Briana Vaughn

Briana  Vaughn


Decatur, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove

Last College:



Just Missed

UCF has two individuals and two relays competing on the final day of the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds.


Two Tickets Punched

Anne-Marie Blaney and Tayla Greene punched their tickets for the 2016 NCAA Track & Field Championships.


Road to NCAAs

Eleven UCF student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA East Regional next week in Jacksonville, Florida.


Runner-Up Finish

The Knights earned a runner-up finish at the AAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships


Salute to the 2016 Swords Awards

Knights celebrate 2015-16 with annual awards banquet

Personal Bests
60M: 7.41 (In)
100M: 11.38 (Out)
200M: 23.48 (Out); 24.06 (In)

• Competed in the 100M, 200M and 4x100 Relay during the outdoor season
• Placed fourth in the 200M at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in a time of 23.62 seconds
• Also took seventh in the 100M at the league meet with a time of 11.87 seconds
• Advanced to the quarterfinals in both the 100M and 200M at the NCAA East Prelims
• Placed 19th in the 100M in a time of 11.64 seconds and took 18th in a personal best time of 23.48 seconds in the 200M
• As a member of the 4x100 Relay, won the American Athletic Conference Championship, setting a meet and facility record with a time of 44.47 seconds
• The relay squad ran a season-best 44.34 seconds while winning the Twilight Invitational
• As the anchor leg, led the 4x100 team to the NCAA Championships with a 44.41 second race to take 12th at the NCAA East Prelims
• Earned USTFCCCA Honorable Mention All-America honors as the 4x100 team placed 21st at nationals

• Competed in four meets during the indoor season
• Ran a season-best time of 7.52 seconds in the 60 meter dash at the Tyson Invitational
• Placed fifth in the 60 at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championship in 7.53
• Recorded a season-best 24.20 200 meter dash to place fifth at the AAC Indoor Championship


• USTFCCCAA All-Academic
• All-American Athletic Conference Outdoor First Team (4x100)
• All-American Athletic Conference Outdoor Third Team (100M)
• Represented UCF at the NCAA Championships as an alternate for the 4x100 relay
• NCAA East Preliminary participant in the 100 and 200 meters
• Finished 17th in the 100 meters of the NCAA East Prelim at 11.62
• Captured bronze in the 100M at The American Outdoor Championship with a time of 11.65, while scored for UCF in the 200 meters with an eighth-place finish in the 200 meters
• Helped UCF win gold in the 4x100 relay at The American Outdoor Championship with a time of 44.87
• Finished first in the 100M with a personal-best time of 11.38 at Mt. SAC Relays
• Posted second-place finishes in the 100M at the Beach Invitational (11.80) and UNF Invite (11.50)
• Set a career-high in the 200M at Mt. SAC Relays with a mark of 13.58
• Earned second-place finishes at the UCF Invitational (24.05) and Black & Gold Challenge (24.02)
• All-American Athletic Conference Indoor Second Team (60M)
• Part of the Sprint Medley team that broke the school record with a time of 3:46.12 at the Florida Relays
• Earned silver with a time of 7.44 in the 60M and just missed the podium in the 200M in fourth place (24.08) at the American Indoor Championships
• Topped her PR in the 200M at the Tyson Invite, crossing the finish line in 24.06

Prior to UCF (Georgia, 2013)
• Won the 60M with a personal-best time of 7.43 at the Akron Invite while also taking fourth in the 200M with a season-best 24.41

Prior to College
• Captured the 2012 GHSA AAAA state title in the 100M
• Competed on the 2011 USA team that won a championship in Puerto Rico
• Named Female Athlete of the Year
• Earned runner-up honors as a sophomore in the 100M
• Took fourth at the state meet in the 100M as a freshman
• Also cheered at Union Grove

• Daughter of Melissa and Tony Vaughn
• Brother, Jordon, competed for the DePaul University track & field team
• Majoring in Journalism

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