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  ERIN STERN
  • High Jump/Multi
  • Senior
  • Wellington, Fla. (Wellington HS)

PERSONAL RECORDS:
INDOOR

High Jump: 5-5.75-1999 Florida Intercollegiates, Gainesville, Fla.
55m Hurdles: 8.65 -2002 SEC East Challenge, Gainesville, Fla.
60m Hurdles: 9.65 - 2001 SEC Quad, Gainesville, Fla.
Pentathlon: 3,366 points - 2002 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOOR
Heptathlon: 4,171 points- 2001 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
High Jump: 5-8.75- 1999 Seminole Twilight, Tallahassee, Fla.
100m Hurdles: 15.21- 2001 SEC Championships, Columbia, S.C.
Javelin: 69-7- 2001Florida Challenge, Gainesville, Fla.
Long Jump: 16-8- 2001 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
Shot Put: 28-3.5- 2001 Field Event Classic, Gainesville, Fla.
200m: 26.78- 2001 Field Event Classic, Gainesville, Fla.
800m: 2:35.14- 2001 Florida Relays (heptathlon), Gainesville, Fla.

HONORS: (Four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2002 AS A SENIOR: Best of 8.65 (55m hurdles)... Competed in eight meets (three outdoors, five indoors)... Finished 16th at the SEC Championships high jump with a seasonal best 5-5... No heighted in the high jump at the Penn Relays...13th in the high jump at the Florida Relays...10th in pentathlon at the SEC Championships... 11th in the high jump (5-3.25) and 19th in the 55m hurdles at the Gator Invitational... Eighth in the high jump at the SEC East Challenge... Set a personal best of 55m hurdles at the SEC East Challenge...Finished sixth in the high jump (5-2.5) at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Eighth in the high jump and 20th in the 55m hurdles preliminaries at Florida Intercollegiates.

2001 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 9.01 (55m Hurdles), 9.65 (60m Hurdles), 15.26 (100m Hurdles), 26.78 (200m), 2:35.14 (800m); 69-7 (Javelin), 16-5.25 (Long Jump), 28-3.5 (Shot Put), 5-5.25 (High Jump) and 4,171 (Heptathlon)... Competed in 12 meets (six indoors, six outdoors)... Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll distinction... Did not finish the SEC Championship heptathlon after aggravating a stress fracture in her foot... Finished sixth in three events (200m-26.78, 100m hurdles-15.26 and shot put-28-3.5) all personal bests at the Florida Field Event Classic... Third in the high jump at the Gator Twi-Light... Fourth in the javelin with a personal best 69-7 at the Florida Challenge... Finished with 4,171 points in her first ever heptathlon... Third in the high jump at the SEC Triangular meet... Fourth in the high jump at the Nike Fast Times Meet... 12th with a height of 5-4.25 at the Tyson Invitational high jump... Finished seventh in her heat of the 55m Hurdles, did not advance to the finals at the Gator Invitational... Sixth in the 60m hurdles at the SEC Quad in Arkansas... No height in the high jump at the Florida Intercollegiates after jumping off her left foot due to a stress fracture in her right foot... Ran a personal best 9.01 in the 55m Hurdles at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons... Did not compete... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1999 AS A FRESHMAN: Competed at the USATF Junior National Championships, tying for fifth with a clearance of 5-7... Took ninth at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a clearance of 5-6.5... Placed at the SEC Championships with a mark of 5-6, finishing seventh... Set a new career best at the Seminole Twilight of 5-8.75, tying for the lead but taking third on attempts... Competed at the Penn Relays, finishing 11th with a mark of 5-6... Took second at the SEC Quad with a jump of 5-5.. Took second at the UCLA dual with a jump of 5-6... Set her indoor personal best at the Florida Intercollegiates with a jump of 5-5.75, finishing sixth in the competition... Took a season's best third place at the Virginia Tech Invitational, clearing 5-5.75.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Holds Wellington HS high jump record of 5 6...Took second place in the FHSAA state championships...Placed third in regional competition...District champion...Wellington MVP and team captain in 1998...also competed in cross country.

PERSONAL: Born February 5, 1980...Parents are Ira and Gail Stern... 1998 graduate of Wellington High School...Has one sister, Jessica.

MAJOR: Environmental Science.


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