Lockhart Concludes Louisville Track and Field’s Final Day at NCAA Championships

Charachesicia Lockhart earned her second All-America distinction of the meet on Saturday.

 

June 9, 2012

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior Charachesicia Lockhart concluded the University of Louisville track and field team’s final day at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with All-America honors on Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

Lockhart secured her second All-America honor at the meet, becoming the first in program history to earn the award in the triple jump after placing 19th. On her third attempt, she registered a wind-aided 12.80m/42-0 to earn honorable mention accolades. Lockhart became the women’s program’s first All-America recipient in the long jump event on Thursday.

 

A Dallas, Texas, native, Lockhart finishes her career with two All-America honors, one individual BIG EAST title and four school records (indoor: 4x400m relay; outdoor: long jump, 4x400m relay, sprint medley relay).

 

The Cardinal women finished the meet tied for 50th with four points.

 

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NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (DES MOINES, IOWA – DRAKE STADIUM)

 

Saturday, June 9

 

Women’s Triple Jump Final

19. Charachesicia Lockhart – 12.80m/42-0 (wind: 2.3)

 

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