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Erika Akins
Erika Akins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madison, Ala.

High School:
Bob Jones High School

Event:
Hurdles/Jumps

Birthdate:
04/23/1989

2009 Outdoor: Competed in the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Championships ... Season-best long jump mark of 5.65m (18-6.5) came at the Coach O Invitational, while her best triple jump mark of 11.40m (37-5) was at the SEC meet ... Sixth in both events at the Coach O meet.

2009 Indoor: Competed at four meets including the SEC Championships, where she placed 14th in the triple jump and tied for 16th in the long jump ... Season best triple jump mark of 11.96m (39-3) came at the Tyson Invitational, where she was fifth ... Placed third at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup in the triple jump with a leap of 11.80m (38-8.75).

2008 Outdoor: Took part in the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Championships, posting season-best marks in both events ... Jumped 11.69m (38-4.25) in the triple jump and 5.33m (17-6) in the long jump ... Best finish was seventh place in the triple jump at the Tiger Track Classic.

2008 Indoor: Competed in the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Championships ... Had her season-best mark in the triple jump at the SEC meet, leaping 11.49m (37-8.5) to place 16th ... Also competed in the triple jump at three other meets.

High school: Won four state title during her senior season, in the 55m hurdles, 100m hurdles, long jump and triple jump.

Personal: Born April 23, 1989 ... Daugther of Elton and Pamela Akins ... Majoring in electrical engineering.