AS A JUNIOR: Jumper participated in both long jump and triple jump for the Irish … had team-best triple jump in both indoor and outdoor seasons … won the triple jump and placed second in the long jump at the indoor season-opening Blue and Gold Invitational … followed that up by again placing first and second in the triple and long jumps, respectively, at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … continued success at home by winning the triple jump at the Notre Dame Invitational, while also placing seventh in the long jump … placed 16th in triple jump and 18th in long jump at the Meyo Invitational, including 11.44m jump in the triple … placed tenth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with an indoor season-best jump of 11.64m … placed fifth in the triple jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational, recording a 11.49m jump … continued success at the outset of the outdoor season, using an 11.51m triple jump to finish ninth at the Arizona State Invitational … finished second in both the long jump and triple jump at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. … placed first in the triple jump at the Hillsdale Relays, breaking 12m for the first time in her career at 12.01m … finished seventh at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships by recording an 11.66m triple jump.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the indoor track season with a first-place finish in the triple jump at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational … recorded a personal-best jump of 11.39m (37-4 ?) … also finished second in the long jump with a jump of 5.63m (18-5 ?) … followed that with a first-place long jump of 5.15m (16-10 ?) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … also finished fourth in the triple jump with a jump of 9.98m (32-9) … finished second in both the long jump and the triple jump at the Notre Dame Invitational … recorded jumps of 5.64m (18-6) in the long jump and 11.28m (37-0 ?) in the triple jump … finished 10th in the long jump at the Indiana Relays with a jump of 5.46m (17-11) … finished 24th in the long jump (5.49m, 18-0) at the Meyo Invitational … recorded a jump of 10.99m (36-0 ?) to finish 15th in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Championship … also finished 18th with a triple jump of 5.28m (17-3 ?) … kicked off the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the triple jump a the Mike Poehlein Invitational, recording a jump of 11.33m (37-2 ?) … also finished eighth with a long jump of 5.46m (17-11) … triple jumped her way to a second-place finish at the Spartan Invitational with a jump of 11.08m (36-4 ?) … also tried her hand at sprints, finishing seventh in the 100 meters (13.29) and 200 meters (27.09) … finished second in the triple jump at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, jumping 11.48m (37-8) … also took seventh in the 200 meters (28.34) and 10th in the long jump (4.94m, 16-2 ?) … closed out her season with a seventh-place finish at the Hillsdale Relays, triple jumping 11.29m (37-0 ?)
AS A FRESHMAN: Added depth to the Irish horizontal jumps … just missed out on qualifying for the BIG EAST indoor meet in the long and triple … leapt 5.44m (17-10 1/4) at the Blue and Gold Invitational long jump, while also triple jumping 11.12m (36-5 3/4) … did not compete during the 2007 outdoor track and field season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Best triple jump mark was 11.71m (39-5), while top long jump distance was 5.585m (18-4) … two-time Arizona state champion in triple jump … earned first-team all-Southern Arizona honors and was named area Athlete of the Year as a senior by Arizona Daily Star … named first-team area all-star and area Co-Athlete of the Year as a junior (2005) by Tucson Citizen … majoring in political science.
MINOR[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|Long Jump (Notre Dame Invitational)||5.64m|
|Triple Jump (BIG EAST Indoor Championships)||11.64m|
MINOR[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|100 Meters (Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational)||13.01|
|200 Meters (2008 Spartan Invitational)||27.09|
|Long Jump (Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational)||5.47m|
|Triple Jump (Hillsdale Relays)||12.01m|