Sapphira Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Booker T. Washington HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
03/03/1989

Experience:
2L

Major:
Journalism

Sapphira Brown

03/20/2010

2010 Jim Mize Invitational

Photos from the 2010 Jim Mize Invitational at the Jim Mize Track and Field Facility at Louisiana Tech.

2008 Outdoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)
2009 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)
2009 Outdoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)
2010 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)
2010 Outdoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)

Top Marks Indoors Outdoors
60m 8.12 (1/19/2008, Baton Rouge, La.) -
100m - 12.4 (5/14/2008, Boise, Idaho)
Long Jump 18-3.75 (1/22/2011, Jonesboro, Ark.) 18-10.75 (4/2/2011, Ruston, La.)
Triple Jump 39-2.5 (1/14/2011, Houston, Texas) 40-2 (3/26/2011, Baton Rouge, La.)

2011:pened the season with a fifth place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 39-2.5 and finished 11th place in the long jump with a jump of 17-9.75 at the Leonard Hilton Invitational (1/14) ... At the Arkansas State Invitational (1/22), finished third in the triple jump with a mark of 38-1.5 and placed seventh in the long jump with a mark of 18-3.75 ... Finished 15th in the long jump with a mark of 17-8 at the WAC Championships (2/24-26) ... Opened the outdoor season at the LSU Relays (3/25-26) where she finished third in the triple jump with a career best mark of 40-2 and placed 17th in the long jump with a mark of 17-1.5 ... Finished second in the triple jump at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/1-2) with a career record-matching jump of 40-2 while finishing sixth in the long jump with a personal best mark of 18-10.75 ... Finished sixth in the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) with a mark of 39-4 ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-13), jumped 38-9.5 in the triple jump to finish fifth as one of four jumpers that scored 27 points to propel Louisiana Tech to the lead and eventual seventh consecutive team championship while also finishing 18th in the long jump with a mark of 17-3.25.

2010: Opened the year with a third-place finish in the long jump at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15) with a mark of 17' 4.25" while also placing eighth in the triple jump with a mark of 38' 2.25"... At the Razorback Invitational (1/22-23), finished 14th in the long jump with a mark of 17' 8.75"... Placed 22nd in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/12-13), jumping 38' 6.75"... Garnered all-conference second team honors in the triple jump at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/25-27) with a mark of 39' 5.25" while also placing 12th in the long jump with a mark of 17' 6"... Recorded a pair of third-place finishes to open the outdoor season at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/20), recording a mark of 18' 6" in the long jump and 38' 7.5" in the triple jump... Recorded a pair of eighth-place finishes at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/10), jumping 18' 9.75" in the long jump to record a personal best and jumping 38' 9.25" in the triple jump... Notched a pair of 11th place finishes at LSU's Alumni Gold (4/17), jumping 18' 0.5" in the long jump and 37' 10" in the triple jump... Finished third in the triple jump at the Northwestern State Invitational (5/1) with a mark of 39' 5.25"... Finished fifth in the triple jump at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-15), earning second team all-WAC honors.

2009: Opened the season with a sixth place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 38' 4.75" and a mark of 17' 0.5" to place 18th at the Leonard Hamilton Memorial (1/16)... The following week at the Razorback Invitational (1/23), finished seventh in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 38' 8.75" while placing 23rd in the long jump with a leap of 17' 2"... Placed 17th in the long jump with a season-best mark of 18' 3.25" at the Texas A&M Invitational (2/13)... Also at Texas A&M, finished 17th in the triple jump with a mark of 38' 1.5"... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/27), finished ninth in the long jump with a mark of 17' 7.5" while earning all-conference honors as she finished fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 38' 3.5"... Opened outdoor season by finishing fourth in the long jump with a mark of 16' 10.25" and jumped 36' 1" in the triple jump at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/28)... Posted a season-best mark of 18' 8" in the long jump as she finished fifth at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational (4/18)... Posted a pair of fifth-place finishes at the Cole-Lancon Twi-Light Meet (4/30) with a 17' 9" mark in the long jump and a 36' 7.75" mark in the triple jump... At the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/14), placed 17th in the long jump with a mark of 16' 6" and finished fourth in the triple jump, jumping a season-best 38' 10.5".

2008: Earned All-WAC honors for the outdoor season after a fourth place finish in the triple jump at the WAC outdoor championships with a jump of 39- 7.50...Best long jump of the outdoor season measured 18- 3.75 at the WAC outdoor championships...Fastest 100m time of the outdoor season was 12.40 at the WAC championships...Top jump of the indoor season for the long jump came in the WAC championships at 17- 4.0...Top triple jump of the indoor season measured at 36-2.25 at the WAC indoor championship...Top 60m time for indoor came at the LSU Purple Tiger Invitational with a time of 8.12 seconds.

High School: Lettered four years under Glenn Payne for the Booker T. Washington Lions... Named MVP in district as a freshman... Named All-District as a sophomore and junior... Earned field MVP and Outstanding Track as a junior and Outstanding Track as a senior... Helped finish as 3A State Runner-Up in 2005 for the 4x100... Also lettered three years in basketball... Earned academic honor roll all four years in high school.

Personal: Daughter of Carolyn Abner and James C. Brown... Has one brother: Gamaliel... Has two sisters: Maggie and Lena... Majoring in journalism... Born March 3, 1989 in Shreveport, La.