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Jacobs Wins Two Races in State Meet of Champions

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Paterson's Myasia Jacobs Wins 100 and 200 Meters in State Meet of Champions, Breaks Own Record
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PATERSON, NJ - Myasia Jacobs became the first scholastic athlete to win the state Meet of Champions 100 meters and 200 double three straight years on Thursday, according to a story on northjersey.com.

 

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A junior at Paramus Catholic, Jacobs' ran the  100 in 11.47 seconds, breaking her own meet record of 11.48 set last season, the story said. It is the fourth-fastest time run in the country this season. No one at the state Meet of Champions had run below 11.5 prior to Jacobs’ arrival and now she’s done it twice.

Her success in the state meet simply adds to Jaccobs' long list of accomplisments. Back in March, Jacobs won the national scholastic 60-meter championship.

Jacobs also has won numerous track events, including the 55-meter race at the Hispanic Games Invitational Meet in New York. She also won a silver medal for the 100-meters and a gold medal in the mixed medley relay at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore. 

Jacobs does community service through the Ambassador Club of Paramus Catholic and a volunteer helping the homeless community at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
 
 
 
 

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