Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
All set personal bests during their performances
Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
Women's pole vaulters impress, as does Brazzel in long jump
|Brazzel' Career Best Performances|
|Long Jump||5.67m (18' 7.25") (12/1/12)|
|Triple Jump||12.51m (41' 0.5") (1/11/13)|
|Long Jump||5.96m (19' 6.75") (4/5/13)|
|Triple Jump||12.30m (40' 4.25") (5/12/13)|
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's ten regular season meets...also participated in the Conference USA Championships...took part in the long jump and the triple jump on the year...notched the team's best jumps in the long jump (5.67m, 18'7.24") and the triple jump (12.51m, 41'0.5") on the season...top four results in long jump on the season belong to Brazzel...notched her career best 5.67 meters (18'7.25") at the Panther Ice Breaker (12/1/12), her first collegiate meet...triple jumped 12.51 meters (41'0.5") at the UAB Blazer Indoor (1/11/13), good for sixth place in school history...placed seventh at the Conference USA Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 12.08 meters (39' 5.75")...notched jumps of 5.59 meters (18' 4.25"), 5.58 meters (18' 3.75") and 5.56 meters (18' 3") at the Crimson Tide Opener (1/12/13), the Tyson Invitational (2/8/13) and the Cherry and Silver Invitational (1/19/13), respectively.
Outdoor Track and Field:Posted results in eight of the team's regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Championships...competed in both the long jump and the triple jump...notched a personal best 5.96m (19' 6.75") in the long jump at the Mesa Classic (4/5), good for fifth place in school history...posted a career-best triple jump of 12.30m (40' 4.25") at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12), placing fourth at the meet and seventh in school history...placed sixth in the long jump at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/11), notching a distance of 5.91m (19' 4.75")...won the triple jump (12.11m or 39' 8.75") and long jump (5.78m or 18' 11.75") event titles at the Samford Invitational (4/27)...competed in the long jump at four other meets and the triple jump in one other meet.
About Tamika Brazzel
Prep: Lettered all four years while at El Camino High School...selected as team captain during her junior and senior seasons...earned team MVP honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...ranked ninth nationally in the triple jump as a senior... qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation State Championships five times...owns the school record in the triple jump and the 300-meter hurdles...finished third as a senior at the CIF State Championships in the triple jump and was fifth in the long jump...helped the Wildcats to a runner-up finish at the CIF State Championships as a senior...also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Born Tamika Grau Brazzel on May 27, 1994...has two brothers, Brandon and Henry.