JUNIOR (1998-99): Indoor - Finished eighth at MPSF Championships in 55m hurdles in 8.29i, and ninth in the 55m dash with time of 7.17i (2/20/99, Reno)...Outdoor - Ran season-best 100m time of 11.99 for first at WSU Invitational(5/8/99, Pullman)...200m PR time of 24.37 came at Washington dual (4/17/99, Seattle)...clocked 100m hurdles PR time of 13.99w at Pac-10 Championships but did not advance to finals...also ran a 12.04 in 100m dash in the prelims at Pac-10s...lead runner on the school-record setting 400m relay...won Pac-10s in 44.50 time...qualified for NCAAs but did not advance out of prelims (45.35)...
SOPHOMORE (1997-98): Indoor - Top 55m time of 7.09i (2/27/98, Reno) in the prelim heat of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships...finished sixth next day at 7.10i...ran 55m hurdles time of 8.54i at EWU Eagle Invite (1/24/98, Cheney)...Outdoor - Clocked pr in 100m dash of 11.83 at Pac-10 meet (5/24/98, Stanford)...this time is ninth fastest in WSU history...also ran pr of 14.22 in 100m hurdles prelims but finished eighth in finals at Pac-10 Championships...wind-aided 24.36 was lifetime best in 200m (4/11/98, Pullman)...
FRESHMAN (1996-97): Indoor - Best 55m dash time was first event of season, 7.21i (1/18/97, Cheney)...finished sixth in the 200m at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Meet with a time pr time of 24.99i (2/22/97, Reno)...Outdoor - consistent placer in both dashes...top 100m time was wind-aided time of 11.91w (3/15/97, San Luis Obispo), ninth best in school records...ran 11.94w and a 24.42w pr in the 200m at Stanford Invitational (3/23/97), seventh best in WSU records...anchor leg 400m relay squad that set school record with 44.97 time (4/5/97, Pullman) and finished second at Pac-10 meet...at conference championship, placed sixth in both 100m (12.11) and 200m (24.59)...ran a pr of 24.38 in the 200m prelims (5/24/97, Seattle).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Earned four varsity letters for track and field coaches John Williams and Jon Aguilara at Chino High...as a FRESHMAN and SOPHOMORE, ran the 100m, 200m dashes and both relays...during her JUNIOR season, won the UC Riverside 100m dash...ran second leg on 4x100m relay team that advanced to the master (regional) meet...best times as a SENIOR were 11.9 in the 100m and 24.5 in the 200m...ran the 100m dash best time in a second-place finish at the Baseline League finals...finished behind teammate Angela Williams, top prep sprinter in the nation...finished sixth in 200m at masters meet...trained as a member of Cheetah Track Club but did not compete.
PERSONAL: Born 3/13/78 at Corpus Christi, Texas...mother Pamela Johnson is an administrative assistant at Xerox...sisters Taunwhan (22) and Candance (15) Higgins...one brother, Douglas (10)...named to Principal's Honor Roll as a senior...member of prep's Black Student Union...majoring in communications/education at WSU.
ATTRINA HIGGINS' WASHINGTON STATE BESTS: Indoor: 55m - 7.09i (2/27/98, Reno), 60m - 7.70i (2/12/99, Colorado Springs), 55m Hurdles - 8.16i (2/20/99, Reno), 60m Hurdles - 8.72i (2/12/99, Colorado Springs), 200m - 24.58i (2/12/99, Colorado Springs). Outdoor: 100m - 11.83 (5/24/98, Stanford), 200m - 24.36w (4/11/98, Pullman), 100m Hurdles - 13.99w (5/22/99, Tempe), 400m Relay - 44.50 SR (5/20/99, Tempe).