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Lincoln University, PA

RESOLUTION 245
September 16, 2006


RECOGNITION OF LINCOLN UNIVERSITY STUDENT ATHLETE                            RES245_091606
MS.  SHANDA JACKSON


WHEREAS, Lincoln University junior sprinter Shanda Jackson (East Orange, NJ), became the first Lincoln University female athlete to be featured in Sports Illustrated (“Faces in the Crowd,” July 24, 2006); and

WHEREAS, Ms. Jackson was named the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month, earning Most Outstanding Female Track Athlete honors following the NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championship meet at Benedictine University and earned All-America honors in the 100, 200 and 4 x 100; and

WHEREAS, Ms. Jackson, the two-time reigning 55-meter dash indoor champion, won the 100-meter dash (11.66), finished third in the 200 (23.92) and helped the 4 x 100-meter relay team to a second place finish (46.42) (Ms. Jackson’s time of 11.66 seconds was a Division III season-best); and

WHEREAS, Ms. Jackson went undefeated in the 100-meter dash in May 2006, won the 100-meter dash at the University of Delaware Invitational (11.94) and won the 100-meter dash at the ECAC Championship meet (12.11); and

WHEREAS, Ms. Jackson also was a member of the winning 4 x 100-meter relay team (48.66) at the ECAC Championships where she helped Lincoln finish second overall as a team and won the 55-meter dash championship during the indoor national meet for the second consecutive year; and

WHEREAS, The United States Track and Field Cross-Country Coaches Association named Shanda as the Mid-East Region indoor track and field athlete-of-the-year; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Lincoln University Board of Trustees recognizes the outstanding efforts and accomplishments of Ms. Shanda Jackson, whose achievements continue to promote and advance the Lincoln University legacy of excellence.



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