Gayla Booth
Gayla Booth
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Anderson, Mo
High School: McDonald County HS
Position: Jumper

2009-10: Indoor: At the MSSU Radioshack Invite placed 6th in the triple jump with a leap of 30-10.25 ft (9.40m) to place 6th... Jumped 5-02.25 ft (1.58m) in the high jump and 15-11.50 ft (4.86m) in the long jump to place 8th and 13th, respectively, at the MSSU Baymont Inn/Fazoli's Invite... at the PSU Invite jumped season bests of 16-06 (5.03m) in the long jump and 35-00.5 ft (10.68m) in the triple jump to place 5th and 6th, respectively... a season best came at the UCM Mule Relays in the high jump with a leap of 5-03 ft (1.60m)... at the MIAA championships finished 9th in the high jump and 14th in the triple jump.; Outdoor: In the season opener at FSU, had a leap of 16-07 ft (5.05m) in the long jump and 5-03 ft (1.60m) in the high jump to tie for 8th... placed 6th in the long jump at the UCM Mule Relays with a bound of 16-10.75 ft (5.15m)... at the MIAA Championships, had season bests long jump of 16-11.50 ft (5.17m), good for 18th. 5-03 ft (1.60m) tied her season best and  was good enough for 8th place and to score to help the Lions win their 3rd consecutive outdoor MIAA title.

2008-09: Indoor: In her debut as a Lion placed 9th in the high jump (4-10.50ft) and in the long jump (16-0.25ft) at the MSSU Fazolis/Baymont Inn Invite... had season best in the long jump with a leap of 16-3.75ft (4.97m)... at the MIAA Championships placed 18th in the long jump and 14th in the high jump with a season best of 5-0.25ft (1.53m).; Outdoor: placed 3rd in the high jump (5-0.25ft) at the MSSU Track & Field Festival... at the MIAA Championships competed in the high and long jump.

In high school: All-District and All-Conference two sport athlete ... was sectional champ in the high jump as a senior qualifying for MSHSAA Track & Field Championships ... this also put her as an All-State jumper her senior season ... won conference triple jump as a junior ... for the Mustangs was also a two time All-District/All-Conference outfielder

Personal: A Business major ... born February 21, 1990 in Joplin, Mo. ... daughter of Dale Booth and Sheila Stout