THIS YEAR: Freshman Mecca McGlaston joins the hurdle and sprints squads this year, focusing on the 100m HH, 200m dash and relays.
HIGH SCHOOL: McGlaston graduated from Dublin HS in 2016. She has a best of 13.18 in the 100m HH to finish second at the 2015 CIF state meet. Her time was the World Junior leader and the third-fastest in state history and sixth-fastest ever by a high school hurdler at that time. She cautiously came back from a quadricep injury last season and had a best 100m HH time of 13.85 and finished 10th at the 2016 CIF Championships.
PERSONAL: Mecca was born on July 23, 1998 in Oakland, Calif....Parents are Darrell McGlaston and Donna Harris and she has five siblings, Jojo, Jason, Brittany, Rachael, and Erica...Sports hero is Allyson Felix...Lists favorite food as sushi...One day would like to travel to Morocco...Enjoys dancing and listening to music in her free time...Favorite actor is Will Smith and favorite musical artist is Michael Jackson...Hopes to run professionally and become a sports agent or start her own clothing line...She is a Communication major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 100m HH -- 13.18