Sherita Williams
Sherita Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Robinson

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
11/25/1981


2003:Placed ninth at the Raleigh Relays in the triple jump (39-09.75)...Placed fifth at the Sea Ray Relays in the triple jump (41-04.50)-third on MSU's triple jump all-time list...Placed 14th (tie) at the Sea Ray Relays in the long jump (18-07.00)...Placed sixth at the Drake Relays in the triple jump.

2002:Earned All-American honors after placing 12th in triple jump (41-7) at NCAA Outdoor Championships...Finished ninth in triple jump at U.S. Senior Nationals (42-1 1/4)...Won the triple jump at Big Ten Outdoor Championships with school-record leap of 42-10 3/4...Sixth in long jump at Big Ten Outdoors (19-6 3/4)...Won triple jump at Len Paddock Invitational (42-4) and WMU Invitational (41-6 1/2)...Also won long jump at WMU (19-10 3/4) and finished second in 100-meter hurdles (15.02)...Second in triple jump at Penn Relays (40-10 1/4)...Fourth in long jump at Penn and Len Paddock

2001:Red-shirted for the outdoor season...Named to All-Big Ten First Team after the Big Ten Indoor Championships, capturing first in the triple jump...Recorded NCAA provisional qualifying mark (41-09.75) at Big Ten's in triple jump...Took third in the triple jump (42-6) at the U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships and matched season-best mark in long jump (19-5.25)...Took third in the triple jump at Iowa State...Took second in the long jump at the Meyo Invitational...Captured first in the 60m high hurdles, long jump and triple jump at the Red Simmons Invitational.

2000:Member of the USA Junior National team, jumping 42-6 in the triple jump at the USA Junior Nationals...Competed in the USA vs. Canada meet...NCAA provisional qualifier with a jump of 41-7 3/4 in triple jump at Big Ten Outdoor Championship, placing fourth...Took eighth in long jump (19-0) at Big Ten Championship...Won triple jump and set school record (42-2) at Len Paddock Invitational...Claimed two first-place finishes in the long jump at Michigan State Open (18-7) and Purdue Invitational (18-11 3/4)...Jumped to a second-place finish (19-0) in the long jump at the USTCA meet...Captured three first-place finishes in triple jump 39-4 1/2 at Michigan State Open, 39-10 at Notre Dame Quadrangular and 38-9 3/4 at Purdue Invitational...Seventh (19-0) in long jump and third in the triple jump (39-11 1/4) at Big Ten Indoor Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL:Four-year letterwinner in track and basketball...Also lettered in cross country her senior year...Voted team captain in track and basketball for three years...Received MVP honors for three years in both track and basketball...An all-state track selection her senior season...Ran personal best in 100m hurdles as junior (14.7)...National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:A kinesiology major...Born November, 25, 1981...Daughter of Tyruce Wright and Renee Williams.