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Chaunte Mitchell To Be Enshrined Into USTFCCCA Hall Of Fame
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NEW ORLEANS — Former Warrior Chaunte Mitchell is among nine collegiate track & field standouts to be enshrined into the USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Athlete Hall of Fame this week at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Charlotte, N.C.
Mitchell was a pole vaulting pioneer, as she became the first woman in NCAA Division II to capture back-to-back outdoor titles in the pole vault, winning championships in 2004 and 2005. To this day, she remains just one of two women to win back-to-back pole vault titles during the outdoor season.
Mitchell picked up her first title by clearing 3.90m (12-9½). In 2005, her second title was won by leaping 4.01m (13-1¾), an NCAA Division II outdoor championship record at the time.
A five-time All-American (three outdoor, two indoor), Mitchell was one of the finest pole vaulters to ever hail from the California Collegiate Athletic Association. She was named the 2003 CCAA Freshman of the Year before picking up three CCAA pole vault titles (2004, 2005 and 2007).
Mitchell was inducted into the Stanislaus State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015.
Mitchell joins 1999 inductee Carrie Luis and 2008 inductee Geoff Bradshaw as members of the NCAA Division II Athlete Hall of Fame from Stanislaus State University.
The 2018 USTFCCCA Division II Athlete Hall of Fame class also includes Adriane Blewitt (Ashland University), Lynnsey Dailey (Fort Valley State University), Jackie Jeschelnig (Ashland University), Antoinette "Ana" Oglesby (Fort Valley State University), Ashley Puga (Northwest Nazarene University), Libia Rodriguez (Saint Augustine's), Shnaka Walker (Saint Augustine's) and Bryant Wilson (Grand Valley State University).
For more information about this class and the USTFCCCA Hall of Fame, please visit the USTFCCCA website.
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Merced College Bluedevils Elite Skills Football Camp
By Bob Casey/Mike Chavez
Sat, July 7, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PDT
3600 M St.
Merced, CA 95348
The camp is designed to help young athletes develop the skills needed for youth football. The design of the camp is for the young athletes to take part in several drills and modalities that will enhance their knowledge of the game of football. The teaching of the proper techniques during the drills is our number priority as well as making it a fun event for all.
Organizer of Merced College Bluedevils Elite Skills Football Camp
Bob Casey-Head Football Coach @Merced College
Mike Chavez is the president of Bluedevil Youth Football
Summer Track Program
By Sunrise Running Company Track Club
Mon, Jul 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m.~Thu, Aug 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Modesto Junior College
435 College Avenue
Modesto, CA 95350
At the Sunrise Running Club Track Sessions, athletes can continue to improve their fitness and performance levels during the seasons between sports. We are primarily geared toward middle to long-distance runners, but athletes of all events and sports will find benefits to our training style.
During each training session, athletes will experience interval work, speed and agility drills, flexibility exercises, core work, and body-weight-based strength training. Each athlete will receive individual instruction from an experienced coach.
Sessions will also feature discussion on various topics such as racing, motivation, pacing, nutrition, and team bonding. Athletes will have the opportunity to continue to work as a group, just as they do on their respective teams, in a competitive, but encouraging environment. Athletes also receive mileage plans to help guide their training on non-track days.
Please read the club details below for additional information:
•Athletes must be age 14 and older.
•MUST Register in advanced of attendance to a session (see registration details below).
•Attend four (4) sessions and receive a Sunrise Running Company T-Shirt.
•Education in the latest training techniques and sports sciences.
•Each session is 90-minutes in length.
•No refunds are given if the athlete does not show or session is canceled.
•We run in the rain and heat. In the case of too inclement of weather conditions, we will cancel and notify all registered participants.
Summer Track Program is held Monday, July 23rd to Thursday, August 9th:
•6 workouts (Monday and Thursday from 10:00-11:30 AM)
•Occasional Saturday workouts, TBD (no additional charge)
•$60.00 for all 6 workouts
*Please Note. Registering for sessions means you are paying regardless of attendance. If you miss a workout, there is no individual make-up session. We would be happy to work with you to roll a workout over to the next season of workouts.
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