Junior records new personal best as 10 other Jayhawks win in Joplin
2011 OUTDOOR Placed fifth in the long jump and triple jump at the John Jacobs Invitational (4/16) where she finished with jumps of 5.14m and 11.03m, respectively, both of which were personal bests.
2011 INDOOR Recorded a fifth-place finish in the triple jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/28) with a jump of 11.38m, which was a personal best... Also recorded a seventh-place finish in the long jump at the Arkansas Last Chance (3/4) meet with a jump of 5.20m.
2010 OUTDOOR Had four fourth-place finishes in the long jump and triple jump... Recorded her best long jump mark of 5.74 meters (18-10 ft.) at the Razorback Spring Invitational (3/27)... Finished seventh at the Kansas Relays (4/16) with a triple jump mark of 11.52 meters (37-09.5 ft.).
2010 INDOOR Had a first-place finish in the triple jump with a mark at 11.34 meters (37-02.5 ft.) at the Jayhawk Classic (1/29)... Recorded two third-place finishes at the Bill Easton Classic (1/8) in both the long jump with a mark of 5.28 meters (17-04 ft.) and in the triple jump with a mark of 10.90 meters (35-09.25 ft.).
2009 OUTDOOR Jumped in five different meets during the outdoor season... Turned her best long jump performance at the Kansas Relays (4/18) with a mark of 5.71 meters (18-08.75 ft.)... Took sixth at the Arkansas Twilight (5/1) after leaping 5.63 meters (18-05.75 ft.)... Posted her season-best triple jump of 11.56 meters (37-11.25 ft.) at the Big 12 Championships (5/16).
2009 INDOOR Was the top performer on the horizontal jumps squad... Recorded a season-best mark of 5.62 meters (18-05.25 ft.) in the long jump and 11.00 meters (36-01.25 ft.) in the triple jump, both at the ISU NCAA Qualifier (3/7)... Won the long jump at the Holiday Preview (12/5) with a mark of 5.32 meters (17-05.50 ft.).
HIGH SCHOOL Lettered all four years in track... Regional champion in the long jump as a freshman, sophomore and junior... Four-time district champion in the long jump... District champion in the triple jump as a freshman and sophomore... Set a personal record in the long jump as a sophomore with her district-championship leap of 20-03.25 ft... Runner-up at the state meet in the long jump as a freshman (19-03 ft.)... Placed third in the long jump at the state meet as a sophomore and junior... Ran eight years for the Win-Stars AAU track team... AAU Junior Olympic Champion in the long jump as a freshman... Runner-up in the triple jump at the AAU Junior Olympics as a freshman... AAU Junior Olympic runner-up in the long jump as a sophomore... Four-year letterwinner in volleyball... First team all-district volleyball as a junior and senior... Second team all-district as a sophomore... Earned honorable mention all-district as a freshman... Academic all-state as a senior... Graduated in the top 15 percent of her class of 512... Member of the National Honor Society. PERSONAL Daughter of LeVonne and Maria Collins... Born in Fort Worth, Texas... Majoring in psychology... Mother, Maria, played basketball and ran track at Tennessee State... Father, LeVonne, was a rower at MIT.