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    Jason Price
    Jason Price

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oakland, Calif.

    High School:
    De La Salle

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    200m, 400m

    Birthdate:
    04/24/1988

    THIS YEAR: The senior captain struggled to find his stride last season while coming back from injury, but he finished the season as a member of USC's All-American 4x400m relay team. Enters this season healthy and ready to build upon his sophomore success.

    2009: Had a season-best 400m time of 47.92 at the Dual Meet on May 2. Ran the leadoff lead for USC's 4x400m relay team which placed seventh at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:04.18, the eighth-fastest time in school history. Had a time of 48.62 at the Pac-10 Championships, but did not advance to the finals. Ran the leadoff leg for the winning 4x400m relay team. Also ran the first leg for the 4x400m relay team which won the West Regional with a time of 3:06.09.

    2008: Set a new PR in the 400m with a time of 46.35 to place second at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on May 3. Took sixth in the 400m at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 46.55. Lead off for USC's 4x400m relay team which took third with a time of 3:05.35. Came in fourth in the 400m with a time of 47.12 at the NCAA West Regional on May 31. He injured his foot at the meet. Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 400m dash, but was forced to limp to the finish and did not get out of the first round.

    2007: Ran a career-best 400m of 48.16 in the preliminary round of the Pac-10 Championships on May 12 to qualify for the finals the next day. Placed ninth at the Pac-10 finals in the 400m with a time of 48.64. Finished fourth in the 400m at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 28 with a time of 48.78.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Price prepped at De La Salle High in Concord, Calif...ran the third-fastest 400m all-time by a Spartan (48.28) in 2006...Also as a senior ran the first leg for the 4x400m relay team that set the school record with a time of 3:17.27.

    PERSONAL: Jason was born on April 24, 1988 in Washington, D.C...His sister, Elizabeth, is a sophomore at USC...In his spare time is involved with finance, investment management and business leadership...He is a Business Administration and Finance major at USC.

    CAREER BESTS: 200m -- 21.99, 400m -- 46.35