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    Tunisia Johnson
    Tunisia Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Long Beach, CA

    High School:
    Poly

    Height:
    5-9

    Event:
    Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    12/02/1984

    THIS YEAR: Senior Tunisia Johnson has improved her mechanics and has a chance to become one of the better hurdlers in the Pac-10.

    2005: In her junior season, posted a best 400m IH of 1:00.97 on May 15 at the Pac-10 Championship prelims...Placed seventh in the finals with a time of 1:01.69.

    2004: As a sophomore, Johnson had a best of 59.85, which she ran while taking second in the 400m IH at the UCLA dual meet...Took 12th at the NCAA West Regionals in 60.98.

    2003: As a true freshman, Johnson finished seventh at the Pac-10 Championships in the 400m IH in a time of 60.60...Ran a personal-best 59.59 at the Mt. Sac Relays, good at the time for eighth on the USC 400m IH chart...Finished second at the UCLA dual meet in at time of 59.96...Ran 60.54 at the NCAA West Regionals and did not advance past the prelims...Ran a season-best 13.92w in the 100m HH at Mt. Sac.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Johnson attended track and field powerhouse Long Beach (Calif.) Poly High, where she was a key member of the 2001 state championship squad...As a senior, she finished third at the state meet in the 300m IM in a time of 42.71...She also had one of the best marks in the state in the 100m HH...Was on Poly's winning 1600m relay squad that ran 3:35.99.

    PERSONAL: Tunisia was born on Dec. 2, 1984...She is a Fine Arts major at USC.

    CAREER BESTS: 400m IH -- 59.59