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2008-2009 Women's Track Roster

Kortney Thurman

Class: SO
Position: Jumps/Sprints
Height: 5-7
Previous School: McEachern HS
Hometown: Powder Springs, Ga.

Placed second in the long jump with a leap of 19-1.5 (5.83m) at the MT Valentine Invitational...Finished third in the long jump leaping of 18-7.5 (5.67m) and third as a member of the 4x400m relay team (4:17.6) at the MT Christmas Invitational...Finished fifth in the 200 meters in 25.96 and fourth in the long jump jumping 18-5 (5.61m) at the Ed Temple Classic...Came in 18th in the long jump recording a mark of 18-9.25 (5.72m) and 18th in the triple jump (35-9.25 [10.6m]) at the Kentucky Invitational...Set a personal best time of 7.22 in the 55 meter dash in the preliminary heat and finished fifth overall in 7.25 also placed ninth in the 200 in 26.02 at the Blue Raider Invitational...Placed ninth in the 200 in 26.03 and fourth in the long jump (17-11.5 [5.47m]) at the Middle Tennessee Classic... Placed 11th in the triple jump (36-5.75 [11.12m]) and finished fifth in the long jump jumping 18-9.25 (5.72m) at the Rod McCravy Memorial...Came in 14th in the 55 in 7.42, finished fifth in the long jump (18-10[5.74m]) and 14th in the triple jump (34-6.25[10.52m]) at the Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Earned a lifetime best recording a NCAA Regional qualifying mark of 19-9.5 (6.03m) in the long jump placing second overall at the Tiger Track Classic...Won the long jump with a leap of 19-1.25 (5.82m) and placed fourth in the triple jump with a jump of 38-2 (11.63m) at the Georgia Relays...Came in sixth in the long jump at the War Eagle Invitational in 19-0.75 (5.81m)...Finished eighth in the long jump in 19-3.25 (5.87m), 19th in the 4x200 meter relays in 1:37.4, and 39th in the 4x100 meter relay in 47.88 at the Penn Relays...Came in eighth as a member of the 4x100 relay team in 46.34, 14th in the long with a mark of 18-4 (5.59m), and 17th in the triple jump in 37-1 (11.31m)...Set a lifetime best of 25.25 in the 200 meter dash in placing 20th, sixth in the 4x100 relay 46.48, came in 20th in the 100 meter dash in 12.33, and 19th in the triple jump in 34-9.5 (10.6m)...Placed fifth in the 4x100 relay in 46.45 and 21st in the long jump in 18-1 (5.51m) at the Georgia Tech Invitational...Came in 31st in the long jump in 18-8 (5.69m) at the NCAA Mideast Regional Meet.

Earned All-Sun Belt honors in long jump, placing third at SBC Championships ... Placed 10th in long jump (17-9.75) at Kentucky Invitational and fourth (17-1.5) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Finished third in long jump (17-8) and seventh in 200-meters in 26.69 at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Placed sixth in long jump (18-7.25) and posted time of 26.44 in 200 at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Finished seventh in long jump (17-8.75) at MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed third in long jump (19-4.75) and 17th in triple jump (35-8.75) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Placed second in long jump (18-11.25) at Clemson Relays and fourth (17-4.75) at Tiger Track Classic ... Finished 14th in long jump (19-0.75) and 30th in triple jump (33-10) at Sea Ray Relays ... Placed eighth in long jump (18-7.25) and 20th in 100-meters (12.58) at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Won long jump with personal-best mark of 19-6.25 and placed fourth in 100 in 12.15 at Coach O Invitational ... Finished fourth in long jump (19-4) and member of fourth-place 4x100-meter relay (46.27) at Sun Belt Championships.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Michael Taylor at McEachern HS in Powder Springs, Ga. ... State champion in long jump as senior and region champion as freshman, sophomore and senior ... Best marks include 11.97 in 100-meters, 24.37 in 200-meters, 18-11 in long jump and 38-7 in triple jump.

Personal: Kortney Chanelle Marie Thurman ... Daughter of Brian and Gwen Mason ... Born July 8, 1989.