2015 OUTDOOR Competed in the triple jump and long jump for the Red Raiders during the outdoor season ... racked up 10 top five performances, including three first-place finishes ... picked up a first-place distance in the triple jump at the Texas Tech Open behind a mark of 12.78m/41-11.25 ... picked up a pair of event wins in the triple jump and long jump at the Wes Kittley Invite at marks of 12.92m/42-4.75(w) and 5.92m/19-5.25, respectively ... her top distances in both disciplines came three weeks later at the Red Raider Open at 13.17m/43-2.50 (triple jump) and 6.07m/19-11 (long jump) ... her mark in the triple jump that day put her at No. 2 all-time in Texas Tech history ... earned All-Big 12 performer accolades in the long jump after an eighth-place finish at the conference meet ... represented Texas Tech at the NCAA West Preliminaries in both the triple jump and long jump, finishing 20th and 39th, respectively.
2015 INDOOR Suited up for five indoor meets primarily in the triple jump and long jump ... finished top eight in every triple jump competition during the season ... finished second in her first triple jump of the year at the Texas A&M Quadrangular behind a distance of 12.19m/40-0.0 ... her top mark of the season came at the New Mexico Classic at 12.71m/41-8.5, which ranks third in the indoor school record books ... also holds the fourth (12.66m/41-6.5) and eighth (12.56m/41-2.5) best marks set at the Tyson Invitational and Big 12 Championships, respectively ... her distance at the conference meet earned her a fourth-place finish and All-Big 12 performer honors.
2014 OUTDOOR Competed in the long jump and the triple jump for the Red Raiders ... Snagged All-Big 12 honors in the triple jump, finishing eighth at the conference meet with a leap of 12.12m/39-9.25 ... Her season-best mark in the triple jump was a 12.33m/40-5.50 jump to earn second place at the Texas Tech Open.
2014 INDOOR Earned a ninth-place finish in the triple jump at the Big 12 Championships, leaping 11.60m/38-0.75 ... Her season-best triple jump was a leap of 12.09m/39-8.000 to take third at the TTU Open ... Also had her season-best long jump at the TTU Open, a mark of 5.64m/18-6.00, good enough for second place.
MESQUITE Lettered four years at Mesquite High School...2013 Texas State 5A Bronze Medalist...four-year regional triple jump qualifier...2013 District, Area and Regional first place sweep...2013 Regional Qualifier in the triple jump, 400-meters and 4x100 relay...U.S. Top-20 national ranking in the class of 2013 and No. 3 in the state of Texas...personal-best mark of 18-11 (5.77m) in the long jump...personal-best of 40-2 (12.24m) in the triple jump...also competed in basketball and volleyball...earned All-District honors as a blocker on the volleyball team...strong student as well appearing on the Honor Roll in four-straight years.
PERSONAL Born Viershanie Ayana Latham to Norris and Sharon Latham...has one sibling - Noshdrian - father played football at Arkansas State...is a pre-med student at Texas Tech.