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Darion Latson
Darion Latson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Prairie Village, Kan.

High School:
Shawnee Mission East

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles



Career Bests:
• 100m Hurdles - 14.3
• 400m Hurdles - 14.3
• 200m - 21.9
• 400m - 48.4
• Triple Jump - 47-8

Freshman (2008-09): Competed just once indoors at the Kentucky Invitational running the 400m dash in a season best time of 51.29...ran the 400m hurdles for the first time in 1:00.89 at the Alabama Relays.

Prep and Personal: Coached by Brice Meshke and Dave Pennington...high school team placed second at the 2008 State Championships bettering 2007's finish of third...Regional Team Runner-up...member of the state 4x400m and 4x100m championship relay teams...placed fifth in the triple jump at the state meet...named All-State in the 4x400m...honorable mention in the 110m hurdles and triple jump...holds the school record in the 4x100m and 4x400m relays...also played football and lettered two years...Vice President of the Multi Ethnic Group...member of the KC Extreme Track Club and was coached by Edward Thomas...placed third at the Regional Meet in the triple jump with the club team...Birthday: January 7, 1990...Parents: Donald Latson...Siblings: Brianna and Jade...Majoring in Graphic Art Design and Marine Biology...Father played collegiate and professional basketball...Uncle Mike Latson was an Olympic alternate in the 400 meters.