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CSUB Track & Field BIO
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 Susannah Vera

2016 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in high jump and sprint hurdles for CSUB…Posted season-best high jump mark of 5-03.00 twice…Finished seventh in high jump (5-01.75) at WAC Outdoors, one place outside of All-WAC honors…Finished 10th at WAC Indoors…Posted personal-best 60m hurdles time (9.80) in prelims of WAC Indoors… Posted personal-best 60m hurdles time (15.63) in prelims of WAC Outdoors…Earned Academic All-WAC honors for Outdoors.

2015 (FRESHMAN): Competed in high jump at nine meets for CSUB…Debuted with fourth-place finish at NAU Indoor meet with third-best mark of season (5-01.00)…Placed 13th at WAC Indoors with height of 4-11.00…Finished 9th at WAC Outdoors with mark of 4-11.75…Increased PR by a quarter inch in 11th-place finish at Bulldog Invite…Posted personal best of 5-03.25 in fifth-place finish at Cal Poly Invite…Mark was good enough for 16th all-time at CSUB.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Palm Desert High School…Competed as a jumper under coach Jay Powers…Was named Team MVP as a junior and senior and team captain as a senior…Recorded personal bests of 5-06 in the high jump, and 33-11.75 in the triple jump…Was Desert Valley League Champion in the high jump in 2013 and 2014…Also competed in Gymnastics for the Aztecs…Was a State Finalist for Level 4 Beam…Was named to the school Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Born July 13, 1996…Daughter of Fernando and Amy Vera...Plans to major in theater and child, adolescent, and family studies…Plays piano, ukulele, guitar, and sings…Several relatives competed in collegiate sports including father, Fernando), who was a collegiate hurdler and grandfather, David Henry, who wrestled and played soccer for McCallister College in the 1960’s. 

Position: Jumps
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Indio, Calif.
High School: Palm Desert HS
Experience: High School
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