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Player bio: LaTroya Mucker :: Track



  LaTroya Mucker
LaTroya Mucker
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, California

Height:
5-8

Position:
Sprints/Heptathlon

WSU CAREER.

JUNIOR (1998-99): Indoor - Finished second in 200m (24.22i) at MPSF Championships (2/20/99, Reno) and sixth in 55m (7.09i)...Outdoor - Another fourth-place heptathlon finish at Pac-10 Combined Events Championships with 4,835 points (5/15/99, Tempe)...also finished fifth in 200m in time of 24.34 (5/22/99, Tempe)...ran second leg of Pac-10 champions 400m relay team...44.50 time school record...at NCAAs relay team ran 45.35 but did not advance to finals...top 200m time of 23.83 in win at Oregon dual (4/3/99, Pullman)...

SOPHOMORE (1997-98): Indoor - Ran pr time of 7.13i in 55m dash prelims at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships but finished ninth in 7.17i...also finished seventh in 200m at MPSF...expanded events to jumps and throws in preparation for heptathlon competition in spring...Outdoor - Finished fourth in heptathlon at Pac-10 Championships in first complete hep...scored 5,015 points for fifth-best hep total in WSU history...200m time in hep of 23.8w (24.04) is fourth-fastest in school standings...also ranked ninth all-time in 100m hurdles with time of 14.26 run at Pac-10 hep...at Tri-City Sports Festival (3/19/98, Richland) Mucker competed only first day and then had to withdraw after suffering an allergic reaction that caused her face to swell so badly she couldn't see...

FRESHMAN (1996-97): Indoor - Started season with pr in 55m dash of 7.19i at EWU Early Bird Open (1/18/97, Cheney)...400m pr of 57.77 was third-place finish at Idaho Scoring Meet (2/7/97, Moscow)...scored fifth in 200m at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation meet but ran pr of 24.50i in prelims (2/21/97, Reno)...was seventh in 55m at MPSF...Outdoor - Solid marks in sprints...11.80w was second in 100m at Cal Poly Invitational (3/15/97, San Luis Obispo), third-fastest time in school records...flew at 24.20 in the 200m at the Modesto Relays (5/10/97, Modesto) with fourth best time in WSU standings...400m time of 53.90 (second on WSU's all-time list) came in Pac-10 meet prelims but final was slower at 57.50 for eighth...24.33 time in 200m was fifth at conference meet...ran second leg of school record 400m relay 44.97 (4/5/97, Pullman).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Earned three varsity letters and named MVP all three seasons at Hamilton High in track for coaches Richard Haines and Fay Johnson...as a SOPHOMORE placed second in the Coastal Conference 100m and 200m dashes...at the LA City Section Meet placed fourth in the 100m and fifth in the 200m...named outstanding underclassman at Hamilton High...during her JUNIOR year, captained team...claimed the Coastal Conference 100m and 200m titles...placed second in both dashes at the LA City Section finals...set school record in 100m and 200m...at California state meet finished sixth in 200m and seventh in 100m as the only girl competitor from the Coastal Conference in the state finals in eight years...won the 60m and 200m races at the Arizona Indoor Classic...placed second at Mt. SAC Relays 200m (24.14), first in 100m (11.96) and second in 200m (24.20) at Pasadena Games...won the LA Invitational 60m dash with a time of 6.2...ran with the SCSC Track Club for coach Edmenson...placed second in the 100m (11.79) and 200 (24.13) at the Junior Olympics in Las Vegas...again second at JOs in Los Angeles in 100m and 200m...SENIOR year brought continued success...captained team...repeated with Coastal Conference 100m (12.00) and 200m (24.30) titles...won both dashes and added 400m in the LA City Section finals...placed fifth in 200m and sixth in 100m at state meet...named outstanding senior female athlete...placed second in the 200m and fifth in the 100m at the International Prep Track & Field Invitational...won Mt. SAC Relays 100m dash with the second-best national time of 11.82...at the Arizona Relays won 100m (11.80) and 400m (56.00)...also claimed title at Sun Angel Classic 100m.

PERSONAL: Born LaTroya Teron Mucker on 3/11/77 at Phoenix, Arizona...mother Stephanie Kay DiBrell is a dental technician...father Larry Mucker played seven years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers professional football team...sang in church youth choir...prep art work was shown in several shows...majoring in general humanities at WSU.

LATROYA MUCKER'S WASHINGTON STATE BESTS: Indoor: 55m - 7.09i (2/20/99, Reno), 60m - 7.70i (2/12/99, Colorado Springs), 55m Hurdles - 8.52i (1/30/99, Reno), 60m Hurdles - 9.02i (2/12/99, Colorado Springs), 200m - 24.22i (2/20/99, Reno), 400m - 57.33i (2/13/98, Moscow), Long Jump - 5.21m/17-1 1/4i (2/12/99, Colorado Springs), Shot put - 10.90m/35-9 1/4i (1/17/98, Cheney). Outdoor: 100m - 11.80w (3/15/97, San Luis Obispo), 200m - 23.83 (5/3/99, Pullman), 400m - 53.90 (5/24/97, Seattle), 800m - 2:28.00 (5/17/98, Stanford), 100m Hurdles - 14.26w (5/16/98, Stanford), High Jump - 1.58m/5-2 1/4 (5/17/98, Stanford), Long Jump - 5.28m/17-4 (5/17/98, Stanford), Shot Put - 11.84m/38-10 1/4 (5/14/99, Tempe), Javelin - 31.64m/103-10 (5/14/99, Tempe), 400m Relay - 44.50 SR (5/22/99, Tempe), Heptathlon - 5,015 points (5/17/98, Stanford) [14.26w, 1.58m, 10.65m, 24.04w, 5.28m, 28.94m, 2:28.00].

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