Simone Charley wins triple jump, sets school record
Freshman sets two PRs on meet's first day
From Jan./Feb. edition of Commodore Nation
Record-setting times highlight final day of Vanderbilt meet
December 8, 2013
Charley's TFRRS page: Here
2014 Outdoor Highlights: Earned All-American Second Team honors after finishing ninth 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. ... Was a member of the 4x200 relay team that set the school record (1:40.24).
2014 Outdoor Quick Recap: Pulled off two major accomplishments at once when she qualified for the NCAA Championships and broke her own school record in the triple jump with a mark of 43-1 on the final day of the NCAA East Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Broke her own school record in the triple jump -- twice -- with leaps of 42-1.75 and 42-8 at the SEC Championships while earning a fifth-place finish and scoring four points for the Commodores. ... Set a new school standard in the triple jump at the Sea Ray Relays and captured third place at 41.10.75 . ... Took second place in the triple jump at the Mt. SAC Relays and finished fourth at the Tennessee Challenge.
2013 Indoor Highlights: Posted the second-best mark on VU's all-time performance list in the triple jump (41-8.50).
2013 Indoor Quick Recap: Took eighth in the triple jump at 12.44m at the Tyson Invitational. ... Posted a ninth-place finish in the triple jump at 41-00.25 at the New Balance Invitational. ... Earned fourth place in the triple jump at 12.52m at the Vanderbilt Invitational. ... Took third in triple jump at 12.42m at the Auburn Indoor Invitational. ... Finished fourth in the triple jump (12.22m) at the UAB Blazer Invitational.
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... Plans to major in psychology at Vanderbilt.
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