- Genoah Collins
Genoah Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
J.O. Johnson HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
12/08/1984

Experience:
3L



2007: Earned a first-place finish and all-conference honors at the Conference USA Indoor Championships as a member of the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:44.7, the school's second fastest time in the event ... at the Niswonger Invitational, she captured first in the 800 meters with a time of 2:13.31 ... during the outdoor season, she won the 800-meter run at the Austin Peay Spring Fling with a time of 2:17.65 as well as placing first with both the 4x100 (47.61) and 4x400 relays (4:00.82) ... at the LSU Relays, she was a member of the 4x800 relay that took first place and set a new UAB record with a time of 9:08.05.

2006: One of UAB's seven regional qualifiers during the outdoor season, she set a school record and qualified for the NCAA regional meet in the 800 meters with a time of 2:09.24 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational, where she earned a first place finish ... continued her success as the Jace Lacoste Invitational by being a part of the 4x400 relay team that ran a season-best 3:42.73 and took home a first-place finish ... ran on the distance medley squad that shattered the school record by more than six seconds with a time of 11:43.63 at the Drake Relays ... finished in fifth at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships by clocking an 800 meter time of 2:13.76.

2005: Named all-conference in the 800 meters after finishing third at the Conference USA Indoor Championships with an NCAA Championships provisional qualifying times of 2:08.75 ... also named All-Conference USA for her role on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third at the C-USA Indoor Championships and set a school record with a time of 3:40.58 ... set the school record in the indoor 800 meters with a time of 2:07.70 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... set school record in the outdoor 800 meters at the Coach O Invitational with a time of 2:11.38 ... member of the sprint medley relay team that finished first and set a school record at the Alabama Relays with a time of 3:52.77 ... member of the 4x800-meter relay team that won at the Clemson Relays and set a school record of 9:12.52 ... a member of the distance medley relay team that finished first at the Alabama and Clemson Relays and set the UAB indoor record at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 11:53.12 ... finished third overall in the Mile Run at the Saluki Booster Invitational with a personal best, 5:05.20.

2004: Named All-Conference USA at the C-USA Outdoor Championships following a second-place finish in the 800 meters with a time of 2:13.63 ... set personal bests in the 600 meters at the SEMO Triangular Invitational with the top time of 1:35.42 and the 1500 meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 4:46.49 ... set a school record, personal best and a UAB freshman record in the 800 meters at the Samford Twilight, running 2:11.96 to win the event ... part of the 4x400-meter relay team that set a school record of 3:45.45 ... member of the sprint medley relay that set a school record of 3:57.07.

High School: Attended J.O. Johnson High School in Huntsville, Ala. ... AHSAA state champion in the 400 and 800-meter dash during her senior year ... earned all-city, all-metro and all-area honors for the 800-meter dash and added all-state to the list in the 400-meters ... AHSAA state champion in the 400-meter and 800-meter dash during junior year ... won the 800-meter final by over 12 seconds ... earned all-city, all-metro, all-area and all-state honors in the 400-meters and 800-meters as a junior ... named team MVP as a junior ... was named an all-area performer in the 400 and 800-meters as a sophomore.

Personal: Full name is Genoah Lynn Collins ... born Dec. 8, 1984 in Seattle, Wash. ... daughter of Lynn Douglas and Fleance Collins ... majoring in chemistry.