Artensia Young
Artensia Young

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Junipero Serra HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
LJ-TJ-Hurdles

Birthdate:
01/07/1986

Experience:
3V

Junior (2008): Was a regional qualifier in the triple jump, recording a wind-aided mark of 41-6.00 (12.65m) at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Qualifier, which was also the fifth best in school history...took ninth at the west regional with a mark of 40-8.75 (12.41m)...season-best jump in the long jump was 17-3.50 (5.27m), which was earned at the Big Meet.

Sophomore (2007): Had Cal's second-best triple jump heading into the regional, with a 40-6.75 (12.36 meters) qualifier she recorded to take ninth at the Pac-10 Championships... also posted a 16-6.50 (5.04) in the long jump at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational and a 1:12.67 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big Meet...ran on Cal's 4x100-meter relay that ran a 46.85 and took second at the Big Meet...set a lifetime-best with a 41-4.50 (12.61) to take sixth in the triple jump at the Dan DeHart Invitational.

Freshman (outdoors, 2006): Ran lifetime bests in the 100-meter hurdles (14.04 in the Cal Multi-Events Meet) and 400-meter hurdles (1:05.74, Big Meet) and notched a PR in the high jump of 1.60 meters (5-3, Cal Multi-Events)...recorded a lifetime-best 4915 in the heptathlon at the Cal Multis...honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic...as a sophomore indoors in 2006, set her 60-meter hurdles lifetime best of 8.96 at the Modrall Sperling Invitational...set PRs in the triple jump (12.53 meters, 41-1.5) and 3614 in the pentathlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships...an MPSF academic all-conference selection.

Freshman (indoors, 2005): Posted Cal's second best mark of the season at the MPSF Championships (40-11.50)...in the long jump, set Cal's sixth-best mark of the season with a 17-6 at the Cougar Classic...redshirted the outdoor season.

High School: Competed at Junipero Serra High School and was a state finalist in the triple jump...set personal records of 40-5 in the triple jump, 19-0 in the long jump and 14.2 in the 100-meter hurdles...played varsity volleyball for one year.

Personal: Born Jan. 7, 1986, in Los Angeles, Calif....parents are Anthony and Sabrina Young...Anthony Young ran hurdles for UCLA and Idaho...social welfare major.

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