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2003-2004 Women's Track Roster


Rolanda Howard

Class: JR
Position: Jumps
Height: 5-3
Previous School: Long Reach HS
Hometown: Elkridge, Md.

2002-03
Indoor: Finished eighth in both long and triple jump at Kentucky Invitational ... Took fourth in both events and placed fifth in 55m hurdles at Blue Raider Classic ... Finished sixth in triple jump with season-best 38-0.25 at Indiana Invitational ... Won 55m hurdles in season-best 8.40 and placed sixth in triple jump at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Placed fifth with season-best mark of 18-5.5 in long jump and also came in eighth in triple jump at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Posted mark of 18-1 in long jump at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Finished fifth in long jump at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Finished third in both long (18-3.25) and triple jump (38-5.5) at Murray State Invitational, with season-bests in both events ... Placed seventh in triple jump with mark of 38-2 at Sun Belt Championships.

2001-02
Indoor: Jumped 18-3 in long jump and 38-6.5 in triple jump at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished sixth in 55m (7.34) at same meet ... Placed third in long jump (18-10.5) and fourth in triple jump (38-0) at MT Invitational ... Also came in fourth in 55m hurdles (8.51) at same meet ... Finished fifth in long jump (18-4.25) and 60m hurdles (9.05) at Indiana Relays ... Took fifth in 55m (8.43) and triple jump and sixth in long jump at MT Invitational ... Placed fifth in 55m hurdles (8.36) and sixth in triple jump (38-11) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Finished fifth in long jump (18-1.75), sixth in triple jump (38-11.75) and seventh in 100m hurdles (15.01) at Auburn Springtime Invitational ... Had mark of 39-0.5 in triple jump at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Jumped 18-7.25 in long jump at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Placed second in long jump and sixth in triple jump at Murray State Invitational ... Set personal bests in both long jump (19-2.75) and triple jump (39-8) at Sun Belt Championships, placing seventh and fifth, respectively.

High School:
Named Indoor Athlete of the Year as senior for coach Joe Thomas at Long Reach HS in Columbia, Md. ... Four-time Outdoor All-County and two-time Indoor All-County ... All-Metro as junior and senior ... Four-time state champion in long jump and two-time state winner in triple jump ... Tied county record in 55m hurdles with time of 8.40 ... Personal-bests include 19-0 in long jump and 38-10 in triple jump.

Personal:
Rolanda Lennair Howard ... Born April 6, 1983 ... Daughter of Roland, Jr., and Terry Howard ... Majoring in University Studies - Liberal Arts.