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Coach Tanesha Carr (Alumni)

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I'm from Denver, CO. I started running track when I was in middle school. My events were the 100, 200, 4*100, 4*200 and long jump. I attended Overland High School and graduated from Eaglecrest High School. I also ran for HCF Flames Club team and finished with the Colorado Flyers. I attended college at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. I went placed in Regionals and went to the NCAA Championship my senior year. I graduated from there in fall 2008. In my last semester of college I was an assistant grad coach and after graduating I continued to volunteer for UNLV. I still continue to work out and look forward to being the strength and conditioning coach for Mack Track Elite Sprints Jumps and Relay Club.

Two-time Academic All-MWC selection

UNLV: One of just four seniors on the Rebel team ... a sprinter who has improved each year during her career ... will be counted on to be a leader on a young Rebel squad ... could also compete in the jumping events this year.

2006-07: A member of the Rebel cross country team in 2006 ... ran in six of seven events for the harriers ... best time in the 5K was 27:29.80 at the UC Riverside Invitational (9/30) ... ran a time of 36:17.60 in the 6K at the 2006 MWC Cross Country Championships (10/28) ... participated in four indoor meets for UNLV ... ran both the 60 and 200 meters while also competing in the long jump ... best time in the 60 meters was 7.93 at the Albuquerque Invitational (2/10) ... she also clocked her fastest time in the 200 meters at that meet with a time of 26.82 ... competed in the long jump just once, leaping 15'-9.75" at the NAU Invitational (2/10) ... competed in a variety of events during the outdoor season ... in a pair of meets she ran the 100 meters, threw the javelin and also did the long jump ... tossed the javelin a career-best 73'-2.00" at the UNLV Duel Meet (3/17) ... earned Academic All-MWC honors in both cross country and track and field ... it was the second-straight year the Carr earned the academic honor in track and field.

2005-06: Competed in four indoor events for the Rebels ... best finish of the season was fourth in the 60 meters with a time of 7.99 at the United Heritage Invitational (2/4) ... ran a time of 7.80 in the 60 meters at the MWC Championships ... ran in six events during the outdoor season ... finished ninth in the 100 meters with a time of 12.65 at the Aztec Classic (3/17) ... placed 10th in the same event with a time of 12.29 at the UNLV Invite (4/1) ... ran a leg on the 400 meter relay squad that placed sixth with a time of 46.50 at the NCAA West Regional ... earned Academic All-MWC honors in track and field.

2004-05: Ran in three indoor meets as a true freshman ... best finish was ninth in the 60 meters (7.92) at the Springco Invitational ... finished 15th in the 60 meters (7.90) at the MWC Indoor Championships, which was also a career-best time ... placed third in the 100 meters (12.53) at the Long Beach Relays, her first outdoor competition as a Rebel ... matched her career best in the 100 meters at the MWC Outdoor Championships, placing 13th with a time of 12.53.

High School: Ran in three Colorado state championship meets in high school, competing in the 100, 200, 400 meter relay, 800 meter relay and sprint-medley relay ... placed fifth in the 100 meters with (12.3), sixth in the 200 meters (25.6) and fourth in the 800-meter relay at the state championship during her senior season. Personal: Tanesha J. Carr ... born on Nov. 6, 1985, in Denver, CO ... is the daughter of Taunetta Frazier and Tony Thrower ... has four sisters and four brothers ... majoring in kinesiological sciences ... enjoys dancing and singing.

Carr's UNLV Career Bests:

60 M      7.80 at MWC Indoor Championships (2/25/06)
200 M  27.47 at Husky Invitational (2/12/05)
LJ  16'-4.50" at Silver State Open (1/28/06)

100 M  12.22 at ASU Invitational (3/25/06)
200 M  26.28 at Long Beach Invitational (4/16/05)
LJ  16'-9.75" at MWC Outdoor Championships (5/13/06)
Javelin  73'-2.00" at UNLV Duel Meet (3/17/07)

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