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Saudia Heard - Track & Field - Kansas Jayhawks

Saudia Heard

Position Horizontal Jumps
Class Jr./So.
Hometown Lakewood, Wash.
High School Curtis


2020 INDOOR (So.)
Opened her season with a fourth place finish in the triple jump at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), jumping 11.75m (38-6.75 ft.) … Placed third at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18), jumping 11.63m (38-2 ft.) … Reached a season best of 11.83m (38-9.75 ft.) at the Arkansas Qualifier (2/21), where she placed fourth overall.

2019 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Won the triple jump at the ESU Spring Invitational (3/23) with a mark of 11.90 meters (39-0.5 ft.).

2019 INDOOR (Fr.)
Made her collegiate debut at the Bob Timmons Challenge (11/30) where she finished second in the triple jump with a mark of 11.81 meters (38-9 ft.) … Finished third in the triple jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26) with a mark of 11.76 meters (38-7 ft.) … Recorded a personal-best mark of 11.89 meters (39-0.25 ft.) in the triple jump to finish eighth at the Texas Tech Open (2/1-2/2).

Four-time letter winner in track & field for head coach Sarah Hannula at Curtis High School … Helped Curtis HS to four league championships and two district championships … School record holder in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.59 seconds … State champion in the triple jump as a freshman with a mark of 39-11.75 ft. … Placed second at state in the triple jump her final three years … Two-time team women’s MVP … 2015 South Puget Sound League Female Field Athlete of the Year … Seven-time All-American.

Duaghter of Michael Heard and Stephanie James … Has one older sister, Sherese Heard … Plans to major in business analytics.