Track & Field

 
Valencia Wilson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Cheyenne HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/14/1987

Experience:
1L

Valencia Wilson

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07)
Redshirted

AS A FRESHMAN (2005-06)
OUTDOOR: Conference USA Freshman of the Year... Ran in both the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes all season... Qualified for the NCAA regionals with a first-place finish and a time of 53.93 seconds in the 400m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (4/1)... Set her personal best of 24.07 seconds in the 200m at the Louisiana Classic (3/18)... At the NCAA Mideast Regional, finished 22nd in the 400m with a time of 55.89 seconds (5/27)... Also competed as part of the 4x400-meter relay squad.
INDOOR: Tulane's top performer throughout the indoor track season... Paced the Green Wave at the C-USA Championship, scoring 5.5 of the team's 10 points... Finished fifth in the 400m while anchoring the Wave's mile-relay team which finished in third place... Recorded the Wave's top time in both the 200m (25.40) and the 400m (55.53).

COLLEGIATE BESTS
Indoor
200 Meters: 25.40 (2/11/06)
400 Meters: 55.53 (2/11/06)
Outdoor
200 Meters: 24.07 (3/18/06)
400 Meters: 53.93 (4/1/06)

Conference USA Scoring
2006 Indoor (Houston, Texas)
400 Meters: 5th (4 points)
4x400 Relay: 3rd (6 points)

HIGH SCHOOL
A two-time double champion in the Nevada high school championship... Won the 100m and 400m at the 2004 outdoor state championships after winning the 200m and 400m at the 2003 state championship... Set the state record in the 400m with a personal-best time of 54.23... Also placed third in the 200m at the 2004 state meet... Also won three state relay championships - 4x400 relay (2002), 4x100 relay (2003) and 4x200 relay (2003).

PERSONAL
Born Valencia Lashai Wilson on August 14, 1987, in Las Vegas... Daughter of Wilbur Wilson and Sandra Lewis... Elected president of her senior class in high school... Majoring in international business.

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