Sharon Day Biography
2012 London Olympic Games - Heptathlon (Top American Finisher/16th Overall) 2008 Beijing Olympic Games - High Jump
2012 & 2013 USA Indoor Combined Event champion 2011 USA Outdoor heptathlon champion (6,058) Three-time USA Outdoor heptathlon runner-up ñ 2009 (6,177); 2010 (6,006); 2012 (6343) 2007 USA Outdoor high jump runner-up (1.89m/6-2.25) 2004 USA Junior high jump champion (1.85m/6-0.75)
2005 NCAA Outdoor high jump champion (1.93m/6-4) 2004 NCAA Outdoor high jump runner-up (1.90m/6-2.75) 2004 NCAA Indoor high jump runner-up (1.86m/6-1.25)
Originally focused on the high jump, Day has transitioned into being one of the countryís top heptathletes, and in 2011 won her first USA Outdoor title in the hep. She made the Olympic team in the high jump in 2008 and moved to the heptathlon roster in 2012. Day won her first collegiate high jump crown with a school-record performance at the 2005 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento. In 2005 she suffered fractured metatarsals that forced her to redshirt the 2006 season. She cleared the same height as the silver medalist at the 2004 World Junior Championships, but because she had more misses, Day settled for bronze. She also played the forward position in soccer for Cal Poly and was named 2003 Big West Conference Freshman of the Year.