MileSplit's Class Of 2019 Top 50 Girls Recruits

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MileSplit has made a subjective ranking of the top 50 girls recruits in the Class of 2019 ahead of the National Letter of Intent signing period, which begins November 14 and runs through August 1. We ranked our top 50 athletes based on a tiered rating system, current MileSplit50 track and field and cross country rankings, state records, historical results and performances over national competition. 



Arria Minor

Denver East (CO)SprintsUniversity of Georgia8-time Colorado outdoor champion in the 100, 200 and 400, and New Balance Nationals Indoor champion in the 400m in 2018. She owns PRs of 11.5/22.89/51.92. She finished third at USA Juniors in 2017 and 2018, qualifying to compete for Team USA at the Pan-American Junior Games and World U20 Championships


Anna Hall

Valor Christian (CO)MultisUniversity of GeorgiaNational Record holder in the heptathlon with 5,798 points. 6-time Colorado outdoor champion in the 100mH, 300mH, HJ and LJ. 2-time pentathlon winner at New Balance Nationals Indoor, and national champion in HJ in 2018 at NBNI. Also winner of USA Juniors in the heptathlon, qualifying for Team USA


Thelma Davies

Girard College (PA)SprintsLSUA 6-time outdoor champion in the 100/200 in Pennsylvania who competed at the U20 Championships with Team USA's 4x100 relay team, Davies holds WL PRs of 11.42/23.10. Indoors, she's posted times of 7.33 in the 60m and 23.89 in the 200m


Kelsey Chmiel

Saratoga Springs (NY)DistanceNorth Carolina StateA prolific distance runner who's posted three top 5 performances at NXN and won an international title with Team USA's juniors in a cross country challenge in Scotland. She's run indoor times of 3:28.30 for 1K, 4:25.45 for 1500m, 4:44.55 for 1-mile, 9:21.11 for 3K and 10:02.36 for 2-miles. Outdoors, she's posted bests of 4:23.81 for 1500m and 9:18.09 for 3K and 9:59.62 for 3200m.


Tia Jones

Walton (GA)Hurdles/JumpsUniversity of OregonA World U20 champion, Pan-American Junior champion and multiple New Balance National Outdoor and Georgia champion in the 100mH, as well as the national record holder, Jones could be a future Team USA senior team member. She's run three efforts under 13 seconds all-time and also owns PRs of 12.07/23.96 and 19-0 in the 100/200/LJ.


Grace Stark

White Lake Lakeland (MI)Hurdles/SprintsUniversity of FloridaRecent Youth Olympics champion in the 100mH at 30' hurdles in 12.83 (+3.7) seconds (a record) and a 2-time Michigan state champion and 1-time NBNO champion, she owns a WL PR of 13.16 in the 100mH and 11.47/24.99 in the 100/200.


Jasmine Moore

Mansfield Lakeridge (TX)JumpsUniversity of GeorgiaThe best jumper in the Class of 2019, she's a 6-time Texas UIL Champion and recent U20 competition in the LJ/TJ. She owns LJ/TJ PRs of 21-0.25 and an all conditions 45-4.75. Her wind legal TJ best is 44-1


Britton Wilson

Mills Godwin (VA)SprintsUniversity of TennesseeA superb indoor or outdoor performer, she's a 6-time state champion across indoor and outdoor competition. Her ridiculous range includes 100-200-300H-400-400H-500. She owns a class record for 400m outdoors and sports outdoor 200/400 PRs of 24.13/53.63. Her performances in the 300/400/500 indoors rank on the top 50 efforts all-time.


Claudia Lane

Malibu (CA)DistanceDartmouth CollegeA 2-time Foot Locker Nationals and 2-time CIF XC winner who's broken numerous course records, she's produced XC bests of 14:30 for 4K, 15:49.00 for 3-miles and 16:30.30 for 5K. Outdoors, she owns CIF state title in the 3200m from 2017 and has posted bests of 2:17.30/4:51.27/9:57.52 for the 800/1600/3200.


Ericka Vanderlende

Rockford (MI)DistanceUniversity of MichiganOne of the nation's best over the past two seasons in XC, she's a 1-time Foot Locker Nationals qualifier and 2-time Michigan state XC winner who's posted a 5K PR of 16:43.30. But she's also posted bests of 2:19.07/4:45.17/10:05.01 in the 800/1600/3200. Her best outdoor performance may have been her 9:59.92 in the 2-mile at Brooks PR.


Meghan Hunter

Provo (UT)Mid-DistanceBrigham Young University A 4-time Utah champion in the 100/200/400/800 at Utah's State Championships in 2018, she owns PRs of 11.96/24.20/52.59/2:09.26 in the 100/200/400/800


Vanessa Watson

Spencerport (NY)Mid-DistanceUniversity of TennesseeShe's a 2-time state champion across indoor and outdoor competition and owns PRs of 54.58/57.77/2:15.08 in the 400/400H/800. She's also split 1:12.83 in the 500m indoors and 1:30.09 in the 600m. Her performances in the 500/600 rank among the top 50 performances all-time indoors.


Shadajah Ballard

Western Branch (VA)Sprints/HurdlesUniversity of KentuckyA 4-time state champion across indoor and outdoor competition, she owns PRs of 11.65/13.40/23.90/44.22 in the 100/100H/200/300H. She's also split 56.84 in the open 400 and has run 6.97 in the 55m and 8.35 in the 60mH indoors.


Emily Covert

Minneapolis Washburn (MN)DistanceUniversity of ColoradoA 2-way distance recruit who's a 3-time state champion across cross country and track and field, Covert has produced a 4K best of 14:15.00 and a 5K best of 16:55.71. She ran 4:44.55 in the 1500m and 10:06.19 in the 3200m outdoors.


Brooke Jaworski

Wausau West (WI)HurdlesUniversity of TexasArguably the nation's top long hurdler in the Class of 2019, Jaworski came on extremely strong to end her junior year, qualifying for the U20 Championships in the 400mH. She's a 6-time state champion in Wisconsin who's produced a 300mH best of 41.40 and 400mH effort of 57.57. She's also proficient int he 100 (12.15) and 200 (24.26) and elite-level in the 400m (53.44).


Lily Flynn

Ursuline School (NY)Mid-DistanceStanford University A nationally elite mid-distance runner, she owns outdoor PRs of 2:09.74 in the 800m, 4:27.80 in the 1500m and 10:05.80 in the 3K. Indoors, she's ranked within the top 50 all-time in the 600m (1:34.59) and 1K (2:45.83) and has posted a 1500m best of 4:29.30.


Nikki Merrill

Portsmouth (RI)DistanceVillanova University One of the Northeast's top mid-distance recruits, with PRs of 2:07.2 in the 800m, 4:29.70 in the 1500m and 10:02.41 in the 3K. Merrill is ranked among the top 50 all-time in the 600m (1:31.79) and 1K (2:49.43).


Kori Carter

Nansemond River (VA)Sprints/HurdlesClemson UniversityA 4-time outdoor state champion in Virginia and possesses a wide range of talent in the short and long hurdles and in the sprints. Sports PRs of 13.49/24.36 in the 100mH/200 and 41.28/61.17 in the 300mH/40m0H.


Jazmyne Frost

JSerra (CA)SprintsUniversity of Southern CaliforniaA very talented indoor and outdoor sprinter with superb credentials. She holds indoor PRs of 7.54 in the 60 and 24.29 in the 200. Outdoors, she was a runner-up at CIF's state 100 and holds a PR of 11.57. She posted a best of 23.57 in the 200


Deanna Nowling

Calabasas (CA)SprintsUniversity of MiamiOne of California's top sprinters, she capped off her junior year with a CIF state title in the 100m and owns PRs of 11.44/23.62 outdoors. She's split 7.56 indoors in the 60


Jan'Taijah Ford

Northeast (FL)SprintsUniversity of Southern CaliforniaSuperbly talented in the 200/400, she's the 2018 Brooks PR champion 2-time Florida title-winner in the 400. She owns PRs of 23.62/52.52 and has split 37.63 for 300m and 1:32.66 for 600m


Semira Killebrew

Brebeuf Jesuit Prep (IN)SprintsUniversity of North CarolinaIndiana's 100m champ from 2018, she owns outdoor PRs of 11.55/23.73 in the 100m and 200m. She also has posted a best of 7.41 in the 60m indoors.


Alexa Rossum

Buford (GA)SprintsStanford UniversityA proficient sprinter indoors and outdoors, she's a 2-time national champion and a 3-time outdoor champion in Georgia with PRs of 11.63/23.43. She's also split 43.67 for 300m and 1:53.28 for 600m. She's posted times of 7.59 in the 60m indoors and 24.30 for 200m.


Prommyse Hoosier

Warren Central (IN)Sprints/JumpsUniversity of TennesseeIndiana state champion in the LJ, she holds PRs of 20-6.75 in the LJ, 12.11 in the 100m and 25.33 in the 200


Christina Warren

Perkiomen Valley (PA)Jumps/HurdlesArizona State UniversityA 3-time champion in Pennsylvania, she's one of the top jumpers in the country and an elite hurdler. She owns a WL TJ PR of 41-1.5 and an 100mH best of 13.71. She's also LJ'ed 18-10.25 and has produced marks of 18-9/40-10.75 in both jumps indoors.


Grace Connolly

Natick (MA)DistanceStanford UniversityA 4-time champion in Massachusetts over XC and track, she sports indoor PRs of 2:55.19 in the 1K, 4:33.44 in the 1500m, 4:51.28 in the mile and 10:10.42 in the 3K. Outdoors, she's gone 2:13.41 in the 800m, 4:49.34 for 1-mile and 10:41.79 for 2-miles.


Skylar Ciccolini

Mifflin County (PA)JavelinMissouri State UniversityThe Pennsylvania 3A and USA Juniors champion in the javelin will be going after the national record this spring. She picked up a 500 gram national record at the Youth Olympics this fall and has posted a best of 177-0.5 this past spring, putting her fourth all-time in the record books


Julia Fixsen

Mounds View (MN)Pole VaultUniversity of GeorgiaThe bar keeps going up for Fixsen, a 2-time Minnesota state champion who qualified for the World U20 Championships after a 13-11.25 vault. She cleared 13 feet eight times across 2018 and was over 13-9 two other times. She's also a proficient high jumper (5-7).


Shelby Tyler

Noblesville (IN)High JumpUniversity of GeorgiaArguably the nation's top high jumper for the Class of 2019. The 2-time Indiana champ netted a US No. 2 leap of 6-0.75 to win the USA Junior Championships, qualifying for the World U20 Championships. She's cleared 6-feet a total of three times and has lifted higher than 5-10 a total of six times all together.


Adriana Shockley

Western Branch (VA)Sprints/HurdlesUniversity of KentuckyA tremendously versatie athlete in both indoor and outdoor track and field, she's produced PRs of 12.03/14.22 in the 100m and 100mH, 42.26/58.67 for 300mH/400mH and 54.94 for 400m. She's also split 2:12.96 for 800m. Indoor, she's posted times of 39.49 for 300m, 1:13.22 for 500m.


Erica Ellis

Gates-Chili (NY)Pole VaultPenn State UniversityIn a particular strong year for pole vaulters, Ellis could be the best among them. She posted a vault of 14-1.25 indoors in Akron, though had to compete unattached and didn't follow outdoors. In her outdoor sophomore season she cleared 13 feet a total of four times across indoor and outdoor competition.


Chloe Cunliffe

West Seattle (WA)Pole VaultWashington StateThe younger sister of Hannah emerged in the pole vault last season, culminating with a US No. 1 of 14-0 at a USATF Regional. She cleared 13-feet three other times and won a Washington state title in 13-8.5, which also set a state record


Quinn McConnell

Peak to Peak Charter (CO)DistanceFurman UniversityA 3-time state champion in Colorado, McConnell is extremely versatile, posting bests of 2:12.26 (800m), 4:41.23 (1500m) and 11:07.91 (3200m). In XC, she's produced a best of 16:01.70 for 3-miles and 17:00.10 for 5K


DaJour Miles

West Aurora (IL)SprintsUniversity of Kentucky'Cinnamon' Miles is a top-level recruit, with 200/400m PRs of 24.01 and 53.98. She's also produced indoor times of 7.65 in the 60m, 24.56 in the 200m and 54.14 in the 400m


Alahna Sabbakhan

St. John's College (DC)SprintsUniversity of Virginia A 3-time state champion in outdoor track and field, she owns PRs of 55.49 in the 400m and 2:11.19 in the 800m. Indoors, she's run 40.60 for 300m, 1:14.74 for 500m, 1:31.89 for 600m and 2:12.96 for 800m


Kailei Collins

Cypress Ranch (TX)Sprints Considering: Texas, Baylor, LSU, Texas Tech, Arizona State, UCLAMay be Texas' top returning sprinter, she posted a wind-legal best of 11.32 in the 100m, 23.49 in the 200m and has also long-jumped a quality mark of 19-1. She also has posted a 400m best of 58.77.


Mackenzie Hayward

Marcus (TX)Pole VaultBaylor UniversityOne of the top pole vaulters in the country, she posted a US No. 1 of 14-0 last year at the Texas Relays and cleared 13-feet four other times, including a state championship in Texas at 13-6


Aliya Wilson

Tahoma Senior (WA)SprintsUniversity of KentuckyThe 2018 Brooks PR winner in the 100m and a 3-time champion in Washington, she's posted top times of 11.49 in the 100m, 24.24 in the 200m and 6.96 in the 55m.


Alexis Brown

Kennedale (TX)Sprints/JumpsUniversity of FloridaThe top sprinters in Texas are incredibly talented, and Brown will be in the hunt for state hardware. She has posted PRs of 11.50 in the 100m and 24.08 in the 200m and has long jumped an elite mark of 20-0.5. Indoors, she's run 6.85 for 55m and 24.37 for 200m.


Brynne Sumner

Woodstock (GA)Mid-DistanceVillanova University A 3-time state champion in Georgia, Sumner is a fast-rising mid-distance prospect with PRs of 2:08.47 in the 400m and 4:50.13 in the 1600m. She's also posted a 400m best of 57.51


Hope Igbinoghene

Hewitt-Trussville (AL)JumpsThe sister of Auburn's Noah Igbinoghene, Hope has developed less into a jumper and better into a sprinter, where she's logged PRs fo 11.70 in the 100m and 24.02 in the 200m. She's also posted a best of 58.45 in the 400m


Taylor Roe

Lake Stevens (WA)DistanceOklahoma StateA rangy mid-distance runner, Roe has gone 2:09.98 for 800m, 4:29.72 for 1500m and 9:54.47 for 3K. In XC, she's also posted a 5K best of 17:21.60.


Jocelynn Budwig

Fowler (CA)ThrowsAuburn UniversityArguably the top thrower in The Class of 2019, she's posted a top discus of 174-2 and shot put of 47-7. Her discus effort ranks her within the top 50 marks all-time in the event outdoors.


Meagen Lowe

Buchanan (CA)DistanceA versatile distance runner who's gone 2:15.43 for 800m, 4:48.87 for 1600m and 10:26.32 for 3200m. In XC, she's posted a 3-mile best of 15:59.30 and a 5K effort of 17:18.30


Jatana Folston

Cocoa (FL)SprintsUniversity of Southern CaliforniaVersatile sprinter with great range. Sports PRs of 24.13/53.04/2:11.81 and also has split 54.81 indoors in the 400m; won a state championship in the 400m in Florida over the 2018 outdoor season and owns multiple AAU Junior Olympic age group wins


Maggie Liebich

Boise Senior (ID)Mid-DistancePrinceton UniversityAn accomplished athlete who helped springboard Boise Senior into a national contender in XC. She's a 2-time outdoor state champion in the 800 (2:11.26) and 1600 (4:46.87). She's posted a time of 4:32.81 in the 1500m


Serena Bolden

Springfield Southeast (IL)JumpsLSUAccomplished indoor and outdoor performer who's posted 40-foot-plus jumps over both seasons in the triple jump; owns an outdoor long jump PR of 20-2.5 and triple jump best of 41-2.5


Jaydan Wood

Pickerington Central (OH)SprintsOhio State UniversityFocuses primarily on the 200/400 and owns PRs of 24.40/53.85 and won an outdoor state title in 2018


Abby Loveys

Randolph (NJ)Mid-DistancePrinceton University1-time NJ Group champion in cross country and 1-time Meet of Champions winner in the 1600m with PRs of 4:46.03/10:39.57/17:07.47


Arius Williams

Duncanville (TX)SprintsArizona State UniversityAmong the elite sprint recruits in Texas, she owns PRs of 23.96 in the 200m and 53.80 in the 400m. She's also proficient in the 800m, with a top time of 2:17.28.