The Word on the Herd-June 24, 2016
Jules and Walker advance to NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.
Jules claims 17th in high jump, 47th in 100m hurdles
Competition begins Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Bange places third in the 100 meter hurdles
The Thundering Herd track and field team defeated Ohio University in a border battle at the Ohio Women's Team Challenge in Athens.
National Qualifier - Outdoor Triple Jump 2012 and 2013
2013 Second-Team All-Conference - Outdoor Triple Jump
2012 Third-Team All-Conference - Indoor Triple Jump
2011 and 2012 Third-Team All-Conference - Indoor Triple Jump
School Record Holder - Outdoor Triple Jump (12.92m)
2012-13 Indoor: Earned second team all-conference honors with a second place finish in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships...Placed first in the triple jump four times... Participated in the long jump two times and had a best jump of 5.36 meters...
2012-13 Outdoor: Earned second team all-conference honors with a second place finish in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships with a jump of 12.58 meters... Set the school record in the triple jump at the Hilltopper Relays with a jump of 12.92 meters...Had a personal best jump of 5.59 meters in the long jump
2011-12Indoor:Participated in 3 meets while finishing in the top-25 at each of them... Started the season with a first place finish at the Oiler Opener's triple jump... Placed third in the triple jump at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a personal best jump of 12.52m.
2011-12 Outdoor:Had 5 top-15 performances... Finished third in the triple jump at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge... Set a new personal best in the triple jump at the Hilltopper Relays (12.87m)... Earned a top-10 finish at the Historic Penn Relays... Finished 6th in the triple jump at the C-USA Outdoor Championships... Closed out the season with a 19th place finish at the first round of nationals... Ranked among the top-50 national triple jumpers all season.
2010-11: 6 top-15 finishes during the indoor season, including 1st place in the triple jump at the Findlay Opener... Placed 4th in the triple jump at the Notre Dame Invitational and set a personal record of 12.41 meters... Joined the All-Conference Team by finishing 3rd in the triple jump at the C-USA Indoor Championships... Posted 7 top-15 finishes during the outdoor season... Finished 4th in the triple jump at the Bulls Invitational... Earned 1st place finishes in the triple jump at both the FSU Relays and the Ohio Open... Placed 7th in the triple jump at the C-USA Outdoor Championships.
Prior to Marshall: A transfer from Radford who won the Big South Indoor Championship in the triple-jump... Two-time Virginia state champion in the triple jump... Achieved all-american status at the Nike Indoor Championships.
Personal: Daughter of Jacqueline and Purcell Richardson... Undecided on a major.
Triple Jump: 12.92m - Indoor, 12.92m - Outdoor
Long Jump: 5.36m - Indoor, 5.59m - Outdoor