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Joshua Short
 Joshua Short

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Hanks High School

Height:
6-1

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
11/07/1988

2008 (Freshman): Indoor: Clocked in at 9:04 in the 60-meter hurdles to finish 12th at the C-USA Championships on Feb. 16...finished 11th in the 600-yard run with a time of 1:19.89 at the Frank Sevigne Invitational on Feb. 12...28th in the 400-meter dash, 53.19, at the Texas Tech Invite on Jan. 26. Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles at the UTEP Invitational with times of 15.91 and 59.64, respectively, on April 12...eighth in the 400m hurdles clocking in at 57.43 at the Springtime Invitational and 12th in the 110m hurdles at 16.47.

Before UTEP: Earned a track and fi eld district championship in three events for J.M. Hanks High School in 2007 ... won the 2006 district championship for wrestling ... also lettered in football ... came to UTEP with PRs of 39.1 in the 300-meter hurdles, 15.08 in the 110-meter hurdles and 51.8 in the 400-meter dash.

Personal: Full name is Joshua Ryan Short ... majoring in civil engineering ... son of Michael and Beverly Short ... has one sister (Jennifer) and two brothers (Jason and Jordan) ... born Nov. 7, 1988, in El Paso, Texas.