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IFOMA JONES
Event: High jump
Height: 5-6
Weight: 134
PRs: 1.93m/6-4 (2005)
Born: September 4, 1977, in Houston
Current Residence: Houston, Texas
High School: Elsik High School (TX) 96
College: Houston 01
Coach: Kyle Tellez
Agent: Robert Wagner
Club: unattached

Career Highlights: 3-time NCAA All-American

IBy consistently clearing 6-3 and higher, Jones has positioned herself as a strong candidate for future Team USA rosters. She is a former heptathlete who now concentrates on the high jumpthree-time NCAA Outdoor All-Americanregistered a fourth-place finish in the heptathlon at the 2000 NCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing in fifth with a collegiate career-best total of 5,649 points at the 1999 NCAA Outdoor meetwas a seventh-place mark in the high jump at the 2000 NCAA Outdoor Championships with a mark of 1.74m/5-8.50was a three-time Conference USA heptathlon and outdoor high jump champion in 1998, 1999 and 2000won the C-USA indoor high jump titles in 1999 and 2000tied a UH indoor high jump record of 1.88m/6-2 at the Houston All-Comers meet on February 13, 1999finished 14th in the high jump at the 1999 NCAA Indoor Championships and 19th at the NCAA Outdoor meettransferred to Houston from McNeese State, where she had a fifth-place performance in the 800 meters at the Southland Conference Championships.

2005: 2nd at Nike Prefontaine Classic (1.92m/6-3.5) 2nd at Oslo (1.93m/6-4) NH at USA Outdoor 2nd at Ostrava (1.92m/6-3.5i) ranked #4 in U.S. by T&F News best of 1.93m/6-4.
2004: 3rd at USA Indoors (1.90m/6-2.75i)1st at Houston (1.90m/6-2.75i)5th at Stockholm (1.91m/6-3.25i)best of (1.91m/6-3.25i).
2003: 3rd at USA Indoors (1.91m/6-3.25i)...4th at USA Outdoors (1.89m/6-2.25)4th at Mexico City (1.90m/6-2.75)4th at Nike Prefontaine Classic (1.89m/6-2.25)1st at Houston (1.90m/6-2.75i)ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FNbest of (1.91m/6-3.25i).
2002: Best of 1.84m/6-0.5.
2001: 9th in heptathlon at USA Outdoorsbests of 5,583 in heptathlon and 1.80m/5-10.75 in HJ.
2000: 4th in heptathlon at NCAA OutdoorsConference USA HJ championno height in HJ at Olympic Trialsbests of 5,726 and 6-0.
1999: 5th in heptathlon at NCAA OutdoorsConference USA heptathlon championbests of 5,649w and 5,320.
1998: Conference USA HJ and heptathlon champion18th in heptathlon at NCAA Outdoorsbests of 5,173 and 5-8.

 

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