Utah State's Chari Hawkins Ties For 21st in High Jump at NCAA Finals
June 8, 2013
EUGENE, Ore. - Utah State's Chari Hawkins concluded competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Finals by tying for 21st in the high jump with a mark of 1.72m (5-07.75) here Saturday at Hayward Field.
Hawkins entered the NCAA Finals seeded tied for 13th in the high jump after tying for third in the event at the first round of the NCAA Championships with a mark of 1.79m (5-10.50).
On Friday, Hawkins earned second-team All-America honors in the heptathlon after placing 11th in the event with a school-record 5,598 points.
Hawkins joins senior USU sprinter Will Henry as All-Americans during the 2013 season as Henry also earned second-team honors after placing 16th in 100m with a school-record time of 10.25. Hawkins is USU's first-ever All-American in the heptathlon and first female track All-American since since 2011 when Sonia Grabowska earned honorable mention All-America honors in the indoor pole vault. Overall, Hawkins is Utah State's 35th track and cross country athlete to earn All-America honors for the 70th time.
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