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Clayton Vaughn
Clayton Vaughn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sulphur Springs, Texas

High School:
Judson

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 163

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/15/1992

All-America Honors:
2012 (Indoor), 2013 (Indoor)


06/23/2014

From Jim's Desk...Another year is done

UT Arlington athletic director Jim Baker shares his thoughts on the 2013-14 year.

02/18/2014

Feature Story: Vaughn's journey much longer than a sprint

UT Arlington senior standout Clayton Vaughn owns the NCAA's top 60m time.

02/12/2014

T&F: Vaughn three-peats as Sun Belt Track Athlete of Week

Senior set school record with nation's fastest 60m time.

04/15/2013

Forty-seven student-athletes honored for academic achievement

26 named Super Scholar-Athletes, 21 tabbed Scholar-Athletes

03/20/2013

T&F: Vaughn snags WAC weekly track honor

UTA junior cruised to victory in the 100m at the TCU Invitational

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Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Claimed second-team All-America accolades after placing ninth in the 60m at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
• Ran a time of 6.66 at the national meet to miss a spot in the finals by .01.
• Posted an impressive double, winning both the 60m and 200m at the Western Athletic Conference Championships.
• Matched his season-best 60m time in the finals of the WAC meet (6.63).
• Smashed his personal best and recorded the second-fastest 200m time in school history at the league meet (20.86).
• Placed third in the 60 meters at the Tyson Invitational with a clocking of 6.63.
• Named WAC Track Athlete of the Week on Jan. 16.

2012
• Earned first-team All-America accolades in the 60 meters.
• Placed fifth in the NCAA Championships in the 60 by shattering the school record with a time of 6.61 seconds.
• Ran a time of 6.66 at the Alex Wilson Invitational to place first in the event and qualify for the NCAA meet.
• Was the conference champion in the 60 meters with a time of 6.68 seconds.
• Won the Oklahoma Invitational 60-meter dash in 6.73.

2011
• Finished third in the 60m with a time of 6.82 and finished fifth in the 200m with a time of 22.02 at the SLC Indoor Championships.
• Placed second in the 60m with a time of 6.80 at the Oklahoma Sooner Open I.
• Came in first place in the 200m at the Oklahoma Sooner Open I with a time of 22.21.
• Placed third in the 55m preliminaries at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad with a time of 6.37.
• Came in fourth in 60m with a time of 6.76 at the Iowa State Classic.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Posted the second-fastest 100m time in school history (10.13) in a first-place finish at the TCU Invitational.
• Suffered a season-ending injury in the 4x100 relay at the Bobby Lane Invitational, the second meet of the year.

2012
• Reached the finals of the 100 meters at the NCAA West Preliminaries, where he posted a time of 10.51.
• Had a season-best clocking of 10.33 in the prelims of the 100 meters at the Texas Relays.
• Did not finish the 100m finals at the Texas Relays due to injury and missed much of the remainder of the season.
• Competed in the 100m and 200m at the Southland Conference Championships, but did not reach the finals.

2011
• Competed in the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100m preliminaries with a season-best time of 10.36.
• Placed fifth in the NCAA West Prelims in the 100m (10.43).
• Finished in fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 10.45 at the SLC Outdoor Championships.
• Placed fourth in the 100m (10.43) at the North Texas Spring Classic.
• Participated in the 100m at the Texas Relays with a time of 10.41.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Qualified for the state meet in the 200m as a senior.
• Also qualified for the state meet in the 4x100 in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
• Personal records included 21.34 in the 200m and 10.44 in the 100m.

Personal
• Born May 15, 1992, in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
• Is the son of Chris Vaughn and Melanie Pride.
• Father played football at Tulsa.
• Majoring in business.

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