Aria Gaines
Aria Gaines


Locust Grove, Ga.

High School:



Five Total Rebels Qualify For NCAA Championships This Weekend

Robertson, Young Each Qualify In Two Events


Four Rebels Qualify For National Meet At NCAA East Preliminary

Blanks, Robertson, Young Lead No. 11 Ranked Men


Ole Miss Will Have Big Presence At NCAA East Preliminary

Twenty-Nine Rebels Will Compete In Jacksonville This Weekend


Twenty-Nine Ole Miss Athletes Selected For NCAA East Regional

Ole Miss Will Have Athletes Competing In 23 Events In Jacksonville


Rebels Take Part In Special Graduation Ceremony

Six Student-Athletes Honored During Special Ceremony

AT OLE MISS (2009-11):


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.


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.


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.

Ole Miss Gear
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