Cassandra Harding
Cassandra Harding

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Killeen, Texas

High School:
Ellison HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Jumps


School Record Holder
Indoor
Pentathlon 	2,999
Personal Bests
Indoor
Triple Jump	40-02.00
Long Jump  	16-11.50
High Jump  	5-06.00
60m Hurdles	9.45
Pentathlon 	2,999
Outdoor
Triple Jump	40-07.75
Long Jump 	17-08.50
100m Hurdles	14.3

2005-06:INDOOR- Missed the entire indoor season. OUTDOOR- Was second in the triple jump at the Rhodes Open ... Was fifth in the triple at the Ole Miss Dual Meet ... Finished second in the triple jump at the Lee Calhoun Memorial ... Finished sixth at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a leap of 36-11 ... Was second at the ASU High Performance with a season-high triple jump of 37-03.

2004-05: INDOOR-Took part in five meets, competing in the triple jump in five and the long jump in two...Posted an indoor-best effort of 16-11.50" (5.17m) in the long jump at the McDonald's Invitational, also logging her second-best mark of the season in the triple jump with a fifth-place leap of 37-04.00" (11.38m)...Recorded a season-best mark of 37-09.50" (11.52m) in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational, finishing ninth...OUTDOOR-Redshirted the outdoor season.

2003-04: INDOOR-Competed in a variety of events for the Lady Tigers...Placed second in the triple jump (38-08.50"; 11.80m) and seventh in the high jump (5-00.00"; 1.52m) at the ASU Kickoff Klassic...Won the triple jump at the McDonald's Invitational with a personal-best leap of 40-02.00"; (12.24m)...Also placed fourth in the high jump (5-02.25"; 1.58m) at the McDonald's Invite...Ran the 55m hurdles at the SEMO Invitational (8.57) and the 60m hurdles at the Razorback Invitational (9.45)...Scored in the triple jump at C-USA Championships with an eighth place mark of 38-04.50" (11.70m)...Also competed in the pentathlon at the C-USA meet, placing ninth, just one spot away from scoring...OUTDOOR-Once again competed in a variety of events for the women's track squad...Participated in the triple jump, 100m hurdles and long jump at the SEMO Gatorade Classic, claiming second (39-01.75"; 11.93m), ninth (15.41) and 14th (16-08.50"; 5.09m) respectively...Set a personal best of 17-08.50" (5.40m) in the long jump at the Mississippi Invitational, while also placing eighth in the javelin (60-06.50"; 18.45m)...Took part in the triple jump and long jump at C-USA Championships, placing fifth and scoring in the triple jump, with a leap of 39-04.75" (12.01m).

PREP: Attended Ellison H.S...Lettered in volleyball and track three years...Competed in the triple jump, high jump and 4x100m Relay...Captain of the track team two years, volleyball one year...Named MVP of track team in 2002 and 2003...Honor roll student in high school...All-State Honor Roll...Personal best marks of 40-07.50" (triple jump), 5-06.00" (high jump), 43.01 (300m hurdles), 14.30 (100m hurdles), 12.50 (4x100m split).

PERSONAL: Born in Frankfurt, Germany on February 6, 1985...Daughter of Maple and Richard Harding...Father is in the military, mother is a ophthalmic assistant...Major is criminal justice...Enjoys running and working out...Favorite music is R&B, likes comedy and romance movies...Chose Memphis because she wanted to see something new and leave Texas...Also recruited by Texas Tech, Washington State and Kansas State.

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