Track & Field


Makyla Stanley

Makyla Stanley
Makyla  Stanley

Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.

High School:
James Island Charter

Event:
Sprints, Horizontal Jumps

Year I/O:
Jr./Jr.

Major:
Early Childhood Education

01/28/2017

2017 Razorback Invitational

Photos from the 2017 Razorback Invitational (Jan. 27-28, 2017; Photos by Gunnar Rathbun)


2017
Indoors: Saw improvement in both the 60m and the long jump... made the finals of the 60 in her first two events, finishing sixth at the Clemson Invitational and fourth at the Vanderbilt Invitational... advanced to the semifinals of the Armory Invitational, finishing 12th with a mark of 7.53, a PR at the time... ran another PR at the Tiger Paw Invitational, 7.51... placed 26th at the SEC Championship, stopping the clock in 7.55... finished second in the long jump in her season-opener, achieving a mark of 19-3 1/4 at the Clemson Invitational... set a new personal best at the Vanderbilt Invitational, a mark of 19-10 1/4 that ranks ninth in Carolina history... finished 18th at the SEC Championship, jumping 19-1 1/4.
Outdoors: Competed in the 100m and the long jump in five meets... ran a season-best 11.59 in the 100 at the Gamecock Invitational... finished third in the 100 in her final meet of the season, the USC Open... jumped 19-9 at the Weems Baskin Invitational, a new PR... ended the season with a second-place long jump finish at the USC Open.

2016
Indoors: Competed in the 55m, 60m and long jump as a freshman... ran a season-best 7.07 in the 55m at the USC Open #1, and finished fourth in the event at the Gamecock Invitational... placed 25th in the 60m at the SEC Championship with a season-best time of 7.53... earned a podium finish in the long jump in her first collegiate meet, placing third at the USC Open #1 with a mark of 18-2 1/2... hit her season best in the long jump at the Gamecock Invitational, placing second with an effort of 18-9 3/4... jumped 18-3 3/4 to finish 22nd at the SEC Championship.
Outdoors: Ran the 100m and took part in the long jump... ran 11.91 at the Seminole Invite, her top time of the season and also her best finish, ninth... placed 31st at the SEC Championship with a time of 12.06... jumped 19-0 1/2 at the Spec Towns Invitational, finishing eighth with her best leap of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
2014 SC 3A Female Athlete of The Year... 2015 SC 4A Female Athlete of The Year... 2015 South Carolina's "Miss Track" recipient... received the John Easterby Athlete Award, her school's highest athletic honor... 2015 The Post & Courier Low Country Athlete of the Year... scored 38 of the teams 80 points at the state championship and broke four school records at the meet... led her team to its first-ever title thanks to her efforts... currently holds the school records in the long jump, triple jump, high jump and 100 meter dash... 2014 Taco Bell Classic Champion in the long jump... 2015 Coaches Classic champion in the 100m... High School All-American... also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 18, 1996... daughter of Maurice and Jarie Stanley... has two brothers, Cornell and Tyler... also considered Tennessee, Miami (Fla.), Charlotte and North Carolina A&T, but chose South Carolina because it has been her dream school since 7th grade... plans to major in early childhood education.

Indoor Personal Records
55m
7.07 (2/5/16 Armory Invite)
60m
7.51 (2/10/17 Tiger Paw Invitational)
Long Jump
6.05m | 19-10 1/4 (1/20/17 Vanderbilt Invitational)
Outdoor Personal Records
100m
11.59 (+3.1) (4/15/17 Gamecock Invitational)
Long Jump
6.02m | 19-9 (3/24/17 Weems Baskin Invitational)
 

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