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 Darren James
Darren James
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bayside, N.Y.

High School:
Archbishop Molloy

Height:
6-1

Position:
Sprints/Jumps

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)
Indoor T&F: Made collegiate debut at the BU Season Opener (12/7), placing 8th in the 400m (50.31) and helping the 4x400m relay placed 2nd in 3:20.80...4x400m placed 6th in 3:30.69 at the Dartmouth Relays (1/10-12)...clocked a PR of 1:06.04 in the 500m at the Battle in Beantown (1/18)...36th in the 400m (49.50) at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24-25)...set a personal best time of 49.27 in the 400m at the BU David Hemery Valentine (2/7-8)...posted a PR of 22.62 in the 200m and ran 49.38 in the 400m for 6th place at the Bu Scarlet and White (2/15)...competed at the ACC Championships (2/27-3/1), 26th place in the 400m (51.53) and ran a leg of the 4x400m that finished 9th in 3:21.62...concluded the season at the IC4A Championships (3/7-9), 4x400m relay qualified for finals in a season best time of 3:13.67 to place 6th overall.
Outdoor T&F: Competed at the Raleigh Relays (3/28-29), ran 51.08 for 400m and helped the 4x200m relay squad place 16th in 1:28.36...4x400m relay finished in 6th place (3:19.68) at the Sam Howell Invitational...competed at the ACC Championships (4/17-19), posted a season best time in the 200m (22.84) and placed 22nd in the 400m (50.17)...clocked a season best time of 49.75 in the 400m at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/25), and ran a leg of the 4x100m relay that placed 2nd in 43.11...competed at the New England Championships (5/8-9), helped the 4x400m relay squad post a season best (3:12.91) to solidify their place on BC's all-time list...also helped the 4x1m relay squad post a season best (42.78)...concluded the season at the IC4A Championships (5/16-18), 4x400m relay placed 18th overall in 3:17.66...honored with "Rookie of the Year" award for BC T&F...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

BEFORE BC
High school team captain... 2012 and 2013 team MVP... 2013 CHSAA indoor city long jump champion... 2012 CHSAA indoor Brooklyn-Queens long jump champion... 2012 CSAA outdoor Brooklyn-Queens champion in both 400m and long jump.

PERSONAL
Born to Alston and Sharon James... two siblings: Brian (15) and Veronica (10)... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management as a finance major.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
200m
22.62 - BU (2/15/2014)
400m
49.27 - BU (2/7/2014)
500m
1:06.04 - Battle in Beantown (1/18/2014)

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