The Crimson Tide travels to Fayetteville, Ark., for the 2013 SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday-Sunday, February 22-24, after having last weekend off.
Career Bests Long jump - 24-2 ¼
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Finished 15th at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... recorded a long jump of 21-11 1/2 at the Drake Relays for 23rd place ... placed 7th in the Long Jump Invitational at the LSU Alumni Gold with a mark of 22-4 1/2 ... finished 4th at the Spec Towns Invitational and set a new PR with a 24-2 1/4 and finished 4th ... jumped 22-10 in the long jump at the Crimson Tide Invitational good enough for 6th ... placed 3rd at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a mark of 23-4 1/2.
2013 Indoor Season Set a personal best in the long jump at the SEC Championships with a mark of 23-8 ¼, finishing 10th ... finished seventh at the Mark Colligan Memorial in the long jump with a best of 22-3 ¾ ... jumped 22-3 to place third in the invitational long jump at the Indiana Relays ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Auburn Invitational with a best of 23-1 ¾ ... finished seventh in his first collegiate long jump with a 23-3 ¼ at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.
Prep and Personal Set the Huntsville High School record in the long jump (23-6) in 2012 ... was voted team captain as a senior in 2012 ... named his team's MVP as a senior in 2012 ... also played football in high school, earning his team's Character Award in 2012 ... member of the National Honor Society ... member of Mu Alpha Theta honors fraternity ... had a perfect 4.0 grade-point average ... began competing in track and field at age 11 ... won his first long jump competition in the fifth grade, jumping 13 feet ... son of Alison Vardaman ... born October 31, 1993, in Huntsville, Ala.