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University of Miami Athletics

Tameka Jameson

position

Sprints, Hurdles

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Upper Marlboro, Md.

High School

Eleanor Roosevelt HS

Tameka Jameson - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2008: Ran a season-best 54.30 at the ACC Championships in the 400-meters, placing fifth and qualifying for the NCAA Regionals… Also qualified for regionals in the 400-meter hurdles on three occasions, with her best time of 59.59 coming at the Hurricane Challenge… Member of the 4×400 relay that qualified for the regionals on four different occasions… During the indoor season, ran a season best 55.66 in the preliminary heat of the 400-meters at the Tyson Invitational… Ran the 800-meters once with a time of 2:22.41 at the Virginia Tech Invitational…Member of the 4×400 relay team that ran a provisional time of 3:37.83 at the Tyson Invitational… Member of the distance medley relay that ran at the University of Illinois Invite, placing third with a time of 12:32.03.

High School: Named Parade High School All-American all four years… Indoor athlete of the year as a junior… Also named all-metropolitan all four years, and ranked No. 1 in U.S. in the 500m with a time of 1:12.40, fourth all-time… Fourth fastest 400m hurdles time in nation (59.02)… 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 criminolgy major… Enjoys reading books and taking walks by herself… Favorite athlete is Sanya Richards… Some of her favorite movies include, “Love & Basketball” and “Brown Sugar”.