NORTHRIDGE - 2007
Candyce Babb utilized her redshirt year for both indoor and outdoor seasons.
Babb earned her third consecutive trip to the NCAA West Regionals in the long jump ... finished 17th with a jump of 19-0.50 ... claimed her second straight Big West title in the long jump after posting a career-best 20-7.25 at the Big West Championships ... her mark ranks fifth in Cal State Northridge outdoor history ... also finished eighth in the Big West in the triple jump with a career-best leap of 38-2.25 which helped the Matador women to their second straight conference championship ... finished fifth in the long jump with a distance of 19-4.50 and was 11th in the triple jump (36-4.75) at the WAC Indoor Championships which helped propel the Matadors to their first WAC Indoor crown.
Babb reached the NCAA West Regional in the long jump for the second consecutive season but did not compete ... was the Big West Champion in the long jump with a career-best 20-2.25 which helped propel the Matadors to the women's team title ... her mark ranked eighth on the Northridge career long jump list ... posted a season-best 36-0.25 in the triple jump at the UCSD Invitational ... finished sixth in the long jump at the WAC Indoor Championships after jumping a season-best 19-1.50.
Reached the NCAA West Regional in the long jump (19-6.75) and finished eighth ... finished third (19-8.75) as Northridge swept the long jump at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... jumped a personal-best 19-11.75 at the Mt. SAC Invitational which ranks fifth on the all-time Northridge freshmen records list ... also placed 12th in the Big West in the triple jump with a PR of 37-6.50 ... broke the Cal State Northridge indoor long jump record with a leap of 19-9.75 at the MPSF Indoor Championships which placed second in the event.
POMONA HIGH SCHOOL
Was a two-sport standout in both track and volleyball at Pomona High School in Pomona, Calif. ... owns the Pomona High School long jump record at 19-3.50, set in 2002 ... earned First Team All-Valle Vista League honors as a sprinter/jumper all four years ... was also a two-time Second Team all-league selection as an outside hitter for the Red Devils volleyball squad ... graduated in 2004 with a 3.75 grade point average.
Born October 3, 1986 in Pomona, Calif. ... parents are Sher'rie Walker and Michael Babb ... has one brother, Michael Jr. and one sister, Breaze ... also competes for the USATF Club team, the West Coast Gazelles ... roots for the Los Angeles Lakers ... once met actress Halle Berry ... major is Sociology.