Yvette Lewis

Courtesy: Associated Press
          Release: 10/19/2013
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Yvette Lewis, Hampton - Lewis, a track and field student-athlete from 2004-2007, earned four All-MEAC first team selections, three All-MEAC second accolades and one All-MEAC Third Team honors during her tenure at Hampton.
 
She was a four-time NCAA All-American in both indoor and outdoor track and field and holds MEAC indoor track and field records in the high jump (1.78m, 2005) and individual points (48, 2006). She also holds MEAC outdoor track and field records in the triple jump (13.34m, 2007) and individual points (58, 2006). She is the Hampton record holder in the indoor 200m dash (23.82), indoor long jump (6.17m), indoor triple jump (13.21m), indoor pentathlon (3,852 points), indoor individual points (48), outdoor 100m hurdles (13.06), outdoor high jump (1.78m), outdoor long jump (6.26m), outdoor triple jump (13.73m), and outdoor individual points (58).
 
Lewis is a two-time NCAA champion, winning the indoor triple jump in 2006 and the outdoor triple jump in 2007. She has represented the USA as a professional track runner since 2007, winning a gold medal in the 2011 Pan-American Games 100m hurdles and ranking eighth in the world.

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