Selma, Kleinsasser, Ozorai and Conatser Shine At Cal State L.A. Invitational
Boyd wins twice and Novy and Olonade post school all-time top 10 marks
Trojans at home this weekend hosting among others, No. 1 (M)/No. 6 (W) Texas A&M
Freshman Hayward posts USC top 10 mark in women's pole vault
Trojans open season this weekend at the Rossi Relays
THIS YEAR: Senior Herb Dew begins his second season as a high jumper for USC after transferring from Glendale Community College in Arizona. He has the potential to challenge the USC top 10 list in the event.
2013: Dew won the high jump at the Claremont Relays on February 23 at his debut meet as a Trojan with a height of 7-0.25 (2.14m). Tied for first at the Trojan Invitational on March 23 with a clearance of 7-0.25 (2.14m), to tie his season best jump. Cleared 6-10.75 (2.10m) to finish third on April 19 at the Mt. SAC Relays. At the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 27, he tied for second in the high jump with a clearance of 6-8.75 (2.05m), placed seventh in his first long jump competition as a Trojan with a leap of 22-7.00 (6.88m), just off his PR, and placed fifth in the triple jump with a jump of 47-2.50 (14.39m). Took seventh place in the high jump at the Pac-12 Championships by tying his season-high of 7-00.25 (2.14m). Tied for 30th in the NCAA Preliminary Rounds of the high jump with a clearance of 6-9.50 (2.07m).
BEFORE USC: Dew competed at Glendale Community College in Arizona for two seasons where he earned an associate degree in art. He placed third with a jump of 6-11 (2.11m) and helped his team finish seventh at the 2012 NJCAA Division I Championships on May 15. Set a PR of 7-3.00 (2.21m) at the Glendale Invite on Feb. 11, 2012. Had a PR in the long jump of 22-7.25 (6.89m) at the ACCAC Scottsdale on March 23.
HIGH SCHOOL: Dew is a 2010 graduate of Liberty High in Peoria, Ariz. He was tha Arizona state champion in the high jump and triple jump in 2010...he won the high jump at 6-8, the triple jump with a leap of 45-11 and placed fifth in the long jump at 21-7.50. Also competed on the basketball team.
PERSONAL: Herb was born on April 26, 1992 in Detroit, Mich...His mother is Laverta Dew and he has two sibblings, Vern Gwynn and Cordaro Dew...In his spare time he likes to play basketball and go dancing...Was known as a very talented rapper in his high school days, performing under the name of Spotlight...His favorite actor is Nevin Hart, favorite musician is Chris Brown and favorite movie is All About the Benjamins...His favorite food is chicken....Lists his sports hero as Jesse Williams because he is a beast at the high jump...After USC would like to continue to high jump and become a coach...He is a Human Performance major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: HJ -- 7-3.00 (2.21m) LJ-- 22-7.25 (6.89m)