The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and field teams will compete in the finals of the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.
At the final day of competition at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona added seven additional entries to the program's total for the finals in Eugene.
After a rain-delayed second day of competition at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona had five student-athletes advance to finals of the NCAA Championships.
After the first day of the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona had three student-athletes advance to finals of the NCAA Championships.
The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and fields will compete in the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round on May 23-25.
2012 MPSF All-Academic
2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
2012 NCAA Outdoor All-American
2012: Indoors, Romero posted a personal-best time of 24.11 in the 200-meter dash at the Boise State Team Challenge, good for third place ... She clocked a time of 24.65 at the MPSF Championships, good for 12th place overall in the event ... Also at the MPSF Championships, Romero clocked a personal-best time of 54.41 in the 400-meter run, good for third place ... At the Boise State Team Challenge, Romero posted a time of 54.42, good for second place in the 400 meters ... She was also a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that set the school record ... At the MPSF Championships, the quartet of Romero, Shale' Garland, Ariel Coleman and Echos Blevins clocked a season-best time of 3:36.13, good for second place ... Outdoors, Romero clocked a personal-best time of 23.77 at the Mt. SAC Relays, good for fifth place overall ... At the Pac-12 Championships, Romero's time of 23.94 in the preliminary round was good for 10th place ... At the preliminary portion of the NCAA Championships, Romero ran the two fastest races of her career in the 400 meters ... In the first round, Romero's personal-best time of 53.48 was good for 14th place overall and a spot in the quarterfinal ... She clocked a time of 53.58 in the quarterfinal, taking 17th place overall ... Additionally, Romero ran the third leg on the Pac-12 Champion 4x400-meter relay team, clocking a time of 3:31.85 ... The quartet of Romero, Echos Blevins, Tamara Pridgett and Georganne Moline did not lose a single race in the 4x400-meter relay heading into the NCAA Championships ... In the semifinal of the event, Romero and the 4x400-meter relay team had their undefeated streak snapped but they managed to make the final and set a school-record time of 3:31.06 ... The women earned All-America honors in the event, taking sixth place in the final with a time of 3:31.55.
2011: During the indoor season, her best time in the 200 meters came at the Texas A&M Challenge, posting a time of 24.72 ... In the 400-meter dash, her personal record came at the MPSF Indoor Championships, where she earned a fourth-place finish with a time of 54.97 ... Romero won the event at the Blue and Orange Opener, with a time of 56.61 ... She took third at the Lumberjack Invitational, running 55.87 ... Outdoors, primarily running the 400 meters, her best time came at the Pac-10 Championships where finished sixth (53.62) ... At the NCAA West Preliminaries, she finished 11th in the second round with a time of 53.69.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of St. Mary's High School, Romero was the team MVP her senior year ... She holds the school record for the 400-meter dash.
PERSONAL: Born Fauve Shapri Romero ... She is the daughter of Wayne Haye, and Randy and Rachel Anaya ... She aspires to be a psychiatrist after college ... Majoring in pre-human development and family studies.