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Andrea Sutherland
Other Position: Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
High School: Edwin Allen
2010 (JUNIOR): Bronze medalist in 400 hurdles at Big 12 Championships (58.32) ... Finished fourth at Big 12 Indoor with a 1:21.37 for 600 yards ... Set a career best of 57.12 in 400 hurdles as runner-up in Texas Relays ... Won two meets, the Oregon Pepsi Team Invitational (59.19) and Texas Invitational (58.65) ... Also runner-up at Carolina Spring Break with a then personal best of 58.42 ... Qualified for NCAA Championships and advanced to the semifinal, placing eighth in her heat (59.52) ... In 400, ran a personal best of 53.72 to win Arizona State Invitational ... Indoors, ran 1:23.88 to place third in 600 yards at Texas A&M Challenge ... Also ran 400 meters, clocking 55.46 in prelims at New Balance Collegiate and 55.69 for sixth in Texas A&M Challenge II. COLLEGE: Graduated from Barton County, coached by Matt Kane ... NJCAA Champion in 400 hurdles in 2009, running a 58.91 in Hutchinson, Kanas ... Placed fifth (59.79) at Texas Relays, won the Sooner Invitational in 58.60 and won the JUCO Region VI title (61.06) ... NJCAA Indoor runner-up in 2009 over 600 meters with a 1:32.87 clocking on oversized track in Lubbock ... Improved her personal best in 800 to 2:13.06 as she placed third at Arkansas' McDonnell Invitational in 2008 ... In 400 hurdles, placed sixth at Texas Relays (60.11), second at BYU's Robinson Invitational (59.33) and was NJCAA runner-up (59.74) in Levelland, Texas. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Edwin Allen High School, located in Clarendon ... Recorded best marks of 55.01 in the 400, 2:13.22 in the 800 and 58.46 in the 400 hurdles ... Competed in the 400 hurdles at the World Youth Championships held in Marrakech in summer of 2005 ... Career best of 58.46 in 400 hurdles was set in 2007 as runner-up in high school championships, where she also finished third in 800 with 2:13.22 best ... Placed third (59.85) at Penn Relays that same season and finished third (59.95) at Jamaica Junior Championships ... During 2006 season placed second at Jamaica Juniors ... Also ran third leg on runner-up 4 x 400 (3:38.27). PERSONAL: Andrea Sutherland is the daughter of Estella Elkes and was born in Clarendon, Jamaica on May 26, 1988 ... She has 12 siblings, seven brothers and five sisters ... Majoring in History ... Started competing in track and field at 13 years old ... Chose Texas A&M since it's an excellent institution, well renowned and a comfortable environment to excel in ... I love being an Aggie.
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