Rashida Twiggs
Rashida Twiggs

Player Profile

Blue Bell, Pa.

High School:
Bishop McDevitt


Sprints, Hurdles


As a Junior: Indoor Season-- Had a solid showing at the Delaware Invitational placing second in the 60 (7.91) and fifth in the 200 (26.37) ... competed in the 60 and 400 meters at the Maryland Invitational ... placed fifth in the 60 at the Meyo Invitational (7.75) and also ran well at the Armory Invitational ... competed in the 60 and 200 at the ACC Championships ... Outdoor Season-- Finished third at the Maryland Invitational in the 100 (12.19) ... was a leg on the 4x100-meter relay team that finished third at the ACC Championships ... finished third at the JMU Invitational with a season-best time of 12.15.

As a Sophomore: Won the 60 at the George Mason with a career best time of 7.62 … matched her best time at the ACC Indoor Championships, finishing tenth … also competed in the 200 at the ACC Indoor Championships … finished third in both the 100 and 200 at the Maryland Outdoor Invitational … finished 17th in the 100 at the Alabama Relays with a time of 12.32 … second at the Delaware Invitational in the 60 with a time of 7.81 … placed sixth in the 55 at the Bucknell Invitational with a time of 7.19.

As a Freshman: Earned varsity letters in indoor and outdoor track … career-bests during the indoor season came in the 55 meter (7.27 at the Bucknell and Navy Indoor Invitationals), 60 meter (8.07 at the ACC Indoor Championships), 200 (25.38 at the ACC Outdoor Championships) and 55 hurdles (8.79 Bucknell Indoor Invitational) … ran the lead leg on Maryland's ACC championship 4x100 relay team … a total of seven top-five finishes during her first career outdoor season … top finish of was second place in the 100 meter (career-best 12:01) at the Terrapin Outdoor Invitational … her time in the 100 was the team's second fastest during the outdoor season … also career-bests in the 200 (25.38 at the ACC Outdoor Championships).

Before Maryland: Graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School in 1999 … earned four varsity letters in track … earned all-state honors her senior season … 1999 state champion in the 55 meters … established Pennsylvania Catholic League records in the 55 and 100 meters.

Personal: Born April 23, 1981 … Rashida is the daughter of Lynn Sanders and Rudolph Twiggs.

Career Bests
55 (indoor) 7.27 Bucknell Indoor Invitational, 2000