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Jada Baylark
Jada Baylark

Jada Baylark

So | Hurdles | Little Rock, Ark. / Parkview HS

#RazorFacts

  • First team All-American
  • NCAA outdoor honorable mention
  • Program record-holder (4-x-100 meter relay)
  • Arkansas indoor all-time bests – No. 9 60m, No. 10 200m
  • Arkansas outdoor all-time bests – No. 5 100m

Freshman (2017)
Outdoor first team All-American (4-x-100) and NCAA honorable mention (100) … Began her first season with the Razorbacks, capturing the 60-meter title at the Arkansas Invitational in 7.48 … Improved her 60 performance at the Tyson Invitational, clocking a PR of 7.46 to place in the top-10 … Capped the regular season with another win at 60 meters at the Arkansas Qualifier where she also recorded a PR in the 200 of 23.80 … Finished 15th in the 200 at her first SEC championships to close out the indoor season … Ranks ninth and tenth in indoor program history in the 60 and 200, respectively … Made her outdoor debut collecting a pair of top-two finishes in the 100 and the 4-x-100-meter relay at the Arkansas Spring Invitational … Continued with her impressive freshman campaign, posting a PR and program No. 5 all-time best of 11.38 in the 100 at the SEC Relays … Contributed to Arkansas’ SEC outdoor win as a member of the seventh-place finishing 4-x-100-meter relay … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100 and the 4-x-100-meter relay … Earned All-America honors off a program record-breaking performance (43.34) with the 4-x100-meter relay team, good for sixth place … Capped her year as the 24th-best short sprinter in the country in the 100.

High School
2016 Arkansas Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year … 2016 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Track & Field Prep Athlete of the Year … Won three individual titles at the Arkansas Meet of Champions state meet … Baylark captured the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.73 seconds, the 100-meter hurdles in 14.22 and the triple jump with a leap of 39 feet, nine inches.

Personal
Born on Oct. 17, 1997 … Daughter of Danelle and Robin Baylark … Has one sister; Lisa Baylark and two brothers; Dan Baylark and Ronald Brown … Majoring in kinesiology.