2017-18 Women's Track & Field
Hannah Alsup THROWS
Mikayla Banks SPRINTS
Cyra Beard MULTIS
Re'Anna Blair SPRINTS
Jalyn Bowen JUMPS, SPRINTS
Maya Carter SPRINTS
Devinique Davis JUMPS
Ayana Eason HURDLES, JUMPS
Daimer Gordon THROWS
Brejhe' Halls JUMPS
Lakeia Hill SPRINTS, HURDLES
Angel Horton JUMPS
Akela Hudson THROWS
Kennedie Hudson THROWS
Kyla Jimmar HURDLES
Alexia King SPRINTS
Amber McCroskey SPRINTS
Reyna McFadden SPRINTS
Nicquayleeonntea Moore SPRINTS, JUMPS
Kyla Odom MIDDLE DISTANCE
Destiny Pennington SPRINTS
Aries Phillips SPRINTS, JUMPS
Jasmin Pointer JUMPS
Christian Pryor MIDDLE DISTANCE
Kasandra Sanders JUMPS
Grenetria Shell HURDLES, MULTIS
Tayler Smith HURDLES
Amani Taylor THROWS
Mikayla Thompson THROWS
Robin Treadwell SPRINTS
Elaina Verges MIDDLE DISTANCE
Zion White SPRINTS
Hadiya Williams HURDLES, JUMPS
Rebekah Wynn MIDDLE DISTANCE
Gabrielle Younginer JUMPS
Full Roster
Cyra Beard

Cyra Beard

POS. MULTIS
HT. 5' 9"
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Jackson, Tenn.
PREV. SCHOOL Hume-Fogg HS

HONORS
2018 NCAA East Preliminary Round Outdoor Qualifier - High Jump
2018 OVC Outdoor High Jump Silver Medalist
2018 OVC Indoor High Jump Silver Medalist
2017-18 Outdoor OVC Field Athlete of the Week (3/21)
2017-18 Indoor OVC Field Athlete of the Week (1/9)
2017 NCAA East Preliminary Round Outdoor Qualifier - High Jump
2017 OVC Outdoor High Jump Silver Medalist
2017 OVC Indoor High Jump Silver Medalist
2017 OVC Indoor Long Jump Bronze Medalist
2016 NCAA East Preliminary Round Outdoor Qualifier - High Jump
2016 OVC Outdoor High Jump Silver Medalist 
2016 OVC Indoor Triple Jump Bronze Medalist
2015-16 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2014-15 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Personal Bests
High Jump - Indoors:
1.76m - 5'9.25" (Kentucky Invitational, 2017)
High Jump - Outdoors:
1.81m - 5'11.25" (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2016)
Long Jump - Indoors:
5.93m - 19'5.5" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2017)
Long Jump - Outdoors:
5.61m - 18'5" (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2017)
Triple Jump - Indoors: 12.43m - 40'9.5" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2016)
Triple Jump - Outdoors:
12.19m - 40'0" (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)

As a Senior, 2017-18 season: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the high jump during the outdoor season, earned a tie for 22nd place by clearing 1.70m (5’7”)… Won two Ohio Valley Conference medals on the season, securing the silver in the high jump at both the OVC Indoor and Outdoor Championships… Earned OVC Athlete of the Week twice (Jan. 9, March 21)… Took first in the high jump (1.73m – 5’8”) at the Vanderbilt Opener in first indoor meet of the season… In final home meet, claimed first in the high jump (1.75m – 5’8.75”) and the triple jump (12.15m – 39’10.5”) at the Ed Temple Classic… At the OVC Indoor Championship, placed second in the high jump (1.70m – 5’7”), 10th in the long jump (5.30m – 17’4.75”), 10th in the triple jump (11.17m – 36’7.75”) and 16th in the 60m hurdles (9.34)… Won the high jump (1.75m – 5’8.75”) and the triple jump (12.09m (39’8”) at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in first outdoor meet of the season… Took first in the high jump 1.68m (5’6”) and triple jump (11.88m – 39’0”) at the APSU Invitational… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, took the silver in the high jump (1.73m – 5’8”) to go with a fifth-place finish in the triple jump (12.19m – 40’0) and a sixth-place finish in the 100m hurdles (14.79).

As a Junior, 2016-17 season: NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier for the high jump… Won three Ohio Valley Conference medals on the year, taking the silver in the high jump indoor and outdoor and bronze in the indoor long jump… Competed in seven indoor meets and six outdoor meets on the year… Named OVC Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 18… Won the high jump with a height of 1.75m (5’8.75”) and finished second in the triple jump with a mark of 12.25m (40’2.25”) at the Ed Temple Classic… Finished second in the high jump at the Kentucky Invitational with a season-best performance of clearing 1.76m (5’9.25”)… Had a season-best triple jump distance of 12.34m (40’6”) at the Vanderbilt Invitational… Posted 16 points for the Tigerbelles at the OVC Indoor Championship… Took second in the high jump (1.67m – 5’5.75”), third in the long jump (5.93m – 19’5.5”) and seventh in the pentathlon (2,970 points) at the OVC Indoor Championship… During outdoor season, claimed second place in the high jump at the North Florida Invitational by clearing 1.73m (5’8”)… Again cleared 1.73m (5’8”) at the Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational for second… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, placed second in the high jump after clearing 1.73m (5’8”), fourth in the heptathlon with 4,513 points and seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 11.91m (39’1”)… In final action of the season, cleared 1.74m (5’8.5”) in the high jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Round to finish 18th overall.

As a Sophomore, 2015-16 season: Earned silver for the high jump at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championship and took bronze at the OVC Indoor Championship for the triple jump… Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the high jump… Contributed to the Tigerbelles’ OVC Indoor Championship by earning third in the triple jump (12.43m), seventh in the pentathlon (3,224 points) and also took 15th in the high jump (1.52m)… Excelled at the OVC Outdoor Championship, claiming second in the high jump (1.81m), fifth in the heptathlon (4,232 points) and seventh in the triple jump (12.10m)... Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team. 

As a Freshman, 2014-15 season: Competed in six indoor meets and six outdoor meets… Best indoor high jump performance came at the Samford Invitational, clearing 1.60m (5-3) (2/13/15)… Tied for ninth in the high jump at the OVC Indoor Championships, clearing the bar at 1.58m (5-2.25) (2/27/25)… Competed primarily in the high jump, long jump and 100m hurdles in outdoor season… Had top 100m hurdles time of 15.45 at the Kentucky Relays (5/2/15)… Placed first in the high jump, jumping 1.68m (5-6) at the Boston-Moon Classic (4/10/15)… Best long jump performance of 4.82m (15-9.75) also came at the Boston-Moon Classic… Competed in the high jump and 100m hurdles at the OVC Outdoor Championships.

Hume-Fogg HS: Competed in track and field. 

Personal
Major: Nursing
Daughter of: Dawn Beard-Jones and Cory Jones
Birthday: June 22