Maria Augutis
blank Maria Augutis
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gothenburg, Sweden

High School:
Goteborgs Hogre Samskola

Height:
5-9

Event:
Jumps

2013: Outdoor - Traveled 38-8.25 to take seventh in the triple jump at the Spec Towns Invite.

2013: Indoor - Did not compete for the Lady Bulldogs.

2012: Outdoor - Completed her season by finishing 44th (38 feet, 9 ¾ inches) at the NCAA East Prelims...Had a season-best mark of 41-8 to take fourth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships...Finished fourth in the triple jump (40-9) to open her season at the Georgia Relays.

2012: Indoor - Earned runner-up honors in the high jump (5 feet, 9 ¾ inches) and finished fourth in the triple jump (40-1.50) to highlight the Auburn Invitational...Won the high jump at the Mark Colligan Memorial after passing over 5-9.75 on her second attempt...Was also third in the triple jump at the Mark Colligan meet...Soared over the bar at a season-best height of 5-11.50 to earn runner-up honors at the VT Elite meet...Won the high jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational...Hit a personal best and an NCAA automatic qualifying mark 6-0.75 to earn runner-up honors in the high jump at the SEC Championships, which gives her the fourth-best mark in school history.

2011: Outdoor - Suffered a foot injury before her event at the NCAA Championships and was forced to pull out of competition...Matched her 2010 NCAA East Prelims finish by taking ninth and advanced to her second straight NCAA Championships...Answered a challenge by the second-place finish by traveling a personal-best distance of 43 feet, 7 ¼ inches on her fifth triple jump attempt to earn the SEC title at the Championships...Finished second at the Georgia-Missouri dual meet...Was the runner-up at the Spec Towns Invite after reaching 42-4.75 on her third attempt.

2011: Indoor - Took third in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships after recording a career-best mark of 42 feet, 3 ¼ inches...Posted a personal-best mark of 41-10.75 for eighth place at the Tyson Invitational...Earned runner-up honors in the triple jump at the Clemson Challenge after reaching 40 feet.

2010: Outdoor - Finished her freshman season by competing at the NCAA Championships and taking 24th in the triple jump (38 feet, 9 ¾ inches)...qualified for the NCAA meet after finishing ninth in the triple jump (42-8) at the NCAA East Prelims...earned runner-up honors in the triple jump at the SEC Championships after traveling 42-3.25 on her sixth attempt...finished first at the Georgia Invitational with a mark of 42-0.50...won the Bulldog Limited with a career-best jump of 42-8...finished second with a season-best effort of 40-6.75 at the Yellow Jacket Invite.

2010: Indoor - Earned All-SEC Freshman honors after taking fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 40 feet, 8 ¾ inches at the SEC Championships...finished sixth in the triple jump with a personal-best mark of 40-7.75 at the Virginia Tech Elite.

High School: Won the 2007 Swedish Nationals in the triple jump...Four-time national junior champion...Won the 2007 Finnish-Swedish Junior meet...Finished fifth at the Finnish-Swedish meet in September 2007...Named the 2008 Athlete of the Year at Goteborgs Hogre Samskola (idrottsskolden)...Has a personal-best mark of 42 feet, 8 inches in the triple jump...Member of 2005 Swedish national team.

Personal: Born August 29, 1990...Daughter of Cecilia Augutis and Hasse Nylen...Majoring in Geography

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