2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
1x BIG EAST Track and Field Athlete of the Week - 2/11/2014
2013-14: Excelled in a number of sprinting and jumping events during the indoor season ... Ran the 60m in a time of 8.27 at the Kentucky Invitational ... Competed in the 200m at the Oiler Opener with a time of 27.85 ... Placed first in the long jump at the IPFW Invitational with a mark of 5.05m ... Had a school record-breaking performance of 5.46m in the long jump at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship to earn fourth place ... Placed second at the UIndy Relays in the triple jump with a jump of 11.20m ... Earned a mark of 11.30m in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship to take eighth place and to set a new school record ... Competed in relays and jumping events during the outdoor season ... Placed fifth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship in the 4x100m relay with a time of 50.56 ... Placed second in the long jump at both the Bulldog Opener (5.28m) and the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (5.27m) ... Had a season-best jump of 5.47m at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship to take fifth place in long jump ... Placed tenth in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship with a season-best mark of 10.81m.
2012-13: Competed in nine events during the 2012-13 indoor track season and broke the school record in the long jump on three separate occasions: 5.19m (17-00.50) at the Oiler Opener, 5.26m (17-03.25) at the Indiana Relays and 5.34m (17-05.75) at the Hoosier Hills ... Also participated in the long jump with distances of 4.91m (16-01.50) at the Gladstein Invite and 5.30m (17-04.75) at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Finished a season-best fourth in the triple jump at the Oiler Opener with a distance of 10.89m (35-08.75) ... Placed in the triple jump with distances of 10.74m (35-03.00) at the Indiana Relays, 10.81m (35-05.75) at the Hoosier Hills and 10.78m (34-04.50) at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Competed in seven events in the 2013 outdoor season as a freshman ... Set three school records, one in the long jump and two in the triple jump where she broke her own record ... Set the school record in the triple jump twice with distances of 10.82m at the Miami Invitational and 11.08m at the A-10 Championships ... Posted the school record in the long jump at the A-10 Championships with a distance of 5.55m ... Finished a season-best third at the Early Bird Relays in the triple jump with a distance of 10.49m
High school: Member of the track team for three years at Charlotte Catholic coached by Mike Grady ... Participated in long jump, triple jump and 4x100 relay ... Best long jump distance of 17'6" and triple jump distance of 36'6" ... Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group's 2012 Southern Mecklenburg Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... First female athlete to win a state championship at Charlotte Catholic where she holds the record for long jump ... Academic honors all four years at Charlotte Catholic where she maintained a 3.5 GPA as a dual athlete ... Also a four year starter for the basketball team where she averaged 9.6 points per game and 9.8 rebounds per game
Personal: Born February 15, 1994 ... An undecided major with a minor in Spanish ... Daughter of Bartina Edwards ... Member of Athletes in Action