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2007-2008 Women's Track Roster


Sarah Nambawa

Class: SO
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5-5
Previous School: Ndejje Univ.
Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

2007-08
XC:
Participated in four events, finishing 56th at UTC Powerade Invitational in 13:58 (2 miles) and 82nd at Old Timers Classic in 22:18.10 (5K).
Indoor: Earned All-America honors in triple jump and broke school-record in same event ... Ranked 4th in the nation on the NCAA descending Order List in triple jump with mark of 44-8.25 ... Voted Most Outstanding Field Performer at the Sun Belt Championships after winning triple jump and placing second in long jump ... Won triple jump with personal-best and NCAA provisional mark of 42-11.5, placed second in long jump (18-4.75) and second in 400-meters in 56.05 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Won triple jump with PR and NCAA mark of 43-1.75, finished seventh in long jump (18-1) and also seventh in 400 in 56.67 at Kentucky Invitational ... Won triple jump (41-7), finished third in 400 in 57.19 and member of winning mile relay (3:49.77) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Won 400 in 56.42, placed second in long jump (18-3.75) and third in 200-meters in 25.37 at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Finished third in triple jump (40-9.5), fifth in long jump with personal-best mark of 18-7.25 and 19th in 200 in PR of 25.10 at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Won long jump with another PR of 19-0 and also won triple jump (42-3) as well as placing sixth in 200 in 25.17 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Broke school-record win winning triple jump (44-8.25), placed second in long jump with another PR (19-7.5), finished eighth in 400 in 56.79 and member of second-place mile relay (3:48.25) at Sun Belt Championships ... Placed eighth in triple jump (43-10.5) at NCAA Championships, earning first career All-America honor.
Outdoor: Became the first Blue Raider female to participate in the NCAA Championships since 2004 after winning triple jump at NCAA Mideast Regional ... Ranked 39th in the nation on the NCAA descending Order List with mark of 20-5.25 and 10th in triple jump with mark of 44-4 ... Voted Most Outstanding Field Performer at the Sun Belt Championships after winning triple jump and placing second in long jump ... Also placed eighth in 400-meters and member of fourth-place 4x100-meter relay, compiling 20 points ... Won long jump (19-1.5) and triple jump (42-5.5) and member of winning 4x400-meter relay (3:52.71) at Clemson Relays ... Placed third in long jump (19-0) and triple jump (42-0) at Tiger Track Classic ... Finished fourth in triple jump (41-7.25) and 13th in long jump (19-1.25) and member of eighth-place DMR (12:44.24) at Sea Ray Relays ... Won triple jump (43-1.5) with NCAA qualifying mark and placed third in long jump (19-6) at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Won triple jump with school-record 44-2 and placed second in long jump with mark of 20-5.25, both NCAA qualifying marks ... Her long jump mark was the third best in school history ... Also placed eighth in 400 and member of fourth-place 4x100-meter relay (46.27) ... Won triple jump with wind-aided mark of 44-5.5 but also posted legal mark of 44-4, another school-record, at NCAA Mideast Regional ... Placed 21st in long jump (19-0.75) at NCAA Mideast Regional ... Posted mark of 43-1.5 in preliminaries and finished 12th overall with mark of 42-2.25 at NCAA Championships.

2006-07
Indoor:
Placed third in triple jump with mark of 39-7.5, second in 800-meters in 2:24.93 and member of winning mile relay (3:53.15) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Finished seventh in long jump with mark of 17-1.25, fifth in triple jump (38-2.75) and sixth in 600-meters in 1:39.46 at Carle-Health Alliance Invitational ... Came in sixth in triple jump (38-0.75) at Indiana Relays ... Finished second in triple jump with personal-best mark of 39-10 and also second in 800 (2:19.44) at MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed third in triple jump (39-7.25), second in 800 (2:17.86) and member of fourth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:53.07) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Placed 14th in personal-best 18-5.25 in long jump, second in PR of 41-7.75 in triple jump, sixth in PR of 56.11 in 400-meters and member of school-record and NCAA regional qualifying 4x400-meter relay (3:38.12) at Alabama Relays ... Finished eighth in personal-best 55.61 in 400 and member of second-place 4x400 relay (3:41.95) at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Member of second-place 4x200-meter relay (1:40.26) at Texas Relays ... Placed seventh in triple jump (40-0.75) and member of fifth-place 4x200 (1:37.98) at Sea Ray Relays ... Won triple jump with personal-best mark of 41-10.75, placed fourth in long jump with PR of 18-7 and was seventh in 800-meters in personal-best 2:12.11 at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Member of second-place 4x400 relay (3:39.23) at Penn Relays ... Placed ninth in triple jump with mark of 39-0.25 at SBC Championships and 13th with mark of 41-2.25 at NCAA Mideast Regional.

High School: Attended Masindi Academy for coach Pkanya Patrick ... Posted times of 57.26 in 400-meters, 2:13 in 800-meters, 17-3 in long jump, and 37-10 in triple jump ... Also attended Ndejje University for one year.

Personal: Sarah Nambawa ... Daughter of Kalanda Paul and Namutebi Immaculate ... Born September 23, 1985 ... Majoring in Liberal Studies.