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Michelle Vaughn
Michelle Vaughn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Coast Demerara, Guyana

Last College:
Essex

Event:
Jumps

2007 Indoor All-American (Triple Jump)
2007 SEC Indoor Champion (Triple Jump)
2006 NCAA Outdoor All-American (Triple Jump)
2006 SEC Indoor Champion (Triple Jump)

2007 Indoor: Earned All-America honors for the second time in the triple jump by placing third at the NCAA Championships ... Won her second-consecutive SEC Championship in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 13.32m (43-8.50) ... Also won the triple jump at the Clemson Invitational, Indiana Relays and Tyson Invitational ... Placed sixth at the SEC Championships in the long jump with a mark of 6.09m (19-11.75) and sixth at the Diet Pepsi Invitational with a mark of 5.91m (19-4.75).

2006 Outdoor: Earned All-American honors in the triple jump by placing eighth with a mark of 13.16m (43-2.25) ... Jumped 13.09m (42-11.5) on her third and final qualifying attempt to leapfrog all the way from 27th to sixth and into the finals ... Posted a season-best mark of 13.30m (43-7.75), which ranks third in Auburn history, while placing second at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Placed third at the SEC Championships with a mark of 13.01m (42-8.25) ... Placed third at the Sun Angel Classic and 13th at the Texas Relays ... Placed fifth in the long jump and was 11th in the 100m at the Springtime Invitational.

2006 Indoor: Competed at the NCAA Championships, placing 14th in the prelims with a mark of 12.81m (42-0.5) ... Won the triple jump title at the SEC Championships with a leap of 13.15m (43-1.75) ... Also competed in the long jump at the SEC meet, placing 13th ... Set personal bests in the triple jump (13.33m, 43-9) and the long jump (6.11m, 20-0.5) at the Clemson Invitational, winning the triple jump and finishing second in the long jump ... Her triple jump mark at Clemson ranks fourth in Auburn history, and her long jump mark ranks ninth ... Also won the triple jump title at the Pepsi Invitational with a mark of 13.18m (43-3) ... Won the long jump at the Kentucky Invitational ... Was third in the triple jump and 13th in the long jump at the Tyson Invitational.

Prior To Auburn: Transfered to Auburn from Essex County College ... Named Women's Field Athlete of the Meet at the 2005 NJCAA Outdoor Championships after winning the triple jump and placing second in the long jump ... Won the triple jump and third at the long jump at the 2005 NJCAA Indoor Championships.

Personal: Born Jan. 23, 1983 ... Daughter of Claire and Eldon Vaughn ... Majoring in Finance.