Radiya Buchanan
Radiya  Buchanan

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Canton, Mass.

High School:
Canton

Event:
Jumps

Major:
Global Development

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Names 169 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2013-14 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.

05/11/2014

Mooney Crowned Conference Champion Again As Red Storm Finishes Fifth At BIG EAST Outdoor Championship

St. John's finishes with 88 team points and claims six total medals in Villanova, Pa.

05/05/2014

Red Storm Wins Six Events And Honors Seniors At Inaugural Tom Farrell Classic

St. John's pays tribute to volunteer assistant coach and Olympic medalist.

04/22/2014

Red Storm Track & Field Wins 11 Events At Annual Monday Meeting

St. John's back at DaSilva Memorial Track on May 3 for inaugural Tom Farrell Classic.

02/22/2014

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: SJU Claims Three Golds On Day 2 Of BIG EAST Championship

Red Storm scores 100 points and claims six total medals in fourth-place team finish.

05/04/2014

Inaugural Tom Farrell Classic - May 3, 2014

Inaugural Tom Farrell Classic - May 3, 2014

02/21/2014

2014 BIG EAST Indoor Championship

St. John's competes at the 2014 BIG EAST Indoor Championship at the NYC Armory.

10/15/2012

2012 University Service Day

2012 University Service Day

04/24/2012

Metropolitan Championships

2012 Outdoor Metropolitan Championships

04/10/2012

St. John's Monday Meeting

St. John's Track & Field April 9, 2012

As a Senior (2014-15): Named to the All-BIG EAST Indoor team after finishing second in the Pentathlon with a five-event point total of 2,998 … selected as a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team … Indoor Track – 60-Meter hurdles: ran a season and personal best time of 9.80 seconds at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships for a sixth place finish (Feb. 28-March 1) … High Jump: started her jumping season by earning a silver medal in the high jump at the STJ Bill Ward Meet with a mark of 1.60 meters (Dec. 8) … finished seventh at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a jump of 1.50 meters (Feb. 28-March 1) … Triple Jump: finished 10th overall at the NYC Metro Championships with a triple jump mark of 10.76 meters (Feb. 5-6) … Outdoor Track – 100-Meter Hurdles: ran a time of 16.20 seconds to finish sixth at the Tom Farrell Classic (May 1-2) … finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles final at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 18.13 seconds (May 8-9) … Triple Jump: won a gold medal at the Tom Farrell Classic when she jumped 11.73 meters (May 1-2) … jumped her best mark of the season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with mark of 11.66 meters to finish fifth overall (May 8-9) … High Jump: took home the silver medal at the Tom Farrell Classic when she jumped a season-best mark of 1.55 meters (May 1-2)

As A Junior (2013-14): Indoor - Pentathlon: earned a bronze medal at the BIG EAST Championship (Feb. 22) thanks a two-day point total of 2,902 ... High Jump: cleared a personal-best height of 1.50 meters to place seventh at the BIG EAST Championship (Feb. 22) ... Long Jump: reached a seasonal best 4.86 meters at the NYU Saturday Night Shootout (Jan. 18) ... 60-Meter Hurdles: clocked a personal-best time of 10.52 seconds at the NYU Saturday Night Shootout (Jan. 18) ...Outdoor - High Jump: claimed an individual title at the SJU Monday Meeting (April 21) thanks to a clearance at 1.50 meters ... set a personal-best with a jump of 1.55 meters in a 10th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship (March 10) ... 100-Meter Hurdles: clocked a personal-best time of 16.86 seconds at the BIG EAST Championship (March 10), finishing eighth ... Javelin: reached a mark of 19.52 meters at the Princeton Quad (April 12), a personal best.

As A Sophomore (2012- 2013): Selected to the 2012-13 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team ... Indoor - did not compete ... Outdoor - claimed the individual triple jump title at the STJ Monday Meeting (April 1) with a mark of 33 feet, 10 inches ... placed second in the high jump at the STJ Monday Meeting (April 1) with a clearance of 1.51 meters ... placed seventh in the long jump at the UCF Black & Gold meet (May 16) with a mark of 4.57 meters.

As A Freshman (2011-12): Indoor - Long Jump: recorded a season-best jump of 5.18 meters at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) ... placed tenth at the Long Island Championship (Jan. 20) with a mark of 5.03 meters ... Triple Jump: tied for sixth at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) with a jump of 10.65 meters ... jumped a season-best 10.71 meters at the Princeton Quad Meet (Jan. 14) ... Outdoor - Long Jump: shared the individual title at the STJ Monday Meeting (April 9) with a 4.90 meter jump ... set a season-best mark of 5.00 meters at the Metropolitan Championship (April 13).

At Canton: lettered five years in track & field and also served as captain her senior year ... was also a member of the soccer and basketball teams ... achieved personal records in track of 60 seconds in the 400-meter run, 37 feet 6 inches in the triple jump and 5 feet 1 inch in the high jump.

Personal: Daughter of Maryam Abdul-Rahim ... plans to study sociology with career aspirations of becoming a therapist ... knows the Arabic alphabet ... cites her middle school basketball coach as the most influential person in her life.

Off the Track

Favorite Movie: "Love & Basketball"

Favorite Food: Chicken, macaroni and cheese

Favorite Book: "Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini

Favorite Pro Athlete: Cam Newton

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