Grinil Khanna
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pasadena, Calif.

High School:
St. Francis HS '04

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
Jumps

Major:
Undeclared

2005: Placed 5th in long jump at Div. I Independent meet, hitting 6.43 (21-1.25)... Also finished 7th in triple jump at that meet (13.06, 42-10.25)... Had team's season-best triple, posting 13.83 (45-4.5) at All-Cal Challenge... Had wind-aided long jump of 6.90 (22-7.75) at Woody Wilson meet... Best wind-legal long jump was 6.72 (22-0.75) at All-Cal meet.

ST. FRANCIS HS '04: Placed 2nd (22-1.25) among D-III competitors in long jump at Southern Section Championships as a senior... Selected as Area Athlete of the Year... Was Mission League runner-up in long jump as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif.... Has not declared a major... Parents are Sunil Khanna and Griselda Avila... Chose UC Davis because "It is D-I and I will make them proud"... Career highlight was being selected as Area Athlete of the Year as a senior... Name is pronounced "grin-ILL KAH-nah."