- Kia Raf
- Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Hallandale)
CAREER VICTORIES: 1
200m: 24.73, 2005 Last Chance Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
100m: 12.02, 2005 Mississippi Invitational, Oxford, Miss.
200m: 24.55, 2005 Mississippi Invitational, Oxford, Miss.
Long Jump: 5.81m/19-0.75, 2005 Mississippi Invitational, Oxford, Miss.
HONORS: 2005 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x100m.
2006-07 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 12.43 (100m) and 25.04 (200m) … Competed in five meets (one indoor, four outdoor) … Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll … Served as 4x100m alternate at NCAA Outdoor Championships … Finished 23rd in 100m (12.45) and 26th in 200m (25.14) at SEC Outdoor Championships … Ran 200m in 25.30 to take 13th and ran third leg of regional qualifying 4x100m that finished second (45.24) at Sun Angel Classic … Ran third leg of 4x200m that took eighth (1:36.30) at Pepsi Florida Relays … Ran 25.89 in 200m at Florida Intercollegiate to finish 16th.
2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 24.75 (200m) … Competed in seven meets (two indoor, five outdoor) … Ran fourth leg of 4x200m that crossed finish line in 1:35.20 at Penn Relays … Clocked season-best time of 24.75 in 200m at UTEP Invitational … Member of 4x100m that finished second at Spec Towns Invitational (45.20) … Returned to outdoor action at Diet Pepsi Classic with time of 25.48 in 200m … Ran season-best time in 200m prelims at SEC Indoor Championships, finishing 31st.
2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (1): Mississippi Invitational 4x100m (44.14) … Bests of 12.02 (100m), 24.55 (200m), 1.60m/5-3 (high jump) and 5.81m/19-0.75 (long jump) … Competed in 10 meets (seven indoor, three outdoor) … SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Third leg of 4x100m that finished sixth at NCAA Outdoor Championships in time of 43.71, third-fastest in school history … Ran third leg of 4x100m that finished third (44.26) at NCAA East Regional Championships … Dashed to time of 24.60 in 200m prelims at SEC Outdoor Championships and leaped 5.68m/18-7.75 in long jump to finish 15th … Ran anchor leg for first time in career as member of 4x200m relay team that placed third (1:33.14) at Penn Relays … Ran third leg on winning 4x100m (44.14), placed fifth in long jump (5.81m/19-0.75) and finished seventh in 100m (12.02) at Mississippi Invitational … Placed 15th in long jump at SEC Indoor Championships with mark of 5.54m/18-2.25 … Competed in long jump at Tyson Invitational, clearing 5.48m/17-11.75.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 12.4 in 100m, 56.0 in 400m, 38-11 in triple jump and 5-6 in high jump … Finished fourth in 200m (25.22) at 2002 Class 3A state championships … 2003 district champion in 200m (25.22) and high jump (5-6), also placed second in 100m (12.4) and third in 400m (56.0) … 2003 regional high jump champion (5-6) … Qualified for Junior Olympics in 100m, 400m and the triple jump from 2001-04 … Competed at 2002 and 2004 Florida Relays, placing in top-three in multiple events … Member of National Honor Society and was named MVP for track & field all four years in high school … Named to 2004 All-Broward County Girls Track & Field team … Also ran for North Miami Beach Striders.