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Former Alabama Track & Field Standout LaTasha Pharr to be Induced in North Carolina High School Track & Field Hall of Fame

Former Alabama Track & Field Standout LaTasha Pharr to be Induced in North Carolina High School Track & Field Hall of Fame


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Former Alabama track standout LaTasha Pharr will be inducted as part of the nine-member 2023 North Carolina High School Track & Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame class, the organization has announced.

Pharr, who competed at Alabama from 2002-05 following an outstanding prep career, will be officially inducted as member of the fourth hall of fame class on Jan. 28, 2023.

Latasha Pharr, Alabama Track

  • Spent her prep career at North Rowan High School (Spencer, N.C.) before signing to join the Crimson Tide in 2001
  • A two-time high school All-American, two-time Gatorade Athlete of the Year and 17-time state champion
  • Led North Rowan to four team state titles during her career including one indoor and three outdoor championships
  • Competed for the Crimson Tide under head coach Harvey Glance from 2002-05
  • Battled back from an injury earlier in her career to garner All-America honors in the triple jump (2005)
  • Earned a pair SEC Championship silver medals (2005 indoor triple jump and 2004 outdoor triple jump) and bronze medals (2002 indoor triple jump, 2004 outdoor long jump)
  • Still holds the second-best marks in both the outdoor and indoor triple jump in program history
  • Also made an impact in hurdles
  • Graduated with a degree in business management from the University of Alabama

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