The annual Black and Gold Challenge kicked off UCF's 2012 outdoor season on March 17.
Personal Bests at conclusion of 2012 season
Long Jump: 6.25m/20-6.25(Out); 6.05m/19-10.25 (In)
Triple Jump: 12.56m/41-02.50 (Out)
2012 (Senior): NCAA Outdoor Second-Team All-American (Long Jump)...Earned All-Conference Third Team honors at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/25) with a personal best mark of 6.05m/19-10.25 in the long jump...Repeated third-team honors in the long jump at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (5/12) with a mark of 6.12m/20-01.00...Smashed personal record in the triple jump with her leap of 12.56m/41-02.50 at the UCF Invitational (3/24)...One of a school-record 14 competitors to represent the Knights at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/24) and one of UCF's nation-best four entries in the long jump...Topped her personal best in the event to advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time in her career...Emerged as Knights' top finisher in the event at 13th place with a personal-best leap of 6.25m/20-6.25...Improved her long jump personal record on four occasions throughout the year.
2011 (Junior): One of a school-record 12 student-athletes to represent UCF at the NCAA East Preliminaries...Recorded a personal best in the triple jump (40'6.25") to score points at the C-USA Outdoor Championships...Took first in the long jump (19'0.75") at the Black and Gold Challenge (3/19)...Clocked a personal best in the 55-meter with a time of 7.42 at the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet (1/30).
2010 (Sophomore): At the C-USA Championships on 5/15, she set a new personal-best mark in the long jump as she jumped 19-9.75/6.04m to finish fifth...Also finished sixth at the Tom Jones Memorial on 4/17 with a jump of 18-8.50/5.70m...Finished second at the UCF Invitational and third at the Black & Gold Challenge in the long jump...Set a personal-best mark in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships on 5/16 with a mark of 38-8.75/11.80m...Season-best time in the 100 meters on 4/17 at the Tom Jones Memorial in 12.83.
2009 (Freshman): During the indoor season, had two top-10 finishes at the C-USA Indoor Championships, including coming in seventh in the pentathlon with 3,227 points...Had a personal-best jump of 18-5.25/5.62m in the long jump at the C-USA Championships to claim 10th place...Jumped 19-6.25/5.95m to take ninth in the long jump at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, her fifth top-10 finish in the event on the outdoor season...Ran a season-best 1:05.46 in the 400m hurdles at the Miami Elite.
Prior to UCF: Attended Paxon School for Advanced Studies in Jacksonville, Fla...Named Team MVP all four years in high school...As a senior was named all-conference and finished third in the state in the long jump with a leap of 18-6...Set a personal record as a senior in the same event, jumping 19-6...Also named all-conference as a freshman...Competed for Prime Time Running Track Club and Running Force Track Club.
Personal: Born in Tallahassee, Fla....Daughter of Lacy and Jacquelyn Gilchrist....Majoring in health sciences.