Kingston, Jamaica / Alpha Academy
Indoor Track & Field - Second-year member of the team who has earned one letter • school record holder in the 60 meter hurdles (8.55). 2011-12 Season: Set the school record in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.55 at the Princeton Invitational • finished fifth in the 60 meter hurdles at the ECAC Championships to earn All-East honors • won the 60 meter hurdles at the Thomson Invitational, Lafayette/Rider Invitational, Princeton Invitational, and Collegiate Challenge • won the long jump at the Princeton Invitational with a season-best mark of 18’3”, the sixth longest in school history • ran the 60 meters in 7.97 at the New Balance Invitational and the 200 meters in 26.99 at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational. 2010-11 Season: Did not compete in any meets for the Blue Hens.
Outdoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • school record holder in the 100 meter hurdles (13.50). 2012 Season: Finished second in the 100 meter hurdles at the CAA Championships and ECAC Championships • placed 27th in the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA East Regionals with a season-best time of 13.50 • won the 100 meter hurdles at the VCU Invitational, Navy Invitational, Colonial Relays, and Delaware Open • captured the 100 meters in 12.62 at the Delaware Open • won the 4x100 meter relay at the Delaware Open and the 4x200 meter relay at the Colonial Relays • ran the 400 meter hurdles in 1:10.29 at the Delaware Open • finished the 200 meters in 26.17 at the Colonial Relays • posted a season-best long jump of 17’7” at the VCU Invitational • named National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Mar. 26. 2011 Season: Finished fifth in the 100 meter hurdles in a school-record time of 14.07 at the CAA Championships • won the 100 meter hurdles at the Golden Ram Invitational and VCU Invitational, and placed 18th at the ECAC Championships • member of the shuttle hurdles relay team that finished sixth at the Penn Relays with a time of 1:00.25 • ran the 100 meters in 12.54 at the CAA Championships and the 200 meters in 27.58 at the Delaware Open • posted a long jump of 16’11.25” at the VCU Invitational.
High School: Attended Convent of Mercy Academy "Alpha" in Kingston Jamaica • was a member of the CMA track & field team for eight years, from 2003-2010 • was her school's national representative at the Carifta Games in 2007.
Personal: LaToya Nikeisha James • born August 23, 1991 in Kingston, Jamaica • daughter of Stanhope James and Winsome Johnson • criminal justice major at Delaware with plans to become a lawyer • has been competitively running since age 13 • enjoys playing netball in her free time.