Xavier Romero
Xavier Romero
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Sunnyslope
Event: Sprints/Hurdles

2013-14 Competed in a total of 11 different events during the indoor and outdoor seasons … His primary event was the long jump where he recorded a season best jump of 20-07.25 feet on February 15 at the Little East Conference Indoor Championship meet … His second best jump was recorded on January 18 at the Ramapo College (N.J.) Indoor Selected with a leap of 20-05.75 feet … His best jump of the outdoor campaign came on April 11 at the ECSU Invitational with a jump of 20-05.25 feet … His fastest time in the 400 meter hurdles was earned at the ECSU Invitational with a time of 59.79 seconds … Earned his best time in the 60 meter hurdles on December 7 at the UMass Boston Indoor Open with a time of 9.19 seconds.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Transferred to UMass Boston from Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona … Graduated from Sunnyslope High School in Phoenix in 2012 … Was a member of his high school’s football, track and field, and basketball teams … Helped his track team to a regional championship … Born on July 27, 1992 … Son of James Romero and Dolores Jrujillo … Has three siblings Jonathan Romero, Rachel Maldonaldo and Lola Dedrick … Currently majoring in Biology.

INDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

60 Meter Dash 7.59 2/1/2014 Tufts University Stampede Classic
200 Meter Dash 25.33 12/7/2013 2nd Annual UMass Boston Open
400 Meter Dash 57.94 1/4/2014 Roxbury Community College Tiger All-Comers
55 Meter Hurdles 10.08 2/15/2014 Little East Conference/NE Alliance Championship
60 Meter Hurdles 9.19 12/7/2013 2nd Annual UMass Boston Open
Long Jump 20-07.25 ft (6.28m) 2/15/2014 Little East Conference/NE Alliance Championship
Triple Jump 39-09.25 ft (12.12m) 2/15/2014 Little East Conference/NE Alliance Championship

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

100 Meter Dash 12.03 (+1.4) 3/29/2014 Tufts University Snowflake Classic
110 Meter Hurdles 18.57 (+1.3) 4/5/2014 5th Annual Ramapo College Roadrunner Invite
400 Meter Hurdles 59.79 4/11/2014 8th Annual Eastern CT State U. Invitational
Javelin Throw 137-00 ft 4/19/2014 MIT Sean Collier Invitational