2014: Two-sport phenom and three-time All-American in the triple jump, Simone was also the team's top scorer and named First Team All-SEC... She scored a team-high nine goals and dished out three assists, tying Ashley Oswald and Lydia Simmons for the team-high... Recorded a team-high 21 points... Scored six goals in her final six games, including two in a 2-0 shutout of rival Tennessee... Was named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20 after scoring all three of team's goals in wins over Mississippi State and Tennessee... Scored seven of team's nine goals in SEC play... After two years, team's active leader in goals with 14... Named to Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Named to SEC All-Freshman Team ... Team's top returning scorer and points leader after placing second in 2013 with five goals and 15 points... Also had five assists, which tied for team-high... Helped Vandy to its best offensive output in 13 years ... Played in the first 17 games of the season, starting 16, before being sidelined with an injury for the final two ... Tallied 1,284 minutes ... Had an assist and the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Memphis ... Scored two goals in SEC play against LSU and Arkansas... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
TRACK: Three-time All-American, with a pair of First Team All-American honors as a sophomore... Finished on the podium at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships in June after placing third in the triple jump and breaking her own school record with a leap of 44-3.25... Was highest individual finish for VU women's track athlete since Ryan Tolbert won the national championship in the 400-meter hurdles in 1997... Charley was also named First Team All-American at the NCAA Indoor Championships in March when she placed fourth in the triple jump... Also earned All-SEC honors in the triple jump, finishing third in indoors and fourth at the outdoor meet...Earned All-American Second Team honors after finishing ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon. ... Became the first Commodore to qualify for the NCAA Championships since 2010. ... Established a new school record in the triple jump at the Sea Ray Relays in April, then went on to break own her record -- twice -- at the SEC meet and again at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing with a mark of 43-1... Previous school record was held by Christina Penn, who is married to Simone's cousin, Damien Charley, a former VU football player.... Was a member of the 4x200 relay team that set the school record (1:40.24).
HIGH SCHOOL:Was a four-year starter for coach Robert Starr at Spain Park... Helped the Jaguars win three consecutive state championships... As a sophomore, Charley was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for girls soccer in Alabama. A two-time first-team All-State selection, Charley was named the Birmingham News Female Athlete of the Year in 2012... Led Jaguars in scoring for three straight seasons, accumulating 87 goals and 41 assists.
PERSONAL:Simone Naomi Charley... Born Feb. 4, 1995, in Boston, Mass.... Daughter of Sharon and Bobby Charley... Youngest of three siblings... Sister, Nicole, is a triple jumper at Auburn... Brother, Myles, is a triple jumper and long jumper at Troy... Cousin Damien Charley played football at Vanderbilt from 1995 to 1998... Majoring in psychology and sociology.