Alumni return to see strong performances from Maverick athletes.
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: Was a two-time Ukrainian Junior National champion in the high jump ... Placed third in the Ukrainian Junior National Championship in the long jump ... Has an all-time best high jump mark of 1.78m (5-10) ... Has a career-best long jump of 5.95m (19-6 1/4).
PERSONAL: Is the daughter of Elena Lavrusha and the late Vladimir Yashchenko ... Father, Vladimir Yashchenko, was the European champion in the high jump and the former world record holder ... He set the world record of 2.33m at the age of 18 and later posted a career-best jump of 2.35m ... Is a biology major.
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