Janieyah Collins
Janieyah Collins

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Monroe, N.C.

High School:
Monroe

Position:
Hurdles


04/20/2013

Padgett Sets Two School Records, Wins Three Events at Charlotte

ECU sets four school records en route to winning nine events in the two-day competition

04/12/2013

ECU Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Academic Medal

Almost 50 Pirates were honored after earning a 3.75 GPA or higher

03/31/2013

Pirates Enjoy 12 Individual Event Victories at Quad Meet

ECU was paced by a team effort in its second outdoor meet of the year

02/25/2013

Four Pirates Win at C-USA Indoor Championships

The Pirate men finished third, while the women placed fourth

02/24/2013

Padgett, Morrow Win Weight Throw on Day One of C-USA Championships

Kayla Padgett wins weight throw with school record mark of 20.03 meters

2012-13 Track & Field: Competed in the indoor 400-meter dash, 500-meter dash and 4x400-meter relays...Posted her best time in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Championships when she notched a time of 57.58 in the preliminaries...Ran the 500-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational and finished 12th with a time of 1:19.15...Participated in four 4x400-meter relay events...Recorded a time of 3:45.47 for a fifth-place finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Participated in the outdoor 400-meter hurdles, 4x200-meter and 4x400-meter relay...Recorded her career-best time of 1:02.34 in the 400-meter hurdles at the 49er Classic to finish second in the prelims...Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Charlotte Invitational after posting a time of 1:02.83...Was part of a 4x200-meter relay team that placed third at the Penn Relays with a time of 1:35.85...Ran anchor for a 4x400-meter relay squad that won the Mountains versus Beaches with a time of 3:44.35.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Monroe High School in track and field...Helped her outdoor squad to a state championship in 2012...Competed at the state championship in the 300-meter hurdles, 4x200-meter relays, and 200-meter dash as a senior...Ran in the state championship in the 4x400-meter relays and 4x200-meter relays in her junior year...Named conference MVP as a sophomore...Competed in the state championships as a freshman in the 300-meter hurdles...Earned a national championship in the 400-meter hurdles in 2010 for her club team the Charlotte Flights Track Club...Garnered All-America honors with the Charlotte Flights...Helped the Redhawks to seven state titles...Was named state meet MVP...Graduated with a 4.6 GPA which ranked the highest among student-athletes.

Personal: Born Janieyah Denise Collins in January 28, 1994 in Charlotte, N.C...Daughter of Karen Crowder and Timothy Collins...Has a younger brother, Rodney Smith, 12...Majoring in social work.