Erika Cushnie

HometownHilo, Hawaii
Prev. SchoolWaiakea HS


Track: Placed ninth in the high jump with a mark of 1.58 meters at the outdoor RMAC Track and Field Championship … placed 16th in the javelin with a mark of 30.48 meters at the outdoor RMAC Track and Field Championship … second team indoor All-Conference in the high jump … placed third in the high jump with a mark of 1.67 meters at the indoor RMAC Track and Field Championship … indoor season bests/1.67 meters … outdoor season bests/high jump-1.63 meters, javelin-31.42 meters ... also plays on the women's volleyball team

Pre UCCS Notes:


Before UCCS: Was a three-time all-state honorable mention selection, twice while playing for a Hawaii Prep team that was the Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division I champions in 2009 and once with Waiakea High School as a senior ... was first-team all-Big Island as a senior and second team as a junior ... was named MVP at two tournaments this past season, the St. Joseph's Volleyball Invitational and the Haili Volleyball Tournament ... an outstanding all-around athlete, Cushnie is regarded as the Big Island's best high jumper in track and is also an accomplished soccer player

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in psychology and hopes to become an animal assisted therapist ... daughter of Brian and Rochelle Cushnie ... has a sister, Vanessa, who will be a sophomore playing volleyball at Adams State in 2010... enjoys the beach, movies and books

Stories featuring Erika Cushnie

May 15, 2011Benfield wins 400 hurdles as track season ends for all but one Mountain LionGOLDEN - Ashley Benfield won the 400-meter hurdles as the outdoor track & field season ended Sunday for all but one University of Colorado at Colorado Springs athlete at the Colorado Mines Last Chance Qualifier at Stermole Track & Field Complex.
April 18, 2011Track Team Returns from California Trip with School Records, Personal BestsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track team was California dreamin' this past weekend and woke up with another national qualifying mark, four school records and 21 personal bests.
March 1, 2011Three UCCS athletes named to USTFCCCA all-Central Region teamThree University of Colorado at Colorado Springs athletes were named all-Central region in indoor track by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced Tuesday.
February 26, 2011UCCS has 15 named all-RMAC as teams take sixth at conference championshipsKEARNEY, Neb. – Jonathan Wright joined Lauren Graham as a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champion as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed a strong showing at the RMAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at the Health & Sports Center.
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