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Chiquita Martin
Chiquita Martin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Anderson, S.C.

High School:
Westside

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
02/17/1985

Major:
Business and Management

OUTLOOK: Expected to step it up this season and make major contributions to the relays.

2004: As a freshman indoors, Martin finished ninth in the 400m and ninth in the 600mH at the Carolina Big 12 meet ... At the Kentucky Invitational placed 15th in the 400m ... At the Gator Invitational finished 15th in the 55mH and 17th in the 400m ... At the Meet of Champions in New York placed fourth in heat of 60mH ...Finished third at the USC Invitational in the 55mH with a time of 8.18 ... At the SEC Championships placed 11th in the 60mH and 13th in the 400m with time of 55.34 ... At the NCAA Last Chance meet placed 12th in the 55mH and ninth in the 400m ... Outdoors, at the Weems Baskin Relays placed third in the 100mH and second in the 400mH ... At the Florida Relays placed 16th in heat of the 100mH and 20th in the 400mH ... At the Georgia Tech Invitational finished 10th in the 100mH and placed fifth in the 400mH with a time of 1:01.48 ... Placed third at the SC State Championships in the 100mH and third in the 400mH ... At the Sea Ray Relays placed 12th in the 100mH and 16th in the 400mH ... At the Penn Relays placed seventh in heat of the 100mH and placed eighth in the 400mH ... At the SEC Championships placed sixth in heat of the 100mH and seventh in the 400m with a time of 59.87 ... Finished eighth in the 400mH at the NCAA East Regional meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named South Carolina's AAAA Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Was state's 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles champion in 2003 ... Earned All-American, all-state and all-region honors ...Won team MVP award three out of four years ... Was runner-up in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles at the 2003 AAU Championships ... Also claimed second in the 400m indoor as a junior ... Was two-time All-American in the shuttle hurdle relay at the Nike Indoor Nationals ... Set personal-best time in the 400m hurdles with mark of 1:01.23 as a senior ... Also posted personal bests in the 200m with a time of 24.5 and the 400m with a time of 53.7 during senior season ... Best 100m hurdles time of 14.2 came during junior year.

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Date of birth/Location: Hartwell, Georgia

Parent: Regina Hall

Major: Liberal Arts

The best advice my parents ever gave me: Take my time, things will fall into place on their own.

Favorite place to visit: Home

Fantasy dinner guests: All my family, dead or alive, all at once.

What I want most out of life: I want to live life to the fullest with no regrets and no shoulda, coulda, woulda.

Favorite move: House Party 3

What I love most about USC: Hanging out with teammates and having a good time.

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