Jackie Coward

Jackie Coward


Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
West HS



Scott PRs, Rewrites UCF's 200M School Record at USA Senior Championship

Aurieyall Scott will run in Sunday's 200M semifinals on NBC Sports Network


Hello World! UCF Sprinter Qualifies for IAAF Track & Field Championships

Octavious Freeman places second in 100M and makes history along with teammate Aurieyall Scott at the USA Senior Championships


Hurdles No Match for UCF Sophomore

Sandy Jean has made good on her promise to make 2013 "her year" as the C-USA 400H champion.


NCAA East Region Preliminary Qualifiers Announced

UCF boasts 16 entries in 10 events


UCF Track & Field Etches Name in History Books with C-USA Outdoor Title

The Knights become the first women's program in conference history to win four-straight crowns.

Personal Bests (At conclusion of 2012 season):
60m: 7.70
55h: 7.81
60h: 8.02 (school record)
100h: 12.81 (school record)
200m: 24.39 (In)
400h: 57.59 (School record, C-USA Championships meet record)
400m: 56.26 (Out)

2012 (Senior): Indoor and Outdoor First Team All-American...One of four Knights to compete at the USA Olympic Trials...A First-Team-Indoor All-American in the 60 hurdles after taking fifth place at the NCAA Championships (3/10) with a time of 8.14...A day prior, she ran for a personal best and school record with a time of 8.02 in the prelims...Posted a C-USA Indoor Championships meet-record time of 8.08 for first place and the fifth-fastest time in the country...Finished first at the New Balance Invitational (2/3) with a time of 8.09 in the 60 hurdles...Ran for a personal record in the 60 meters in the prelims with a time of 7.70 at the Auburn Invitational (1/21)...Earned All-Conference Second Team honors at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/26) as the second leg of the 4x400 relay, who finished with a time of 3:43.32...Helped UCF's 4x400 relay to its best time of the season (3:41.68) at the Rod McCravy Memorial (1/28) for third place...Conference USA Outdoor Champion in the 100 and 400 hurdles, helping UCF earn its third-straight C-USA outdoor championship title...Advanced to the NCAA Championships with the second-fastest qualifying time (12.96) at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/26)...Bested own school record in the 100 hurdles in the semifinals of the 100 hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 12.81...She went on to finish fourth in the finals...Twice named the C-USA Track Athlete of the Week during the season...Boasted eight performances in the 100 hurdles throughout the year that ranked among the NCAA's top 25.

2011 (Junior): Broke the school record and set a personal best in the 100mH (12.87) at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships (6/24)...Named the Conference USA Female Outdoor and Indoor Track Athlete of the Year...Became the first two-time First Team All-American in program history...Earned All-America First Team honors in the 100-meter hurdles with a third-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 12.78...Won the 100mH at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a meet record time of 12.97...Won the 400mH at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a personal best time of 57.59, which broke the school record and meet record...Helped the Knights to a fourth-place finish in the 4x100-meter relay team at the NCAA Championships, its best showing at the meet in program history... One of a school-record 12 student-athletes to represent UCF at the NCAA East Preliminaries and tallied 11 points to help the Knights to their best performance in program history at the event...Set the indoor 60-meter hurdles school record and earned All-America status with a third-place finishing time of 8.06 at the NCAA Indoor Championships...C-USA Indoor Champion in the 60-meter hurdles and set the meet record with a time of 8.15 in the semifinals...Named the C-USA Track Athlete of the Week after securing a first place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Tyson Invite (2/11).

2010 (Sophomore): Became the first Outdoor All-American in UCF program history as she finished fifth nationally in the 100-meter hurdles...Set a personal-best time to win the C-USA 60-meter hurdles in 12.99 on 5/16...She advanced to the finals with a then season-best time of 13.07 in the preliminaries...At the UCF Invitational on 3/27 she set a new personal record in the 400-meter hurdles in 59.11...Finished second at the C-USA Championships in the 400-meter hurdles, crossing the line in 56.36...Set a personal-best time in the 400 meters on 3/20 at the Black & Gold Challenge in 56.26 to finish fifth...Finished fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter hurdles in 13.04...Reached the semifinals of the USA Track & Field Championships on 6/26.

2009 (Freshman): Set a UCF freshman school record of 7.81 in the 55mH at the Tom Jones Memorial...Set a freshman record of 8.19 in the 60mH at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Set a personal record of 24.39 in the 200m at the PSU National Invitational...Qualified for the NCAA East Regionals in the 100m and 400m hurdles...Claimed the C-USA individual event title in the 400m hurdles at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 59.27...Set the freshman school records in the 100m and 400m hurdles with times of 13.51 and 59.27 respectively...Finished second at the C-USA Championships in the 100m hurdles...Part of the record-setting shuttle hurdles relay team which won the Penn Relays and an ACCUSPLIT relay award.

Prior to UCF: Attended Knoxville West High School where she ran for former UCF assistant coach Tyangela Sanders...A 12-time state champion sprinter and hurdler...Best time in the 100-meter hurdles in 2008 (13.26) ranked No. 1 in the nation according to Track and Field News rankings...Also ranked second in the nation in the 300-meter hurdles (41.26) and third in the 400-meter hurdles (59.76)...Wrapped up her prep career with three victories at the 2008 Tennessee State High School Athletics Association Championships, winning the 100-meter hurdles (13.48), the 300-meter hurdles (41.11) and anchoring the team's championship 4x400-meter relay (3:51.12)...Victory in the 4x400-meter relay clinched the Tennessee Class AAA state championship for her team...Time in the 300-meter hurdles broke her own state meet record in that event...Finished second in the 100-meter dash at the state championships...Holds the national high school indoor record in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.16...Member of the 2006 and 2007 USA Today All-America team...Won the bronze medal in the 2007 Junior Pan-Am Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and the 2007 Nike Outdoor National Champion in the 100-meter hurdles...In her junior season, claimed the Class AAA individual state championship in the 100-meter dash (11.98), the 200-meter dash (24.16) and the 400-meters (54.97)...Named the USA Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 9, 2007, after winning the 55-meter hurdles at the 28th Ed Temple Classic in Nashville, Tenn...As a sophomore, she accomplished that feat in 7.67 seconds, the fastest time by a high school athlete since 1993.

Personal: Born in Knoxville, Tenn....Daughter of Jackie Coward....Majoring in sociology.

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