Truett McConnell's Myesha Hall qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team trials


CLEVELAND, GA. — Standout athlete junior Myesha Hall, representing Truett McConnell University has reaffirmed her exceptional prowess in track and field. At the recent NAIA competition, Hall clinched first place in the women’s long jump with a record-setting leap of 6.29 meters (20 feet and 7.64 inches). Additionally, she earned a respectable third place in the women’s triple jump with a mark of 11.80 meters (38 feet and 8.57 inches).

Her achievements have secured her a spot at the 2024 Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Ore., this July, as an NAIA competitor. Furthermore, Hall has been named the NAIA Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, a testament to her outstanding performance and dedication.

Joe Imhoff, head coach of TMU track and field, praised Hall’s performance. “Myesha has consistently showcased her dedication and skill throughout her time here at TMU," he said. "From capturing the national title in her freshman year to becoming an All-American in two events, she has continued to excel and inspire. Her qualification for the Olympic Trials is a well-deserved achievement in her illustrious collegiate career.”

Hall shared her thoughts on her accomplishments, expressing gratitude and excitement. “First and foremost, all glory to God!" she declared. "I am incredibly thankful for the opportunity to represent TMU and showcase my abilities. Qualifying for the Olympic trials is a significant milestone, and I am eager to continue improving and achieving. I would also like to extend my heartfelt thanks to my coaches, who have supported and believed in me every step of the way.”

Truett McConnell University is proud to support Myesha Hall and other student-athletes who exemplify the university’s commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics.