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Amaris James
Amaris James

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Clara Barton H.S.

Height:
5-2

Event:
Sprints

2010 Outdoor Season: Pole vaulted a season-best heigh of 2.40m 7-10.50 at the Morgan State Legacy ... Recognized at the 57th Annual UMES Honors Convocation for maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5 during 12 semester hours ... Named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic List.

2010 Indoor Season: Pole vaulted a season-best height of 2.30m 07-06.50 at the UMES Coach O Invitational ... Also competed at the MEAC Championships.

2009 Outdoor Season: Ran a 13.13 in the 100 meters at the Maryland Invitational ... Ran a 26.69 in the 200 meters and 1:02.06 in the 400 meters at the Wake Forest Open.

2009 Indoor Season: Ran an 8.30 in the 60 meters and a 27.56 in the 200 meters at the MEAC Championships ... Finished the 400 meters in 1:02.61 at the Navy Invitational.

High School: Participated in track and field all four years ... Was team captain from 2007-08 ... Placed sixth in the 400m hurdles for the city championships in 2008 ... team was Brooklyn Borough Champs.

Personal: Born March 23, 1990 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Major is Biology ... Is a member of the Caribbean International Club.