Emma White Equals State Triple Jump Record
Cheverus senior Emma White came into the 2019 outdoor track and field with a personal best of 37-4 which she achieved at the Class A State Championship last spring in a winning effort. Her mark equaled the ninth best in state history in the event.
White had a strong indoor campaign in the event jumping a best of 37-10 1/4 at the Boston University Last Chance meet. She was the Class A runner-up in the event, and competed in the New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite competition.
"I knew from Indoor that I had the potential to continue to jump well in
Outdoor, but I was not expecting to start out that far right off the
bat. I was so surprised when I broke 38' on my first fair jump, and then
jumping 38' 8.5" after was incredible. I would of been happy jumping
36' to start so now I am so excited about the rest of the season." White told MileSplit.
The Umaine bound White leaped out to 38-8 1/2 in her opening season meet at Falmouth on Tuesday afternoon. The mark equaled the 11 year old record mark of Messalonskee's Jesse LaBreck. White will have to share the record for now but with the season just beginning she'll have more opportunities to improve and potential become the first 39 foot triple jumper in state history outdoors.
"After already tying the state record, I'd like to continue to improve.
My goal at the beginning of the season was 39', but now I think even 40'
is possible. I'm super grateful and looking forward to what's to come." White said.
All-Time Maine Girls Triple Jump
State: 38-08.50 Jesse Labreck, Messalonskee 2008
Emma White, Cheverus 2019
Class A: 38-04.00 Jesse Labreck, Messalonskee
Class B: 37-05.25 Sarah Keenan, Foxcroft
Class C: 37-05.50 Stephanie McCusker, Lisbon
KVAC: 37-03.50 Jesse Labreck, Messalonskee 2008
PVC: 37-08.25 Karin Watkins, Bangor 1986
SMAA: 36-11.50 Lindsey Visbaras, Edward Little 2003
MVC: 36-04.00 Laura Peterson, Hall-Dale 2008
WMC: 36-06.25 Kate Hall, Lake Region 2014
Freshman: 36-06.00 Alex Jensen, Waterville 2010
Sophomore: 37-01.00 Nyagoa Bayak, Westbrook 2017
Junior: 38-03.50 Lisanne Rieker, Calvary Chapel 2009
Senior: 38-08.50 Jesse Labreck, Messalonskee 2008
Emma White, Cheverus 2019
1. Jesse Labreck Messalonskee 38-08.50 2008
1. Emma White Cheverus 38-08.50 2019
3. Karin Watkins Bangor 38-03.50 1987
3. Ashley Cass Edward Little 38-03.50 2001
3. Lisanne Rieker Calvary Chapel 38-03.50 2009
6. Nyagoa Bayak, Westbrook 38-01.00 2018
7. Lindsey Visbaras Edward Little 37-06.00 2004
8. Sarah Keenan Foxcroft 37-05.50 1997
8. Stephanie McCusker Lisbon 37-05.50 2002
10. Shelby Tuttle Waterville 37-04.00 2009
10. Lynn Fleming Waterville 37-04.00 2010
12. Karima Ummah Westbrook 37-03.50 2000
12. Maddy Price Skowhegan 37-03.50 2016