UCLA Track & Field BIO
Danielle Watson
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Danielle Watson 1267226
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Carson

Summer 2010 - Finished 11th in the long jump at the USATF Championships with a lifetime-best jump of 21-0 ... That mark ranks ninth all-time at UCLA.

2010 - Placed 18th in the long jump at the NCAA Preliminary Round (19-11.75) ... Was 10th in the long jump at Pac-10s (19-2) ... Won the long jump (20-3.50) against USC and was fourth in the triple (39-5) ... Ran on the winning 4x100m (46.08) and 4x400m (3:45.34) at the Cal Poly Invite ... Cal/NV champion in the long jump (20-1.75) ... In indoor track, earned all-america honors with an eighth-place finish at NCAAs (20-9/lifetime-best) ... Was third at MPSF in the long jump (20-9) ... Won the long jump at the Boise Invite (20-1.50).

2009 - Earned All-America honors with an 11th-place finish in the long at the NCAA Championships (19-7.50) ... Placed fifth at the West Regional in the long (20-8, season-best) ... Won the RJ/JJK Invite long jump (20-2.25) ... Cal/NV champion in the long jump (20-7) ... In indoor track, was an NCAA provisional qualifier in the long ... MPSF champion in the long (20-2.25) ... Placed fourth at the New Balance Invite with a lifetime-best mark of 20-7.25.

2008 - Placed 15th in the long jump at the West Regional (18-4.50) ... Placed ninth in the long at Pac-10s (19-4.75) ... Jumped a lifetime-best 20-10 in the long and 39-9.75 in the triple against USC ... Won the CSUN Invite "A" long jump competition (19-4.25) ... Placed fourth in the top section of the long at the RJ/JJK Invite (20-3.50) ... In indoor track, had a top mark of 19-10.75 in the long jump .

Summer 2007 - Placed second in the long jump at the USATF Junior National meet (19-10.25) and was an alternate for the PanAm Junior Games.

2007 - Finished 14th at Regionals in the long jump (19-3.50) ... Jumped 20-2.50 at the Pac-10 Championships, finishing fifth overall ... Was fifth in the long jump against USC (20-1.50).

High School - Played basketball and ran track for Carson HS ... Four-time team MVP for track ... All-City in basketball ... All-Area in track and basketball ... Nine-time city champion ... Prep bests of 55.66 in the 400m and 19-3 in the long jump.

Personal - Born July 22, 1988 ... Daughter of Janette Green ... Has one brother, Denzel and one sister, Donyai' ... Sociology major.

Watson's Best Marks
100m - 12.12
200m - 24.59
Indoor 200m - 24.84
Outdoor Long Jump - 21-0
Indoor Long Jump - 20-9
Outdoor Triple Jump - 39-9.75

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