HOLDS THE SOUTHERN MISS INDOOR RECORD IN THE TRIPLE JUMP AT 42'2" AND THE OUTDOOR RECORD IN THE TRIPLE JUMP AT 43'1"
Triple Jump - 42'2 (indoor)
Triple Jump - 43'1 (outdoor)
Freshman (INDOOR): Posted the top three performances in the triple jump ... Set school record with a jump of 42'2" ... Had a first-place finish at the Houston Indoor ... Finished second at the C-USA Meet ... An NCAA provisional qualifier ... (OUTDOOR): Had the top five marks in the triple jump ... NCAA Regional qualifier ... Record a school-record jump of 43'1" ... Had eight top six finishes, including three first-places and three second-places ... Finished second at the C-USA Meet ... High School: Attended Octau Ohicescu, where she competed in the long jump and triple jump ... Had a personal-best jump of 18'0.25" in the long jump and 43'2.5" in the triple jump ... Was a junior national champion ... Earned a silver and a bronze medal at the National Championship of Romania ... Also played soccer, volleyball and basketball ... Personal: Born April 23, 1985 ... Daughter of Viorel and Maria Costache ... A kinesiotherapy major.