Early Season Success For Marshall
2016-17 season ends with 14 tied or broken school records
Montes, Heiniger, Butler qualify
Montes takes runner-up in javelin throw
Safiyyah Mitchell Qualifies for Sunday Finals
2016-17 (Senior): Qualified for the second consecutive season for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the triple jump…her top mark on the season which officially qualified her for the postseason came at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a jump of 12.72 meters (41 feet, 8.75 inches)…won the triple jump twice over the season, taking first at the Marshall Opener and the Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off.
2015-16 (Junior): Competed at the C-USA Indoor and Outdoor Championships. Increased indoor personal best in the Triple Jump to 12.36 meters (40ft 6in) and outdoor personal best in Triple Jump to 12.76 meters (41ft 10in). Placed 6th at the Outdoor C-USA Championships with a jump of 12.37 meters (40ft 7.5in). Qualified for the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Championships, finishing 38th with a jump of 12.40 meters (40ft 8.25in)
2014-15 (Sophomore):Competed at the C-USA Indoor and Outdoor Championships. Increased indoor personal best in the Triple Jump to 11.89 meters (39ft) and outdoor personal best in Triple Jump to 12.45 meters (40ft 10in).
2013-14 (Freshman): Competed at the C-USA Indoor and Outdoor Championships. Indoor season best in the Triple Jump of 11.66 meters (38ft 3in) and an outdoor season best of 11.72 meters (38ft 5in).
Prior to Marshall: Ran at St. Augustine College (HS) in Nassau, Bahamas where she set three championship records in the triple jump event... Competed on the Bahamas international team... Majoring in sports medicine and orthopedics.
Triple Jump: 12.72m (41ft 8.75in)
Long Jump: 5.22m (17ft 1in)