Shepherd breaks the school record and claims ACC Championship in women's long jump.
Redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor just missed a school record in the shot put with her throw of 53-feet, 7-inches on Day 1 of the Duke Invitational in Durham.
NC State head coach Rollie Geiger was pleased with his teams' performances in the two-day event held at NC State's Paul Derr Track.
Senior Lawanda Henry won the weight throw and junior Karimah Shepherd won the long jump on the first day of competition at the UNC Invitational, Competition concludes on Saturday at UNC's Eddie Smith Field House.
Demiracle Washington is in her second season as a volunteer coach with the Wolfpack.
Washington won the long jump title at the 2008 ACC Indoor Championships and was a national qualifier. She is also the school record holder in the event.
While working with NC State's jumpers as a volunteer assistant, she has continued to compete in post-collegiate events.