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2009-2010 Women's Track Roster

Cherice Robinson

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

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.