Track & Field

Dwayne Dash Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

High School:
Sol C. Johnson

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
SO/SO

Dwayne Dash Jr.

Personal Bests (as of June 2014):

Indoor-
Long Jump: 6.46 meters/21-2.50
Triple Jump: 12.68 meters/41-7.25

Outdoor-
Long Jump
: 6.97 meters/22-10.50
Triple Jump
:13.44 meters/44-1.50


2013-14:
Indoor (Fr.): Participated in both long jump and triple jump during the 2013-14 indoor season ... Recorded his personal best distance 6.46 meters (21 feet, 2.50 inches) in the long jump during the BIG EASTChampionships (Feb. 21) to place ninth ... In the triple jump, posted a personal-best distance of 12.68 meters (41 feet, 7.25 inches) during the BIG EASTChampionships (Feb. 22) to place eighth.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in both long jump and triple jump during his first campaign in the 2013-14 season and scored at the BIG EAST meet in both events... Finished third in the long jump with a personal best of 6.97 meters (22 feet, 10.50 inches) at the USF Invitational (March 14) ... With a distance of 13.44 meters (44 feet, 1.50 inches) in the triple jump, Dash finished fourth with his personal best during the BIG EAST Championships (May 11) to finish fourth ... Was also fourth in the long jump at the BIG EAST meet with a distance of 6.61 meters (21 feet, 8.50 inches).

High School: Dash earned three letters in track and field at Sol C. Johnson High School ... Named captain of the track team his junior and senior year ... Earned first team all-region three years straight ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 5A state finals as a junior in 2012 in the boys long jump after finishing fourth at the sectional and third at the regional meet ... Holds the long jump high school record with 23 feet, 1 inch ... Won regional championships in the long jump as both a sophomore and senior... Ran for the Savannah Chatham Silver Cheetahs... Also earned three letters in basketball in high school and was a classmate and teammate of LSU-signee Tim Quarterman.

Personal: Born on January 19, 1995 to Betty and Dwayne Dash... Has one sister, Camille, who plays for the Francis Marion University women's basketball team... Majors in chemistry.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2014-
Long Jump
: 9th (6.46 meters/21-2.50)
Triple Jump: 8th (12.68 meters/41-7.25)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2014-
Long Jump: 4th(6.61 meters/21-8.50)
Triple Jump: 4th (13.44 meters/44-1.50)

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