University of Iowa Athletics

Caleigh Bacchus

Class So.
Hometown Cascade, Trinidad & Tobago
High School Bishop Anstey
Caleigh Bacchus - Women's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2009 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – placed 16th in high jump (5-5) at Big Ten Championships… placed third in high jump at Illinois Invite (5-3) and 16th at Sun Angel Classic (5-3)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – posted season-best high jump (5-7) at Iowa State Classic… that mark ranks 10th in school history… placed 10th in that event at Big Ten Championships (5-5 1/4)… posted collegiate-best long jump (17-11)… Outdoor – led team in high jump with the collegiate-best 5-7 1/4 she posted for sixth place at Big Ten Championships… that mark ranks eighth in school history… placed third in high jump at Auburn Classic (5-5) and Iowa Invite (5-5)… also leapt 5-5 at Musco Twilight X and Sun Angel Classic… Iowa’s women’s track Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – placed third in high jump ( 5-5) at Carle/Health Alliance Classic… posted season-best long jump (17-1 1/2) at Husker Invite… Outdoor – placed sixth in high jump (5-5) at Auburn Tiger Classic and 12th (5-4 1/4) at Big Ten Championships… placed second in high jump at Aztec Classic (5-3), third at Simpson Invite (5-4 1/4) and fourth at Musco Twilight IX (5-3)… letterwinner.

High School — best marks were 5-8 1/2 in high jump and 18-7 in long jump… placed third in high jump and seventh in long jump at 2006 CARIFTA Games, placing fourth in high jump and ninth in long jump at that meet in 2005… coached by Heathcliffe Thorne… earned outstanding academic achievement honor.

Personal — born June 4, 1988… daughter of Reginald and Phyllis Bacchus… mass communications major.

Bacchus’ Collegiate Bests

Event Mark Meet  Date
Long Jump (I) 17-11 (5.46 m) at Jack Johnson Classic 1/26/08
High Jump (O) 5-7 (1.71 m) at Big Ten Championships 5/18/08