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2010-2011 Women's Track Roster


Cherice Robertson

Class: r-SR
Position: Hurdles/Jumps
Height: 5-8
Previous School: Ridgeway HS
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

2010-11
Indoor:
Silver medal winner in both the Indoor Penthalon and high jump at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships with respective marks of 3523 and 5-6 (1.68m) ... Won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.96 and took second in the high jump with a leap of 5-8 (1.73m) at the MT Christmas Invitational ... Took victory in the 55-meter hurdles in 7.95 and second in the high jump with a height of 5-6 (1.68m) at the Middle Tennessee Invitational ... Finished second in the high jump, leaping 5-8 (1.73m) at the MT Valentine Invitational.
Outdoor: Silver medal winner in the high jump at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships with height of 5-6 (1.68m); also came in fourth in the long jump with a mark of 19-4.75 (5.91m) ... Doubled at the Rhodes Open Meet winning the 100-meter hurdles and high jump with respective marks of 14.24 and 5-5.75 (1.67m) ... Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in a time of 13.95 ... Leapt a career-best height of 5-8 (1.73m) in the high jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational in a fourth-place effort ... Recorded season-bests in the 100-meter hurdles and long jump at the War Eagle Invitational with marks of 13.82 and 19-9 (6.02m) ... Placed 45th in the long jump with a mark of 17-9 (5.41m) at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries.

2009-10
Indoor:
January 26, 2010 Sun Belt Track Athlete of the Week ... 2010 Women's Top Meet Scorer at the Sun Belt Championships ... Won the high jump with a leap of 5-6 (1.68m), placed second in the 55 meter hurdles in an NCAA Provisional mark of 7.77, came in third in the long jump with a mark of 19-4.75 (5.91m), and sixth in the triple jump with a recorded mark of 38-4.75 (11.70m) at the Sun Belt Championships ... Set a Middle Tennessee record in the high jump with a mark of 5-8 (17.3m) ... Earned eighth first place finishes in 2010.
Outdoor: Took fourth in the high jump with a mark of 5-4.5 (1.69m) and seventh in the long jump with a leap of 18-10.75 (5.76m) ... Set a personal best mark of 5-8.75 (1.75m) in the high jump with a leap of Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Ran a lifetime best of 13.77 in the 100 meter hurdles at the Tiger Track Classic ... Won the high jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a mark of 5-7 (1.70m).

Before Middle Tennessee: Ran for Vanderbilt before injuring her knee ... Finished seventh in the Heptathlon at the 2008 SEC Outdoor with 4854 points.

High School: Senior captain in track at Ridgeway HS under Felicia Everson ... State champion in pentathlon and triple jump as senior ... Also earned state title as freshman high jumper ... Recognized as Memphis Commercial Appeal's Best of the Prep as senior ... Three-time city MVP in track & field ... Helped team to a pair of city titles, a state championship in 2003, and three regional titles ... Student Council representative and National Honors Society member.

Personal: Cherice Rashay Robertson ... Born Dec. 28, 1987 ... Daughter of James E. Robertson Sr., and Linda Robertson ... Dad is a band director and professional musician; mom is a speech pathologist ... Old sister Candice was a four time Sun Belt Champion in the hurdles event for Middle Tennesse ... Hopes for a career in physical therapy ... Enjoys dance and is an avid singer.