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2004-2005 Women's Track Roster


KeKe Deckard

Class: r-SR
Position: Jumps
Height: 5-9
Previous School: Nacogdoches HS
Hometown: Nacogdoches, Texas

2003-04 Indoor: Finished second in the long jump at the Sun Belt Championships with a season-best mark of 19-6.75 ... Won the long jump at the Middle Tennessee Classic with an effort of 19-1.25 ... Second in the long jump at the Blue Raider Invitational (18-6.5) ... Finished second in the triple jump three different times and was ninth at the Sun Belt Championships with a mark of 37-8. Outdoor: Won the long jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational and Twilight Meet and was fourth in the event at the Yellowjacket Invitational ... Finished fifth in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Championships with a mark of 38-11.0, her best effort of the Outdoor Track season ... Finished in the Top 10 in the long jump in five of the six meets in which she participated.

2002-03 Indoor: Finished sixth in long jump at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed second in long jump and fifth in triple jump at Blue Raider Classic ... Came in second in long jump (18-6.5) and fourth in triple jump (39-4.5) at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Again had mark of 18-6.5 to place fourth in long jump at Sun Belt Championships. Outdoor: Placed ninth in triple jump and member of fifth-place 4x100m relay at Alabama Relays ... Posted mark of 38-4.25 in triple jump at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Finished fourth in long jump and tied for sixth in triple jump at Murray State Invitational ... Had season-bests in both long and triple jump at Sun Belt Championships, placing fourth in long jump (39-8) and fifth in triple jump (19-4).

2001-02 Indoor: Jumped 19-0.25 in long jump at MT Christmas Invitational, finishing fourth in first collegiate meet ... Placed third at Kentucky Invitational with leap of 18-10.5 and also third at MT Invitational ... Jumped 38-3 in triple jump at MT Invitational ... Came in fifth at MT Invitational and leaped 38-8.5 to finish fourth at MT Invitational ... Also came in fourth at MT Invitational in long jump with leap of 18-6 ... Took fourth in 55m in 7.46 at MT Invitational ... Came in fifth in both long jump (19-2.75) and triple jump (39-7.75) at Sun Belt Championships. Outdoor: Finished third in long jump (18-8.5), eighth in triple jump (38-0.75) and was member of third-place 4x100m relay at Auburn Springtime Invitational ... Placed fifth in long and triple jump and seventh in 100m (12.41) at Bulldog Invitational ... Jumped 38-2.25 in triple jump at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Had mark of 18-8 in long jump at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Jumped 19-0.5 in long jump and finished seventh with leap of 38-6.75 in triple jump at Sun Belt Championships.

Middle Tennessee: Earned Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors in 2001 in volleyball ... Also named Conference Player of the Week for October 22 and broke the school record for kills in a match with 36 against Arkansas State ... Became the Lady Raiders all-time leader in kills in 2003 with 1,471, breaking a mark that stood for 12 seasons ... Named Sun Belt Second Team All-Conference ... Recorded 23 kills at Sun Belt Championships ... Led team in kills per game (4.34), kills (530) and attack percentage (.222) ... Recorded season-high 28 kills against Appalachian State and season-high 19 digs against Chattanooga.

High School: Holds school records in long jump (19-8), 200m (24.85) and 400m (57.12) ... Named Junior All-American in the triple jump, holding high school record at 40-6 ... Also three-year letterwinner in volleyball, earning First Team All-District and Team MVP honors twice.

Personal: Shakeithia Nicole Deckard ... Born November 13, 1981 ... Daughter of Sherbert Deckard and granddaughter of Curtis Deckard ... Majoring in Family and Consumer Studies.