Simone Charley placed second in the triple jump at the 2016 NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala., on March 12, 2016. Pictured with associate head coach Clark Humphreys and volunteer assistant Shawn Allen


Charley Named to 2019 Women's Legends Class

Standout honored by SEC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Former Vanderbilt track and field and soccer athlete Simone Charley has been named to the Southeastern Conference's 2019 Class of Women's Legends.

The highly-decorated Charley is the school record holder in the outdoor and indoor triple jump, a three time NCAA All-America first-team choice in indoor, two-time NCAA All-America first-team selection in outdoor, outdoor second team All-America, USTFCCCA All-Academic selection, indoor All-SEC second team selection and 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection.

In soccer, the Hoover, Alabama, native also was a SEC All-Freshman team selection, two-time All-SEC second team member, first team selection, two-time All-South Region selection, 2017 second team All-Southeast Region selection by United Soccer Coaches and a four-time SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll member.

The class showcases former student-athletes and coaches from all 12 member institutions.

The class will be honored at the 2019 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament (March 6-10) in Greenville, S.C.

2019 SEC Women's Legends

ALABAMA – Rick Moody; 1989-2005, Basketball (Coach)

ARKANSAS – Stacy Lewis; 2005-08, Golf           

AUBURN –Katy Frierson Freels; 2008-11, Soccer

FLORIDA – Marshae Dotson; 2005-09, Basketball

GEORGIA – Kelly and Coco Miller; 1997-2001, Basketball

KENTUCKY – Sarah Rumley; 2006-09, Volleyball

LSU – Karen Mayson Bahnsen; 1980-1983 (Student-Athlete), 1984-2018 (Coach) Golf

OLE MISS – Teneeshia Jones-Boyd; 1999-2001, Track & Field

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Carri Wood; 1990-93, Golf

MISSOURI Nancy Rutter; 1974-78, Basketball

SOUTH CAROLINA – Heather Larkin; 1994-97, Volleyball

TENNESSEE – Nicky Anosike; 2004-08, Basketball

TEXAS A&M Courtney Walker; 2012-16, Basketball

VANDERBILTSimone Charley; 2013-17, Soccer, Track and Field

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