Blazers place three on all-conference teams
Blazers to compete at 10 a.m. CT in Houston
Senior Rhiannon Johns was the top finisher for the Blazers
Blazers to compete among four nationally ranked teams
AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Ran in all six meets for the Blazers ... placed in the top ten (19:03.02) to help UAB take the title at the Samford Invitational ... crossed the line in 17:51 for a personal-best 5K at the C-USA Championship ... improved her 6K time to 21:39.31 at the NCAA South Regional ... earned the C-USA Academic Medal ... Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Ran in all six meets for the Blazers ... opened the season with a personal-best 4K (15:20.79) at the Belmont Opener ... placed fourth at the Earl Jacoby Memorial with a 5K time of 19:11 ... crossed the line in 19:15.15 at the Furman Invitational to take fourth ... clocked a personal-best 6K time of 22:01.48 at the NCAA Regional ... selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... C-USA Academic Medal recipient ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Ran in six meets for the Blazers ... set a personal-best time of 18.55 at the 5K Walt Disney Classic ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was awarded the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.
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 800-meter, 4x400-meter relay, 4x800-meter relay and 5k.
Full name is Kristina Marie Vaughn ... born June 8, 1990 ... daughter of Jason and Sandra Vaughn ... majoring in biology.
4K 15:20.79 (Belmont Opener - 9/4/09)
5K 17:51 (C-USA Championship - 11/1/10)
6K 21:39.31 (NCAA South Regional - 11/13/10)