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Candace Missouri
Position: Long/Triple Jumps
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Vancouver, Washington
High School: Evergreen High

 

Candace Missouri
Candace Missouri
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vancouver, Washington

High School:
Evergreen High

Height:
5-3

Event:
Long/Triple Jumps



PAC-10 SCORER

WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2009-10): Indoor - Competed while working to control Graves disease...at MPSF Championships finished 11th in long jump with indoor PR of 5.80m/19-0 1/2i and 13th in triple jump (11.48m/37-8i)...Outdoor - Best triple jump of year was 12.10m/39-8 1/2 at WSU-UW Dual meet...at Pac-10 Championships took 12th in long jump (5.74m/18-10) and 12th in triple jump (11.98m/39-3 3/4).

SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Indoor - Long jumped PR distance of 5.76m/18-10 3/4i at Husky Classic (2/14/09, Seattle)...best triple jump of season was 12.01m/39-5i at Vandal Collegiate (2/21/09, Moscow)...finished eighth in the triple jump (11.92m/39-1 1/4i) and 10th in long jump at MPSF Championships (5.66m/18-7i)...Outdoor - Top season long jump mark was 5.72m/18-9 1/2 at WSU-Washington Dual meet...reached triple jump PR marks at Pac-10 Championships with non-wind-aided mark of 11.99m/39-4, and tied for seventh-place with mark of 12.23m/40-1 1/2w (5/17/09, Eugene).

FRESHMAN (2007-08): Indoor - Top long jumper for Cougs this season...best effort was 5.74m/18-10i at Cougar Indoor (1/26/08, Pullman)...reached 12.10m/39-8 1/2i in triple jump for seventh place at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (3/1/08, Seattle)...also finished 14th in long jump at MPSF...Outdoor - Led team in long jump with top leap of 5.87m/19-3 1/4w coming at Stanford Invite (4/5/08)...triple jumped distance of 12.19m/40-0w at Trojan Invite (3/22/08, Los Angeles)...ran third leg of 4x100m relay team that finished fourth at Pac-10 Championships in time of 45.91 (5/17/08, Tempe)...at conference meet also finished 13th in triple jump and 18th in long jump.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven varsity letters at Evergreen High School...four in track and field for coach Jason Schultz...three in basketball for coach Kathy Walker...captain of basketball team as a senior...voted track team's most valuable player four times...four-time league champion in 100m...district champion in 100m as freshman, sophomore and junior...Greater St. Helens League and district champion in long jump and triple jump as junior and senior...third-place at state in long jump as a junior...senior year anchored 4x100m relay to league, district and state (48.13 after 47.92 prelim time) titles...at state 4A meet, finished second place in 100m (12.38) and fourth place in long jump (18-4 3/4w)...team league track and field champions during freshman and senior years, and district champion during freshman, junior and senior seasons...Greater St. Helens League 2007 female athlete of the year...Region 4 female athlete of the year in 2007.

PERSONAL. Born in November 1988 in Phoenix, Ariz....father Derek Delk works in insurance...mother, Angela Delk, is a managed care specialist...sisters Mandy (6/2/86) and Willilee (10/23/87)...enjoys playing basketball...won NAACP Academic Achievement Award...majoring in general humanities.

MISSOURI'S WSU BESTS
60m - 7.73i (2010)
100m - 12.43w (2008), 12.62 (2008)
4x100m Relay - 45.91 (2008)
Long Jump - 5.87m/19-3 1/4w (2008), 5.81m/19-0 3/4 (2008)
Triple Jump - 12.23m/40-1 1/2w (2009), 11.99m/39-4 (2009)

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2010 Long Jump 12th 5.74m / 18-10 Triple Jump 12th 11.98m / 39-3 3/4 2009 Triple Jump t-7th 12.23m / 40-1 1/2w 2008 Long Jump 18th 5.58m / 18-3 3/4 Triple Jump 13th 11.61m / 38-1 1/4 4x100m Relay 4th 45.91