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2013, 2015 Second Team Outdoor All-American
2013 Second Team Indoor All-American
2014, 2015 First Team Outdoor All-American
2014, 2015 First Team Indoor All-American
2015: Outdoor - Opened her season with a season-best mark of 6 feet, ½ inches to win the high jump at the Georgia Invite...Won the long jump at both the Georgia Tech Invite (20-8) and the Drake Relays (21-0.75)...Was fourth at the SEC Championships in the long jump after her best mark measured a season-best 21-5.25...Finished second in the long jump (21-1.25) and third in the high jump (5-11.50) at the NCAA East Prelims to qualify in both events...Scored a point in the long jump with a 21-4 mark for eighth place at the NCAA Championships and was 10th in the high jump after going over the bar at 5-11.25.
Indoor - Took second in the long jump at the Tyson Invitational thanks to a best mark of 20-9.25...Traveled 20-7 to finish seventh at the NCAA Championships and score two points for the Lady Bulldogs.
2014: Outdoor - Recorded a national-leading long jump of 21 feet, 5 ¼ inches to win the Alabama Relays and had five jumps in her series over 20 feet...Also won the 100-meter dash in her first time running the event for Georgia with an 11.92 at the Alabama Relays...Was the second collegiate finisher (third overall) in the long jump after her second and third attempts measured 20-4.25...Opened with a mark of 21-4.25 to win the long jump at the Spec Towns Invite...Was the top collegiate finisher (second overall) at the War Eagle Invite after her second jump measured 20-6.50 (passed on final four attempts)...Won the long jump over the 2014 NCAA indoor champion (TCU's Lorraine Ugen) at the Drake Relays with a mark of 20-8...Worked up to a third long jump of 20-9.25 to finish third at the SEC Championships...Slipped into the NCAA Championships with an 11th-place finish (20-3) at the NCAA East Prelims...Traveled 20-9 to take fifth at the NCAA Championships to pick up her second First Team All-America certificate of 2014.
2014: Indoor - Surged three spots in the standings on her sixth and final long jump to take second with a mark of 20-9.75 and earn her first First Team All-America certificate at the NCAA Championships...Clocked a career-best time of 7.60 for fourth in the 60-meter dash at the Auburn Invite...Took fourth in the long jump at the Vanderbilt Invite thanks to a mark of 19 feet, 11 ¾ inches...Traveled a season-best distance of 21-2.75 to win the long jump at the VT Elite Meet...Won the Texas A&M Invite after soaring 20-5.75 in the long jump...Was third at the SEC Championships with a top effort of 20-5.75.
2013: Outdoor - Was named a Second Team All-American with a 14th-place finish (20 feet, 3 ¾ inches) in the long jump at the NCAA Championships...Reached 20-0.25 to take 10th in the long jump at the NCAA Prelims to assure her spot at the NCAA Championships...Finished fourth at the SEC Championships after reaching 20-4.25 in the long jump...Earned runner-up honors at the Spec Towns Invite with a top effort of 20-4.50.
2013: Indoor - Opened her Georgia career by winning the long jump at the Auburn Invite with a mark of 20 feet, 4 ¼ inches...Soared to a personal-best mark at Georgia of 21-0.50 to win her second consecutive meet...Featuring three jumps over 20-5, she won her third straight long jump competition with a top effort of 20-7.25 at the Akron Invite...Won her fourth meet after reaching 20-9.25 at the VT Elite Meet...Matched her personal best in the long jump (21-0.50) to win the title at the SEC Championships...Had a top effort of 20-6.25 despite battling an ankle injury to earn a Second Team All-America certificate with a 12th-place finish at the NCAA Championships.
High School: Won the long jump at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Lille, France, and took third in the high jump...Named the 2011 National Junior Female Athlete of the Year...Set a national junior record in the long jump...Personal-best marks of 21 feet, 7 ¼ inches (long jump) and 6-1.25 (high jump)...Took fourth at the World Junior Games in the long jump and won both the high and long jumps at the National High School Athletics Championships as a senior...Captured the Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA) under-20 long jump crown as a junior...Finished second in both the long jump and high jump at the high school championships during her third year...Won the long jump and was third in the high jump at the high school championships as a sophomore while repeating as CARIFTA long jump under-17 champion...Was also a silver medalist in the long jump at CARIFTA and won the long jump at Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) as a sophomore...Captured the CARIFTA under-17 long jump title and was runner-up in the high jump as a freshman...Also finished second in both the long and high jumps in her first high school season at the championships...Earned an academic Certificate of Merit in 2011 after being awarded Silver certificates in 2009 and 2008 and a Bronze certificate in 2007.
Personal: Born May 25, 1994...Daughter of Earnestine Higgins...Majoring in Finance.
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