- Tiaira Harrell
- Jacksonville, Fla. (The Bolles School)
800m: 2:21.57 – 2007 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.
800m: 2:20.05 – 2007 Pepsi Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
2006-07 AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in three meets (two indoor, one outdoor)…Best of 2:20.05 (800m)…Ran 2:20.05 in 800m at Pepsi Florida Relays to take 25th…Ran 800m in 2:21.16 at Diet Pepsi Invitational to finish 11th...Competed in first meet as Gator at Florida Intercollegiate and ran 2:21.57 in 800m to finish 13th.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 2:17.71 (800m), 5:04 (1,500m) and 19:27 (5K)…Took 10th in the 1,500m at the 2004 AAU Junior Nationals (5:04)…Best of 19:27 in 5K came at 2004 FHSAA Class 2A
State Cross Country meet where she finished 10th…Team won the 2004 FHSAA Class 2A state title in cross country and was runner up in 2005…2005 FHSAA Class 2A State Championships runner-up in the 800m (2:17.71) and took third in the event in 2006 (2:20.32)…Coached by Tony Ryan and Dan Dearing…Honor roll graduate of The Bolles School.
PERSONAL: Born Tiaira Eva Harrell on March 4, 1988, in Philadelphia, Pa…Daughter of Teresa Harrell…Has a younger sister, Kayla…Also considered South Florida and Jacksonville…Chose Florida because of the team, Coach Pigg and the school’s academic reputation.
MAJOR: Health Science