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Jordan Lavender
Jordan  Lavender


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
University School of Nashville



Virginia Women Finish Ninth at ACC Outdoor Championships

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Lavender Selected for NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Virginia junior will compete in the women's 400m


Lavender Named Women's Track MVP at ACC Indoor Championships

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


Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier:400m ('15)
NCAA Indoor Championships Qualifier:400m ('14)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier:
400m (O: '12, '13, '14, '15); 200m (O: '13), 4x100m ('15)
All-ACC:400m (I: '13, '14; O: '12, '13, '14); 200m (I: '14, '15; O: '13, '14)
ACC Champion:400m (O: '13, '14; I: '14)
ACC Championships Track MVP: Indoor: '14; Outdoor: '14
All-ACC Academic Team:(I: '13; O: '13)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team:('13)
USATF Junior National Championship Qualifier: 400m ('12)

• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with a 23rd place finish in the 400m at the NCAA Championships
• Advanced to her first NCAA Outdoor Championship with a 10th place finish in the 400m at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
• Member of Virginia's school-record setting 4x100m relay
• Finished 5th in the 400m and 11th in the 200m at the ACC Championships
• Had season-best times of 52.57 in the 400m and 23.81 in the 200m

• Finished 3rd in the 200m and fourth in the 400m at the ACC Championships
• Set school record of 23.80 in the 200m
• Season-best 7.49 in the 60m ranks fourth in school history
• Had a season-best of 52.95 in the 400m

• ACC Championships Track MVP
• ACC Champion in the 400m (winning title for second consecutive year)
• ACC runner-up in the 200m
• Ran the second-fastest 200m (23.42) and 400m (52.48) in school history at ACC Championships
• Member of school-record 4x400m relay, set at the ACC Championships
• NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier in the 400m

• ACC Championships Track MVP
• ACC Champion in the 400m
• ACC runner-up in the 200m
• Set school record of 23.94 in the 200m at the Doc Hale Meet
• Member of school-record 4x400m relay, set at the Tyson Invitational
• Finished 12th in the 400m at the NCAA Indoor Championships

• 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

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

• 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

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

PR's Outdoor Indoor
60m -- 7.49
100m 11.86 (11.58w) --
200m 23.42 23.80*
300m -- 39.05
400m 52.48 52.59*
LJ -- 19' 2"

* School record


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