Aria Gaines
Aria Gaines

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Locust Grove, Ga.

High School:
Luella

Position:
Jumps


05/26/2012

Five Total Rebels Qualify For NCAA Championships This Weekend

Robertson, Young Each Qualify In Two Events

05/25/2012

Four Rebels Qualify For National Meet At NCAA East Preliminary

Blanks, Robertson, Young Lead No. 11 Ranked Men

05/23/2012

Ole Miss Will Have Big Presence At NCAA East Preliminary

Twenty-Nine Rebels Will Compete In Jacksonville This Weekend

05/17/2012

Twenty-Nine Ole Miss Athletes Selected For NCAA East Regional

Ole Miss Will Have Athletes Competing In 23 Events In Jacksonville

05/14/2012

Rebels Take Part In Special Graduation Ceremony

Six Student-Athletes Honored During Special Ceremony

AT OLE MISS (2009-11):

2011:

OUTDOOR: Competed in the triple jump, long jump and 4x100 meter relay at the SEC Championships ... took first place in the triple jump at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge with a personal-best distance of 41-06.50, which ranks her fourth best in school history ... also won the triple jump at the Mississippi Open with a distance of 40-08.25 ... third place in the triple jump at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... helped the 4x100 meter relay team to a second-place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

INDOOR: Competed in the long jump and triple jump ... posted personal-best measurements in the long jump (19-06.25) and triple jump (41-07.75) at the SEC Championships ... finished fifth in the triple jump and sixth in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... her triple jump of 41-07.75 at the SEC Championships ranks her second best in school history.

2010:

OUTDOOR: Participated in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... placed sixth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships with a personal-best leap of 40-09.50 that ranks her sixth in school history ... turned in a runner-up finish in the triple jump at the Alabama Relays with a distance of 40-05.50 ... recorded a season-best long jump of 16-10.50 at the Rhodes Invitational, while winning the triple jump (39-01.75) ... SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

INDOOR: Recorded a personal-best triple jump of 40-11.00 to finish fourth at the Meyo Invitational and rank third in school history in the event ... also posted a 40-07.75 at the Razorback Invitational ... season-best long jump of 17-11.50 at the Meyo Invitational.

2009:

OUTDOOR: Posted a ninth place finish in the triple jump at the USA Junior Track and Field Championships with a distance of 39-10.75 ... selected as a member of the Division I U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team ... named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... scored for the Rebels at the SEC Outdoor Championships by placing eighth with a mark of 40-02.25 ... turned in a second place finish in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with an NCAA regional mark of 40-06.00 ... finished in seventh place in the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a distance of 38-07.00 ... also placed sixth in the long jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a distance of 18-08.50 ... earned a ninth place finish in the long jump at the Alabama Relays with a distance of 17-11.75 ... also placed third in the triple jump at the Alabama Relays with a distance of 39-09.25.

INDOOR: Turned in the fifth best distance in school history in the triple jump with a mark of 39-11.25 at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic ... tallied an eighth place finish in the triple jump with a distance of 39-01.25 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... finished in second place in the long jump at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic with a distance of 18-11.25 ... turned in a fourth place finish in the long jump with a distance of 17-11.00 at the Arkansas Invitational.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field, basketball and volleyball at Luella High School ... was selected as her team's best field athlete as a sophomore and junior ... named track and field athlete of the year as a senior ... finished third at the state championships in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump as a junior ... was second in the state in the triple jump as a senior ... owns the school record in the triple jump with a distance of 38-11.00 ... holds the school record in the long jump with a mark of 18-07.00 ... helped her team win the Region 2 5A meet as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 26, 1990 ... daughter of Kenneth and Rhonda Gaines ... hobbies include modeling and playing volleyball.

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