Shana Solomon
Shana Solomon
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Long Beach Poly HS
Previous College: San Diego State
Position: Sprints
Shana Solomon came back from injury to compete at the Big West Championships where she finished 13th in the 100 meter prelims in 12.30 ... ran a season-best 12.09 at the Mt. SAC Relays (Apr. 15-17). SAN DIEGO STATE
Solomon reach NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100 and 200 meters in 2007 ... ran a personal-record 11.50 in the preliminaries of the 100 at the national meet, which ties for second place in San Diego State history ... garnered all-West Region honors in the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) ... earned all-Mountain West Conference outdoor accolades in the 100 and 4x100 ... competed in the 60 and 200 during the indoor campaign ... her 60 time of 7.65 at the MWC Championships is the ninth fastest in Aztec history ... ran an NCAA regional qualifying standard at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 11.72 in the 100 in 2006. LONG BEACH POLY HS
Earned four varsity letters in track at Long Beach Poly in Long Beach, Calif. ... ran for coaches Don Norford and Crystal Irving ... member of the national indoor record-setting 4x200 and 4x100 relay teams ... has personal bests of 11.87 in the 100-meter dash and 24.25 in the 200-meter dash ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.4 grade point average. PERSONAL
Born October 20, 1987 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... parents are Yolonda and James Solomon ... has two sisters, Shannon and Shalonda and one brother, James ... Shalonda competed for USC and then professionally for Reebok ... favorites include actors Angela Bassett and Taye Diggs, the TV show "Friday Night Lights", the movie "Brown Sugar" and Mexican food ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "is reveals character" and the toughest thing is "being injured" ... once met Bill Cosby ... is a graduate student at CSUN.

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