2000 USATF ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY
PR: 100mH: 12.63 (1998)
Born: November 4, 1976, in Washington, DC
Current Residence: Austin, Texas
High School: Laurel, Md. '94
College: Texas '98
Coach: Bev Kearney
Agent: Flynn Sports Management
Career Highlights: 2nd at 1998 USA Outdoors, 3-time NCAA champion.
Vaughn looks to regain her form of 1998, in which she had an astonishing year that included two GP victories and three NCAA titles. Active as a child, Vaughn participated in tap dance, ballet, basketball and gymnastics: "I was a hyper child, and my mother wanted me to exert energy in other places than her furniture, so she got me into summer track as well"trains with Jamaican hurdler Michelle Freemannever planned on running professionallyearned her degree in marketing with a minor in retail managementengages in much community work with her sorority, Delta Sigma Thetasays she learned a lot in her whirlwind 1998 campaign: "staying positive was the number one thing, because traveling and competing can be really hard on you."
1999: Dnf final at USA Outdoors best of 13.19.
1998: 2nd at USA Outdoors (12.88), Rome GP (12.69 PR), U.S. Open GP (12.63 PR), Goodwill Games (12.72) 8th in GP Final (13.10)2nd at World Cup (12.67w)won NCAA Outdoor (12.82w); third leg on winning 4x100m relay won NCAA Indoor (7.41 PR)won Big 12 Indoor 55mH (7.56), 2nd in 200m (23.51), 4th at 55m (6.92) won 100mH (13.22w) at Big 12; 2nd in 100m (11.35) and 200m (23.17) ranked #4 in world (#2 U.S.) at 100mH by T&FN best of 12.63, plus 11.31 (100m) and 23.17 (200m).
1997: 4th in 200m (23.34), 7th in 100mH (13.26) at NCAAs; third leg on runner-up 4x100m (43.42) 5th in 55mH semis at NCAA Indoor (7.77)6th in 55mH (7.96) at Big 12 Indoor; disqualified in 200m2nd in 200m (23.11) and 100mH (13.02w) in Big 12; 4th in 100m (11.41 PR in semis) ranked #10 in U.S. at both 100mH and 200m by T&FN best of 13.11, plus 11.41 and 23.11.
1996: 6th in 55mH at NCAA Indoor (7.92)7th in 100mH heat at NCAAs (13.50); led-off runner-up 4x100m (43.78) 2nd in 55mH at SWC (7.89); 5th in 200m (24.52) did not finish 100mH at SWC; 3rd in 100m (11.47) and 200m (23.08w)best of 13.30, plus 11.47 and 23.34.
1995: 2nd in 55mH at SWC (7.88); 2nd at 200m (24.50)6th in 55mH semi at NCAA Indoor (7.82)ran on SWC champs 4x100m (45.00) best of 14.00, plus 11.55w.
1994: Did not compete much in her last high school season after the resignation of her coach.
1993: Won Maryland indoor state 55mH3rd in 100mH at USA Juniors best of 13.96, plus 12.00 and 24.64.
1992: Best of 43.86 for 300mH.
1991: Won Maryland HS state 100mH and 300mH.