Stuart's best jump of the day was 6.35m.
Bianca Stuart (long jump) will compete with Team Bahamas and Jeneva McCall (hammer throw) will throw for Team USA.
Former Saluki Bianca Stuart (Bahamas) and freshman Nikolai Gall (Barbados) will compete at the IAAF World Championships and Pan-Am Junior Athletics Championships both in August, respectively.
Updated Nov. 7, 2008
At SIU: Broke her own indoor and outdoor long jump records in 2008...Was the 2008 MVC Champion in the indoor and outdoor long jump, garnering all-league honors...2008 MVC Scholar-Athlete...2008 NCAA Indoor National Qualifier in the long jump, where she finished 13th...Also qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Mideast Regional, where she took third in the long jump...2008 NCAA National Qualifier in the long jump, where she placed seventh, earning All-American honors...Won the long jump at the Central American and Carribean Games...Placed third in the long jump at the 2008 North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Under 23 Track & Field Championships...Won eight long jump titles between indoor and outdoor competition in 2007-08...Her school record jumps came at the indoor McDonald's Invitational (21-00) and outdoor NCAA Nationals (21-07.50)...Picked up her second and third MVC Championship, winning both the indoor and outdoor long jump titles as a sophomore...Went on the qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships, where she finished 14th...Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regionals during the outdoor season, finishing 18th...Won six meet titles between the long jump and 60m dash in 2007...Represented the Bahamas at the Pan American Junior Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil, capturing the silver medal in the long jump...Earned all-conference honors and was the 2006 MVC Indoor long jump champion as a freshman...NCAA provisional qualifier in that event...NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier during the outdoor season.
Pre-SIU: Three-time long jump champion at Queens College...Participated in the Carifta Games four years, where she competed in the long jump and 4x100m...Posted top-five finishes in the long jump as a junior and senior...Boasted a personal best of 6.05 in the long jump and a 12.15 mark in the 100m.
Personal: Majors in Dental Hygiene...born May 17, 1988...Daughter of Shervin and Althea Stuart.