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Princess Joy - Griffey
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Federal Way, Washington
High School: Decatur High

 

Princess Joy Griffey
Princess Joy Griffey
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Federal Way, Washington

High School:
Decatur High

Height:
5-3

Event:
Sprints



PAC-10 SCORER
WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2008-09): Indoor - Ran indoor-best 200m dash time of 24.33i at Vandal Collegiate meet (2/21/09, Moscow)...ran lead leg of 4x400m relay team with season-best 3:41.59i for fourth place at MPSF Championships...Outdoor - At Pac-10 Championships ran PR and NCAA RQ 100m dash time of 11.58 for fourth place and ran second leg on sixth-place 4x100m relay with NCAA RQ time of 45.70, and lead leg on seventh-place 4x400m relay (5/17/09, Eugene)...100m dash time of 11.58 is second-fastest non-wind-aided time in WSU history...finished 13th in 100m dash prelims at NCAA West Regional (11.78).

SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Indoor - Finished third in the 60m dash at the MPSF Championships in a time of 7.48i...took fifth place in 200m at same meet in time of24.58i...ran lead leg of 4x400m relay for fifth place...Outdoor - Reached 100m dash NCAA RQ time of 11.72w at Mt. SAC Relays...ran NCAA RQ time in 200m of 23.90w at WSU-UW Dual...at Pac-10 Championships finished 11th in 100m prelims (11.95) and eighth in 200m final (24.00)...ran anchor on fourth-place 4x100m relay (45.91).

FRESHMAN (2006-07): Indoor - Opened collegiate career by setting freshman school record in winning the 60m dash with time of 7.76i at the WSU Open (1/20/07, Pullman)...next week at Cougar Indoor lowered mark to 7.56i (1/27/07, Pullman)...dropped again at Husky Classic to 7.51i (2/10/07, Seattle)...bettered mark in prelims at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships by running 7.47i, third-best time in school history, and finished fifth in final in time of 7.51i (2/24/07, Seattle)...also finished sixth in 200m at MPSF meet...ran team's top 200m time of 24.46i at Vandal Indoor (2/16/07, Moscow)...Outdoor - Ran 100m NCAA Regional Qualifying time of 11.72 at Texas Relays (4/7/07, Austin), fifth-best in school history...fastest 200m time of 24.13 came at the Johnson/Joyner-Kersee meet (4/14/07, Los Angeles)...mark is 10th-best in school history...at Pac-10 Championships, finished 12th in 100m (11.99w), 10th in 200m (24.51) and leadoff runner on sixth place 4x100m relay team (NCAA RQ 45.65)...top 400m relay time of year was 45.47 at Cougar Invite...irritated hamstring did not allow her to compete at NCAA West Regional.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned three letters in track and field at Decatur High for coach Sam Beasley...named South Puget Sound League Girls Track Athlete of the Year all three years...as a sophomore won the state 4A 100m crown (12.04) and took second in the 200m dash at the championship meet...Gators took third place at state...junior year broke West Central District and state junior 100m dash record with wind-aided time of 11.66 seconds...repeated with 100m dash state title in 2005 in a time of 11.79 and added the 200m title (24.15)...named Seattle Times and King County Journal Athlete of the Week...suffered hamstring injury during senior year so limited competition...was ill prior to state meet...placed third in 100m (12.35) at Brooks Meet of Champions (Oregon versus Washington preps) and re-injured hamstring...ran on the Flying AJ's/Art of Speed track clubs for coach Aaron Blake...at 2004 Junior Olympics placed fourth in 100m and third in 200m...fourth fastest female sprinter in Washington state history...12th fastest recruitable sprinter in the nation.

PERSONAL. Born in March 1987 in Bacolod, Philippines...father Clyde is a retired government worker...mother Cecilia is a government worker...bothers Francis, Ezra John and Harold...member of Honor Society and named Student of the Month three times...majoring criminal justice at WSU.

GRIFFEY'S WSU BESTS

60m - 7.47i (2007) FSR
100m - 11.58 (2009)
200m - 23.90w (2008), 24.00 (2008)
4x100m Relay - 45.67 (2009)
4x400m Relay - 3:39.17 (2008)

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2009	100m	4th	11.58
	200m	10th	24.04
	4x100m Relay	6th	45.70
	4x400m Relay	7th	3:42.01
2008	100m	        11th	11.72w
	200m	        8th	24.00
	4x100m Relay	4th	45.91
2007	100m	        12th	11.99w
	200m	        10th	24.51

NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2009 100m 13th 11.78 2008 200m DNC 2007 100m DNC