AS A SENIOR (2012)
Indoor: All-Conference USA Second Team performer ... part of the DMR team that placed second at the C-USA Championship and set a new UAB school record with a time of 11:37.00 ... placed third in the mile run with a career-best time of 4:57.56 at the Vulcan Invite ... ran a personal-record time of 9:51.85 in the 3,000 meters at the C-USA Championship ... placed third at the Meyo Invite with a time of 9:55.00 in the same event. Outdoor: All-Conference USA First Team performer ... finished first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:35.81 at the C-USA Championship ... set a new UAB school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:28.69 at the NCAA East Preliminaries ... part of the distance medley relay team that placed first with a time of 11:36.98 at the Alabama Relays - the second-fastest time on UAB's all-time list ... finished seventh in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:01.37 at the C-USA Championship ... named to the Capital One Academic All-District IV track and field/cross country first team ... selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team.
AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Indoor: Placed in the top five in the mile with a time of 5:13.07 at the Gladstein Invitational ... recorded a fourth-place finish (5:11.88) at the Niswonger Invitational in the same event ... anchored the distance medley relay team that took third (11:56.65) at the C-USA Championships ... ran a season-best mile time of 5:09.91 at the Tiger Paw Invitational. Outdoor: Finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a meet-record time of 11:19.17 to place first at the `Southern Invitational ... placed third in the 1,500m with a time of 4:44.38 at the same meet ... registered a runner-up effort (4:36.75) in the 1,500m at the Twilight Invitational ... set a personal-record (10:45.85) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays and recorded a top-10 finish in the same event (11:13.03) at the C-USA Championships ... named to the C-USA All-Academic team.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Indoor: Ran a personal-record mile time of 5:10.43 at the Tiger Paw Invitational ... crossed the line with a personal-record 3,000m time of 10:13.23 at the Meyo Invitational. Outdoor: Placed fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the C-USA Championships with a personal-record time of 10:47.43 ... also posted a time of 17:48.56 in the 5,000m at the C-USA Championships ... selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Indoor: Ran the mile in a time of 5:28.03 at the Houston Opener ... placed sixth in the 3,000m at the Niswonger Invitational with a time of 10:32.20. Outdoor: Ran to a ninth-place finish in the 5,000m with a time of 18:50.81 ... recorded a personal best in the 1,500m run at the Alabama Relays (4:45.40) ... placed fifth in the 5,000m run at the War Eagle Invitational (18:27.76) ... ran to a season-best time of 11:30.80 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the C-USA Outdoor Championships ... also ran a season-best 5,000m at the league meet with a time of 18:37.98.
Attended Bob Jones High School in Madison, Ala. ... coached by Robin Gaines ... was named to the all-state cross country team in 2007 ... was an all-metro and all-section selection in cross country and track in 2007 ... was named to the all-state outdoor track team in 2008 ... holds school records in the 800m run, 4x400m relay, 4x800m relay and 5K.
Full name is Kristina Marie Vaughn ... born June 8, 1990 at Madison, Ala. ... daughter of Jason and Sandra Vaughn ... majoring in biology.