Jourdan Battiste
Jourdan Battiste


Daphne, Ala.

High School:
Mobile Christian




87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Spring Honor Roll

Nine different UA programs, including two NCAA Championship teams and one national runner-up squad, were represented on the annual honor roll


Track & Field Scores in Four Events on Third Day of SEC Championships

Crimson Tide has seven athletes record points and two others qualify for finals.


Track & Field Takes Positive Steps at Spec Towns Invitational

Crimson Tide records 34 top-10 finishes across a wide range of events


Track & Field Wraps Up Third Outdoor Meet of the Season

Crimson Tide records 22 top-10 finishes


Track & Field Wins Seven Events in Outdoor Season Opener

Schade, Holmes, Hetherton and Chandler all win individual events.

Career Bests
• 400 meters - 49.59
• Long jump - 23-3
• Triple jump - 46-5

2013 Indoor Season
Recorded a 20-11 ¾ and 23rd place finish at the Aubrun Invitational ... finished 18th at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a jump of 21-3 in the long jump.

2012 Indoor Season
Recorded a long jump of 20-10 ¾ at High Tide Qualifier ... finished eighth at New Balance Invitational in the long jump with a 20-11 ¾ mark ... was 16th in the long jump at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 20-9 ¼ ... jumped 21-8 ¼ to open the season at the Crimson Tide Invitational long jump to finish 15th.

2011 Outdoor Season
Had his fastest race of the season at the Mississippi Open with a 22.87 in the 200 meters ... Came in seventh in the long jump with a season-best of 22-11 ¾ at the Texas Relays.

2011 Indoor Season
Did not compete.

Freshman (2009-10)
Did not compete during either the indoor or outdoor season.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Mike Powell and Ricky Ruffin at Mobile Christian High School ... helped lead Mobile Christian to the 2009 2A state championship and a 3A state runner-up finish in 2008 ... named team captain and most valuable performer as well as Alabama Runner of the Week ... member of the National Honor Society and A-Honor Roll ... also competed in football and basketball ... oldest of six children ... son of Ronald and Mauria Newman ... born December 29, 1990, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... his mother, Mauria, ran track at Alabama.

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