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SUZIANN REID
Event: 400m
Height: 5-6
Weight: 138
PR: 50.74 (1999)
Born: January 14, 1977, in Kingston, Jamaica
Current Residence: Cary, NC
High School: Roosevelt HS (Md.) '95
College: Texas '00
Coach: George Williams
Agent: self
Club: Nike

Career Highlights: 2000, 2001 USA Indoor champion; 2001 Goodwill Games gold medalist (4x400); 1999 World Champs silver medalist (4x400); 3-time NCAA Outdoor 400 champion; 2-time NCAA Indoor 400 champion; 1996 US Junior champion; silver medalist at 1996 World Junior Championships

Reid won her first USA national championship in March 2000, the Indoor 400 title. With her mother a former hurdler and long jumper, Reid started running track as a first grader in Jamaica. Carrying dual citizenship with Jamaica, Reid moved to the United States at age 11 and took a few years off from track then went out for cross country as a ninth-grader: 'My coach noticed I had some speed. He asked me to come out for indoor track. I started in the 800 and gradually moved down.' She ended up winning countless high school state titles in Maryland and even lettered twice in cross country. Her high school track team won the state title every year she ran...dropped the baton as anchor of 4th place USA 4x400m relay team at 2001 World Outdoor Championships in Edmonton, but gained redemption when she anchored Team USA to gold at the 2001 Goodwill Games, beating Jamaica, which had won gold in Edmonton...Reid became eligible to represent the U.S. in 1995...she was MVP at the Penn Relays in 1995, when she split 52.1... pronounces her first name, 'Sooz-ANN.'

2005: DQ in 4x400m rounds at World Outdoors (lane violations)...6th at USA Outdoors (51.45)...best of 51.45.
2004: 7th at Olympic Trials (51.61)1st at Santo (51.09)ranked #6 U.S. by T&FN...best of 50.79
2002: 6th at USA Outdoors (52.69)3rd at Belem (51.46)2nd at Funchal (52.39)ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 51.46.
2001: Won USA Indoors 400m (52.01)won Tyson Invitational 400m (52.05) won Millrose Games 400m (53.35)6th at World Indoors 400m finalran anchor leg on 4th place USA 4x400m relay team at World Outdoors (3:26.88)ran anchor on U.S. gold medal winning 4x400 at Goodwill Games 5th at USA Outdoors (52.06)2nd at adidas Oregon Track Classic (51.05)ranked #6 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 50.86.
2000: 5th in semifinals at U.S. Olympic Trials (51.44)...won USA Indoors 400 (52.20), Air Force Millrose Games 400 (53.61) and adidas DC Invitational 400 (52.58)... 2nd at Oslo (51.62)... ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FN... best of 51.41.
1999: Won NCAA Indoor and Outdoor 400...2nd at USA Outdoors (51.38)... 8th in semis at World Champs; ran lead off leg on silver medal winning 4x400 relay...won NCAA Indoor 400 (51.68)... #3 in U.S. by T&FN... best of 23.13 and 50.74.
1998: Won NCAA Indoor (52.57); anchored runner-up 4x400 (52.9 for 3:34.06)... won NCAA Outdoors (51.22); anchored winning 4x400 (50.6 for 3:28.65)...won 600y (1:17.52) at Big 12 Indoor; 6th in 200 (23.82)... won Big 12 (51.12); 4th in 200 (23.40)... ranked #7 U.S. by T&FN... best of 23.18 and 50.86.
1997: 2nd in NCAA Outdoors (50.95 PR); anchor on winning 4x400 (52.04 for 3:28.43)...won Big 12 600y (1:19.62); third leg on winning 4x400 (3:34.89)...8th in 400 (54.11) at NCAA Indoor; second leg on runner-up 4x400 (53.6 for 3:34.26)...won Big 12 (51.62 PR); 7th in 200 (23.66)... ranked #8 U.S. by T&FN... best of 50.95.
1996: Won NCAA Outdoors (52.16); second leg on winning 4x400 (51.8 for collegiate record 3:27.50)... 3rd in NCAA Indoor (52.62); third leg on 3rd-place 4x400 (52.5 for 3:34.72)... won USA Juniors (52.46)... silver at World Juniors (53.17); anchor on 4th-place 4x400 (52.2 for 3:34.26)... 2nd in 200 (24.10) and 400 (53.46) at SWC Indoor...3rd in SWC (52.79); 4th in 200 heats (23.51w)... 8th in semi at Olympic Trials (54.39)... best of 51.68.
1995: Won National Scholastic Indoor (53.93); ran on winning 4x400...won Maryland state titles in 100, 200 and 400...won Golden West (52.77); 3rd in 200 (24.1)... bests of 11.65, 24.27 and 52.77.
1994: Won Maryland HS state titles in 100, 200 and 400...won National Scholastic Indoor (54.72)... best of 53.8.
1993: Won Maryland HS state titles in 100, 200 and 400... best of 53.63.
1992: Won Maryland HS state titles in 400 and 800... best of 55.12.

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