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Kareem Archer

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Hometown:
Plainfield, N.J.

High School:
Plainfield

Birthdate:
12/11/1976

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Villanova Career: Competed from 1994-98 ... Penn Relays champion in the 4x800 meter relay as a senior ... Three-time BIG EAST outdoor champion in the 400 meter hurdles (1996, 1997, 1998) ... Also won the 200 meters crown indoors (1998) ... Captured one BIG EAST relay title outdoors ... Won a total of four IC4A titles, including the 400 meter hurdles outdoors in 1997 and 1998 ... Also was a part of one relay win both indoors and outdoors.

International Competition: Earned a spot on the Jamaican team at the 1997 World Championships ... Finished second in the 400 meter hurdles at the trials with a time of 49.13.

Personal: Born 12/11/76 in Kingston, Jamaica ... One of five children of George and Merlene Archer ... Siblings are Julie, Corey, Camille and George ... Attended Plainfield High School and won two varsity letters in track ... Earned all-county honors his senior year and was the MVP of the Minuteman Invitational ... Presented with the Scholar-Athlete Award for the 1993-94 academic year and achieved Honor Roll status academically three years ... Was twice featured in "Who's Who Among America's High School Students."

PENN RELAYS CHAMPIONSHIPS

4x800 Meter Relay                                 1998

BIG EAST INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

200 Meters                                        1998

BIG EAST OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

400 Meter Hurdles                                 1996, 1997, 1998
4x400 Meter Relay                                 1997

IC4A INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Distance Medley Relay                             1996

IC4A OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

400 Meter Hurdles                                 1997, 1998
4x400 Meter Relay                                 1995

PARTIAL CAREER RESULTS

1997 Outdoor Season

110 Meter Hurdles             13.79               BIG EAST Championships (Villanova)
110 Meter Hurdles             13.83               Tar Heel Invitational
110 Meter Hurdles             13.90               IC4A Championship (George Mason)
110 Meter Hurdles             13.90               Tar Heel Invitational
110 Meter Hurdles             13.94               NCAA Championships (Indiana)
110 Meter Hurdles             13.95               IC4A Championship (George Mason)
110 Meter Hurdles             14.17               BIG EAST Championships (Villanova)
110 Meter Hurdles             14.19               NCAA Championships (Indiana)
110 Meter Hurdles             14.71               Widener Invitational
110 Meter Hurdles             14.79               Villanova Invitational

400 Meter Hurdles 48.80 IC4A Championship (George Mason) 400 Meter Hurdles 49.18 NCAA Championships (Indiana) 400 Meter Hurdles 49.34 NCAA Championships (Indiana) 400 Meter Hurdles 49.93 IC4A Championship (George Mason) 400 Meter Hurdles 50.38 Penn Relays 400 Meter Hurdles 50.42 Florida Relays 400 Meter Hurdles 50.63 Texas Relays 400 Meter Hurdles 50.81 Tar Heel Invitational 400 Meter Hurdles 51.24 BIG EAST Championships (Villanova) 400 Meter Hurdles 51.28 BIG EAST Championships (Villanova) 400 Meter Hurdles 52.78 Villanova Invitational

4x400 Meter Relay 3:14.18 (1) Penn Relays 4x400 Meter Relay 3:15.08 (1) BIG EAST Championships (Villanova)

1997-98 Indoor Season

55 Meter Hurdles              7.23, 2nd           IC4A Championship (Cornell)
55 Meter Hurdles              7.23, Trials        NCAA Championships (Indianapolis)
55 Meter Hurdles              7.28, 2nd           BIG EAST Championships (Syracuse)
55 Meter Hurdles              7.28, 4th           NCAA Championships (Indianapolis)
55 Meter Hurdles              7.37, Trials        BIG EAST Championships (Syracuse)
55 Meter Hurdles              7.38, Trials        BIG EAST Championships (Syracuse)

200 Meters 21.18, 1st BIG EAST Championships (Syracuse) 200 Meters 21.44, Trials BIG EAST Championships (Syracuse)

1998 Outdoor Season

400 Meter Hurdles             49.66, 1st          Florida Relays
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