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Harleigh White

Harleigh White - Track & Field - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
Jumps
Height:
5-7
Class:
Sr./Jr.
Hometown:
Huntingtown, Md.
High School:
Huntingtown HS
BIO

Clemson TFRRS Profile

Clemson Awards & Honors

NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier

  • 2021 – Triple Jump

NCAA East Prelim Qualifier

  • 2021 – Triple Jump
  • 2019 – Triple Jump

All-ACC

Second-team

  • Triple Jump (2021/Outdoors)
  • Triple Jump (2021/Indoors)
  • Triple Jump (2020/Indoors)

2021 Outdoor Season

  • Opened her outdoor season by competing in the triple jump at the Tiger Track Classic (March 19-20).
  • At the Tiger Track Classic, White won the triple jump with her leap of 12.54m (41-1.75). This was the second victory of her collegiate career.
  • In the triple jump at the Florida Relays (April 2-3), White recorded the then-No. 8 mark in program history by going 13.07m (42-10.75).
    • Became just the 11th woman in program history to jump further than 13 meters in the event.
  • Set a then-personal best in the long jump by leaping to a mark of 5.61m (18-5) during the FSU Relays (March 25-26).
  • During the ACC Outdoor Championships (May 13-15), White set a lifetime best in the triple jump by soaring to a mark of 13.37m (43-10.5).
    • White’s lifetime best of 13.37m was recorded with illegal wind at her back.
    • Became No. 5 all-time at Clemson with her wind-legal jump of 13.28m (43-7) at the same meet.
    • White finished fourth overall, earning second-team All-ACC.
  •  After the triple jump competition at the NCAA Preliminary East Region (May 26-29) meet, White finished 10th overall thanks to her leap of 13.18m (43-3).
    • Her 10th-place finish allowed her to qualify for her first NCAA championship meet.
  • At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 9-12), White placed 21st overall by leaping to a wind-aided mark of 13.11m (43-0.25) [+2.2] during the second round.
  • White contested the triple jump at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.

2021 Indoor Season Highlights

  • Made her season debut at the Clemson Invitational (Jan. 15-16).
  • At the ACC Indoor Championships (Feb. 27-29), White contested the triple jump.
    • Finished 5th overall in the event, jumping 13.03m (42-9).
    • White eclipsed the 13-meter mark for the first time in her career with the jump.
  • At the Clemson Invitational, White recorded a then-personal-best in the triple jump by leaping to a mark of 12.74 meters.
  • Jumped to a mark of 12.43m (40-9.5) at the Tiger Paw Invite (Feb. 12-13) for the triple jump.

2019-20 Indoor Season Highlights

  • Contested the triple jump at the ACC Indoor Championships, finishing sixth overall and earning second-team All-ACC honors.
  • Best finish of the season was fifth overall, which was earned at both the Bob Pollock Invitational and the South Carolina Invitational.
  • Competed in seven meets throughout the season.

2018-19 Season Highlights

  • Competed in 13 meets during the campaign
  • Earned personal bests in three events last season
  • Earned a personal best in the 60m (8.01) at the Clemson Orange & Purple Open
  • Earned a season’s best in the triple jump at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational with a mark of 12.72m (41′ 8.75″)
  • Earned a personal best in the 100m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a mark of 12.62
  • Was an East Region qualifier in the Triple Jump
  • Scored for the Tigers at the ACC Indoor & Outdoor Championships.

2017-18 Season Highlights

  • Contested the long jump and triple jump at both the ACC Indoor and Outdoor Championships.
  • Set a personal best in the long jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational, leaping to a mark of 5.57 meters (18-3.25).
  • Made her Clemson debut by contesting the long jump at the Clemson Opener.
  • Competed in 15 meets throughout the year, with eight during indoors and seven during outdoors.

Off the track:

  • Nursing/Psychology major
  • Tigers Unite Executive board member
  • Psi Chi Honors Society member
  • Tiger Leadership member
  • Women’s Empowerment leader
  • Presidents list spring 2019
  • Paw pals mentee
  • Senegal Tiger Trek 2019
  • Clemson University Professional Intern
  • Clemson University Athletic Honor Roll

Before Clemson

  • 3x triple jump state champion
  • 3x New Balance National All-American
  • USATF Junior Olympic National triple jump champion
  • All-American AAU junior Olympic triple jump national champion