Rukaiya Holland
Rukaiya Holland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston

High School:
MacArther

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Birthdate:
09/06/1979


2002 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the conference in the 100m with a time of 11.85 . . . Ran a season best 11.72 in the prelims . . . Placed seventh in the 200m at the conference meet . . . Ran a season best 24.44 in the prelims . . . Jumped her way to a seventh place finish in the long jump at the SLC meet with a jump of 19-07.50 . . . Anchored the 400m relay team to a second place conference finish . . . 2002 Indoor: Third place finisher in the 60m at the conference meet with a time of 7.59 . . . Ran a season best 7.46 in the semis . . . Finished third in the 200m at the SLC meet with a time of 24.91 . . . Sixth place finisher in the long jump at the conference meet with a jump of 19-03.25 . . . 2001 Outdoor: Won the Southland Conference Championship as a member of the 400m relay team . . . Finished second at the SLC Championships in the long jump with a jump of 19-9 . . . Ran a season best 11.85 to finish seventh in the 100m at the SLC Championships . . . Finished 12th in the 200m at conference championships with a time of 24.51 . . . 2001 Indoor: Jumped 19-6 in the long jump to finish second in the season opener in Houston . . . 2000 Outdoor: Ran on UTA?s SLC champion and NCAA qualifying 4x100 relay team, which set a school-record (44.59) . . . Finished third in the conference 100-meter dash in 11:64, a career-best . . . Ran a 12.12 in the 100 meters at Texas A&M to place third . . . Placed fifth at the conference meet in the 200 meters in 24.05 . . . Won the long jump with an effort of 19-1 1/2 at Texas A&M . . . Placed second at TCU with an NCAA provisional mark of 20-4 1/2 . . . 2000 Indoor: Won the SLC title with a long jump of 19-0 . . . Finished second at Houston with a season-best 19-9 . . . Placed fourth in the conference 60 meters (7.64) . . . Finished sixth in the 200 meters at both Lubbock (25.45) and Houston (25.24) . . . 1999 Outdoor: Red-shirted for medical reasons . . . 1999 Indoor: Her time of 7.13 in the 55-meter dash at Oklahoma was the SLC's third best . . . Tied for fourth place at the SLC in the 60 meters with 7.74 . . . Ran the 60 meters in 7.73 at Arkansas . . . Took seventh place in the long jump at the SLC with a leap of 18-1 1/2 . . . Reached 18-2 1/2 in the long jump at Arkansas . . . High School: Participated in volleyball, basketball, and track at MacArthur High School . . . All-District volleyball player three years in a row . . . Posted an 11.7 in the 100 meters, a 25.5 in the 200 meters, and was a member of the 400-meter relay team . . . Jumped a best 18-9 1/2 in long jump . . . MVP of the track team her junior and senior years . . . Received the Gulf Coast Award for track and field . . . A track and field scholar athlete . . . Personal: Born September 6, 1979 in Houston . . . Daughter of Sandra Banks . . . An information systems major at UTA.

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