Jade Myles
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Mt. Pleasant HS '03

Height:
5-5

Position:
Jumps/ Hurdles

Major:
Psychology

2007: Won Div. I Independent title in triple jump (12.00m, 39-4.5) plus a 2nd-place showing in long jump (season-best 5.66m, 18-7)... Long jump mark ranks 10th in school outdoor history... Hit season-best triple of 12.18 (39-11.5) the week before in Fresno State dual... Won both triple and long jumps in that meet, carding 4.42 (18-1.25) in latter... Also had meet win in triple at Stanford Quad (11.79, 38-9.25)... Competed in both indoor meets... Had best triple at Washington Indoor wtih 11.48 (37-8) effort, while best long jump was 5.27 (17-3.5) at Washington Indoor.

2006: Finished 2nd in triple jump (12.17, 39-11.25), 3rd in long jump (5.70, 18-5) at Div. I Independent Championships... Broke Angela Orlando's 1998 school triple record during Causeway Dual, hitting 12.41 (40-8.75) on third attempt... That performance beat her previous best by nearly two feet and represented major upset over Hornet Roshena Duree to help Aggies claim team win... Later went 12.57 (41-3) in meet victory in Bulldog Dual, but wind barely exceeded legal limit for records (w: +2.1)... Also competed indoors, hitting season-best 11.67 (38-3.5) in triple at Husky Classic, moving her into 3rd in school record book... Added season-best long jump of 5.43 (17-9.75) at that meet.

2005: Had Aggies' best long and triple jumps, hitting season-best marks in both at Causeway Classic dual... Went 5.56 (18-3) in long jump, 11.82 (38-9.5) in triple at that meet... Finished 5th in long jump (5.45, 17-10.75), 4th in triple (11.45, 37-6.75)... Also competed in both jumps during indoor season... Went 11.53 (37-10) in triple at MPSF Championships... Best long jump was 5.53 (18-1.75) at Boise State's Athletes.com meet, the longest in school history since Orlando's school-record 5.83 at 1998 nationals.

2004: Redshirted.

MT. PLEASANT HS '03: Finished 2nd in triple jump (PR 39-11), 2nd in long jump (18-9.5), 7th in 100 hurdles (16.08) at Central Coast Section championships in 2003... Hit long jump PR of 18-11.5 at Blossom Valley Athletic League meet... Won CCS triple jump title as a junior at 39-3.5... Also was 2nd in long jump (18-7.5), 4th in hurdles (15.47) that year.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Steven & Lottie Myles... Sports hero is Wilma Rudolph, non-sports hero is Harriet Tubman... Advice she would pass on to youngsters: "Champions are made from something inside: a dream, a desire, a vision."