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Olivia James
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: St. Andrew, Jamaica
High School: Vere Technical HS

Career Honors
• USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, Outdoor 4x400 (2014)
• NCAA Qualifier, Outdoor 4x400 (2014)
• IAAF World Junior Championships Silver Medalist, 4x400 (2012)
• IAAF World Youth Championships Gold Medalist, Medley Relay (2011)
• IAAF World Youth Championships Bronze Medalist, 400 (2011)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks seventh in Clemson history in the outdoor 400.

2014 Highlights
• Redshirted the indoor season after enrolling mid-year
• Earned berth in NCAA Championships with 4x400 relay; ran lead leg for the group that posted a qualifying time of 3:33.12 at East Prelims
• Helped relay to season-best time of 3:32.87 at Georgia Tech
• Qualified for the 400 final at the ACC Championships but withdrew due to lingering injury issues she has encountered all season
• Earned a spot in the East Preliminary Round field in the 400 after running season-best time of 53.02 at the Seminole Twilight meet in Tallahassee, Fla.

Vere Technical High School Highlights
• Member of Jamaica’s gold medal winning medley relay in 2011
• Earned bronze medal at the World Youth Championships in Lille, France in 2011; she ran a time of 52.14 in the final
• Advanced to the final and placed eighth in the 400 at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain (52.68)
• Helped Jamaica’s 4x400 relay to a silver medal at the 2012 junior world meet; the relay posted a time of 3:32.97
• Won gold medal at the 2011 Carifta Games in the U20 division of the 400 dash; she posted a time of 52.64 in the final
• Helped her high school’s 4x400 relay to an incredible time of 3:30.5 in Kingston
• Coached by Constantine Haughton

Personal
• Born 6/1/94
• Majoring in health science
• Named to 2014 ACC Academic Honor Roll

Best Collegiate Times
• 400 — 53.02

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