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Tia Strackman
Tia  Strackman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pembroke Pines, Fla.

High School:
Hallandale High

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
04/23/1998


05/13/2017

Durgin Sets Meet Record in 10 K Race on Friday

The Huskies rank second in the team standings after Day One

02/10/2017

UConn Competes in Valentine Invitational

Huskies now look ahead to American Athletic Conference indoor championships.

01/29/2017

UConn Racks Up 18 Personal Bests at Columbia East-West Challenge

Huskies finish fifth overall after Saturday's events.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)
Outdoor(2017)
  • Finished sixth in 4x400 at UCF Black and Gold Challenge. 
  • Top-20 finishes in 4x400, 100m hurdles and 400m at Miami Hurricane Collegiate Invitational. 
  • Top-10 finishes in 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles at Sam Howell Invitational. 
  • Bronze medal in 400m (1:03.69) hurdles at UConn Northeast Challenge. 
  • Ninth-place finishes in 4x400 and 400m hurdles at Larry Ellis Invitational. 
  • Clocked in at 61.42 in the 400m hurdles at the Penn Relays
  • Earned seventh in 400m hurdles at American Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a PR of 61.40.
  • Turned in a time of 14.00 in the 100m hurdles preliminary at the American Track and Field Championships.
Indoor (2016-17)
  • Top-20 finishes in 4x4, 60m hurdles and 400m at Wagner Invite and Columbia East-West Challenge. 
  • Placed 14th in 60m hurdles (8.98) at David Hemery Valentine Invitational. 
  • Finished eighth in 60m hurdles at American Indoor Track and Field Championships. 
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity runner at Hallandale High School ... team captain in 2016 ... earned second place in the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles at the Florida State Championships ... helped her team win the 2015 State Championship ... played two years of varsity volleyball ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated in the Top 10 percent of her class.

PERSONAL: Tia Imani Strackman ... daughter of Rolf and Mary Strackman ... has one sister Tatiana ... majoring in business.

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