Ramona Burchell earned her way to next month's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., by winning her heat with a time of 11.03 and breaking Pauline Davis' 1986 Alabama record of 11.11
Alabama swept the three field events on Friday, the first day of the Jace Lacoste Invitational at Mississippi State University at Starkville, Miss.
Junior (2015) Indoor Season Cleared a season-best 12-8 3/4 (3.88m) in the pole vault to take ninth at the SEC Championships ... jumped 12-1 1/4 (3.69m) at the Tyson Invitational ... placed 10th in the pole vault, jumping 12-4 1/2 at the Husker Indoor … cleared 12-8 3/4 (3.88m) to take fourth in pole vault at the New Mexico Team Invitational…placed fourth in the pole vault, jumping 12-7 1/2 (3.85m) at the Auburn Invitational.
Sophomore 2014 Outdoor Season Cleared 12-3 1/2 in the pole vault competition at the NCAA East Preliminary ... tied for ninth in the pole vault with a personal-best clearance of 13-1 1/2 ... tied for sixth in the pole vault at the Mt. SAC Relays with a clearance of 12-7 1/2 ... cleared 12-8 1/4 to tie for ninth in the pole vault at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... tied for fifth in the pole vault at the Alabama Relays with a clearance of 12-8 1/4.
2014 Indoor Season Tied for 10th with a personal-best mark 13-0 1/4 in the pole vault at the SEC Championships ... cleared 11-9 3/4 to finish 11th in the pole vault at the Tyson Invitational ... finished runner-up in the pole vault with a clearance of 12-7 1/2 at the Indiana Relays ... placed 15th in the pole vault at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a clearance of 12-2 3/4 ... registered a mark of 12-1 1/2 in the pole vault at the Auburn Invitational, finishing 12th.
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Posted a personal best of 12-5 1/2 in the pole vault at the Samford Multi Invitational ... recorded a height of 11-6 1/2 at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... registered a mark of 11-11 3/4 at the Spec Towns Invitational and 11-2 1/2 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... also participated in the pole vault at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
2013 Indoor Season Competed in the pole vault at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... placed fourth in the pole vault with a personal best of 12-4 1/2 at the Mark Colligan Memorial ... notched a best of 11-11 3/4 at the Indiana Relays to place third ... finished 11th at the Auburn with a clearance of 11-7 3/4.
Prep and Personal One of the top prep pole vaulters in the Texas high school ranks over the final two years of her prep career at Seven Lakes High School ... placed fifth in the pole vault at the 2012 Texas Class 5A Outdoor Championships, with a clearance of 12 feet (3.65 meters) ... earlier won the Texas Region 3 title with a height of 11-6 (3.50m) ... placed fourth at the 2011 Texas Class 5A Outdoor Championships after clearing of 11-6 (3.50m) ... competed in gymnastics as a child but transitioned to track and field following a severe elbow injury ... coached by Jeremy Dye at Seven Lakes in Katy, Texas.