UCLA Track & Field BIO
Ratanya Washington
Player Profile:
Ratanya Washington 1774984
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Other Position: Hurdles/Sprints
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Long Beach Poly
Experience: 2 Years

2015 – A USTFCCCA honorable mention All-American in the 4x100m relay ... NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships competed on the 4x100m relay that clocked 45.48 … Pac-12 Track & Field Championships competed in the 400m running 56.27 which is a personal best placing 19th …UCLA vs. USC competed in the 400m running 56.73 placing 5th … UCLA Legends Invitational ran in the 200m placing 11th with a time of 25.47 and the 4x400m relay that clocked 3:50.97 and placed 4th … 2015 Arizona State Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational ran the 400m in a time of 57.29 to place 15th.

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 – Daughter of Raymond Washington Jr. and Vanessa Washington … Has one brother named Vincell and two sisters named Raynessa and Veonna … Can speak Japanese.

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