THIS YEAR: Senior Myra Hasson is a very talented 400m runner and is expected to have her best season yet for the Trojans.
2009: Had a season-best time of 53.82 in the 400m race to place sixth at the Pac-10 Championships on May 17. Also anchored the 4x400m relay team which placed fourth. Just missed making the finals in the 400m at the West Regional with a time of 54.68. Again was the closer for USC's 4x400m relay team which placed second with a time of 3:34.22. At the NCAA's, she earned All-American honors by anchoring USC's sixth-place 4x400m relay team which posted the sixth-fastest time in school history of 3:31.57 on June 11.
2008: Had a season-best 400m time of 53.93 to place third at the Dual Meet on May 3. Also won the first leg for USC's winning 4x400m relay team which posted a season-best time of 3:31.85. Placed 7th in the 400m at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 54.51. Anchored USC's 4x400m relay team which placed 4th with a time of 3:38.04. The track PA announced her as having run a 52-second split. Ran the 400m at the West Region, but did not advance to the finals. Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m team at the Regional which placed 3rd with a time of 3:37.13. Ran anchor on the 4x400m team which had a 3:35.96 time, but did not advance out of the prelims.
2007: Had a strong freshman campaign as one of USC's top 400m runners. Won the 400m race at the Pepsi Invitational in Eugene, Ore. on April 7 with a PR of 53.25. Ran the first leg for USC's 4x400m relay team on June 7 at the NCAA Championships in Sacramento, Calif which posted the 9th-fastest time in USC history (3:34.80), but did not qualify for the finals. Placed 5th in the 400m with a time of 53.99 at the Pac-10s hosted by Stanford on May 13. Was also part of USC's 3rd place 4x400m relay team. Also scored at the West Regional in the 400m (6th) with a time of 54.41 and as part of the 4x400m relay team (5th) which posted a time of 3:38.93.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a High School All-American at Gardena High in Gardena, Calif. where she won the Los Angeles 400m championship four straight years...Placed fourth in the state in the 400m with a time of 54.66...Has personal best of 53.26 in the 400m and 24.21 in the 200m.
PERSONAL: Myra was born on April 20, 1988 in Los Angeles, Calif...Enjoys bungee jumping...Lists her favorite movie at Too Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar...She is a Psychology major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 200m -- 24.21 400m -- 53.25 800m -- 2.18.47