Jazz Trice
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Chaparral HS '06

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Event:
Hurdles

Major:
Dramatic Art

2009: Joined fellow 110 hurdler Polly Gnepa at both NCAA Championships and USATF Outdoor Championships... Hit school-record 13.73 in NCAA Regional prelim, then had wind-aided 13.57 in final to advance to national meet... Finished 28th at USATF meet (14.04, w: +2.8)... Won both prelim (14.09) and final (13.85) at Big West Conference Championship... Also won Cal-Nevada state title (13.88), becoming first Aggie to break 14-second barrier... Led team in indoor 60 hurdles with 8.07 at Washington Invite, good for 2nd in school history.

2008: Big West Conference runner-up in 110 hurdles, posting season-best 14.03 in prelim then 14.06 in final... Prelim mark ranks 3rd in school history, just .02 off teammate Polly Gnepa's school record... Tied Matt Swarbrick (discus) for team's highest individual finish at conference meet... Qualified for NCAA West Regional, where he finished 9th (14.09) Also anchored 5th-place 4x100 relay (41.36) at Big West meet... Ran 60 hurdles at both indoor meets, tallying 8.24 at Washington Invitational, 2nd in school indoor history.

2007: Won 110 hurdles in three meets, including Div. I Independent Championships (14.49)... Hit season-best 14.45 to win Sacramento State Dual, 5th in school history... Also ran 400 hurdles six times, posting 55.20 in Causeway meet.

CHAPARRAL HS '06: Two-time Gatorade Athlete of the Year... Set both school and valley 110 hurdles record of 14.12 as a junior... Captured Southwestern League titles in both 110 and 300 hurdles in each of junior and senior seasons... Finished 6th at 2005 Southern Section Masters Meet in 110 hurdles (14.60)... Had placed 2nd at CIF-SS Division I meet (14.41) the week before... Won team's Best Hurdler Award in 2003.

PERSONAL: Born in Portsmouth, Va.... Majoring in dramatic art... Parents are Phillip & Teresa Trice... Full name is Jazmen Cortez Trice, but goes by "Jazz".