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NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Sherrina Lofton earned second team All-America honors in the heptathlon from the USTFCCCA ... earned a berth in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships for the second time ... finished 16th with a total of 5,209 points ... earned the title of the best all-around athlete in the Big West Conference after scoring 5,371 points to help the Matador women to their sixth consecutive team championship ... also was crowned fastest woman in the conference after winning the 100 meters in a season-best time of 11.65 ... placed second in the 200 meters also running a season-best of 24.11 ... was a member of the conference champion 4x400 relay teams ... also ran on the 4x100 relay that finished second ... finished second in the long jump after jumping a career-best 19-7.50 (5.98) ... clocked a lifetime-best 14.06 in the 100 meter hurdles in the Big West Multi-Events ... also earned second team All-America honors from the USTFCCCA in the pentathlon during the indoor season ... scored a personal-best 4,092 points to win the MPSF Indoor Championship and earn a berth in the NCAA Indoor Championships ... scored 3,814 points in the NCAA pentathlon to place 15th ... her point total is a Cal State Northridge indoor record.
Lofton redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.
Earned her first trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships as she finished 22nd in the heptathlon (4,531 points) and also qualified for the 100 meters and 4x100 relay ... ran 11.55 in the 100 meter prelims but did not reach the event final ... was part of the 4x100 relay team which ran a Northridge season-best 44.59 that ranks third in Matadors history ... ran a lifetime-best 11.45 in the 100 meter prelims at the NCAA West Regional in Eugene, Ore. which ranks third in Northridge history ... advanced to the final where she finished fifth in 11.52 ... also ran on the 4x100 relay that finished fourth (44.88) and the 4x400 relay that took fifth (3:38.83) ... won three Big West titles (100, 200, heptathlon) in helping the Matador women to their fourth straight conference championship ... ran a season-best 23.90 to win the 200 meters and scored 5,224 points to win the heptathlon ... scored a career-best 5,420 points in the heptathlon at the Spring Break Open in Northridge (Mar. 19) which ranks second all-time at CSUN ... finished fourth in the 60 meters (7.53) at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... ran an indoor personal-best 7.49 at the UW Indoor Invitational (Jan. 31) to set a Northridge indoor record ... her career-best 24.60 in the 200 meters, set at the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 7) ranks ninth ... was an MPSF All-Academic selection following the indoor season.
Lofton, the 2008 Big West Women's Track Athlete of the Year, claimed the Big West title in the 100 (11.60) and 200 (23.50) as well as running the second leg on the Matadors' conference champion 4x100 relay and the anchor leg of 4x400 relay that also won the Big West title at the outdoor championships ... advanced to the NCAA West Regionals in both the 100 and 200 where she placed eighth in the 100 (11.62) and sixth in the 200 (24.03) ... was part of the Matadors' 4x100 relay that claimed fifth place ... earned USTFCCCA All-West Region honors in both the 100 and 200 meters ... ran a lifetime-best 11.58 in the 100 meter prelims at the Big West Championships which is the seventh fastest time in Matador history ... her 200 meter time of 23.50 ranks fourth at Northridge ... also finished eighth in the Big West heptathlon after scoring 4,325 points ... was named to the Big West All-Academic team ... finished fifth in the 100 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships in a personal-best 7.58 which ranks second in Northridge indoor history ... was also 10th in the 200 meters (24.86).
Qualified for both the 100 and 200 meters at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... finished eighth in the 100 final after clocking a time of 12.10 ... ran a season-best 11.98 in the 100 prelims as well as at the Mt. SAC Relays ... finished fifth in her 200 prelim and did not reach the finals ... ran a season-best 24.94 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... placed fifth in the 60 meters at the WAC Indoor Championships with a time of 7.77 ... ran an indoor season-best 7.68 in the prelims ... also qualified for the 200 meters where she finished 11th in the prelims in a season-best 24.96.
FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Earned two varsity letters as a sprinter at Fairfield High School in Fairfield, Calif. ... earned All-SCAC honors all four years (2003-06) and also claimed Athlete of the Week honors in 2004 and 2005 ... the Falcons' track team won league championships all four years and won sub-section championships in 2005 and 2006 ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.4 grade point average.
Born December 28, 1987 in Vallejo, Calif. ... parents are Benitta Anderson and Anthony Lofton ... has three brothers, Willie, Jamal and Darrius ... cousin is Kenny Lofton of the Cleveland Indians ... favorites include the Oakland Raiders, actors Chris Tucker and Vivica A. Foxx, "Law & Order" and the movie "Friday" ... says her greatest moment in sports was making it to the State finals in the 100 meters ... major is Business.