Arizona's Brigetta Barrett won the womens high jump on Saturday at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, leaping 6 feet, 8.25 inches.
Barrett, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist who recently won the NCAA outdoor title in the high jump, set a personal best with the jump while winning her 26th consecutive meet. Shes now qualified for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia, next month.
"She always gets it done, "Arizona head coach Fred Harvey said in a statement. "Im very excited for her -- she was awesome today. She managed everything extremely well. She got the crowd going and got everybody involved in the high jump competition. She represented herself, Arizona and now (sponsor) Nike really well. She did some great things at Arizona, and what a great way to start her professional career heading into the World Championships. "
Barretts mark is the best in the world for the 2013 outdoor season. She will represent Team USA at the World Championships f...