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  Hagit Salamon

Hagit Salamon

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shefayim, Israel

High School:
Hof-Hasharon HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
3L

NEW MEXICO:

Former Israeli national champion who is one of the best triple jumpers in the Mountain West when healthy...indoor/outdoor MWC finalist in the TJ her first two seasons before an injury plagued 2008...owns a lifetime best of 41-09.75 (12.73m) in the triple jump, which she recorded in Israel before coming to UNM...43 event competitions as a Lobos...has indoor/outdoor redshirt seasons available...outstanding student who is 3-time Academic All-MWC honoree and MWC Scholar-Athlete Award winner...has posted a 4.02 GPA in her first 3 years of college (Biology major)...first name is pronounced hah-GEET...

2008: (outdoor) Ranked 2nd on the team (7th MWC) in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 39-10.00 at the Don Kirby Invite in Albuquerque...struggled with injuries, however, as she only competed 4 times...10th at the MWC Championships (37-06.75)...Academic All-MWC and MWC Scholar-Athlete award winner... (indoor) 4 competitions in injury-shortened season....career-best indoor long jump of 18-07.75 (3rd on team) in her opener at Air Force...2nd on the team with a top TJ mark of 37-07.75 at Arkansas...

2007: (outdoor) Led the team in the triple jump (7th MWC) with a collegiate-best mark of 40-01.50 recorded on April 28 in Albuquerque...went on place 7th in the event at the MWC Championships (38-11.75)...swept the triple jump and long jump at home at the Don Kirby Invite, recording collegiate bests in both...top long jump mark of 19-02.50 was 2nd on the team (13th MWC)...finished 11th in the event at the MWC meet (17-10.75)...13 competitions in 7 meets...7 top-5 finishes...2nd in the TJ at Arizona State and Arizona...Academic All-MWC and MWC Scholar-Athlete award winner...(indoor) Missed much of the first half of the season due to injuries, but came on late to finish 5th in the triple jump at the MWC Championships (39-08.00)...led the team with a career indoor best of 40-00.75 (2nd) on Feb. 10 in Albuquerque...12th in the long jump at the MWC meet (season-best 18-00.50)...6 competitions...

2006: (outdoor) Missed the first 3 weeks of the season due to injury, but came back to notch a 4th place finish at the MWC Championship meet with a team-leading mark of 39-03.75...competed in the long jump and triple jump twice each in 4 meets...Academic All-MWC and MWC Scholar-Athlete award winner...(indoor) Competed 8 times in 4 meets...led the team (5th MWC) with a triple jump mark of 39-01.00...ranked 3rd on the squad with a top long jump mark of 18-04.25...finished 6th in the TJ (38-06.25) and 11th in the LJ (17-04.25) at the MWC Championships...

HIGH SCHOOL:

A 2002 graduate of Hof-Hasharon High School in Shefayim, Israel...Israeli national champion in the triple jump and a silver medalist in the long jump...won both events at the Israeli youth and junior championships...holds Israeli youth (12.27m - 40-03.75) and junior records (12.73m - 41-09.75) in the triple jump...

PERSONAL:

Born in Yakum, Israel...daughter of David and Talia Salamon...has an older brother Yael (28) and is part of triplet with brother Michal and sister Rutie...enjoys horseback riding...majoring in Biology with a Pre-Veterinary emphasis...minor is Chemistry.

COLLEGIATE BESTS - OUTDOOR
Triple Jump: 40-01.50 Long Jump: 19-02.50

COLLEGIATE BESTS - INDOOR
Triple Jump: 40-00.75 Long Jump: 18-07.75

Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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