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YVETTE LEWIS
Event: Triple Jump
Height: 5-9
Weight: 145
PR: 13.75m/45-1.5i (2006)
Born: March 16, 1985 in Newport News, Va.
Current Residence: Newport News, Va.
High School: Menchville (Va.) HS ‘03
College: Hampton University ‘07
Coach: Dwayne Mille
Agent: Robert Wagner
Club: Nike

Career Highlights: 2007 USA Outdoor runner-up; 2007 NCAA Outdoor champion; 2006 NCAA Indoor champion; 3rd at 2006 USA Outdoors

After winning the 2007 NCAA Outdoor crown, Lewis jumped to a runner-up finish at the USA Outdoor Championships. She didn’t compete at World Outdoors due to lacking the A standard…The 2006 Hampton University Athlete of the Year, Lewis was also named the Most Outstanding Female Collegiate Athlete in the state of Virginia by the Peninsula Sports Club for 2006. She solidified her place among the top jumpers in the country when she finished third in the triple jump at the 2006 AT&T USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. During the indoor season she led the Lady Pirates to their fourth consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship and was named the meet’s Most Outstanding Performer for the second straight year after breaking her own conference record with 48 individual points. She then went on to the NCAA Indoor Championships where she competed in the 60-meter hurdles and won a national championship in the triple jump with a mark of 13.75m/45-1.5. During the outdoor season, she won the East Regional triple jump competition, breaking the meet record in the process and qualifying for the NCAA Championships in Sacramento where she fought off injury to finish fourth.

2008: 4th at Olympic Trials (13.84m/45-05.00)...12th at Olympic Trials semi-finals in 100m hurdles (12.87)...1st at Irvine (13.53m/44-4.75)
2007:
USA Outdoor runner-up (13.59m/44-7)...NCAA Outdoor champion (13.73m/45-0.5)…2nd at NCAA Indoors (13.61m/44-8)…1st at New Balance Armory Invite (13.49m/44-3.25)…ranked #2 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 13.73m/45-0.5.
2006: 3rd at USA Outdoors (13.42m/44-0.5)…4th at NACAC (13.30m/43-7.75)…NCAA Indoor champion (13.75m/45-1.5)…4th at NCAA Outdoors (13.59m/44-7)…1st in Greensboro (13.73m/45-0.5)… ranked #3 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 13.75m/45-1.5i.
2005: best of 42-8.75i.


7/2/08

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