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Ratanya Washington
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Other Position: Hurdles/Sprints
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Long Beach Poly
Experience: 1 Year
2014 - Finished eighth in the 400m at the USC Dual with a time of 58.14 … Ran on the 4x400m relay team at the USC Dual which finished in 3:50.42 … Placed sixth in the 400m with a time of 58.25 at the Rafer/JJK Invitational.

High School – Attended Long Beach Poly in Long Beach, Calif. … Lettered three seasons in track and field for coach Sharaud Moore and Don Norford … Helped the 4x400m relay win the CIF title in 2013 … Placed second at the CIF Championships in the 400m in 2013 … A three-time state meet qualifier … A New Balance third-team Indoor All-American … Earned the California State Assembly Award in 2011 and 2013 … Led Long Beach Poly to a 4x400m Moore League title in 2013 … Placed third in the Moore League meet in the 400m in 2013 and third in the 300m hurdles in 2011 … A 2013 Junior Olympic participant.

Personal – Born May 6, 1995 in Long Beach, Calif. … Daughter of Raymond Washington Jr. and Vanessa Washington … Has one brother named Vincell and two sisters named Raynessa and Veonna … Can speak Japanese.