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Brittany Porter
Position: Jumps
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Decatur, Ga.
High School: Towers HS
Major: General Studies
Born: 11/07/1990
Brittany Porter Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/06/2013

Event: Long Jump (IN: 20-7 ¼; OUT: 20-6 ½)

All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
An All-SEC long jumper during her collegiate career with the Lady Tigers … Scored the silver medal in the long jump final at the 2012 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships while jumping a career-best wind-aided mark of 20 feet, 9 ¼ to claim All-SEC honors in the meet held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Scored a total of 22 points for the Lady Tigers at the SEC Championships between the indoor and outdoor seasons … A two-time NCAA semifinalist in the long jump outdoors as a junior in 2012 and a senior in 2013 … Competed in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in each of her four seasons in Baton Rouge from 2010-13 … Ended her career by jumping a wind-legal PR of 20-6 ½ on her very last jump as a collegiate athlete for a 12th-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

2013
Wrapped up her collegiate career as an NCAA Championships semifinalist in the long jump during the outdoor season for the second-straight year … Jumped a wind-legal personal record of 20-6 ½ on her very last jump as a collegiate athlete to finish in 12th place in the event at the 2013 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Eugene, Ore. … Advanced to the national semifinals for the second year in a row with an eighth-place finish in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, N.C. … Jumped a wind-aided 20-1 for eighth place in the NCAA prelims … Scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the long jump final at the SEC Outdoor Championships while jumping a windy 20-3 ¾ in the event held in Columbia, Mo. … Jumped a wind-legal 20-1 ½ to win the event crown at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, eclipsing the likes of All-Americans Kylie Price of UCLA and Lorraine Ugen of TCU in the event … Earned back-to-back bronze medals at the Battle on the Bayou (19-9 ½) and LSU Alumni Gold (19-9 ¾) during the outdoor season … Also competed in the long jump at the LSU Relays (18-10 ¾), Texas Relays (19-10 ¼w) and Penn Relays (19-6 ¼w) during the outdoor campaign …  Jumped an indoor seasonal best of 20-0 ½ in a third-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Finished in 18th place in the qualifying round of the long jump at the SEC Indoor Championships with a top mark of 19-0 ½ … Wrapped up the indoor season with a runner-up finish at the LSU Invitational with a mark of 19-7 … Also competed in the long jump indoors at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (19-4 ¼), Texas A&M Triangular (18-11 ¼), Razorback Invitational (19-6), Armory Collegiate Invitational (19-9 ¾) and Tyson Invitational (18-9 ¼) during her final indoor season with the Lady Tigers.

2012
Earned All-SEC honors in the long jump for the first time in her collegiate career as one of the premier performers in the Southeastern Conference … Scored eight points for the Lady Tigers with a runner-up finish in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge … Posted a career-best wind-aided mark of 20-9 ¼ in taking second place at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Helped the Lady Tigers capture their fifth SEC Outdoor title in six seasons … Followed her All-SEC performance at the SEC Outdoor meet by setting a wind-legal best of 20-5 (+0.4) in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Jacksonville, Fla. … Qualified for the NCAA semifinals for the first time in her collegiate career … Finished in 15th place in the long jump at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships after wrapping up the season with a series-best of 20-3 ¾ (+1.8) at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa … Won the long jump title at the Battle on the Bayou with a wind-aided leap of 20-4 ½ … Also jumped a wind-aided 20-5 to take second place in the “B” section long jump at the Texas Relays … Finished runner-up at the Arizona State Tri-Meet with a mark of 19-5 ¼ … Ended the indoor season by posting an indoor seasonal-best of 20-1 ½ to finish runner-up in the long jump at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Scored four points with a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the SEC Indoor Championships after jumping 19-9 at the conference meet … Won the long jump at the Texas A&M Dual Meet with a meet-leading 19-0 ¾ … Nearly broke the 20-foot mark with a jump of 19-11 ¾ for fourth place at the Tyson Invitational … Competed in the triple jump at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Took 14th place at the SEC Outdoor meet with a seasonal-best mark of 39-2 ¼ … Finished in 17th place at the SEC Indoor meet with a jump of 39-0 ¼ … Posted an indoor seasonal-best of 39-1 in the triple jump for ninth place at the Tyson Invitational.

2011
Competed in the long jump at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons in 2011 … Scored one point with an eighth-place finish in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships after jumping a wind-aided 19 feet, 8 ¾ inches … Helped the Lady Tigers capture their fourth SEC Outdoor title in five seasons with her performance … Qualified for the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Bloomington, Ind. … Jumped a wind-legal 19-2 to finish in 29th place in the national quarterfinal … Earned back-to-back seventh-place finishes at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (18-9 ¼) and LSU Alumni Gold (19-9w) to open the outdoor season … Also competed outdoors at the Penn Relays … Competed in four indoor meets, posting a season’s best of 19-6 ¾ in a seventh-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … Also competed indoors at the Tyson Invitational (19-4 ¾), Razorback Invitational (19-2 ½) and SEC Indoor Championships … Jumped 39-4 ½ in her only triple jump appearance of the year at the Tyson Invitational, placing sixth in the college section.

2010
One of LSU’s top long jumpers during her freshman season in 2010 … An NCAA Championships qualifier in the long jump during the outdoor season … Finished in 28th place at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, N.C., while jumping 19-4 ¾ … Scored three points for the Lady Tigers with a sixth-place finish in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Set a new outdoor wind-legal personal best of 20-1 ½ at the conference meet … Also competed in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor meet … Helped the Lady Tigers win their third SEC Outdoor team championship in four seasons … Earned runner-up finishes in the long jump at the Louisiana Classics and LSU Tiger Relays to open the outdoor season … Finished in 11th place in both events at the Texas Relays and Penn Relays … Scored two points for the team with a seventh-place finish in the long jump at the SEC Indoor Championships (19-7) … Also stepped onto the triple jump runway at the SEC meet … Jumped 19-4 ¾ in the long jump at the LSU Twilight.

PRIOR TO LSU
The most prolific long jumper in the high school ranks during the 2009 season … Was crowned the long jump champion at the 2009 Nike Indoor Nationals with a personal-best mark of 20 feet, 7 ¼ inches … .Her personal best is a Nike Indoor Nationals meet record and ranked No. 1 among high school jumpers in the United States during the 2009 indoor season … It was also the nation’s No. 2 composite mark in 2009 … Soared to a wind-aided jump of 21-3 ½ to take the title at the Dekalb County Championships during her senior season … Recorded an outdoor personal best of 20-3 to win the long jump title at the Taco Bell Classic … Her effort at the Taco Bell Classic was also a meet record … Wrapped up a brilliant high school career as a three-time Class 3A state champion in the long jump in the state of Georgia.

PERSONAL
Full name is Brittany Nicole Porter … Born on Nov. 7, 1990 … Mother is April Porter … Has one younger sister, Tiffany Porter … Also has two older brothers, Gregory Porter and Demond Porter, and one  younger brother, Alton Lumpkin … Was a member of the honor roll at Towers High School … Majoring in general studies.

 

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