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     Kwame Boatwright
    Kwame Boatwright

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Durham, N.C.

    High School:
    School of the Arts

    Position:
    Jumps


    05/25/2012

    Taylor, Hampton Join Pack T&F's NCAA Qualifiers

    Redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor qualified for the NCAA Championships in her second event on Friday, as she and senior teammate Brittany Hampton both earned spots in the women's discus.

    05/24/2012

    Taylor, Williams, Cozzarelli Earn Berths to NCAA Outdoor T&F Championships

    At the NCAA East Region track and field preliminaries, redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor and sophomore Nathaniel Williams finished third in the women's discus and the men's shot put and will advance to the NCAA championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Junior Andie Cozzarelli finishes fourth in the 10,000 meters for her second trip to championships. Junior Ryan Hill advances to Saturday's quarterfinals of the men's 1,500 meters.

    05/23/2012

    Wolfpack Track & Field Begins Competition at NCAA Regionals

    All-Americans Ryan Hill, Kenyetta Iyevbele and Andie Cozzarelli will all see action on Thursday in the three-day event in Jacksonville, Fla.

    05/17/2012

    Wolfpack Track & Field Earns 26 entries at NCAA East Regional preliminaries

    A total of 23 athletes, including three who qualified for two events, will participate at next week's NCAA East Regional preliminaries in Jacksonville, Fla. All-Americans Kenyetta Iyevbele, Andie Cozzarelli and Ryan Hill lead the large field of Wolfpack representatives.

    05/13/2012

    Hill, Iyevbele Set School Records at Last Chance Qualifier

    All-Americans Ryan Hill in the men's 1,500 meters, Kenyetta Iyevbele in the women's 800 meters break their own school marks Sunday night a the Wolfpack Last Chance Qualifier at Paul Derr Track. The Wolfpack also has strong field performances by junior triple jumper Jazueline Daniels and discus thrower Nathaniel Williams in the final meet of the regular season.

    NCAA REGIONAL QUALIFIER

    2011

    • Competed in the long jump, triple jump, and high jump during the indoor and outdoor seasons.
    • Posted a new collegiate-best mark in the long jump of 23'08.75".
    • Placed in the top 10 in all three jumps at the ACC Indoor Championships.
    • Topped his previous collegiate-best in the triple jump with a 50'00.50" to qualify for the NCAA East prelims.
    • Placed sixth in the triple jump and 10th in the long jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships.

    2010

    • First on the team in the long jump and triple jump during the indoor season and second in the high jump.
    • Posted a collegiate-best mark in the triple jump at 49'08.50".
    • Placed ninth in the high jump, twelfth in the long jump, and fifth in the triple jump at the ACC Indoor Championships.
    • Redshirted the outdoor season.

    2009

    • Led the team in the high jump and triple jump and was second in the 400m during the indoor seaon.
    • Best height in the high jump was a 6'06.75".
    • Was ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships in the high jump and eighth in the triple jump.
    • Best mark of indoors in the triple jump was 48'01.75".
    • Ran a 51.10 in the 400m.
    • Led the team in the 400m, high jump and triple jump during outdoors.
    • Ninth in the triple jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships with his best distance, 47'05.25".
    • Cleared 6'06.75" in the high jump during the outdoor season at the UNC Invite to win the event.

    Preps, etc.

    • Attended Durham School of the Arts and competed forcoach Tony Ford.
    • Awarded the Mid-State 2A Conference Athlete of the Year as a senior.
    • Regional champion in the high jump, triple jump and 800m run.
    • Took third place at the state championships for the 800m run, fourth place for the high jump, and seventh place for the triple jump.
    • Personal bests of 1:57.9 for the 800m run, 6'4" for the high jump, and 43'8" for the triple jump.
    • Son of Cheri Boatwright.

    KWAME BOATWRIGHT'S COLLEGIATE BESTS
    Indoor
    400m: 51.10
    High jump: 6' 06.75"
    Triple jump: 49' 08.50"
    Long jump: 23' 08.75"
    Outdoor
    400m: 50.57
    High jump: 6' 06.75"
    Triple jump: 50' 00.50"
    Long jump: 22' 08.50

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