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 Angel Perkins
Angel Perkins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cerritos, Calif.

High School:
Gahr

Last College:
Arizona

Height:
5-7

Event:
400

Birthdate:
10/04/1984

2005 All-Big 12 Outdoors (400 Meters)
2005 All-American Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2004 All-West Region (400 Meters)
2004 All-Pacific 10 Outdoors (400 Meters)
School Record Holder (Indoor Distance Medley Relay)
School Record Holder (Outdoor 4x100-Meter Relay)

2005: Earned All-America honors as she anchored the Bears' 4x400-meter relay to a third-place finish and new school record of 3:32.26 at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/12)...Ran the second leg on the Bears' school-record setting distance medley relay that clocked 11:28.20 to finish second at the Big 12 Indoor Championships (2/25)...Did not run the 400 meters at the Big 12 Indoor Championships as a precaution due to a hamstring injury...Ran a season-best 400 meters of 53.57, the best mark on the team, to finish second at the Cornhusker Invitational (2/5)...Took the 400-meter title at the Red Raider Classic (1/22)...During the outdoor season, ran the second leg on the Bears' school-record setting 4x100-meter relay that clocked 43.90 to finish second at the NCAA Midwest Regional (5/27)...Earned All-Big 12 honors, finishing seventh in the 400 meters with a time of 54.27 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/15)...Ran the leadoff leg on the Bears' 4x400-meter relay that ran 3:30.95 to finish second at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/15)...Also led off as Baylor's 4x400-meter relay finished fifth at the NCAA Midwest Regional (5/27) and ninth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/8)...Ran a season-best 53.54 to claim the 400-meter title at the John Jacobs Invitational (4/16) and also won the title at the Dr Pepper Invitational (3/26)...Finished 13th in the 400 meters at the NCAA Midwest Regional (5/27).

Prior to Baylor (Arizona): In 2004, finished 13th at the NCAA Championships (6/10) with a time of 53.33 in the 400 meters...Finished third at the NCAA West Regional (5/29) with a time of 52.86...Also finished third at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 52.14...During her freshman year, had team-best times of 23.90 in the 200 and 52.49 in the 400 meters...Earned the Most Inspirational Award...Placed second at the U.S. Junior Nationals in the 400 meters with a personal best 52.06...Member of the U.S. Junior Pan Am Games team, where she won a silver medal in the 400 meters and was a member of the gold-medal winning 4x400-meter relay team.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Gahr High School in Cerritos, Calif...Was named team captain and MVP twice...Earned All-San Gabriel Valley League honors all four years...Named GHS Female Athlete of the Year in 2000 and 2002...Won the Hanford Rants Lifetime Award...Won the 200 meters at the 2000 state championships with a time of 22.85...Holds school records in the 100 meters (11.45), 200 meters (23.07) and 400 meters (52.18)...Team won the CIF Division II Championship in 2001 and 2002...2001 World Youth Champion in the 200 meters, setting the meet record...Junior national champion in the 400 meters in 2000 and the 2000 Junior Olympic champion in the 100 meters and the 4x100-meter relay...Was also the 2001 Junior Olympic champion in the 100 meters and 200 meters.

Personal: Full name is Angel LaShay Perkins...Born Oct. 5, 1984, in Gardena, Calif...Daughter of Harold and Shirley Perkins...Brother, James, plays basketball at Cal State San Bernardino...Majoring in business.

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