1:12.61… Named first team all-Metropolitan in both indoor and outdoor her senior year… Holds state record in 300H (41.97) and anchored 4X400 team that holds state record (3:44)… All-Gazette freshman… State record in the 200m (23.95)… Ran nation’s fifth fastest time in the 400m (53.92), fourth in 300m hurdles (41.79), fastest national time in the 400m hurdles (57.93)… Member of nation’s fastest 4X400 (3:39.44) and 4X800 (8:51.19) relay teams… Represented the USA at the Caribbean Scholastic Invitational.

Personal: A radiology major with a minor in psychology… Hobbies include swimming, singing, dancing, basketball and gymnastics… Favorite athletes are Sanya Richards and Dominique Darden… Lists “Love & Basketball” and “Napolean Dynomite” as favorite movies.