THIS YEAR: Redshirt junior Malia Cravens is expected to focus on the high jump for the Trojans.
2014: Cravens competed in the high jump for USC and had the second-highest clearance on the team and a PR of 5-5.25 (1.66m) in placing fifth at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on May 4. She finished third at the Aztec Invitational on March 28 with a clearance of 5-3.75 (1.62m)
2013: Took fifth place in the high jump with a clearance of 5-5 (1.65m) at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 27.
BEFORE USC: Attended Hawai'i as a freshman and was on the basketball team, but did not compete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Cravens played basketball and competed in track and field at Temecula Valley High in Temecula, Calif. She was an all-league honoree in the triple jump and high jump. In basketball, was named to first-team all-league in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Also named to all-valley second team as a senior in 2011. She was an honor student.
PERSONAL: Malia Tracyann Cravens was born Jan. 28, 1993 in Los Angeles, Calif... Daughter of Kevin and Yolanda... Has four siblings, Siaki, Su'a (on the USC football team), Leitasi and Savai'i... Cousins Brynn Cameron (basketball) and Jordan Cameron (football and basketball) also were student-athletes at USC... Has always wanted to be a famous singer... Would like to travel to Samoa... Has not declared a major, but hopes to pursue a career as a professional photographer.
CAREER BESTS: High Jump -- 5-5.25 (1.66m) TJ -- 35-10