Niasia Harding
Niasia Harding
Height: 5'4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hempstead, NY
High School: Hempstead HS
Major: Elementary Education

Season: 1st

High School: Earned six varsity letters in track & field at Hempstead HS under Coach captain her senior year...earned one All-Conference honor...four-time County Champion, two-time All-County honoree, three-time All-Division, four-time All-State and an All-American in the 400...three-time conference champion, two-time All-Long Island Team...and Nassau County Most Outstanding Athlete in 2016-17...earned Hempstead HS's Most Valuable Athlete honor.

Personal: Daughter of William Harding and Ursula Harris...Early Childhood Education major who intends to follow her passion to teach...enjoys watching gymnastics and swimming...favorite athletes are Allyson Felix, Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt...favorite foods are crab legs, steak, shrimp and cheeseburgers...favorite movies are Prisoners, Harry Potter, and Titanic...favorite TV shows are Power, Empire, and Walking Dead...favorite music artists are Chris Brown, Rihanna and A-Boogie...favorite thing about Washington DC are the national museums and monuments...greatest athletic experience was running at the Adidas Grand Prix in the 4x100M and place 2nd overall...dream as a collegiate athlete is to become a national champion...greatest athletic influences are Coach Raffington and Charlene Lipsey...strangest habit on meet days is eating sunflower seeds.