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MECHELLE LEWIS
Events: 100m
Height: 5-6
Weight: 122
PRs: 11.13 (2007)
Born: September 20, 1980 in Ft. Washington, Md.
Current Residence: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Oxon Hill (Md.) HS ‘98
College: University of South Carolina ‘02
Coach: Harold Laguerre
Agent: Caroline Feith
Club: Nike

Career Highlights:  2007 World Outdoor 4x100m gold medalist; 2007 Pan Am 100m silver medalist; 2007 NACAC 100m champion

Lewis made her first-ever mark on the world stage with her silver medal winning performance in the 100 meters at the 2007 Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lewis finished the race in 11.24 seconds as she and Miki Barber finished 1-2 in the race. It was the sixth time in 15 Pan American Games that American women have claimed the top two spots in the 100 meters. Lewis also picked up a silver medal at Pan Ams in the 4x100m relay...As a prep star in Maryland, Lewis set the state record in the 55m where she was the state champion in her senior year...Lettered in soccer and track in high school...Team was third in the county three times and won the state championship twice...4x400m relay was third at Junior Nationals...was an advertising major at South Carolina.

2008: 7th at Olympic Trials (11.08), 2nd in semifinals (10.97PR)…2nd at adidas Track Classic 100m B race (11.23)…1st in 100 and 200 at Provo (11.19, 23.01)
2007: 5th at USA Outdoors (11.26)…2nd at Pan Am Games (11.24)…5th in semi's at World Outdoors (11.16), 1st in 4x100m semis (42.24 - 2nd leg)...2nd in 4x100m relay at Pan Am Games (43.82)…NACAC champion (11.37).
2006: did not compete
2005: did not compete
2004: did not compete
2003: 3rd in 200m at Atlanta (24.06)…3rd at Jesse Owens (23.91w)…best of 24.06.
2002: 8th in heats at GT Invite (11.84w)

 

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