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Deja Edwards
Deja Edwards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rocklin, Calif.

High School:
Whitney HS

Position:
Jumps


06/20/2012

Seventeen Rebels Recognized For Academics

Christine Lowe, Kelsey Williamson named to both Mountain West academic lists.

05/24/2012

Quartet Of Rebels Advance To Quarterfinals

Emily Blok (100m) and Brett Zorich (800m) clock personal bests in first round action in Austin.

05/17/2012

Nine Individuals, One Relay Heading To Austin

Amanda Bingson enters preliminary championship seeded first overall.

05/12/2012

Rebels Finish Third At MW Outdoor Championships

UNLV gets first-place finishes from Kelsey Williamson, Christine Lowe and 4x400m relay.

05/11/2012

Bingson Hammers Home Another MW Title

UNLV had three student-athletes place in two events, 12 others qualify for six finals.

UNLV: A three-time Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2009-11).

2011: Ran/jumped in seven outdoor meets, including the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships and NCAA Preliminary ... Participated in the 100m dash (once), 200m dash (once), long jump (six times) and triple jump (four times) ... Ran the 100m dash in 12.87 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... Ran the 200m in 26.43 at the Beach Invitational ... Furthest long jump was 19-7.50 (5.98m) at the Cal-Nevada Championships (first place) ... Furthest triple jump was 38-6.75 (11.75m) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Ran/jumped in four indoor meets, including the MWC Indoor Championships ... Participated in the 60m (once), long jump (four times) and triple jump (four times) ... Ran the 60m in 8.25 at the Jacksons Invite ... Furthest long jump was 18-9.25 (5.72m) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Furthest triple jump was 37-9.50 (11.52m) at the Cherry & Silver Invite.

2010: Ran/jumped in six outdoor meets, including the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships ... Participated in the long jump (five times), triple jump (five times), 200m (once) and 4x100m relay (once) ... Furthest long jump was 19-6.25 (5.95m) at the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Furthest triple jump 38-11 (11.86m) was at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Ran the 200m in 26.82 at the Triton Invitational ... Ran the 4x100m relay in 49.8 at the Triton Invitational ... Ran/jumped in fie meets, including the MWC Indoor Championships ... Participated in the triple jump (four times), long jump (four times) and 200m (once) ... Furthest triple jump was 39-0 (11.89m) at the Lumberjack Invitational ... Furthest long jump was 18-5.75 (5.63m) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Ran the 200m dash in 26.65 at the Lobo Challenge.

2009: Competed in three indoor meets and seven outdoor meets ... Finished second in the triple jump (35-2.00) and fourth in the long jump (17-7.00) at the Lumberjack Invitational to open the indoor season ... Both marks were indoor season bests ... Opened the outdoor season by running a leg on the 4x100m relay team that took third place with a time of 49.49 at the UNLV Classic ... Finished second in the triple jump (36-4.00) and seventh in the long jump (17-1.00) at the Willie Williams Classic ... Turned in a season-best leap of 18-9.00 to finished seventh in the long jump at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Finished 10th at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in the triple jump with a season-best distance of 37-9.50.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Whitney HS in Rocklin, Calif. ... Lettered twice in track & field ... Broke the school record in the long jump with a leap of 19-2.75 and the school mark in the triple jump with a distance of 37-0.00 as a junior in 2007 ... Helped the Wildcats win the 2007 regional and sectional championship and qualified for the state meet ... Named the squad's MVP in 2007 ... Spent freshman and sophomore seasons at Laguna Creek HS in Elk Grove, CA

Personal: Deja Rachelle Edwards was born on April 3, 1990, in Fairfield, Calif. ... The daugther of Trina Wilson and Donald Edwards ... Has a younger brother, Myles ... Majoring in kinesiology.

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