Sapphira Brown
Sapphira  Brown

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Booker T. Washington HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints, Relays

Experience:
1L

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.

Getting Acquainted: 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.

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