Missouri State set for two-day meet at Cessna Stadium
2013 Track & Field Indoor: Appeared in two meets ... Finished 20th in the long jump at Wichita State on Feb. 1 with a leap of 4.83 meters and 15th in triple jump with a jump of 10.12 meters ... Was 18th in both long and triple jumps in Valley championships with marks of 4.94 and 10.76 meters, respectively, on Feb. 23.
Outdoor: Competed in three meets ... Opened season with 11th-place finish at Razorback Invitational on March 30 in triple jump (10.68 meters) ... Was 18th in 5.01 meters in long jump at Arkansas ... Seventh in triple jump at Ole Miss (April 20) with leap of 10.67 and 10th in long jump with 5.23-meter mark ... Placed 15th in long jump at MVC Championships with mark of 5.11 meters.
Background Was a two-time interscholastic league MVP for field events, earning the honor in her past two seasons at Lincoln College Prep ... As a senior, was named team captain of her squad ... During her junior season, finished third at state in the long jump ... Was also the conference and district champ in the 100-meter hurdles and long jump in 2011 ... In 2010, Canady-McGee earned all-metro team honors and finished sixth at the Junior Olympics in the triple jump ... At Lincoln College Prep, she was a three-sport athlete, also lettering in both volleyball and basketball.
Personal Me'Kayla Latrice Canady-McGee is the daughter of Charles and Kesha McGee ... Was born January 10, 1994 in Kansas City, Mo. ... Has three siblings: Jalen, Jaliyan and Jordin ... Majoring in athletic training.