Junior Vaulter Breaks His Own School Record With Top American Jump This Year
AT OLE MISS (2013):
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 400 meters and 4x400-meter relay throughout the season ... helped the 4x400-meter relay team to a season-best time of 3:42.33 and a runner-up finish at the Ole Miss Invitational ... ran a personal-best 56.93 in the 400 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational.
INDOOR: Participated in three meets, primarily in the 400 meters and 200 meters ... posted season-best times of 25.72 in the 200 and 59.15 in the 400 at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Attended Lafayette High School where she lettered in track and field under coach Amy Sutton ... led the Commodores to runner-up state finishes in 2011 and 2012 ... won the 4A state title in the 400 meters and 4x400 meter relay as a senior ... state runner-up in the 400 as a junior ... placed top four at the state meet in the 100 meters five straight times, including third place as an eighth grader ... achieved a personal best of 57.18 in the 400 meters ... also lettered in basketball where she was named first team All-District.
PERSONAL: Born on February 18, 1994 ... daughter of Johnny and Connie Buford ... her brother, D.K., is an Ole Miss football and track signee.
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