University of Alabama sprinter Diondre Batson ran the fastest 100-meter dash time in the world.
Career Bests High jump - 5-8 ¼ Pole vault - 14-7 ¼
Accolades 2013 SEC Indoor Champion (Pole Vault) 2012 All-American, NCAA Outdoor Championships (Pole Vault) School Record Holder in the Pole Vault (13-11)
Senior 2013 Outdoor Season Finished 4th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the pole vault clearing 13-5 1/4 ... placed first in the pole vault with a mark of 13-3 ½ at the Samford Multi Invitational ... recorded a height of 13-10 in the pole vault at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... registered a mark of 14-2 in the pole vault, placing first, at the Spec Towns Invitational ... placed first in the pole vault with a mark of 13-5 ¾ (owning the three best marks in school history) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... earned a PR and set a school record of 14-7 ¼ in the pole vault at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
2013 Indoor Season Recorded a career high vault of 13-11 ¼, setting yet another school record at the NCAA 2013 Indoor Championships ... earned First-Team All-SEC honors ... recorded a personal best and set a school record in the pole vault (13-11) placing third at the Last Chance Qualifier ... won the pole vault with a school-record clearance of 13-8 ½ at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... placed first in the pole vault with a mark 13-0 ¼ at the Mark Colligan Memorial meet... set a school-record of 13-5 ¼ in the pole vault while finishing third at the Indiana Relays ... recorded a 12-9 ½ clearance at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener and placed third.
Junior 2012 Indoor Season Closed the season with a 12-5 ½ in pole vault at High Tide Qualifier ... placed eighth at the SEC Championships by clearing 12-5 ½ ... finished third at the Texas A&M Invitational with a career-best 12-10 ... placed 11th with a mark of 12-1 ½ at the New Balance Invitational ... was eighth at the Auburn Invitational with a clearance of 12-1 ½ ... finished third at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a mark of 12-7 ½.
Sophomore 2011 Outdoor Season Owned the top high jump mark for the Alabama season at 5-5 ¾ ... placed seventh in the high jump at the Spec Towns Invitational with that season best mark... finished ninth at the Mississippi Open in the pole vault with a personal-best of 11-8 ¾.
2011 Indoor Season Competed in one meet and cleared 5-5 ¼ in the high jump at the Kentucky Invitational.
Freshman 2010 Outdoor Season Competed in the triple jump (32-8 ½) and high jump (5-3) at the Alabama Relays ... finished ninth in the high jump (5-1 ¾) and 10th in the pole vault (10-11 ¾) at the Ole Miss Invitational ... placed fifth while recording a personal- best of 11-1 ¾ in the pole vault as well as a season-best jump of 5-4 ¼ in the high jump at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational.
2010 Indoor Season Did not compete.
Prep and Personal Earned all-State honors as a junior in 2008 ... named All-County in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... earned All-Metro in 2006 , 2007 and 2008 ... also played soccer in which she was Murphy High School's leading scorer in 2008 ... coached in track and field by Brandon Oliver at Murphy High School ... was a state champion in Level 9 Gymnastics ... member of the National Honor Society and the National English Honor Society ... daughter of Joseph and Phyllis Paine ... one of three children ... born October 12, 1990, in Mobile, Ala.