Jalen Young
Jalen Young
Birth Date: 05/28/1993
Year: Freshman
Hometown: East Providence, R.I.
High School: LaSalle Academy
Position: Sprints

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): INDOOR: Earned Co-Rookie of the Week honors after earning second in the 200m dash (22.37) and the 400m dash (49.74) at the Sorlien Invite; his 200m performance is the top in the Atlantic 10 Conference to date and his 400m is the third best... At Navy, took second in the 400m dash (49.38) and fourth in the 200m dash (22.37)... Earned Rookie of the Week after winning the 400m dash (49.22) at the Torpey Tribute. Young's time in the 400m currently stands as the fastest this season in the Atlantic 10... At the Atlantic 10 Indoor's, was named Most Outstanding Rookie Performer after winning the 400m dash and finishing second in the 200m, where he was just .14 seconds, behind Xavier's winner. OUTDOOR: At the Florida Relays, placed 12th on the 1600m sprint medley (3:25.47), 19th in the 4x200m (1:26.37) and 27th on the 4x100m team (41.83)... At Brown's Springtime Open earned third in the 200m dash (22.51) and third in the 400m dash (49.89), which is 21st in the A-10.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended LaSalle Academy... Earned first and second honors his freshman, sophomore and junior years; third honors his senior year... Played football, basketball and track and field... Captained indoor and outdoor track and field his senior year... Career bests: 100m = 10.47, 200m = 21.17, 300m = 35.02 and 400m = 47.65... Earned most athletic... First team all-state honors... Best male indoor athlete... Most dedicated... Won all major meets his senior year... 300m: first in indoor New England Championship (35.02) and first in indoor Dartmouth Invitational (35.17)... 400m: first in outdoor New Englands (47.65) and first in indoor Yale Invitational (49.70)... Fastest 200m, 300m, 400m runner in New England... School record in 200m (21.17) and 400m (47.65).

PERSONAL: Born May 28, 1993... Son of Corey Young and Lisa Mauricio... Has two brothers, Darien Young and Devin Mauricio, and two sisters, Destiny Mauricio and Kiana Young... Enjoys cooking, running and DJing... Favorite athlete is Tyson Gay... Favorite teams are the Boston Celtics and New York Yankees.