Jordan Lavender
Jordan Lavender

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
University School of Nashville

Event:
Sprints



03/04/2014

Lavender Selected for NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Virginia junior will compete in the women's 400m

03/01/2014

Lavender Named Women's Track MVP at ACC Indoor Championships

Virginia junior wins 400m title and is runner-up in the 200m

02/08/2014

Lavender Sets School Record 200m Record at Virginia Tech Elite Meet

Worrell has strong performance in triple jump debut

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

03/30/2013

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

PRs: 60m- 7.57; 100m- 11.86; 200m- 23.79; 300m- 39.05; 400m- 52.95
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier:400m (O: '12, '13); 200m (O: '13)
All-ACC:400m (I: '13; O: '12, '13); 200m (O: '13)
ACC Champion:400m (O: '13)
All-ACC Academic Team:(I: '13; O: '13)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team:('13)
USATF Junior National Championship Qualifier: 400m ('12)

2013 OUTDOOR
• ACC Champion in the 400m, running a PR of 52.95, the third-fastest time in school history
• Finished 16th in the 400m and 38th in the 200m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed 3rd in the 200m at the ACC Championships

2013 INDOOR
• Broke the Virginia indoor 400m record by running 53.14 to finish 2nd at the ACC Championships

2012 OUTDOOR
• Finished 17th in the 400m at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed third in the 400m at ACCs, earning All-ACC honors
• Finished 11th in the 200m at ACCs
• Part of the 4x100 relay that placed fifth and 4x400 relay that finished eighth at ACCs
• Broke the freshman record in the 400m (53.44) at ACCs

2011-12 INDOOR
• Broke the Virginia freshman records in the 60m (7.57), 200m (24.25), 300m (39.06) and 400m (54.69)
• Part of the 4x400m that finished fourth at ACCs
• Won the 60m at the Liberty Kick Off with a time of 7.57, tied for sixth-best in Virginia history
• Ran a season-best 200m in 24.25 at the VT Final Qualifier
• Also ran a 54.69 in the 400m at the VT Final Qualifier

High School

• 10-time Tennessee State Champion (100, 200, 400, LJ)
• 2011 Tennessee Gatorade State Player of the Year
• Ranked among top 20 in country in 100, 200, 400, and LJ
• 2011 Tennessee Mid-State Athlete of the Year
• 2010-11 Great Eight and City MVP

Personal:
• Daughter of Kevin and May Lavender
• Has one sister, Jessica, 22
• Coached by Zaf Ahmed at the University of Nashville

More about Jordan:
• Favorite movie: Talladega Nights
• Favorite subject: English
• Favorite TV show: Top Chef and Modern Family