Alabama track and field athletes won 8 events on Saturday in Atlanta.
Career Bests Long Jump - 20-8 Triple Jump - 39-7 ½
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Finished 6th in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a wind-aided mark of 20-3 1/2 ... registered a height of 18-9 ¼ in the pole vault at the Drake Relays ... collected a mark of 19-10 ¼ in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... registered a mark of 38-9 in the triple jump and collected a PR of 20-8 in the long jump at the Spec Towns Invitational ... earned a PR of 19-8 in the long jump and a mark of 38-5 ½ in the triple jump at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... collected a triple jump of 37-03 ¾ and placed second in the long jump with a mark of 19-04 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
2013 Indoor Season Recorded a seasonal best of 39-3 in the triple jump at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... recorded a seasonal best of 19-4 in the long jump at the Mark Colligan Memorial ... placed second at the Indiana Relays in the long jump at 19-0 ¾ ... recorded a long jump of 19-0 ¾ at the Auburn Invitational for a sixth-place finish ... finished 14th in her first collegiate event with a jump of 18-2 ¾ in the long jump at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.
Prep and Personal A two-time Texas Class 3A state champion in the long jump and a two-time qualifier for the state meet in the triple jump ... helped lead Andrews High School to district track and field team titles all four years (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012) ... coached by Don Harridge at Andrews High School ... as a sophomore was the 2010 Texas Class 3A state long jump champion (19-1 ½) winning the competition by 11 inches over the second-place finisher ... was fourth in the triple jump at the 2010 Texas Class 3A state meet (36-6 ¾) ... 2010 Texas Class 3A Track & Field Girls Athlete of the Year ... as a freshman was the 2009 Texas Class 3A state champion in the long jump (19-0), winning the event by seven inches over the runner-up ... was fourth in the triple jump at the 2009 Texas Class 3A state meet with a leap of 37-4 ... injuries denied her a chance at the state meet during her junior and senior seasons (2011 and 2012) ... in 2011 as a junior was the district champion in the 200 meters, long jump and triple jump, in addition to running on the districe champion 4x200-meter relay team ... won the district championship in the long jump in 2009 and 2010 ... won the district title in the triple jump in 2009 and 2010 ... began competing in track and field at age 8 ... also eanred all-district honors in volleyball and was her team's MVP ... all-district and team MVP in softball ... academic all-state ... National Honor Society ... Spanish Honor Society ... state qualifier for the Science Fair and the Future Problem Solvers ... Honor Roll ... daughter of Don and Paula Ives ... oldest of three children ... born August 17, 1994, in Hobbs, N.M.