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Xahria

Santiago

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Hurdles/Sprints
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ajax, Ontario
High School: Notre Dame Catholic

Bio

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Before Maryland: Ran track at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School and for the Speed Academy Athletic Club…2017 Pan Am Junior silver medalist in the 400m hurdles and 4x400 relay…2017 Canadian Senior bronze medalist in the 400m hurdles…2016 Canadian junior 4x400 relay record holder (3:32.25)…2016 IAAF World Junior bronze medalist in the 4x400 relay and 400 meter hurdles…2016 Junior National Champion in the 400m hurdles…2016 National Youth Track Athlete of the Year (Myrtle Cook Trophy)…four-time Provincial Sprints/Hurdles Athlete of the Year…2015 Canadian Youth 400m hurdles record holder (56.79)…2015 IAAF World Youth Silver Medalist in the 400 meter hurdles…three-time gold medalist in the 100m, 200m and 200m hurdles at the 2014 Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships…2014 Female Athlete of the meet (Leroy Washington Award) at Legions National Youth Track and Field Championships…eight time OFSAA medalist…six-time OFSAA gold medalist…secured OFSAA titles in the 100m, 400m and 400m hurdles in 2016…honor roll.

Personal: Daughter of Roger and Marcia Santiago…has an older brother Dana…chose Maryland because, “the moment I stepped on campus I knew that Maryland would be a place that I could call home. I was impressed by the academic system at Maryland as well as the coaching staff and athletes on the team,”…uncle is former NFL player O.J. Santiago…lists sports hero as Molly Killingbeck…majoring in letters and sciences.

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