Michelle Perry
Michelle Perry

Player Profile

Lancaster, CA

High School:
Quartz Hill HS



2000 — At the NCAA Outdoor, Perry earned All-America honors (fourth time in her career) with a fourth place in the 400m hurdles (56.50, personal-best, No. 4 in school history, No. 8 all-time Pac-10, No. 14 on the 2000 U. S. list) … Also qualified in the 100m hurdles and ran the anchor leg on UCLA’s 4 X 100m relay … At the Pac-10, Perry defended her 100m hurdle title (13.03w; fifth straight season a Bruin has won the race) and was third in the 400m hurdles (58.22) … Also ran on both of UCLA’s relays that placed second (4 X 100m, second leg, 44.79; 4 X 400m relay, anchor, 3:37.10, season-best) … Personal-best 13.15 (No. 4 all-time UCLA, No. 6 all-time Pac-10, No. 28 on the U. S. list) in the 100m hurdles … Qualified for the U. S. Trials in both hurdle races.

1999 — Earned All-America honors twice at NCAA Outdoor … Perry ran the opening leg on UCLA’s 4 X 100m relay that placed third (43.81, season-best, No. 5 in school history) and the anchor on the Bruins’ 4 X 400m relay that was third (3:29.41, school record) … Also qualified in the 100m hurdles, but did not advance to the final … At the Pac-10, Perry won the 100m hurdles (13.37), placed fourth in the 400m hurdles (58.48) and ran the anchor leg on the Bruin 4 X 400m relay that was second (3:34.28) … Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 … Season-bests of 13.08w, 13.26 and 58.30, with a season-best 19-1 in the long jump.

1998 — Placed third in the 100m hurdles (13.44) at the U. S. Junior meet … Perry earned All-America honors and ran and jumped her way on three UCLA career charts as a true freshman … At the NCAA Outdoor, Perry earned All-America honors by running the lead leg on UCLA’s 4x100m relay that placed fourth (43.82) … Also ran the second leg on the Bruin 4x400m relay that did not advance … Scored in three events at the Pac-10--third in the 100m hurdles (13.41), ran the opening leg on UCLA’s winning 4x100m relay (44.25) and tied for eighth in the long jump (18-7) … In UCLA’s dual win over USC, Perry ran the lead leg on the winning Bruin 4x100m relay (43.49, Pac-10 record and national dual meet record) … Season-bests in the 100m hurdles (13.41, then No. 7 in UCLA history, No. 40 in the U. S.), 400m hurdles (58.66, then No. 9 in UCLA history, No. 29 in the U. S.) and long jump (20-0G, then No. 10 in UCLA history).

High School — Highly-rated prep hurdler … As a senior at the CA State meet, Perry placed fifth in the 100m hurdles (13.87) and third in the 300m hurdles … Also was second (19-6G) in the long jump … On the ‘97 national prep charts, in the hurdles, her 13.87 was No. 9 (she also ran a 13.82w) and 42.41 was No. 14 and in the long jump, her 19-4I was No. 14 (also had a wind-aided 19-8I) … In CIF competition, she was a two-time 100m hurdle champion and won the 300m hurdles once … At the conference level, she was also a four-time winner in the 100m, won the 100m hurdles three times and was a two-time champion in the 300m hurdles.

Personal — Sociology major … Born May 1, 1979.