Colleen Felix
blank Colleen Felix
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Andrews, Grenada

High School:
St. David's Cathlolic Secondary School

Last College:
South Plains CC

Height:
5-10

Event:
Multi-Events

2012: Outdoor - Suffered three fouls in the triple jump to conclude her Lady Bulldog career at the NCAA East Prelims...Saved her best mark for her final attempt to take second in the triple jump (42 feet, 7 inches) at the SEC Championships while also finishing third in the javelin with a season-best mark of 149-8...Took fifth at the Drake Relays with a top mark of 41-8.75...Won the triple jump at the Spec Towns Invite after reaching 41-10 on her third attempt...Finished third in the javelin (128-3) at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Won the triple jump with a nationally leading mark of 43-1 and was runner-up in the javelin (146-6) at the Georgia Relays.

2012: Indoor - Opened her season by finishing fourth in the triple jump at the Razorback Invitational with a top effort of 41 feet, 3 ¼ inches...Won her second consecutive triple jump title at the SEC Championships after traveling a season-best 42-8.25...Earned Second Team All-America honors for the second season in a row after taking 15th in the triple jump (38-4.75) at the NCAA Championships.

2011: Outdoor - Had to sit out a majority of the NCAA East Prelims with a leg injury...Taking only three of six throws because of a leg injury, took fourth in the javelin (147-6) at the SEC Championships...However, was forced to sit out the triple jump as the conference's leader because of her injury...Finished first in the javelin after reaching 156-2 at the Drake Relays...Won the javelin at the Georgia-Missouri dual meet with a top throw of 153-6...Opened her season in the triple jump and shot to second in the school record books after winning the event with a career-best mark of 44-6.75 at the Spec Towns Invite...Also won the javelin at the Spec Towns meet with a mark of 153-10...Made her outdoor debut for the Lady Bulldogs and finished second in the javelin with a personal-best effort of 156-3 at the ASU Invite.

2011: Indoor - Finished with Second Team All-American honors after finishing 10th in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Won the Georgia women their first SEC indoor triple jump title since 1995 after reaching a personal-best mark of 44 feet, 3 ½ inches, improving her No. 2 spot in the Lady Bulldog record books...Had a career-best effort of 44-2 to take third at the Tyson Invitational...Improved her No. 1 triple jump mark in the national standings with a career-best and NCAA automatic qualifying effort of 44-1.50 to win the Virginia Tech Elite meet and move to No. 2 in the school record books...Won her second straight meet in the triple jump (43-1) and also finished sixth in the long jump (19-5.50) at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge...Took off for a personal-best and national leading mark of 43-5.75 to win the triple jump at the Clemson Challenge to open her UGA career.

South Plains Community College: 2009 & 2010 - Captured three NJCAA outdoor titles after winning the javelin in 2009 and 2010 and the triple jump in 2010...Helped South Plains win back-to-back NJCAA outdoor team titles in 2009 and 2010...National runner-up in the heptathlon and triple jump as a freshman...Finished second in the triple jump at the 2009 NJCAA Indoor Championships...Named the 2010 NJCAA Track & Field Athlete of the Year...Personal-best marks of 5,170 points (heptathlon), 154 feet, 2 inches (javelin), 42-10.25 (triple jump), 5-7 (high jump), 19-2 (long jump), 42-1.50 (shot put) and 14.14 in the 100-meter hurdles.

High School: Won Bronze medals in both the pentathlon and the javelin at the 2008 Carifta Games.

Personal: Born November 30, 1989...Daughter of Ann Felix and Claudius Charles...One of seven children in her family...Majoring in Speech Communications.

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