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Shayla Mahan
Shayla Mahan

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Mumford

Height:
5-3

Event:
Sprints

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.

2011: Indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m ... in the 60m, had a top time of 7.31 ... ran 7.37 at the SEC Indoor Championships to place seventh ... in the 200m, ran 23.56 at the SEC Indoor Championships to place fifth overall.

2010: Outdoor NCAA participant ... All-American in the 100m ... NCAA Regional Par- ticipant in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m ... indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m ... top time of 7.35 in the 60m at the New Balance Collegiate... ran 7.54 at the SEC Indoor Championships to place eighth ... top time of 23.92 in the 200m ... outdoors, competed in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m ... in the 100m, had a top time of 11.67 at the Friendship and Freedom Games ... ran 11.96 at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... placed fifth at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 11.31 ... earned All-America honors with a time of 11.37 to place eighth at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... in the 200m, had a top time of 23.65 at the Weems Baskin Invitational ... ran 23.90 at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... ran in the 4x100m relay team that placed second at the SEC Outdoors at 44.36 ... relay ran 44.29 to take fifth at the NCAA East Regional ... 4x100m relay placed 10th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

2009: NCAA Outdoor All-American in the 4x100m relay ... NCAA qualifier in the 60m ... SEC Outdoor and NCAA East Region silver medalist as second leg of 4x100m relay teams ... ran second leg for NCAA Outdoor Championship 4x100m relay team that earned bronze medal honors ... indoors, opened the year in the 60m with a time of 7.36 at the Tom Jones Memorial ... ran a 7.49 at the New Balance Collegiate to place fifth overall ... ran a season best 7.23 in the prelims of the SEC Indoor Championships before taking sixth in the finals at 7.35 ... won the NCAA Last Chance meet at 7.29 ... placed 10th at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 7.38 ... in the 200m, ran a 24.50 at the New Balance Collegiate ... ran a season best 24.02 in the prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships before finishing ninth in the final at 24.45 ... outdoors, spent most of the year as a relay member but ran in three meets as an individual ... in the 100m, took fifth at the SEC Outdoor Championships in her first outdoor race of the season with a season best 11.55 ... ran 11.72 at the NCAA East Region meet ... in the 200m, came in third at the UNC Elite Meet at 23.86 before running a 23.92 at the NCAA East Region meet.

2008: NCAA Outdoor All-American in the 4x100m relay ... NCAA qualifier in the 60m, 100m and 200m ... South Carolina's outdoor track MVP ... indoors, season best 6.90 in the 55m with a win at the Gamecock Invitational ... took third in the 60m at the Millrose Games at 7.44 ... placed ninth at the New Balance Invitational at 7.40 ... narrowly missed the finals at the SEC Championship but claimed first place at the NCAA Last Chance meet with a personal best 7.28 ... qualified for NCAA Indoors where she ran a 7.37 in the prelims ... outdoors, won the Spec Towns Invitational in the 100m at 11.53 ... took second at the Friendship & Freedom Games at a personal best 11.31 ... won the UNC meet with a time of 11.49 ... placed ninth at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 11.57 ... silver medalist at the NCAA East Regionals at 11.47 ... competed in the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... in the 200m, took third at the Spec Towns Invitational at 23.70 ... won the UNC meet at 23.77 ... scored at the SEC Outdoors with an eighth place finish at 23.52 ... placed third at the NCAA East Regionals at a personal best 23.44 ... 4x100m team earned silver at NCAA East Region and placed seventh at NCAA Outdoors at 44.04 ... took bronze medal honors at the USA Junior Nationals in the 100m at 11.39 ... placed fifth in the 100m at the World Junior Championships at 11.61 ... ran the second leg of the Team USA 4x100m relay at the World Junior Championships to win the gold medal at 43.66, the fastest junior time in the world during the year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Marc Parker at Mumford High School in Detroit, Mich. ... ran a 7.26 in the 60m, the fourth-fastest time in U.S. girls history ... World Junior Team ... participated in Nike Outdoor Nationals ... ranked second in the nation in the 100m ... named an All-American and earned All-State and All-City honors ... ran a 7.26 in the 60m, an 11.28 in the 100m and a 23.39 in the 200m ... seven-time outdoor state champion ... holds school records in the 100m, 200m, 4x100 and 4x200m relays.

PERSONAL: Shayla India Mahan was born Jan. 18, 1989 ... pursuing a degree in criminal justice ... mother is Sandra Smith ... hobbies include running and shopping ... chose USC over LSU, Tennessee and Southern California ... favorite athlete is Allyson Felix.

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