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 Chante Sessoms
Chante Sessoms

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Deep Creek

Position:
Sprints/Jumps


2007-08: Competed in four events for the Pirates, including the 100 and 400m dash as well as the long jump.

2006-07: Placed fourth in the long jump at Virginia Tech with a personal-best mark of 5.91m ... Earned a top-10 finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a long jump of 5.60.

2005-06: Placed in the top-10 in 13 events ... Took the individual title of the 300m dash at Virginia Tech, recording a then career best time of 42.23 ... Recorded another first-place finish with a jump of 5.80 at the Clemson Invitational...Closed the indoor season with a top-10 standing in the C-USA Championship in long jump (5.57) and a sixth-place showing in the 4x400m relay (3:52.30)...Competed in the outdoor C-USA Championship with a career-best jump of 6.05 qualifying her for NCAA Regionals ...Competed in the NCAA East Regional in the long jump and finished 24th (5.88).

2004-05: Helped her 4x400m relay team to a 7th-place finish at the Clemson Invitational...Played a key role in the distance medley with a seventh-place finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships (12:24.27)...Recorded a personal-best long jump mark of 5.73 meters while finishing eighth at the Clemson Invitational...Member of the 4x100 quartet that booked a season-best 45.85 clip and a fifth-place finish at the C-USA Outdoor Championships

High School: Earned All-America and All-State honors at Deep Creek High School ... Was a member of the prep honor roll.

Personal: Majoring in psychology or social work...Daughter of Desmond and Donna Sessoms.