Cruz Enters Meet Ranked 16th Nationally in Triple Jump
Cruz, Santiago Enter Triple Jump Top Ten with Solid Performances at Crimson Tide Indoor Opener
Rodgers Will Run 60-meter and 200-meter Events at Crimson Tide Opener
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in three of the team's six meets during the indoor campaign...participated in the long jump in all three competitions...ranked third on the team in the long jump...posted a season-best leap of 5.27-meters at the LSU Twilight (2/18)...jumped 5.26-meters at the Conference USA Championships (2/25)...posted a mark of 4.84-meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/15).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's 11 meets during the outdoor slate...participated in the long and triple jump events...ranked second on the team in the triple jump and third in the long jump...posted the third, fourth and fifth best marks in the triple jump...posted a season-best jump of 10.63-meters in the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23)...also competed in the triple jump at the Conference USA Championships (5/15), 10.56-meters, and the South Alabama Invitational (4/9), 10.54-meters...marked a season-best long jump of 5.42-meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/14) in the long jump...long jumped 5.26-meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/9) and the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...also competed in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23), 5.23-meters, the Louisiana Classics (3/19), 5.11-meters, and the LSU Relays (3/25), 5.09-meters.
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.
About Danna Wasserman
Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field at Demarest High School for head coach Branden Kenny...was selected as team captain as a senior...was named to the All-North Bergen League First Team as a junior and a senior in indoor and outdoor track and field...was a First Team All-Bergen County selection as a senior and a Second Team honoree as a junior...helped the Norsemen to the North Bergen League Track and Field Championship as a senior...holds the DHS school record in the long jump...also lettered all four years in soccer...was a Second Team All-North Bergen League pick in soccer.
Personal: Born Danna Michelle Wasserman on April 17, 1992...the daughter of Gary and Margaret Wasserman...has two brothers, Cole and Jake...her father, Gary, graduated from the Tulane School of Medicine in 1985.