La Shawnda Porter
WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Indoor - Finished fifth in the 200m at the MPSF Championships with a PR time of 24.58i (2/25/06, Seattle)...Outdoor - Ran PR time of 24.06 in winning 200m, and ran on winning 4x100m relay with NCAA Regional qualifying time of 45.30 at WSU-UW Dual (4/29/06, Pullman)...competed in Pac-10 Championships prelims in 100m (12th, 11.90), 200m (10th, 24.16), and 4x100m relay team final for fifth (46.38)...named to Pac-10 T&F All-Academic honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2004-05): Indoor - Ran fastest 60m dash (7.70i - 11th prelims) and 200m dash (24.90i - 7th place) times at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Ran team's top 100m time of 12.01 at Vandal Jamboree (5/7/05, Moscow)...clocked best 200m time of 24.45 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/17/05, Walnut)...at Pac-10 Championships finished 18th in 100m and 16th in 200m prelims...also ran second leg of fifth place 4x100m relay with time of 45.91 (5/15/05, Los Angeles).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned five letters at Kent-Meridian High...three as a sprinter for track coach Ernie Ammens and two as a guard for basketball coach Colby Rogers...as a senior, placed third at state in the 100m and 200m...broke Pasco Invitational 200m record with a time of 24.51...served as track captain and voted team MVP...named South Puget Sound - North League girl track athlete of the year...was state champion in 100m and 200m as a junior...member of fifth place 4x200 relay team...named King County Journal athlete of the week...sophomore year, was state runner-up in 100m and 200m...named Royals most outstanding female athlete...was conference champion in the 100m and 200m as a freshman...three-time Seattle Times Athlete of the Week.
PERSONAL. Born La Shawnda Desiree Porter 12/7/85 at Seattle, Wash...mother Johnica is a machine operator...father Timothy is deceased...brother Kenincio (6/6/79)...sister Rebecca (11/20/90)...Central Washington Honor Scholar (3.5 GPA)...National Honor Roll student...majoring in sport management.
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2006 100m 12th prelims 11.90 200m 10th prelims 24.16 4x100m Relay 5th 46.38 2005 100m 18th prelims 12.24 200m 16th prelims 24.62 4x100m Relay 5th 45.91
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