Track & Field

 
Raquelle Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Iberia, La.

High School:
New Iberia

Height:
5-8

Event:
Jumps/Hurdles

Birthdate:
06/16/1990

Raquelle Collins

05/13/2012

Solid Showing on Day Two at C-USA Championships

Five Competitors Advance to Finals on Sunday, May 13

05/09/2012

Next Up: Tulane Hosts C-USA Championships

Green Wave Host C-USA Championships for First Time Since 2000

04/21/2012

Rodgers, DeBowles Post Victories at Lion Invitational

Mainguy Posts Career Best Time of 9:14.46 in 3,000 Meter

04/20/2012

Next Up: Bevy of Activity for Track and Field Program

Green Wave will Take to the Lanes at Southeastern Louisiana and LSU Over the Weekend

04/14/2012

Nine Victories Highlight USA Invitational

Miller Posts Victory in the 3,000 Meter for Second Career Win

Collins' Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
Indoor
60n Hurdles 9.50 (2/6/10)
Long Jump 5.76m (1/20/12)
High Jump 1.55m (1/16/09)
Outdoor
Long Jump 5.88m (5/12/12)


Career Notes: Ended her career ranked tenth on the indoor charts in the long jump with a career-best mark of 5.76-meters at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (2/20)...ranked seventh on the outdoor long jump charts with a career-best mark of 5.88-meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/12/12)...was selected to the Conference USA Commissioners Honor Roll and the Tulane 3.0 Club during each of her four seasons on campus.

2011-12 (Senior)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's seven meets...participated in the long jump in all six meets...ranked 11th in Conference USA in the long jump...was the team's top performer in the long jump...held the team's top three marks in the event and owned five of the top ten marks...posted a season-best leap of 5.76-meters in the long jump at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (1/20)...jumped 5.58-meters at both the Conference USA Championships (2/25) and the Birmingham Ice Breaker (12/8)...leapt 5.44-meters at both the Tyson Invitational (2/10) and the Crimson Tide Opener (1/14)...also competed in the event at the Husker Invitational (2/3).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seven of the team's nine meets...participated in the long jump in each of her seven meets...ranked 14th in Conference USA in the long jump...led the team in the long jump...owned the top four marks in the team in the event and seven of the top nine marks...posted her best leap of the season at the Conference USA Championships (5/12) with a mark of 5.88-meters...had a wind-aided mark of 5.87-meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14)...jumped 5.69-meters at the Lion Invitational (4/20) and 5.54-meters at the LSU Relays (3/23)...also jumped 5.51-meters at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31), 5.40-meters at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28) and 5.35-meters at the Aztec Invitational (3/16).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2010-11 (Junior)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed four of the team's six meets during the indoor season...participated in the long jump in all four meets...owned the team's best mark of the season in the long jump...owned the top two distances in the event for 2011...posted a season-best leap of 5.72-meters at the Conference USA Championships (2/25) to place fourth overall...posted a mark of 5.48-meters at the Tyson Invitational (2/11)...posted a leap of 5.08-meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/15).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in eight of the team's 11 meets...participated in the long jump in each of the eight meets...was the top long jumper on the team in 2011...owned the top two distances in the event and had three of the top five marks in 2011...posted a season-best jump of 5.87-meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) and jumped 5.81-meters at the LSU Relays (3/25)...jumped 5.77-meters to open the season at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...posted a mark of 5.72-meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/9)...also jumped at the Louisiana Classics (3/19), 5.47-meters, the Steve Scott Invitational (4/30), 5.45-meters, and at the Conference USA Championships (5/14), 5.27-meters.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2009-10 (Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in four of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 60-meter hurdles and participated in the long jump...was the team's second best performer in the 60-meter hurdles and third best in the long jump during the indoor season...held the sixth, seventh and eighth fastest times in the 60-meter hurdles...held four of the top-ten marks on the team in the long jump, including the fourth furthest leap of the season for the Green Wave...competed in the 60-meter hurdles and the long jump in all four meets...at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge (2/6) posted a season best time of 9.50 in the 60-meter hurdles and a season-best jump of 5.41 meters in the long jump...posted times of 9.65 at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/22) and 9.69 at the Conference USA Indoor Championships (2/26) in the 60-meter hurdles...leaped 5.38-meters in the long jump at the Conference USA Indoor Championships (2/26)...added jumps of 5.18-meters at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15) and 5.15-meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/22).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season...participated in the long jump in all six meets...was the team's top long jumper during the outdoor season...held the top-two distances in the long jump and owned five of the team's top-ten performances from the year...posted a season-best performance of 5.67-meters at the Golden Eagle Invitational (4/24)...at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/15) leapt 5.65-meters...had matching 5.39-meter marks at the LSU Gold Invitational (4/17) and at the South Alabama/UL-Lafayette Tri-meet (3/27).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2008-09 (Freshman)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in one of the team's six meets during the indoor season...participated in the high jump at her lone meet... ranked third on the team in the event, holding the seventh best overall jump of the season...cleared 1.55-meters at the Air Force All-Comers (1/16).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's nine meets during the outdoor season...participated in the long jump in all five meets...was the top ranked long jumper...held the team's top four distances in the long jump, owning five of the top-ten marks on the team...posted a season-best leap of 5.50-meters at the Conference USA outdoor Championships (5/15)...leapt 5.41-meters at the LSU Tiger Relays (3/28)...jumped 5.30-meters at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/11) and 5.25-meters at the Cole-Lancon Twilight (4/30).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

About Raquelle Collins

Prep: Lettered all four years at New Iberia High School...was the Louisiana State 5A Champion in 100-meter hurdles during her senior season...also finished runner-up in the long jump and was a part of a the third-place 4x100 relay team at the LHSAA State 5A Championships as a senior...helped NIHS to the district championship in 2005 and was runner-up in 2008...off the track, was a National Honors Society member and 5A Academic All-State selection.

Personal: Born Raquelle Marie Collins on June 16, 1990...the daughter of Lionel and Savitra Collins...has one sister, Arielle. 

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