University of Iowa Athletics
Jumps/Sprints

Renee White

Class Jr.
Hometown Portmore, Jamaica
High School Wolmer's Girls HS

Career Highlights — two-time Big Ten triple jump champion… set school indoor and outdoor triple jump records (42-4, 43-10 3/4)… set Big Ten outdoor meet triple jump record (43-10 3/4)… two-time all-region honoree.

2009 — Indoor – NCAA provisional qualifier in triple jump (41-7 3/4), leading the team in that event and the long jump (18-7 3/4)… placed third in triple jump (41-7) and 13th in long jump (18-7 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… placed second in triple jump at Iowa State Classic (41-7 3/4 and third at Iowa State Qualifier (40-11 1/2)… won 60-meter hurdles with a season-best 8.60 at Iowa Invite… Outdoor – Big Ten triple jump champion, setting a school and conference meet record with a winning 43-10 3/4 on her final attempt… qualified for regional meet in long jump (20-0 1/4) and triple jump (43-10 3/4) with team-leading performances… placed 14th in triple jump (42-4 3/4) at NCAA Championships… placed 12th in triple jump (41-7 1/4) and 13th in long jump (19-2 1/2) at NCAA Midwest Regional… anchored 400-meter relay to sixth place at Big Ten Meet (46.30), running a team-leading 45.83 in the prelims… also placed 14th in long jump (18-4 1/4) at Big Ten meet… won long jump at Messersmith Invite (20-0 1/2) and triple jump at Sun Angel Classic (41-3)… ran collegiate-best 100 meters (12.18) at Messersmith Invite… placed second in triple jump (40-1 1/2) and fourth in long jump (18-8 3/4) at Illinois Invite… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – Big Ten triple jump champion (42-4) breaking her own school record in that event by almost one foot and provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Championships… led team in 60-meter hurdles (8.45) and long jump (19-0 3/4), and ran lead leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:43.83)… the hurdles time ranks fourth in school history… placed seventh in 60-meter hurdles (8.48) and 10th in long jump (18-10 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… won triple jump at Iowa Invite (41-6 1/2), ISU Classic (41-5 1/4) and Alex Wilson Invite (41-11 1/4), and placed second at Meyo Invite (42-0 1/2)… won long jump (19-0 3/4) at Hawkeye Invite… Outdoor – broke her own school triple jump record with sixth-place performance of 43-10 at NCAA Midwest Regional… all-region honoree… also placed eighth in long jump at NCAA regional with a collegiate-best 20-3 3/4, jumping over 20 feet for the first time in her collegiate career… that mark ranks second in school history… placed fourth in triple jump (42-18 1/4), 10th in long jump (19-10 3/4) and ran second leg on 400-meter relay that placed eighth (47.29) and placed at Big Ten Championships… placed 11th in triple jump (43-4 1/4) at NCAA Championships, posting a 43-3 3/4 in the prelims… qualified for NCAA regional in triple and long jump, leading team in those events… also ran on team-leading 400 (45.78) and 800-meter (1:39.74) relays… won triple jump (42-4) and placed 13th in long jump (19-0 1/2) at Sun Angel Classic… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – set then-school triple jump record (41-5 3/4) at Iowa State Classic… placed seventh in triple jump (40-10 1/2) and eighth in long jump (19-2 1/2) at Big Ten Championships… won triple jump (40-0 3/4) at Carle/Health Alliance Classic… won long jump (18-0 1/2) and 60 meters (7.88) at Hawkeye Invite… Outdoor – qualified for regional in triple jump with winning and then-school-record setting 42-1 1/2 for second place at Big Ten Championships… first Hawkeye in school history to jump over 42 feet in that event… won triple jump at Auburn Tiger Classic (41-3 3/4)… also led team in long jump (19-1 1/4)… placed sixth in triple jump (41-2 1/2) at Drake Relays… placed 12th in triple jump (41-0 1/2) at NCAA regional… won triple jump (40-7 3/4) and placed third in long jump (19-1 1/4) at Missouri Relays… won triple jump (40-3 1/4) and ran on winning 400-meter relay (46.23) at Musco Twilight IX… placed second in long jump at Aztec Classic (18-8 1/2) and fourth at John Jacobs Invite (18-9).

2006 — Indoor – led team in long jump (19-3 1/4)… recorded season best long jump (19-3 1/4) at Husker Invite, which ranks second in school history… won long jump (19-1 1/4) at Hawkeye Open… Outdoor – qualified for NCAA regional in long jump with a team-leading 19-9 3/4… placed 19th in long jump (19-2 3/4) at NCAA regional… won long jump (19-6) at Messersmith Invite… placed 14th in long jump (18-7) and 16th in triple jump (36-9 1/2) at Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

High School — represented Jamaica at CAC Games in Grenada, earning most outstanding athlete honors and winning three gold and one bronze medal… Class 4 champion at Boys and Girls Championships, winning gold in the hurdles and long jump… also won Class 3 gold medal in long jump and silver in hurdles, Class 2 silver medal in long jump and ran first leg on Class 1 bronze medal 400-meter relay… best marks are 19-11 3/4 in long jump and 40-0 3/4 in triple jump… coach was Michael Carr.

Personal — born November 8, 1986… daughter of Cecil White, and Edward and Lorna Tingle… biology major.

White’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 7.83 at Jack Johnson Classic 1/20/07
60 Hurdles (I) 8.45 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/08
100 Meters(O) 12.18 at Messersmith Invite 4/18/09
200 Meters(O) 25.31 at Aztec Classic 3/16/07
Long Jump (O) 20-3 3/4(6.19 m) at NCAA Regional 5/30/08
Triple Jump (O) 43-10 3/4 (13.38 m) at Big Ten Championships 5/17/09