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  Shakera Reece
Shakera Reece

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Lucy, Barbados

High School:
Queen's College

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3L



HONORS
2007 NCAA National Qualifier 100m
2007 NCAA National Qualifier 200m
2007 CARIFTA Under-20 Champion 100m
2008 NCAA National Semifinalist 100m (14th)

AT MAJOR MEETS
2007 C-USA Indoor 4th, 60m, 7.39
2007 C-USA Indoor 5th, 200m 24.68
2007 C-USA Outdoor 3rd, 100m, 11.63
2007 C-USA Outdoor 4th, 200m, 23.97

2008 C-USA Indoor 4th, 60m, 7.53
2008 C-USA Indoor 7th, 200m, 24.97
2008 C-USA Outdoor 2nd, 100m, 11.46
2008 C-USA Outdoor 3rd, 200m, 23.90

2009 C-USA Indoor 3rd, 60m, 7.51
2009 C-USA Indoor 3rd, 200m, 24.44

2010 C-USA Indoor 5th, 60m, 7.48
2010 C-USA Indoor 9th, 200m, 24.79
2010 C-USA Outdoor 3rd, 100m, 11.53
2010 C-USA Outdoor 3rd, 200m, 23.87
2010 NCAA West Region 10th, 100m, 11.55

PERSONAL BEST
Indoor

60m - 7.39, 2007 C-USA Indoor
200m - 24.03, 2010 C-USA Indoor

Outdoor
100m - 11.34 (2007)
200m - 23.63, 2010 C-USA Outdoor prelim, 23.50w (2007)

2010
2010 Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award - First Team
Indoor:
Placed fifth in 60m (7.48) at C-USA Indoor and ninth in 200m (24.79)... Posted 60m time of 7.39 to place second at Houston Indoor Invitational and second in 200m with a time of (24.53)... Ran 7.48 60m prelim at Leonard Hilton Memorial to advance, but did not start in the final... Went 7.55m in prelim at UH All-Comers to advance, but did not run in the final... 12th in 60m (7.60) at Texas A&M Challenge and sixth in 200m (24.03).

Outdoor: Placed second in 100m (11.82) and seventh in 200m (24.31) at Victor Lopez Classic... 10th in 100m pre-lim (11.61) at Texas Relays... Finished second in 100m (11.20 hand time) and third in the 200m (23.95) at the UTEP Invitational... Fifth in 200m (24.28) at Michael Johnson Classic and 100m prelim time of 11.85... Placed 58.71 in 400m (12th) at Duckett/Rice Twilight... At the Texas Invite, placed eighth in the 100m (11.78) and 16th in the 200m (24.15)... Third in 100m (11.53) and third in 200m (23.87) at C-USA Outdoor... Placed 10th in the 100m (11.55) at NCAA West Region to qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championship... Ran 24.15 in 200m prelim (25th) at NCAA West Region.

2009
Indoor:
Captured bronze medals in both the 60m (7.51) and 200m (24.44) at the C-USA Indoor... Third in 60m (7.52) at Leonard Hilton Memorial and third in 60m (7.51) at Houston Indoor Invitational and won the 200m with a time of 24.86... Ran 7.58 in 60m prelim at Texas A&M Invitational, but did not advance and was 10th in 200m (24.07)... Seventh in 200m at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational (24.50).

Outdoor: Placed fifth in 100m (11.59) at C-USA Outdoor and third in 200m (23.87)... Eighth at Texas Invitational 100m (11.53)... Second in the 100m (12.19) and third in 200m (24.43) at Victor Lopez Bayou Classic... First in 100m (11.83) and third in the 200m (24.19) at Duckett/Rice Twilight Meet.

2008
Indoor:
Finished fifth in the 60m (7.53) at the C-USA Indoor and seventh in the 200m (24.97).

Outdoor: NCAA qualifier in the 100m and as a member of the 4x100m relay... Qualified for the semifinals in the 100m and finished 14th at the NCAA Championships... Silver medalist in the 100m at the C-USA Outdoor, and finished fourth in the 200m after qualifying eighth... Member of the Owls' 4x100m relay that finished third.

2007
International: Competed for Barabados at both the Junior and Senior Pan American Championships in Brazil... Placed seventh in the 200m at the Junior Pan Ams with a time of 24.44.

Indoor: Placed fourth in the 60m and fifth in the 200m at C-USA Indoor, narrowly missing the school record in the 60m with a personal record of 7.39... Also at the conference meet, member of the bronze medal distance medley relay team and the 5th place finishing 4x400 relay team... Ran season-best 24.11 for 200m at Albuquerque.

Outdoor: NCAA national qualifier in 100m and 200m based on her times from the CARIFTA Under-20 championships in the Turks & Caicos... Set school record of 11.34 in the 100m at that meet to take gold, also clocked a wind-aided 23.50 in the 200... Bronze medalist in 100m at C-USA meet... Finished fourth in 200m... 12th in 100m at NCAA regional meet... Ran second leg on Owls' 4x100 that qualified for the NCAA regionals with a fourth place conference finish.

HIGH SCHOOL
2006 graduate of Queen's College School and 2004 graduate of Coleridge and Parry School in St. James, Barbados, where she was coached by Michael Gaskin... Second in 100 at Barbados Junior National Championships in 2006, had high school best of 11.97... Also played netball for her school... Won Ernest Rocheford Scholarship for excellence in athletics and academics from the Coleridge and Parry School... Member of Key Club and Interschool Christian Fellowship.

PERSONAL
Full Name: Shakera Kiella Valena Reece... Born: Aug. 31, 1988, Barbados. Parents: Valentine Stevenson and Sandra Reece of Barbados (four sisters)... College: Will Rice.

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