National champion Schiffmacher signs to Carson-Newman University

Sophomore jumper Megan Schiffmacher (Cactus HS) will continue at the NCAA Division II level as she signed her letter of intent to Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, TN. She was last year's NJCAA National Champion in the high jump. Photo courtesy of Chad Harrison
Sophomore jumper Megan Schiffmacher (Cactus HS) will continue at the NCAA Division II level as she signed her letter of intent to Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, TN. She was last year's NJCAA National Champion in the high jump. Photo courtesy of Chad Harrison

Pima Community College women's track & field athlete Megan Schiffmacher (Cactus HS) signed her four-year university letter of intent while at the NJCAA Division I National Championships.

Schiffmacher, a sophomore jumper, will continue her education and collegiate career at Carson-Newman University, an NCAA Division II institution in Jefferson City, TN.

Schiffmacher was the NJCAA Division I Outdoor national champion in the high jump as a freshman as she finished with a jump of 5-feet, 8.25-inches. She was also the NJCAA Region I champion in the high jump last season. Schiffmacher closed out her Pima career as a three-time NJCAA All-American in the high jump. She earned two nods in the outdoor season and earned All-American status at this season's indoor nationals.