Top TX Hurdler Jaiya Covington, 'Have To Push Myself Harder'

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Houston Eisenhower senior hurdler Jaiya Covington won the Texas A&M High School Indoor Classic 60 meter hurdles last weekend. She was third at the 2021 UIL 6A state championships in the 100H and is now on a full steam ahead mission to challenge for the state title in the 2022 season.

Covington, the Texas A&M commit ran a 8.51 PR in the event for the win and to propel her into the rest of the 2022 track and field season.

Jaiya Covington Athlete Profile

Personal Records High School
High Jump5-6
Long Jump17-10
100 Meter Dash12.41
100 Meter Hurdles13.19
200 Meter Dash26.40
300 Meter Hurdles43.69
400 Meter Dash1:08.47
400 Meter Hurdles1:10.33
60 Meter Hurdles8.51
200 Meter Dash26.77
400 Meter Dash1:09.75
Two Mile Run17:19.80
5000 Meter Run34:39.04