Jai McBride-Collins

Jai McBride-Collins

Player Profile


Houston, Texas

High School:
Westbury HS






Veteran triple jumper who has shown the talent to be a solid MWC point scorer in the event when healthy...was the Lobos' leader in the event her first two years, but redshirted the 2006 indoor/outdoor seasons after giving birth to her daughter Payton...married to former Lobo basketball point guard Kris Collins...

2006: (indoor/outdoor) Redshirted both seasons...

2005: (outdoor) Made one appearance, fouling on all 3 attempts at Arizona...a leg injury later forced her to miss the season...(indoor) Competed in four meets and scored for the first time at the MWC Championships with a career and team-best indoor mark of 37-07.75 (8th)...four top-8 finishes on the season and was the runner-up in the TJ at Northern Arizona...

2004: (outdoor) Recorded three of the team's top-5 marks in the triple jump...recorded PR leap of 37-10.00 en route to a second place finish at home in the Don Kirby Invite...(indoor) Ranked No. 2 on the team during the winter with a top triple jump of 36-06.25 at Texas Tech...finished fifth in the event at Houston Indoor Invite...


Three-year letterwinner in track and field at Houston Westbury High School, under head coach Rose Pool Brimmer...set the WHS record of 37-05.00 in the triple jump...finished second in the girls' triple jump at the 2003 Nike Indoor Championships...graduated Magna Cum Laude.


Born on March 17, 1985 in Houston, Texas...age is 21...full name is Jai Seymone McBride...daughter of Janie Meeks and Clifford McBride...parents were both All-Americans at Prarie View A&M...mom, Janice, starred on the basketball court, while dad, Clifford, was a track and field standout...would like to become a sports agent and an attorney...major is Communications & Journalism with a pre-law emphasis...also pursuing a minor in Business
Thursday, April 17
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mt. SAC Relays
Friday, April 18
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Bryan Clay Invitational
Saturday, April 19
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Long Beach State Invitational
Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships