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Jayhawk senior Bacchus qualifies for NCAAs

March 5, 2006

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Kansas University senior Charisse Bacchus qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the long jump Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Ind. Bacchus' leap of 21 feet, 3â4 inches topped the field and beat her previous high of 20-9.

Some Jayhawks also took part Saturday in the Cyclone National Qualifier in Ames, Iowa. Senior Cameron Schwehr had a provisionally qualifying time of 4:04.40 in the mile, placing seventh.

Bacchus joins senior Sheldon Battle (weight throw and shot put) and sophomore Egor Agafonov (weight throw) as KU's automatic qualifiers for the NCAA Indoors.

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