Nkanata officially punches his ticket for Eugene in two weeks
The qualifiers out of this weekend's Preliminary Championships will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Panthers last won the IC4A Championship in 1940
Thompson places top-15 in 400 meter hurdles
The Panthers turned in seven top-3 finishes on Championship Saturday
Top Performances: 60M-8.17, 100M-12.79, 200M-26.44, 800M-2:43.81, 60H-9.42, high jump-1.57M, long jump-5.61M (twice), triple jump-12.56M, shot put-9.15M, ipent-3,153
2013 Outdoor: Competed at the Charlotte 49er Classic in the women's long jump placing thirteenth with a posted distance of 17-06.25. Placed seventh at the Aggie Invitational in women's long jump with a distance of 5.34.
2012-13 Indoor: Finished first in the women's triple jump at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala with a top distance of 12.16 meters...also took third in the women's long jump with a distance of 5.37 meters...competed in the Nittany Lion Challenge where she posted season-best times in both long jump (18-04.25) and triple jump (40-02.75)...competed in the Penn State National women's long jump and triple jump posting distances of 5.57 and 12.05 meters, placing 10th for long jump and third for triple jump...at the Akron Invitational, Corum placed fourth in the women's triple jump gold division and second in the women's long jump blue division with posted distances of 12.24M and 5.52M, respectively...Competed in the women's long jump at the SPIRE Invitational, registering a distance of 17-8.75...finished fourth in the triple jump at the Big East Championship Meet (40-07.00).
2011-12: Indoor T/F - Claimed second at the Golden Flash Gala with a season opener of 40-0.31...competed at the Penn State National Open in the triple jump finishing fifth with a jump of 39-7.98...also competed at the Penn State Relays placing first in the long jump with a leap of 18-4.86 and third in the triple jump with 38-8.17...at the Big East Championships finished fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 41-2.48...Outdoor T/F - Competed at the Early Bird Invitational where she finished third in the long jump (16-9.18) and fifth in the 200M running 26.44...posted a top-15 finish at the Florida Relays in the triple jump with a leap of 39-6.40...sixth-place finish in the triple jump (38-7.77) at the Sea Ray Relays...claimed fifth in the long jump at the Morgan State Legacy Meet with a leap of 18-4.07...placed sixth in the triple jump at the Big East Championships...finished ninth in the triple jump finals at the ECAC Championships with a leap of 39-10.74.
2010-11: Indoor T/F - Took home first place in the triple jump with an all-time best leap of 41-0.51 at the Big East Indoor Championships...continued her strong performances in the triple jump by leaping to a 14th place finish at the ECAC Championships...finished first in the triple jump at the Great Dane Classic...claimed another first-place finish in the triple jump at the Kent State Gala. Outdoor T/F - Claimed fifth in the triple jump at the Big East Outdoor Championships...finished eighth in the 100m dash with a career best of 41-11.93 and earned a fourth-place spot in the triple jump at the Charlotte 49ers Classic...Made her mark in the long jump with a career-best mark of 17-11.35 and leaped to a first-place finish in the triple jump at the MSU Legacy meet.
High School: Corum was a three-time state champion in the triple jump...District III champion at Carlisle High School...finished third in the long jump at state championships her senior year...winner of the Clyde Washington Award, Stand Morgan Award and Tim Cook Award...four-year letter winner and all-state basketball player...contributed to her community while on the class council during her junior and senior years.
Personal: Born on January 9, 1992...daughter of David and Tamara Brathwaite...has five siblings: Daron, Tanesha, Lawrence, David and Jade...enrolled in the School of Education...studying applied developmental psychology.