May 1, 2007
Former Bruin high jumper Amy Acuff has been namd to the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association 25th Anniversary Indoor team, it was announced on Monday.
This year marked the 25th year of women competing in the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships. To mark this anniversary, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has selected a Silver Anniversary Team.
Selection to the Silver Anniversary Team is based on performances at the NCAA Division I Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships. The team consists of the outstanding individuals in each event as well as the top coach and most successful school over the past 25 years. The first combined NCAA Division I Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships were held in 1983 in Pontiac, Michigan.
Acuff won three NCAA indoor titles (1994-95-97). In 1995, she set a meet record by clearing 6 feet, 5½ inches. Acuff also won a pair of NCAA outdoor championships and competed in three Olympic Games, finishing fourth in 2004.