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Asia Cunningham
 Asia Cunningham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Florida

High School:
Miami Northwestern

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
01/24/1989

2008 (Freshman): Indoor: 11th in the 400-meter dash, 59.14, at the Texas Tech Invitational...clocked in at 59.18 in the preliminaries at the Frank Sevigne on Feb. 1...Outdoor: placed fifth in the 400m at the Don Kirby Invitational clocking in at 57.67, a season's best, on May 3...eighth at the UTEP Invitational, 58.04, on April 12...clocked in at 59.10 at the Springtime Invitational to finish ninth on March 29.

Before UTEP:
Earned all-state honors in 2005, 2006, and 2007 at Miami Northwestern High School ... led her 4x800 relay team to three first place finishes at the Florida State Championship in 2004, 2006, and 2007 and a second place finish in 2005 ... helped lead Miami Northwestern to three state titles for track and field in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... placed fifth in the 800-meter run, crossing with 2:17 at 2006 track and field state championships.

Personal: Majoring in physical therapy with a minor in kinesiology...daughter of Hector Grav and Geneva Cunningham ... has one brother (Derrick) and three sisters (Latrice, Monique, and Jeshia) ... born Jan. 24, 1989, in Miami, Fla.

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