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Kristiana Person
Position: Throws
Other Position: Combined Events
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Marietta HS

2013 OUTDOOR TRACK - Season-best mark in the javelin throw at Maryland Invitational (111-00)…Won the same event at Kehoe Twilight (109-03)…Placed 11th in the same event at ACC Championships (99-10).

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK - Finished 8th in the javelin at the Maryland Invitational at 95-11.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Voted Most Athletic at Marietta (Ga.) High School... Earned five "Most Valuable Runner" awards... Team captain for three seasons... Participate in world junior trials in 2009... Has qualified for USATF and AAU Junior Olympics meets each year since fifth grade... Finished ninth at USA Nationals in 2008... Member of Cobb Track and Field club, coached by her father, Chris.

PERSONAL - Born in Atlanta... Parents are Chris and Tiana Person... Father, Chris, ran track and played basketball at Maryland... Has younger sibling, Jordan... Summer camp and Habitat For Humanity volunteer... Also played basketball for seven years and two years in tennis... Says her favorite pre-meet meal is a bag of grapes, can of pneapple and a protein bar... Sports heroine is Sonya Richards... Non-sports heroes are her parents... Came to Maryland to follow the family legacy... Likes watching movies... Hoping for a career in dermatology... Chose Maryland over Prudue, UDC, Kentucky and Albany State.

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