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University of Miami Athletics

Erika Voyzey

position

Jumps

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Warriors Mark, Pa.

High School

Tyrone Area Senior

Erika Voyzey - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2018 Outdoor: Started the outdoor season with a seventh-place finish at the Hurricane Invitational with a mark of 1.60m in the women’s high jump… Finished second at the Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge in the women’s high jump with a mark of 1.73m… Tied for third in the high jump at the Hurricane Alumni Meet with a mark of 1.69m… Finished tied for fifth at the National Relay Championship in the women’s high jump with a season-best-tying mark of 1.65m…

2018 Indoor: Finished fourth in the high jump at the Power 5 Invitational with a season-best mark of 1.74m…Cleared 1.70m in the high jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational…finished fifth in the high jump at the ACC Indoor Championships with a mark of 1.69m.

2017 Outdoor:  Placed third in the women’s high jump at the Hurricane Invitational with a mark of 1.70m that is tied for fifth in school history… Competed in the high jump at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Finished ninth in the women’s invitational high jump with a mark of 1.68m at the Florida Relays… Competed in the high jump at the Michael Johnson Invitational…

2017 Indoor: Made her Miami debut, winning the women’s high jump with a mark of 1.78m at the VT Invitational… Placed third in the women’s high jump with a mark of 1.78m at the McCravy Memorial Invitational… Finished sixth in the women’s high jump, clearing 1.61m at the Meyo Invitational… Competed in the high jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational…  Finished fourth in the women’s high jump with a mark of 1.76m at the ACC Championships…

Voyzey is a three-time Class AA state high jump champion in Pennsylvania and won the high jump at the 2016 Penn Relays. Voyzey was an All-American after finishing fifth in the high jump at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor National Championships and finished third at the 2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals in the high jump. She is the first female athlete from Tyrone Area Senior High School to win two state championships and tied the PIAA record for women’s high jump when she jumped 5 feet-10 inches to secure her third state title and become the only three-time PIAA state champion in Tyrone Area High School’s history.