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Avril McGhee
Avril McGhee

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Spanish Town, Jamaica

High School:
St. Jago High School

Event:
Horizontal Jumps

Birthdate:
07/24/1992


05/02/2013

Nine Tech Athletes Named Academic All-Big 12

Freshman Tiffany Tarver and senior Caitlin Waters tabbed with perfect 4.0 GPA

05/02/2013

Texas Tech Primed For Big 12 Championships

No. 17 Lady Raiders and No. 18 Red Raiders set for conference championship meet

04/05/2013

Red Raiders, Lady Raiders Return Home For Tech Open

Texas Tech track and field hosts first home outdoor meet of season

03/29/2013

Carson, Grimes Highlight Friday at Texas Relays

Freshman Hannah Carson breaks school javelin record

03/27/2013

Tech Primed For 86th Annual Texas Relays

No. 16 Red Raiders, No. 17 Lady Raiders to compete in Austin at historic Texas Relays

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

04/25/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M

04/24/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season

01/11/2013

Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open

05/13/2012

Big 12 Championships - Sunday

Photos from the final day of action at the 2012 Big 12 Championships in Manhattan, Kan.

Career Performance List

2013 OUTDOOR
Competed in the triple jump and the long jump...earned All-Big 12 honors for the second-consecutive outdoor season in the triple jump finishing fifth with a career-best leap of 12.63-meters (41'-5.25")...the jump marked the No. 4 wind-aided mark in school history...advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries for the second-straight season...at the West Preliminaries posted the No. 10 wind aided mark in school history going 12.56-meters (41'-2.50")...posted three jumps over 41-feet on the season...finished sixth at the Texas Relays with a jump of 12.32-meters (40'-5.00")...recorded a season-best mark of 5.33-meters (17'-6.00") in the long jump at the UTEP Springtime Invitational (3/23).

2013 INDOOR
Competed in the triple jump and the long jump...Big 12 Runner Up in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 12.55-meters (41'-2.25")...ended the season with two of the top-five marks in school history in the event...mark of 12.55-meters at the Big 12 Championships ranked No. 4 in school history...posted three jumps of over 40-feet on the season...finished sixth at the Armory Invitational (2/2) with a mark of 12.47-meters (40'-11.00") which ended the season at No. 5 on the all-time Texas Tech performance list...finished third at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge (1/26) with a mark of 12.23-meters (40'-1.50")...posted a season-best long jump mark of 5.05-meters (16'-7.00") at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge.

2012 OUTDOOR
Competed in the triple jump...advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries as a freshman...recorded a season-best mark of 12.62m (41'-5.00") to place fourth at the Big 12 Championships...finished first in the triple jump at the Willie Williams Classic with a mark of 12.58m (41'3.25")...recorded a total of four top-five finishes during the outdoor season.

2012 INDOOR
Competed in the triple jump...and long jump...finished fifth at the Big 12 Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 12.05m (39'-6.50")...recorded a season-best triple jump mark of 12.35m (40'6.25") to finish 12 at the New Balance Invitational in New York...recorded a season-best mark of 5.08m (16'-8.00") to place 22nd in the long jump at the UNM Collegiate Elite.

A. Jago High School
Competed in the triple and long jump...placed second in the triple jump at the High School Championship...placed fourth in the Carifta Games in 2011...placed 1st in the Carifta Trials for a spot on the Jamaican team...helped St. Jago High School team to two third place finishes in 2010 and 2011 at High School Championships.

Personal
Born Avril Vonetta McGhee to Laurence and Yvonne McGhee...plans to major in Biology.

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