Malaina Payton
Malaina Payton

Player Profile
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Vallejo, Calif.

High School:
Fremont Media College Prep HS

Event:
Long Jump-100

Experience:
1V

01/28/2012

Sofia Oberg Sets Cal Mark in Mile

Bears Set Numerous PRs on Second Day of UW Invitational

01/21/2012

Weaver Claims Second Title at Cherry & Silver Invitational

Bears Complete First Meet of 2012 Indoor Season

01/20/2012

Oseso, Weaver Lead Bears on Opening Night

Cal Begins 2012 Indoor Track & Field Season in New Mexico

  • Led Cal in the long jump as a freshman and ranks among the Bears' all-time top 10 performers in the event
  • Qualified for the state championships in both the 100 meters and long jump as a high schooler

Sophomore (2011): Redshirted. Freshman (2010): Ran the leadoff leg on Cal's 4x100m relay that qualified for the NCAA Championships with a best of 44.97 (#6 at Cal) ... best of 20-0.25 in the long jump was No. 10 on Cal's performer list, longest for a Bear in five years and a Cal freshman record ... mark came at NCAA West Preliminaries, where she was 16th ... seventh at Pac-10s in the long jump (19-6.75) ... had Cal's No. 2 time in the 100m (12.16) during the year ... top indoor LJ distance was 19-0.75 at the MPSF meet. High School: Posted bests of 12.10 in the 100m and 19-9.50 in the long jump ... her father served as her coach at Fremont HS ... represented Northern California at the Run for the Dream meet in both 2008 and '09. Personal: Born Oct. 16, 1991, in Manteca, Calif. ... father is Norbert Payton and mother is Monique Murphy ... has 10 siblings ... father was a member of the track & field team at Washington State ... lists photography as a hobby ... American studies major.

Career Best Marks
Event                  Mark   Date
100                   12.16   May 1, 2010
Long Jump   20-0.25 (6.10m)   May 28, 2010
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