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Nia Barnes
Nia Barnes

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Orange, N.J.

High School:
West Orange

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws



03/20/2014

Hakansson Breaks School Record, Wins Hammer Throw on Day One of Alabama Relays

ALABAMA RELAYS - DAY 1

03/01/2014

Batson, Green Win SEC Titles for Alabama in Final Day of SEC Indoor Championships

Alabama's Men's Team Finished Fourth, Women's Team Finished 10th

02/15/2014

Burks and Paine Win in Alabama's First Day at Tyson Invitational

Senior Alexis Paine won the invitational pole vault with a mark of 4.20 meters (13-9.25).

01/24/2014

Fondren's High Jump Win Leads Alabama On First Day At Kentucky

Led by Justin Fondren's first-place finish in high jump, Alabama earned six top-5 finishes

01/19/2014

Hakansson's School Record Headlines Crimson Tide at Auburn Invitational

Junior
2014 Indoor Season
Placed eighth in the weight throw at the SEC Championships with a mark of 61-8 1/2 ... set a personal record weight throw of 66-5 1/4 at the Tyson Invitational to place fourth ... finished fifth in the weight throw with a mark of 66-2 1/2 at the Indiana Relays ...threw a mark of 64-0 1/4 to take sixth place in the weight throw at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... placed third in the weight throw at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 60-6.

Sophomore
2013 Outdoor Season
Placed 10th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw with a best throw of 174-6 ... finished with a season-best throw of 136-2 in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Championships, placing 15th ... registered a personal best of 179-0 in the hammer throw at the Samford Multi Invitational, also taking fifth in the javelin with a mark of 123-7 ... posted marks of 130-8 in the javelin and 168-9 in the hammer throw at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... registered a 160-2 in the hammer and a 122-9 in the javelin at the Spec Towns Invitational ... threw the hammer 151-9 at the Crimson Tide Invitational and 167-7 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, where she also posted a mark of 125-8 in the javelin ... recorded a 174-7 in the hammer and a 132-0 in the javelin at the Alabama Relays.

2013 Indoor Season
Participated in the weight throw at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... recorded a season-high distance of 60-08 1/2 in the weight throw at the Mark Colligan Memorial meet, placing second, and threw the shot put 33-3 1/4 (11th) ... placed fourth in the Indiana Relays weight throw, at 57-11 1/4 ... recorded a 56-1 1/4 weight throw for a seventh-place finish at the Auburn Invitational ... threw a 56-4 in first meet of indoor season at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener to place sixth in the weight throw.

Freshman
2012 Outdoor Season
Threw a season best of 141-1 to finish fourth in the javelin at the SEC Championships ... also was 11th in the SEC hammer throw with a toss of 154-6 ... finished first in the javelin (133-8) and fourth in the hammer throw (160-3) at the Samford Invitational ... marked a 148-6 and 118-6 in the hammer throw and javelin, respectively, at the Auburn Invitational ... threw a 147-10 in the hammer throw at the Spec Towns Invitational ... marked a 160-5 in the hammer at the Ole Miss Invitational ... set a season-best in the hammer throw at the Alabama Relays with a mark of 161-7 ... placed sixth in the javelin with a 132-10 at the Bulls Invitational.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Joe Picataggio at West Orange High School ... first team all-state in 2011 ... first team all-conference and first team All-Group Four in 2011 ... placed fourth at the 2010 New Balance Invitational ... also played volleyball, earning 2010 Worrall Newspaper All-Area honors ... competed three years (2007-10) for the Atlantic Valley Volleyball Club ... won the Humanitarian Award as a senior ... member of the Spanish Club, French Club, Student Council Jubilee Choir, National Honor Society, and Science Honors Society ... daughter of Renard and Tiffani Barnes.