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Asha James
Asha James

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pickering, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Trafalgate Castle

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/03/1979


2001 Outdoor: The top sprinter for the Green Wave. Set school records for the 100-meter dash on consecutive days at the C-USA Championship (11.64 and 11.63). Also posted the third-best 200 time (23.93) in school history (4/7). Placed third in the 200 and fifth in the 100 at the C-USA Championship, while running a leg of the third-place 4x100 relay (46.03).

2001 Indoor: Set the school record in both the 60 meters (7.56) and the 200 meters (24.70). Placed fifth in the 60 and third in the 200 at the C-USA Championships.

2000 Outdoor: A key sprinter for the Wave. Posted a season-best time of 11.82 in the 100-meters. Also logged times of 24.03 in the 200 and 53.94 in the 400.

2000 Indoor: Ran a season-best 7.64 60-meter dash. Her top indoor time in the 200 meters was 24.84.

1999 Outdoor: Ran a season-best 11.86 100 meters in Baton Rouge (4/17). Posted a season-best 200 meters (24.56) at the Green Wave Invitational. Part of Tulane?s 4x100-meter relay (46.48) and 4x200-meter relay (1:38.80).

1999 Indoor: Posted her best 60-meter time (7.79) at the C-USA Indoor Championships. Also ran a 25.37 200 meters at the Cannon IV Classic in Indianapolis.

Prep: A 1998 graduate of Trafalgar Castle School. Was a three-time Ontario Champion in the 200 meters and also won the 100 meters once. Also ran for the Canadian Junior Team.

Personal: Full name is Kalifa Asha James. Born September 3, 1979. The daughter of Maxim and Helen James. Was the valedictorian of her high school class. Majoring in sociology