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    Saija Bikanova
    Saija Bikanova
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Madonas, Latvia

    High School:
    Murjani Sport Gymnasium

    Event:
    Multi

    ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
    SO/SO

    04/12/2014

    4x400 Relay Team Resets Own School Record At Sea Ray Relays

    Emerson, Smith-Jenkins, Dismuke and Joseph reset the record from three weeks ago

    04/11/2014

    Day One In The Books For Women's Track & Field At Sea Ray Relays

    Five Huskies set seven personal-bests on day one in Knoxville

    04/11/2014

    Sea Ray Relays On Tap For Women's Track & Field This Weekend

    The Huskies will travel to Tennessee for the Sea Ray Relays, April 10-12

    04/05/2014

    Women's Track and Field Tallies Nine Top Finishes at UConn Invitational

    Saija Bikanova Leads to Three Top Finishes

    03/29/2014

    Mania Leads the Huskies On Day One at Raleigh Relays

    The Senior Posted UConn's Top Finish of the Day With a Silver in the 1500m Run

    2012-13 Outdoor (Sophomore)

    • Finished third in the heptathlon (5,012) at the ECAC Championships... high jump with a leap of 1.71m.
    • Claimed the bronze medal in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championships with 5,118 points... finished eighth in the high jump (1.70m)... Also competed in the shot put.

    2012-13 Indoor (Sophomore)

    • A fifth place finisher in the pentathlon at the BIG EAST Championships with an overall score of 3,710. Competed in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships.
    • Placed 2nd in the pentathlon at the New England Championships tallying 3,818 points. A seventh place finisher in the high jump at the New England Championships with a height of 1.70m.

    High School: Attended Murjani Sport Gymnasium in Seja, Latvia... Transferred from Nicholls State University... Was the 2011 national indoor champion in the long jump and the 2010 national champion in the pentathlon.

    Personal: Born on January 26, 1992... majoring in natural resources.