Frank Puriza Athlete Profile

Frank Puriza

Position: Sprints Height: 5-9 Weight: 155 Hometown: Namibia

Personal

Born in Namibia ... parents are Freddy and Meriam Puriza ... majoring in construction management.

Before BYU

Was named Sport Man of the Year for three years at Jan Mohr High School ... was the 2003 World Youth Finalist-placed fifth ... ran best time in the 400m of 47.57 at the World Youth Championships in Canada, setting the Namibian Youth Record; in 2005 in Botswana ran the 400m in 46.55 at the African Senior Championships.

Stats

BEST TIMES : 200m - 20.92 , 400m - 46.55