AS A JUNIOR (2009)
|Christina Chambers -
Timed personal bests in the 200m prelims (27.42) and 800m (2:28.18) at the Niswonger Invitational ... placed 20th in the 60m hurdles at the Tiger Twilight (9.74) and 25th in the long jump ... took 13th place in the pentathlon with 2,877 points and finished 21st in the 60m hurdles. OUTDOOR:
Was runner-up in the 4x100m shuttle hurdle relay and 10th in the 400m relays at the Alabama Relays (1:05.27) ... set a new personal-best time in the 400m hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays (1:01.34) ... finished third in the heptathlon event with 4,035 points at the War Eagle Invitational ... ran to ninth place at the Ole Miss Invitational with a time of 1:05.28 in the 400m hurdles ... placed 14th in the heptathlon event at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with 3,941 points and recorded a personal-best javelin throw of 23.35m.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
INDOOR: Posted an indoor personal best in the 200m dash with a time of 27.88 at the Niswonger Invitational ... competed in sprints, hurdles and relays. OUTDOOR: Finished sixth in the 400m dash at the Jace LaCoste ... was the first leg of the 4x400m relay team that took a third-place finish at the Jace LaCoste ...was a member of the second-place 4x100m shuttle hurdle relay at the Alabama Relays.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
INDOOR: Posted a season-best indoor performance for UAB in the 500m with a time of 1:19.08 at the Meyo Invitational. OUTDOOR: Took third place at the LSU Relays in the 400m (1:04.33) ... competed in sprints, hurdles, high jump, long jump and heptathlon.
Attended Cullman High School in Cullman, Ala. ... won state championship in 300m hurdles in 2006 ... owns five school records (55m hurdles, 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 4x200m relay and 4x400m relay) at Cullman ... also earned all-state honors in cross country in 2006 ... team captain in cross country as senior ... tabbed team's MVP in cross country four consecutive years ... five-year varsity letterwinner in track and cross country ... named soccer team's MVP ... member of National Honor Society and Student Government Association.
Full name is Christina Nicole Chambers ... born Oct. 28, 1987 at Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Mary and Tim Chambers ... majoring in communications and marketing.